UNDP Principal Water Resources Adviser Jobs 2022 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNDP Principal Water Resources Adviser Jobs 2022 – Kenya NGO Jobs. UNDP Kenya looking for “Principal Water Resources Adviser”. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before 29th June 2022.

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UNDP Principal Water Resources Adviser Jobs 2022

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on 15th June 2022 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Principal Water Resources Adviser to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Development Programme
Position Principal Water Resources Adviser
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Fifteen years
Application Deadline 29th June 2022

UNDP Job Vacancy 2022

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide thought leadership, strategic guidance and advice to the Regional Director for Africa and the ABC on climate-resilient and sustainable water management in Africa’s borderlands;
  • Provide technical leadership for the formulation of an effective, best-in-class climate-resilient water normative framework, which serves to guide sustainable water governance in Africa borderlands;
  • Provide overall leadership for the development of a new programme pipeline on climate-resilient and sustainable water management, with a specific focus on innovative and blended finance, and in close coordination with bilateral and multilateral institutions;
  • In line with the ABC 4-pillar approach, develop specific programmatic interventions on climate-resilient and sustainable water resource management for the borderlands in a manner that accelerates the achievement of the SDGs and Agenda 2063 in the borderlands
  • Oversee the entire project cycle of governance, innovation, concept design, development, implementation, supervision and sustainability of flagship climate-resilient water and resilience interventions in the Borderlands areas;
  • Build, expand and cultivate relationships with leadership partners (development banks, international financing institutions, foundations, private sector) in support of partnerships and resource mobilization objectives of the ABC;
  • Direct the preparation of the annual work plans and budgets for the climate-resilient water programme, fundraising and partnerships; planning and management of human, financial, and material resources with a view to ensuring their optimum utilization;
  • Represent UNDP at key public and private sector international meetings and conferences as requested.
  • Develop and set the strategic direction for climate-resilient water in the UNDP Africa Borderlands Centre and Regional Resilient Hub and its integration into UNDP country offices, regional and global corporate planning, programming and operations;
  • Thought leadership in developing the governance structure and investment case for UNDP and the required support and resources in the area of climate-resilient water in the Africa Borderlands and Resilience Hubs network on the basis of assessments of the risks/threats
  • Establish new partnerships for the Africa Borderlands Centre, in the area of climate-resilient water
  • Represents UNDP at senior representational levels in interagency forums for policy and decision making in the area of climate-resilient water,
  • Provide on-demand technical regional and global thought leadership and be the focal for UNDPs engagement in the multi trust fund Climate-resilient water Investment Programme for Africa.

Position in Organization:

  • Principal Water Resources Adviser
  • Job Identification: 4258
  • Locations: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Apply Before: 06/29/2022, 09:29 AM
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Agency: UNDP
  • Grade: P6
  • Vacancy Type: Fixed Term
  • Practice Area: Nature, Climate and Energy
  • Bureau: Regional Bureau for Africa
  • Contract Duration: 2 Year with Possibility for extension
  • Education & Work Experience: Master’s Degree -15 year(s) experience OR Bachelor’s Degree – 17 year(s) experience
  • Required Languages: English
  • Desired Languages: Other UN languages
  • Mobility required/no mobility: mobility required


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree) in Engineering or Environment or a relevant discipline, formal multi-year education in climate-resilient water to an Advanced University degree.


  • Minimum 15 years with Advance University degree or 17 years with a First- Level University degree of extensive professional experience in recognized development organizations, of which at least 5-7 years are in middle or senior management in the UN system.
  • At least 5 years of management experience in country/field operations of the UN system
  • Proven experience in personnel management, development and leadership.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of climate-resilient water projects is required.

How to Apply UNDP Principal Water Resources Adviser Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://estm.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/job/4258

The Closing Date: 29th June 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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