UNEP Senior Gender Affairs Officer Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNEP Senior Gender Affairs Officer Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs. UNEP Kenya looking for “Senior Gender Affairs Officer”. Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 19 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.

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UNEP Senior Gender Affairs Officer Jobs 2023

The UNEP has published a job vacancy announcement on 03 April 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Gender Affairs Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Position Senior Gender Affairs Officer
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required A minimum of ten (10) years
Application Deadline 19 April 2023

UNEP Job Vacancy 2023


  • Provide strategic direction for the implementation and monitoring of UNEP’s Gender Policy and Strategy to address the integration of gender perspectives into UNEP’s Programme of Work and policies, and, ensure its alignment with the UN System Wide Action Plan (UNSWAP) on gender mainstreaming.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of a capacity building programme to facilitate, the integration and monitoring of gender actions throughout UNEP’s Subprogramme priority areas (as approved in the Programme of Work) and related projects, and human resources management policies. Further, where required, ensure the participation of women in environmental programmes and shape activities to reflect specific needs of women.
  • Establish and coordinate a comprehensive accountability framework that includes an implementation and tracking mechanism that will ensure implementation of gender mainstreaming commitments made at corporate level, through integration of gender perspectives into UNEP’s activities at programme and operations level.
  • Develop innovative approaches and tools to enhance gender equality in the field of environment and the work of UNEP, including the development of project proposals to attract extra budgetary resources for gender and social safeguards related aspects of environmental protection.
  • Coordinate information exchange with government partners, civil society and promote inter- agency cooperation, including with the Secretariats of Multilateral Environmental Agreements as it relates to the integration of gender and environmental social safeguards into programmes and activities.


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in social sciences, environmental sciences, international development or a related field is required.
  • A first-level university degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the specified fields of studies with two (2) additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Successful completion of both degree and non-degree programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science programs is desirable.


  • A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible and relevant work experience, especially at international level on issues related to gender and women’s empowerment and/or gender and environment is required.
  • Work experience in mainstreaming gender perspectives into environment and sustainable development issues at all levels is required.
  • Work experience on gender issues in an international context in the field of research on gender issues and social safeguards issues, including gender sensitive programming and monitoring is required.
  • Work experience with international, regional and national networks working on gender equality and women’s empowerment is desirable.
  • Work experience with UN system, governmental or non-governmental institutions addressing environment social safeguards in programme and project development is desirable.
  • Experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNEP Senior Gender Affairs Officer Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: 19 April 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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