Project Support Officer, Nairobi

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  • Job ID 1005948
  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree

Job Description

Description of tasks and duties of assignment:

  •  Project implementation and management.
  •  Contribute to the preparation of diverse range of written outputs relating to strengthening environmental governance of chemicals/waste management at national, regional and international levels, e.g. drafting of background papers, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications and websites.
  •  Assist in the preparation and holding of meetings of Conferences of Parties and their subsidiary bodies to the chemicals/waste related multilateral environmental agreements including preparation of background documents, side-events and presentations.
  •  Assist in planning and facilitating workshops and other expert meetings and trainings on strengthening institutional frameworks and capacities for sound and coherent management of chemicals/waste. Assist in the uptake of integrated approaches and tools for synergistic implementation of the MEAs both within and across the thematic clusters.
  •  Contribute to activities on project management including preparation of legal instruments and contracts, progress reports, financial statements. Analyze specific aspects of programme/project development and implementation; review of relevant documents and reports; liaise with relevant parties; identify and track follow-up actions.
  •  Provide support to meetings, conferences, etc. where the Unit is involved, including proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposed participants, preparation of background documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc. This includes the preparation of the participation of UN Environment/UNEP in official meetings of multilateral environmental agreements, such as Conferences of Parties.
  •  Undertake outreach activities; participate in the development of training workshops, seminars, etc.; participate in and make presentations on assigned topics/activities.
  •  Coordinate activities related to budget funding (of the project and submission of progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and preparation of related documents/reports (project budget, etc.) eLXJEoi BIpnb
  •  Prepare reports, notes and presentations on the progress being made.

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