UNEP One Health Programme Officer Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs. UNEP Kenya looking for “One Health Programme Officer”. Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 03 April 2023.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 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.
UNEP One Health Programme Officer Jobs 2023
The UNEP has published a job vacancy announcement on 14 March 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of One Health Programme Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.
|Recruiter||United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)|
|Position||Nature Action – One Health Programme Officer|
|Total Vacant Post||N/A|
|Experience Required||A minimum of 5 years|
|Application Deadline||03 April 2023|
UNEP Job Vacancy 2023
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Regional Director of the UNEP Africa Office and the direct supervision of the Regional Sub-programme Coordinator for Nature Action in the Regional Office for Africa, in collaboration with the Regional Sub-programme Coordinators for Chemicals and Pollution Action, climate change, science-policy, environmental governance, as well as the AMCEN secretariat, and in close coordination with the One Health Team at UNEP headquarters, the individual contractor will be responsible.
- Support the stocktaking of existing initiatives and emerging opportunities on One Health-related initiatives in the region.
- Collaborate with science policy in undertaking environmental assessments and mapping of environmental risk drivers to health, as well as potential environmental
- solutions in support of member states.
- Collaborate with pollution/waste to ideate and document for policy uptake by member states, pollution/waste solutions to one-health from an enterprise lens.
- Collaborate with climate change to ideate and document for policy uptake by member states, climate action solutions to one-health from an enterprise lens.
- Collaborate with environmental governance to support the setting up of cross-cutting, coherent enabling policies that drive integration of environment solutions for health.
- Support continental processes in driving the uptake of above environmental solutions into continental policies and strategies through the Africa Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN).
Qualification & Experience:
- Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in the fields of environment, ecosystem health, microbiology, or other closely related sector is required. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
- A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management is required in at least two of the following fields, with experience in the rest being desirable: One Health; ecosystem health; health systems; antimicrobial resistance; microbiology, ecotoxicology, emerging infectious diseases and zoonoses; public health; animal health; social, economic and behavioural sciences relating to One Health. Ability to facilitate workshops is highly desirable.
English, and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English and French (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.
- Contract Type: Full Time
- Selection Process: Interview
- Salary: negotiable
- Application Process: Online
How to Apply UNEP One Health Programme Officer Jobs 2023
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The Closing Date: 03 April 2023
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
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