Quick Start Programme and SAICM Consultant

Partner UNEP Knowledge and Risk Unit
Job categories Administration, Project Management, Environment
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5119/16868
Level ICS-9
Department/office ECR, GVA, UN portfolio
Duty station Geneva, Switzerland
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-1
Duration 6 months (with possible extension subject to satisfactory performance and funds availability)
Application period 28-Nov-2018 to 11-Dec-2018


Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.



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UNOPS mission is to expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to implement peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations that matter for people in need.

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 overall objective of the UN Environment’s Economy Division is to encourage decision makers in government, local authorities and industry to develop and adopt policies, strategies and practices and technologies that promote sustainable patterns of consumption and production, make efficient use of natural resources, ensure safe management of chemicals and contribute to making trade and environment policies mutually supportive. It promotes the development, use and transfer of policies, technologies, economic instruments, managerial practices and other tools that assist in environmentally sound decision making and the building of corresponding activities.

This position is located in the UN Environment/Economy Division/Chemicals and Health Branch in Geneva, Switzerland.

The Secretariat for the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) is administered by the UN Environment and co-located with the Chemicals and Health Branch in Geneva. The Secretariat is implementing Resolution IV/5 of the fourth session of the International Conference of Chemicals Management, including the intersessional process to prepare recommendations regarding the Strategic Approach and the sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020.




The incumbent will be principally working in two different units: Quick Start Pr...

The incumbent will work for 6 months full-time, and be responsible for the follo...

Monitoring and Progress Controls below listed tasks successfully delivered,...

a. Education Required: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalen...

• Good technical understanding of issues related to environmental and/or so...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Contract type:  Individual Contractor Agreement Contract level: Internation...

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

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