Climate Early Warning Systems Portfolio Specialist, Kenya

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  • Job ID 1007362
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Officer/Portfolio Manager, the UN Volunteer will work on a portfolio of projects strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems (CIEWS) in different countries, through the following tasks:

Analyse documents/communications/reports to determine baselines with regard to CIEWS in targeted countries.
Analyse potential contributions of CIEWS to the Climate Action agenda at country level.
Support the management of the project on “Strengthening Climate Information and Early Warning Systems for science-based climate solutions”, including components supported by the Systematic Observations Financing Facility (SOFF).
Draft a variety of documents including reports, studies, and results-based project documentation based on identified country needs and following applicable standards.
Revise project documentation based on review comments from internal and external partners.
Support management, monitoring, and reporting of assigned projects with Implementing Partners to ensure they are on track and any issues are resolved promptly.
Maintain an overview of the status of assigned project portfolio, issue alerts, and propose remedial measures when necessary.

Document lessons learnt in the implementation of CIEWS projects, including the SOFF-supported work.

Manage a document repository of individual country project files, projects documentation, budgetary and finance records, progress reports, national technical reports, regional advisor mission reports, and correspondence. Etc.
Support administrative coordination of projects implementation activities, involving extensive liaison with the diverse organizational units to initiate requests, obtain necessary clearances.
Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

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