UNV - United Nations Volunteers Programme Assistant Jobs in Kenya

UNV - United Nations Volunteers Programme Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Eligibility criteria

  • Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

    Description of task

  • Under the direct supervision of the Head of Private Sector Unit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

    Support private sector engagement at the corporate level:

  • Support the partnership process with private sector partners using the UN Environment Programme’s online Partners’ Portal, including validation, risk and strategy assessments

  • Conduct training workshops on the use of the Partners’ Portal, webinars and make presentations on other assigned activities

  • Assist in the development of toolkits and guidelines for private sector engagement in the UN Environment Programme

  • Support the preparations of various written outputs, such as background papers; briefing notes and publications on private sector engagement

  • Support the maintenance of mailing lists and database of private sector partnerships.

  • Support the preparations of international environmental conferences, especially in engaging business and industry major groups, as well as foundations:

  • Support the organization of private sector-related events such as UNEP Leaders’ Breakfasts/Lunches.

  • Support preparations for private sector participation in major UN Environment Programme events, such as the Sustainable Innovation Expo.

  • Support the registration procedure for private sector representatives during major UN Environment Programme events.

  • Perform other duties as required.

    Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent Education -

    Additional Comments:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, information systems management or a related field is required.

  • Required experience: 24 Months Experience remark:

  • The UN Volunteer should have experience in information management and data analysis, with a
    broad experience in research.

  • A minimum of two years’ experience of working with public private sector partnerships, or International Organizations and especially on environment-related activities is required.

  • Good understanding of the role of private sector partnerships and its engagement.

  • Understanding of and experience with the UN Environment Programme’s Governing Bodies activities is an advantage.

    Required Skills

  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.

  • Strong ability to work and interact well with diverse groups.

  • Ability to plan, prioritize and deliver tasks effectively and on time.

  • Computer literacy.

  • Languages: Excellent command of English is required; knowledge of an additional UN official language is a plus.

    Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

  • Area of expertise: Other information and telecommunications technology experience, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Database design, administration and maintenance Area of expertise details:

  • Information management and data analysis, with a broad experience in research.

  • Driving license: No

    Competencies values:

  • Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; UNV - United Nations Volunteers Programme Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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