Fund Management and Procurement Officer

Partner UNEP
Job categories Finance, Project Management, Procurement
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5006/26037
Department/office AR, EAPMCO, Thailand
Duty station Dili, Timor-Leste
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-8
Duration One year with the possibility of extension
Application period 16-May-2023 to 12-Jun-2023

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UNOPS is recruiting for the position of Fund Management and Procurement Officer on behalf of its partner, the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment). 

The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

The Fund Management and Procurement Officer will function under the overall supervision of the Project Manager in the Project Management Unit (PMU), with overall substantive technical guidance from the Chief Technical Advisor, based in Dili, Timor-Leste for the GCF-funded “Enhancing Early Warning Systems to build greater resilience to hydro meteorological hazards in Timor Leste” project. The officer will be responsible for overseeing the general administration of the PMU, financial management and budgeting, and procurement in line with the approved Project Cooperation Agreements and Funded Activity Agreement. 

Project Information:

The project “Enhancing Early Warning Systems to build greater resilience to hydro meteorological hazards in Timor Leste” was approved by the Green Climate Fund Board in October 2021, with a total budget of USD 21.7 million. The United Nations Environment Programme serves as the Accredited Entity for the project. Activities will be executed by the State of Timor-Leste through the Secretary State for the Environment (SSE) and UNEP. The project will be implemented across five years and aims to deliver transformative impact to the entire population of Timor-Leste, including 1.03 million as direct beneficiaries (80% of the population), directly contributing to the attainment of selected targets and indicators of Article 7 of the Paris Agreement, Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 on Climate Action, SDG 3 on Good Health and Well-Being and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.

The project will address the urgent need for integrated and end-to-end climate information services and multi-hazard early warning systems (MHEWS) through comprehensive institutional, technical and technological capacity building from national to local level to generate and disseminate robust climate data and information at all stages of the climate services value chain. This will be achieved through four inter-related components – the Project Results:

Result 1. Strengthened delivery model and legislation for climate information and multi-hazard early warning services;

Activity 1.1 Establish institutional and policy frameworks, legislation and delivery models for climate services

Result 2. Strengthened observations, monitoring, analysis and forecasting of climate and its impacts;

Activity 2.1 Enhance infrastructure and technical support for observations and monitoring

Activity 2.2 Strengthen climate modelling and impact-based forecasting

Activity 2.3 Establish climate services for health

Result 3. Improved dissemination and communication of risk information and early warning;

Activity 3.1 Establish targeted multi-hazard early warning information systems

Result 4. Enhanced climate risk management capacity.

Activity 4.1 Build capacity to prepare for and respond to climate risks and hazards

Activity 4.2 Establish Forecast-based Financing (FbF)

Local Context: 

Timor-Leste is a Least Developed Country (LDC) and a Small Island Developing State (SIDS) whose infrastructure and governmental systems were devastated by a 25-year war of independence. Timor-Leste is highly vulnerable to both extreme climate and slow-onset events, with very limited capacity to prepare for and recover from climate impacts. As these events increase in frequency and intensity, Timor-Leste needs accurate, timely and actionable information and early warnings on local weather, water, climate and ocean conditions and related risks to human and environmental health.

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