UNEP Technical Air Quality Expert Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNEP Technical Air Quality Expert Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNEP Kenya looking for “Technical Air Quality Expert”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 21 September 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 Technical Air Quality Expert Jobs 2023

The UNEP has published a job vacancy announcement on 14 September 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Technical Air Quality Expert to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Position Technical Air Quality Expert
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required At least five years
Application Deadline 21 September 2023

UNEP Job Vacancy 2023


  • Develop an air quality monitoring framework: Design and establish a comprehensive framework for air quality monitoring, including protocols for data collection, analysis, and reporting. Collaborate with local authorities to ensure co-location and effective coordination.
  • Establish a hybrid monitoring system: Implement a hybrid ambient air quality monitoring system combining low-cost sensors for PM2.5/PM10, NO2 diffusion tubes, and reference-grade particle counters. Overlay the system with MAIAC/Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) PM2.5 satellite data for enhanced accuracy.
  • Conduct technical training and capacity building: Deliver in-country technical training programs to enhance the understanding and application of air quality monitoring information and datasets. Provide training on data management, quality assurance, and reporting to local stakeholders and authorities.
  • Develop a customized mobile application: Collaborate with the project team to develop a mobile application that disseminates hyperlocal air pollution forecasts, warning alerts, health impact advisories, and advocacy. Ensure the application is user-friendly and accessible to a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Engage stakeholders and conduct workshops: Organize and facilitate stakeholder engagement workshops to increase awareness of air pollution sources, related health risks, and appropriate actions to mitigate impacts. Promote understanding of the link between air quality and biodiversity/ecosystem health.


  • An advanced university degree (master’s or Higher) in environmental science, climate change, Electrical Engineering or a similar related field is required.


  • At least five years experience in air quality monitoring and infrastructure development required.
  • In-depth knowledge of air pollution, including the impact of climate change on air quality is required.
  • Strong understanding of monitoring methodologies, including low-cost sensors, satellite data integration, and reference-grade instruments is required.
  • Experience in developing monitoring frameworks, protocols, and quality assurance procedures is required.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the consultancy, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another UN Language is desirable.

Other Details

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

How to Apply UNEP Technical Air Quality Expert Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: 21 September 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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