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Program Management Assistant

Kampala (Uganda)

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Kampala (Uganda)
  • Grade: National Specialist - Locally recruited Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2020-02-27

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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 UN Environment GSP Project Manager the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • engagement as a resource person in national, regional or international training workshops and seminars
  • support to the countries by consultation in developing terms of reference (TOR) for climate change consultancies
  • developing guidance documents
  • reviewing draft reports
  • webinar presentations
  • assisting countries to develop national MRV systems and institutional arrangements
  • Managing Communication and providing technical support to the regional MRV networks
Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments:
  • A Bachelor Degree in economics, finance, engineering, environmental science or a related discipline or a relevant bachelor’s degree with relevant experience.
  • Any post-graduate training on climate change and energy
  • A master Degree in the above areas will be an added advantage
Required experience: 24 Months Experience remark:
  • At least 2 years of professional relevant experience that includes development of technical reports or guidelines on climate change topics;
  • Proficiency in report writing; conducting research; and providing consulting or advisory services;
Language skills:
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise: Energy and environmental economics, carbon market mechanisms, Climate change mitigation and mechanisms for technology transfer, Other energy, environment and climate change related experience Area of expertise details:
  • Proficiency in report writing; conducting research; and providing consulting or advisory services;
  • Experience using IPCC guidelines for national GHG inventory development; CGE and/or US-EPA GHG inventory and inventory management systems training materials;
  • Demonstrated competence in the development of national level GHG inventories, mitigation reports, Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessments
  • Familiarity with developing national MRV systems
  • Familiarity with developing national institutional arrangements
  • Experience working in an international setting, in particular with Non-Annex I Parties is highly valued.
  • Preferable to be listed as a technical expert in the UNFCCC GHG inventory review programme for Annex 1 countries, or/and have served/actually serving as a CGE (UNFCCC’ Consultative Group of Experts) member
Driving license: No Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing

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