UNEP Senior Programme Management Officer Jobs 2022 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNEP Senior Programme Management Officer Jobs 2022 – Kenya NGO Jobs. UNEP Kenya looking for “Senior Programme Management Officer”. Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 12 November 2022.

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 Programme Management Officer Jobs 2022

The UNEP has published a job vacancy announcement on 27 October 2022 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Programme Management Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Position Senior Programme Management Officer
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required A minimum of ten (10) years
Application Deadline 12 November 2022

UNEP Job Vacancy 2022


  • Plans and co-ordinates review of budget submissions and provides advice and guidance, on budgetary and financial policies and procedures, including results-based budgeting.
  • Reviews, analyses and finalizes cost estimates and budget proposals, in terms of staff and non-staff requirements from Divisions/Offices at Headquarters and in the regions, including programmatic aspects; Ensures compliance with the medium-term plan and other legislative mandates.
  • Proactively supports relevant intergovernmental and expert bodies in the review of the medium-term plan and its revisions; secures approval from the General Assembly and United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA).
  • Co-ordinates the preparation of budget submissions from managers and ensures legislative mandates are accurately translated into programme budgets.
  • Reviews, analyzes and finalizes UNEP Programme of Work and related engagement with Intergovernmental bodies and experts including Committee of Permanent Representatives.
  • Provides substantive support and guidance to relevant intergovernmental and expert bodies in their budget review; secures approval from the General Assembly.
  • Manages/issues allotments, authorizes sub-allotments, including redeployment of funds when necessary, ensuring appropriate expenditures.
  • Monitors expenditures to ensure that they remain within authorized levels.
  • Administers and monitors extra-budgetary resources, including review of agreements and cost plans, ensuring compliance with regulations and rules and established policies and procedures.
  • Oversees the review and finalization of budget performance reports; monitors variances between approved budgets and actual expenditures. Provide advice and support on internal mechanisms for managing of programme support cost linked to country contributions.
  • Acts as Certifying Officer under Financial Rule 110.4 to ensure that proposed obligations and expenditures are in accordance with budgets and established regulations and rules.


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, economics or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two (2) additional years of qualifying 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 an advantage.


  • A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in budgeting and financial management, including at least five (5) years of experience in the administration of complex assessed and extrabudgetary budgets in a large international organization, is required.
  • Experience in field operations and/or programme/project management, implementation and monitoring is required.
  • Experience supporting the presentation of budget proposal to intergovernmental bodies such as the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budget Questions (ACBCQ), the General Assembly (GA) or other policy-making organs is required.
  • Experience with Business Intelligence Reporting within a Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System such as SAP is required.
  • Experience in supporting collaboration and development of multi-year programme of work that steer organizational results is required.
  • Experience with reporting of budget information in accordance with International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) is desirable.
  • Experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.

Other Details

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

How to Apply UNEP Senior Programme Management Officer Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 12 November 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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