UN Associate Programme Management Officer Jobs in Kenya

UN Associate Programme Management Officer Jobs in Kenya

Org. Setting and Reporting

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.

UN Environment’s Ecosystems Division works with international and national partners, providing technical assistance and advisory services for the implementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmental management capacity of developing countries and countries with economies in transition.

This post is located in the Freshwater Unit of the Ecosystems Division at the Nairobi duty station.


  • Supporting the preparation of the global data drives for the three Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 6 indicators within UN Environment’s custodianship – including identifying and liaising directly with national indicator and SDG6 focal points, communicating data requests and disseminating indicators methodologies, guidance and complementary training and resource materials, as well as data reporting processes and procedures.
  • Contributing to establishing and the day to day running of a help desk system to manage data submissions and country queries, and support coordination with technical expert partners during the global data drive in 2020.
  • Supporting capacity building activities on the three UN Environment SDG 6 indicators by arranging, organizing and facilitating the delivery of national and regional indicator training workshops in collaboration with external partners, and develop webinars, tutorials and other required capacity building training materials.
  • Supporting coordination with leaders and teams for each of the three SDG 6 indicator targets across UN Environment.
  • Gathering inputs, editing and contributing to the preparation of reports and other materials related to SDG indicators and targets.
  • Assisting in the planning and servicing of meetings and events.
  • Assisting in communications, knowledge management and outreach activities.

  • Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in environmental management, water management or related area is required.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted
    in lieu of the advanced university degree.

    Work Experience
  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant and progressively responsible work experience in project, event management, communication or related area is required.
  • Experience working in international and intergovernmental settings is desirable.
  • Experience of supporting capacity building activities and national reporting on water data is an advantage.
  • Experience of working with data bases, statistics, integrating multiple sources of data and working with global data sets, including satellite-based data, is an advantage.

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
  • For the position advertised, fluency in English language is required.
  • Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 19th July 2019
  • Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira.
  • The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines.
  • Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening.
  • No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; UN Associate Programme Management Officer Jobs in Kenya

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