Science Policy Specialist, Kenya

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  • Job ID 1007366
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Task description

Under the oversight of the UNEP Chief Scientist, and the direct supervision of the Senior Program Coordinator in the OCS, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

Contributes to the work plan of the Office of the Chief Scientist as a whole, and in particular, carry out specific tasks related to scientific research, knowledge management, and science communication;
Support efforts to strengthen the science-policy interface; mobilizing the science and research community, in the service of key environmental challenges.
Researches and analyzes information on assigned topics; gathers information from diverse sources and helps to assess news value and other potential impact, as well as to evaluate the effectiveness of information products.
Reviews information to include in reports, briefings, newsletters, websites, etc.
Prepare, on the basis of official UN documentation and other sources, initial drafts and/or sections articles and other inputs as required for inclusion in UNEP reports and materials.
Assist in the preparation of meetings, conferences, seminars, and other events, including but not limited to the preparation of briefing materials, remarks, background notes, presentations, and minutes;
Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

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