African Union Project Coordinator - Multilateral Environment Agreements (MEAs) Jobs in Ethiopia

African Union Project Coordinator - Multilateral Environment Agreements (MEAs) Jobs in Ethiopia

Purpose of Job

Performs the operation of the MEAs Project implementation to ensure delivery of results within proposed budget and timeframe.

Main Functions

  • Provide technical and intellectual support in the MEAs Project management.

  • Identify best practices and monitor effectiveness of the MEAs Project implementation support to AU.

  • Involve in training of negotiators.

  • Foster and ensure implementation of large-scale and long-term initiatives related to Strategic Partnerships on MEAs.

  • Support the organization of thematic networks, consultations and meetings on development cooperation and international relations on MEAs.

  • Facilitate development of training materials and provide necessary training and support to RECs and MS on MEAs.

    Specific Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the Capacity Building Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) Project to strengthen the capacity of Member States to meet obligations in International Environment Governance (IEG).

  • Engages with partners, technical institutions, private sector and civil society organizations.

  • Assist the Head of Division to provide guidance and management for the human, financial and material resources on the MEAs Project.

  • Assist the Head of Division in preparing statements, proposals, reports and other tasks.

  • Promote sound environmental and natural resource management

  • Facilitate and strengthen policies related to MEAs to strengthen capacity of RECs and Member States in development of programmes

  • Support the development of policies and institutions aimed at strengthening environmental management including pollution and chemicals control as well as support to continental efforts on implementation of programmes

  • Assist the initiation and development of proposals, programmes, projects and strategies that contribute to the purpose of the Project consistent with the AUC vision and mandates.

  • Assist to build and strengthen strategic partnerships to harness and mobilize technical and financial resources necessary for effective implementation of policies, programmes and strategies.

  • Support development of Policy Frameworks and Guidelines to facilitate Member States to design and/review MEAs policies and strategies thereby contributing to harmonization and integration.

  • Assist the initiation and
    mobilization of effective partnerships with relevant stakeholders and institutions on MEAs for implementation of policies and programmes.

    Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Candidates must have at least a Master’s degree in the Environmental Management, Environmental Law, Natural Resources Management, Biodiversity or / or related discipline and a minimum of ten (10) years of relevant work experience out of which at least six (6) should be within a managerial role with at least three (3) years involving direct supervisory responsibilities.

  • A Bachelor Degree in the above-mentioned disciplines coupled with total relevant work experience of twelve (12) years, six (6) years managerial and three (3) years supervisory experience is also acceptable.

  • Experience in projects/programme management, planning, monitoring and evaluation will be required.

    Required Skills

  • Management experience and excellent interpersonal skills

  • Sound planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to negotiate diplomatically

  • Ability to facilitate meetings;

  • Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority with regard to performance management and professional development;

  • Proficiency in one of the AU working languages, fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

    Leadership Competencies

  • Strategic Insight ....

  • Developing Others

  • Change Management

  • Managing Risk...

    Core Competencies

  • Building Relationship...

  • Foster Accountability Culture....

  • Learning Orientation:

  • Communicating with Influence...

    Functional Competencies

  • Conceptual thinking ....

  • Job Knowledge and Information Sharing ....

  • Drive for Result ....

  • Continuous Improvement Orientation ….

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; African Union Project Coordinator - Multilateral Environment Agreements (MEAs) Jobs in Ethiopia

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