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Public Information

Public Information Job at United Nations Environment Programme
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UN Environment’s Communication Division communicates UN Environment’s core messages to all stakeholders and partners, raising environmental awareness and enhancing the profile of UN Environment worldwide.
This post is located in Communications Division, at the Nairobi duty station. Under the guidance of the Director and the supervision of the Senior Public Information Officer (Deputy Director), the Chief of Content and Client Services is responsible for the effective and efficient performance of the following duties:
Responsibilities
·         Planning, monitoring, and assessment: (a) Plan, monitor, and assess the section’s work, including outsourced work, in the context of the division’s project commitments to UN Environment’s Programme of Work and its Medium Term Strategy; (b) Management and oversight:
·         Manage and oversee the section’s work, including the procurement of goods and services, and its human and other resources, in accordance with the organisation’s policies, procedures, rules, and regulations;
·         Strategy and innovation: Provide overall strategic direction to the work of the section, with appropriate strategic framing for the requirements of the section’s clients, underpinned by a sustained innovation strategy that delivers the mandate of the section at the cutting edge of associated industry practices, techniques, technologies, and approaches;
·         Executive editor, publisher, and producer: Under the Director’s delegated authority, fulfill the functions of executive editor, publisher, and producer, accountable for the cost and quality control of the organisation’s relevant communication collaterals;
·         Resource mobilization: Mobilize and manage resources for the section and for the division;
·         Reporting and communication: Ensure timely and comprehensive reporting and documentation as per client, division, corporate, and donor requirements;
·         Resource scheduling: Establish and maintain effective and efficient resource scheduling and workflow management systems and processes for the section;
·         Content and traffic coordination: Coordinate the section’s throughput, optimizing the systems and processes required to absorb client and project inputs and deliver client and project outputs, including sound relationship management.
·         Perform any other relevant duties.
Requirements
·         Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, communication or organizational management, marketing, advertising, computer or information systems or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
·         A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in communication, media production, publishing, business administration or related field is required. Experience in editorial management is desirable.
·         English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of any other language is an added advantage.
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Digital Engagement

Digital Engagement Job at United Nations Environment Programme
The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the United Nations system’s designated entity for addressing environmental issues at the global and regional level. Its mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of governments and the international community for action.
UN Environment’s Communication Division communicates UN Environment’s core messages to all stakeholders and partners, raising environmental awareness and enhancing the profile of UN Environment worldwide. This post is located in UN Environments Communication Division at the Nairobi duty station.Under the guidance of the Director and the supervision of the Senior Public Information Officer (Deputy Director), the incumbent will perform the following:
Responsibilities
·         Strategy and innovation: provide overall strategic direction to the work of the section, with appropriate strategic framing for the requirements of the section’s clients, underpinned by a sustained innovation strategy that delivers the mandate of the section at the cutting edge of associated industry practices, techniques, technologies, and approaches;
·         Planning, monitoring, and assessment: plan, monitor, and assess the section’s work in the context of the organization’s communication strategy and the division’s project commitments to UN Environment’s Programme of Work and its Medium Term Strategy;
·         Management and oversight: manage and oversee the section’s work, including close collaboration with UN Environment and UNON ICT entities, and its human and other resources, in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures, rules, and regulations;
·         Resource mobilization: mobilise and manage resources for the section and for the division;
·         Reporting and communication: ensure timely and comprehensive analysis, reporting and documentation as per client, division, corporate, and donor requirements;
·         Media relations and partnerships development and management: develop and maintain effective relationships and strategic partnerships with premiere news and social media entities and manage such initiatives for results;
·         Pitching and placement: pitch and secure placement for UN Environment stories, messages, and initiatives across print, digital, mobile and broadcast media platforms;
·         Deputy Spokesperson: serve as the Deputy Spokesperson for UN Environment upon task delegation by the Spokesperson;
·         Writing and editing: provide high-level writing and editing support in the context of the section’s work on a needs basis;
·         Risk management: manage risks associated with the organization’s news media, web, and social and hybrid media work;
·         UN Environment Live and Access to Information Focal Point: serve as the division’s focal point for UN Environment Live and for the Access to Information policy.
·         Perform any other relevant tasks as requested.
Requirements
·         Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in mass communication, media, journalism or related area is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree
·         A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in communication including seven years’ experience leading (strategy, management) complex digital communication operations comprising of a full digital newsroom, web platforms, social media channels, hybrid marketing and resource mobilization strategies. Experience working with an international and/or development agency is an advantage.
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Business Intelligence Officer

Supply Chain Business Intelligence Officer Job at UNSOS
This position is located in the United Nations Support Office for Somalia (UNSOS) at the Nairobi Duty Station. The incumbent reports to the Chief Performance Management Section in the Supply Chain Management Service.
Responsibilities
The Supply Chain Business Intelligence Officer will be responsible to effectively manage and lead the Supply Chain monitoring and reporting. The incumbent provides advice to the Chiefs of Unit/Section within UNSOS on matter related to end-to-end Supply Chain performance management.
·         Within delegated authority, the Supply Chain Business Intelligence Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
·         Provide expert advice to the Chiefs of Unit/Section within UNSOS and other stakeholders on all issues related to the efficiency and effectiveness of the end-to-end Supply Chain in the mission.
·         Oversee the Supply Chain business performance in the mission.
·         Lead the monitoring of the overall Supply Chain performance in the mission.
·         Coordinate, monitor, evaluate the mission-specific action plans on Supply Chain performance management for providing 360-degree visibility over the end-to-end supply chain processes.
·         Lead the performance reporting based on SCOR (Supply Chain Operations Reference) metrics and mission specific Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in the mission.
·         Evaluate operational, analytical and strategic reporting solutions.
·         Evaluate data captured from Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems modules and other relevant systems of record, suggest and validate solutions for improvements of Supply Chain processes.
·         Design, validate mission-specific KPIs, dashboards for Business Intelligence (BI) and ensure integration and automation of data flow to the designed SCM dashboards, in consultation with relevant sections/units as needed.
·         Lead the Unit in the development of recommendations, based on data analysis, and independent root cause analysis conducted with key stakeholders/business process owners.
·         Ensure that timely and actionable information is produced which helps drive business results and guide decision making process for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the supply chain operations within the mission.
Requirements
·         Advanced University degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Information Management, Business Administration, Mathematics or related field is required. A first level university degree with a combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
·         Certifications in Project Management (PRINCE2 or equivalent), supply chain (SCOR-P, CSCP or equivalent), Lean Six Sigma is desirable.
·         Minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Procurement or related area is required.
·         Experience in Supply Chain performance management is required. •Experience working with Excel and Data Base Management (Access) is required.
·         Experience in providing logistics and Supply Chain support services in a complex, volatile, conflict or post-conflict environment is desirable.
·         Experience in an international setting is desirable.
·         Experience in developing and implementing ERP Supply Chain management solutions is desirable.
·         Experience in BI, Power BI and Structured Query Language (SQL) analysis tools is desirable.
·         Experience in sourcing, cleaning and preparing data, selecting and developing visualizations/metrics that enable easy communication/interpretation by the users is desirable.
·         Experience in Data Integration is desirable.
·         Experience in Business process analysis, data extraction, transformation and management and data governance and quality audit is desirable.
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Programme Management Officer

Programme Management Officer Job at United Nations Environment Programme 
The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UN Environment’s Science Division is responsible for analyzing the state of the global environment, providing early warning information and assessing global and regional environmental trends to catalyze and promote international cooperation and action on the environment.
The post is located in the Science Division, UNEP Live,Technology and Innovation Unit within the Country Outreach, Technology and Innovation Branch (COTI), at the Nairobi duty station.
Responsibilities
Under the day-to-day supervision of the Head, UNEP Live, Technology and Innovation Unit, and the overall guidance of the Chief, Country Outreach, Technology and Innovation Branch (COTI), the incumbent will function to deliver scientific environmental data and indicators to support both environmental assessments and reporting at national, regional and global levels, and early warning of emerging environmental issues and trends.Manage all aspects of assigned projects related to implementing network services for environmental data, information and indicators based on gee-referenced, spatial and statistical data.
·         Assist the Senior Programme Officer and the Chief of the COTI Branch to prepare project funding proposals, programme budget submissions, progress reports, financial statements,
·         Participate in project preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation ensuring delivery of outputs according to project objectives, existing policies and aligning resources behind results, in the context of Result Based Management.
·         Establish and conduct technical meetings to promote and extend Science Division’s work with clients of its science data and information products and services (Lead Divisions, thematic Coordinators and other partners) in close coordination with Science Division’s partnering centres and networks such as the GRID network.
·         Review relevant documents and reports in early warning of environmental emerging issues, environmental data/information and indicators and provide sound substantive inputs; research, analyze and present information gathered from diverse scientific and technical sources; organize and draft background papers, provide substantive inputs to publications, etc., in a clear and professional manner.
·         Supervise staff delivery of spatial data analysis and presentation of products and services, ensuring the on-line availability of Programme – relevant spatial data-sets and databases as components of the “One UN Environment Data and Indicators Platform”.
Requirements
·         Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in physical or natural sciences, information technology or related areas. A first-level university degree with relevant combination of academic and professional qualifications may be accepted in lieu of the Advanced degree.
·         Minimum of seven (7) years of working experience in environmental data and information management (including spatial), project or programme formulation, management and implementation, reporting, assessments and early warning at national/regional levels – of which at least three years are at the international level is required.
·         Knowledge of environmental issues and technical networking acquired through work with expert institutions and organisations is desirable. Track record or working in multicultural environments.
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Finance & Budget Officer

Finance & Budget Officer Job at United Nations Environment Programme
The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UN Environment’s Ecosystems Division works with international and national partners, providing technical assistance and advisory services for the implementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmental management capacity of developing countries and countries with economies in transition Under the direct supervision of the Senior Fund Programme Management Officer, in the Operation Support Unit.
Qualifications
·         Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in accounting, business administration, finance or related fields is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
·         A minimum of five (5) years of relevant and progressively responsible work experience in finance, budget or related area is required.
·         Three years of experience in management of public funding, grant management and interaction with public sector institutions in an international context is required. Experience with complex data analysis, reconciliations and reporting would be highly desirable.
·         Working experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system such as SAP is an advantage.
·         English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.
·         Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.
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