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Consultant Partnerships, Programmes, and Policies


  • Organization: UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme
  • Location: Geneva
  • Grade: Consultancy - International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date:

Result of Service
PAGE countries and the international community are better informed to align economic policies to advance the sustainable development goals and the climate agenda
Work Location
Expected duration
6 months
Duties and Responsibilities
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 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. UNEP’s mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment. We aim to achieve this mission by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations. UNEP’s Industry and Economy Division supports partners across governments, private sector and civil society to develop and implement policies, strategies and practices for sustainable development. Located within the Industry and Economy Division, the Resources and Markets Branch enhances the capacity of partners to integrate environmental considerations into economic policies and practices. A particular focus of the Resources and Markets Branch is UNEP’s work related to Green Economy. The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) brings together expertise of five UN agencies (ILO, UNIDO, UNITAR, UNDP and UNEP) with support from eight funding partner countries to assist twenty-two countries in their sustainable development including Mongolia, Peru, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Mauritius, Ghana, South Africa, Brazil, China, Kyrgyz Republic, Barbados, Guyana, Uruguay, India, Indonesia, Guatemala, Argentina, Kazakhstan, Thailand, Morocco, Rwanda and Cambodia. In addition, PAGE offers a portfolio of global and regional activities, including global training programmes, South-South Collaboration, knowledge sharing, and outreach and communication. UNEP is providing secretariat services to this multi-year interagency programme. Purpose The objective of this consultancy is to support a green economic transition of countries, particularly by aligning macroeconomic policies and sectoral and thematic reforms to development and climate and biodiversity agendas. This consultancy will support this objective by further developing its delivery model and operational modalities, delivery under its governance structure and supporting related outreach and South-South exchange activities spanning across its four outcomes areas. The Secretariat of the Partnership for Action on Green Economy does not possess this expertise in house and needs to seek for outside assistance. Specific tasks and responsibilities Related to Output 1: - Update the existing draft of the Terms of Reference of the Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) in line with the update to the PAGE Strategy 2021-2030 and the new delivery model agreed among PAGE partners for 2024-2027. - Base the update on available documents drafted to document the changes and new modalities. - Prepare a draft TOR for comments. - Incorporate feedback and comments received from PAGE Secretariat, PAGE partners, and MPTF Office. - Prepare a final version for uploading on MPTF portal. Related to Output 2: - Update the existing draft of the PAGE Operational Manual in line with the update to the PAGE Strategy 2021-2030 and the new delivery model agreed among PAGE partners for 2024-2027. - Base the update on available documents drafted to document the changes and new modalities. - Prepare a draft for comments. - Incorporate feedback and comments received from PAGE Secretariat and PAGE partners. - Prepare a final version for uploading on PAGE website. Related to Output 3: - Coordinate dates and logistical arrangements for PAGE governance meetings. - Prepare background documents for the Management Board and/or Technical Team meetings, including agenda, participation lists, presentations, concept notes and briefing notes. - Prepare communication to invited participants and their roles in the meeting. - Prepare the final summaries for the meetings highlighting key points and decisions. Related to Output 4 - Initiate and organize thematic events for and with PAGE partners, which could include the below: - Webinars with PAGE national coordinators and PAGE focal points on emerging subjects of interest; - Thematic dialogues or outreach events with a wider group of partners, including contributions to side events at international forums. - Prepare or contribute to concept notes, logistics, engagement of speakers, and facilitation of events in coordination with PAGE partners. Related to Output 5: - Ensure that all programmatic and operational documents for PAGE have been completed. - Ensure that all governance and outreach activities have been completed.
Qualifications/special skills
Advanced university degree (Master’s) in economics, international development, development studies, communications, or a related field More than 5 years of work experience the field of sustainable development and programme management, including in outreach, organization of meetings and programme coordination with different partners, preferably in UN or international organization context. Experience in the compilation and presentation of results is an advantage
Proven communication and writing skills in English. French or Spanish considered and advantage. Applicants selected for further consideration may be invited to submit writing samples and/or take written assessments.
Additional Information
Not available.
No Fee
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