UNESCO Project Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNESCO Project Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNESCO Kenya looking for “Project Officer”.

Applicants with an Advanced University Degree may apply on or before 23rd February, 2024.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations (UN) aimed at promoting world peace and security through international cooperation in education, the sciences, and culture. It has 193 member states and 11 associate members, as well as partners in the nongovernmental, intergovernmental, and private sector. Headquartered at the World Heritage Centre in Paris, France, UNESCO has 53 regional field offices and 199 national commissions that facilitate its global mandate.

UNESCO Project Officer Jobs 2024

The UNESCO has published a job vacancy announcement on 09th February, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Project Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Position Project Officer
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Advanced University Degree
Experience Required Minimum of Four (04) Year’s
Application Deadline 23rd February, 2024

UNESCO Job Vacancy 2024

Overview of The Post:

  • Organize and monitor the execution of the activities of the Water Sciences Programme, related to the project “Sustainably unlocking the economic potential of Lake Turkana”, including those emanating from the regional support strategy, cross-cutting themes and other transdisciplinary efforts, in co-operation with other Sectors, Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs), Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs), Intergovermental Hydrological Programme, National Committees and other partners.
  • Coordinate the project’s rollout; ensure and monitor its successful implementation, and recommend and implement any necessary changes.
  • Lead and coordinate the work of the project team.
  • Plan, develop and implement outreach strategies aimed at expanding and communicating UNESCO’s work related to the project and increase visibility, resources partners and networks.
  • Identify financial resources within the framework of the project. Develop further contacts with development partners and funding agencies to ensure mobilization of additional opportunities for extra budgetary resources for relevant programmatic and thematic areas related to the project.
  • Represent the Regional Office in internal and external networks related to the project when necessary, and support efforts in developing partnerships with designated UN specialized agencies, and other UN Agencies and Organizations as well as NGOs and IGOs.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Tittle: Project Officer
  • Post Number: 6KESC0001PA
  • Grade: P-3
  • Parent Sector: Natural Sciences Sector (SC)
  • Duty Station: Nairobi
  • Job Family: Natural Sciences
  • Type of contract: Project Appointment
  • Duration of contract: 1 year
  • Recruitment open to: Internal and external candidates
  • Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time): 23-FEB-2024

Minimum Requirements:


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in the field of hydrology, water resources or environmental engineering.
  • Advanced university degree (PhD or equivalent) in the field of hydrology, environmental engineering, civil engineering, with a focus on hydrological processes and modelling and water quality.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of four (4) years of relevant professional experience in the areas of water resources and environmental research, hydrology, and water quality monitoring, of which preferably two (2) years acquired at international level.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and coordinating water science projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in field work within the context of developing countries.


  • Excellent knowledge of English (written and spoken) and good knowledge of French.

How to Apply UNESCO Project Officer Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to https://careers.unesco.org/job/Nairobi-Project-Officer-(Natural-Sciences)/787884002/

The Closing Date: 23rd February, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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