Programme Officer, UN-Water

Partner UN-Water
Job categories Water Management
Vacancy code VA/2017/B5007/11575
Level ICS-11
Department/office ECR, GVA, Geneva
Duty station New York, United States of America
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P4
Duration One Year
Application period 13-Jan-2017 to 10-Feb-2017

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UN-Water is the United Nations (UN) inter-agency coordination mechanism for all freshwater related issues. It was formally established in 2003 building on a long history of collaboration in the UN family. It currently counts 31 UN agencies and organizations as Members and 38 international Partners. UN-Water complements and adds value to existing UN initiatives by facilitating synergies and joint efforts among the implementing agencies. In doing so, UN-Water seeks to: (a) improve the coherence in UN system actions at all levels, and in particular at the country level; (b) contribute to the global policy debate on water-related issues through active participation in global policy fora and events and the production of assessments and policy briefs; (c) contribute to increased knowledge on water-related issues through relevant monitoring and reporting mechanisms and by serving as an entry point for water-related indicators, data and information; and (d) identify emerging issues related to global water challenges and provide a platform for UN system strategic discussions on how to prepare for and cope with them more effectively.

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The incumbent is part of the UN-Water Management Team and works under the direct supervision of the UN-Water Chief Technical Adviser in providing administrative and technical support to the activities of UN-Water. 

Within delegated authority, the Programme Officer will be responsible for the fo...

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in internationa...

A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in...

Fluency in spoken and written English is essential. Knowledge of other UN offici...

Professionalism: Shows solid understanding of water resources, management and us...

Contract type: Fixed Term Staff Contract Contract level: ICS11 / P4 Contract dur...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications r...

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