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  • Principal Coordination Officer

Responsibilities:

  • Provide thought leadership on the UN Decade and its implementation and represent the UN Decade lead agencies in key processes and meetings.
  • Liaise with and represent the lead agencies vis-à-vis donors, Member States, collaborating organizations and other partner organizations, and at key events.
  • Coordinate the planning and implementation of the work of the FAO and UNEP core team, including leading the Secretariat for the Multi-Partner Trust Fund.
  • Report progress, results and outcomes of the UN Decade to main donors and oversee the preparation of an annual update report to the High- Level Political Forum, and oversee the preparation of the Secretary-General’s report on the UN Decade to the UN General Assembly at its 81st session.
  • Report on the UN Decade and its implementation, and on the funding allocated, to the Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF).
  • Provide guidance and leadership on the UN Decade to FAO and UNEP staff.

Qualifications;

  • An advanced university degree in Environmental Management, International Relations, Economics, or other relevant field is required.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with an additional two (2) years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced degree.
  • At least fifteen (15) years of relevant work experience, including at least five years of international experience; and at least five (5) years in a senior management position is required.
  • Work experience in leading a complex international network or partnerships is desirable.
  • Work experience in developing or leading a large-scale ecosystem restoration project is desirable.
  • Work experience in fundraising is desirable.
  • Work experience in the United Nations or in a similar international organization is desirable.
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How to Apply

Interested applicants should CLICK HERE to apply online.

Application Deadline: 20th October 2021.

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