Disaster Risk Reduction and Multi-Dimensional Resilience Specialist, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Job ID 1006212
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

Technical Support to accelerate joint action and joint funding of the UNCT Kenya under the SDG MPTF Kenya for the UNSDCF Kenya.

  •  Support the design and implementation of joint programmes and planning/results reporting processes of the SDG MPTF Kenya and the UNSDCF (with particular focus on Strategic Priority 2 “Prosperity and Planet”) in close collaboration with all actors, including the UNCT, the Kenyan government, International Financing Institutions, development partners, private sector and a broad range of stakeholders.
  •  Support to the SDG MPTF Kenya to drive conducive financing and institutional mechanisms in Kenya for DRR and resilience, to deliver the objectives in the UNSDCF. The incumbent will work together with the government (both national and county level) and a broad range of stakeholders including multilateral entities, international funds and the SDG Partnership Platform to support the mutual synergy and coordination on financing and investments.
  •  Support networks with a broad range of actors in Kenya for the UNCT important for DRR and multi-dimensional resilience in Kenya (CSOs, Council of Governors, academia, international financial institutions, private sector etc) and drive the agenda forward
  •  In close collaboration with the humanitarian UNCT members, support the RC, the Fund Board and the UNCT to advice and facilitate on issues related to ASALs, the repatriation of refugees and the future of the refugee camps in Kenya, and assist the RC, together with OCHA, in ensuring overall coherence on humanitarian action and the humanitarian/development nexus.

Policy Level Input & Development Coordination.

  •  Monitor, analyze and support the SDG MPTF Board, RC and the UNCT on the policy development in Kenya as regards DRR, multi-dimensional resilience and the humanitarian/development nexus; identify problems and possibilities to be addressedand propose actions;liaise with relevantparties and identifyand track followup actions accordingly

Focal point and adviser to the RC and UNCT on issues related to DRR, resilience, the ASALs, humanitarian issues and PSEA

  •  Ensure facilitation and coordination of the PSEA work done by all agencies in the UNCT.

Data and Knowledge Management:

  •  Ensure and coordinate data and results reporting processes as relevant under the Fund, including for the UNSDCF and for UNINFO.
  •  The incumbent may be required to travel to conferences and workshops related to the position and is also expected to contribute to the overall work done by the Fund and the RCO as need be to realize the objectives of the UNSDCF

The incumbent performs other duties within their functional profile as deemed necessary for the efficient functioning of the Office and the Organization.

Supervisory/Managerial Responsibilities: Supervision and performance management of Programme Team

Required skills

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