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  • Posted: Mar 28, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 9, 2024
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    The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the world's 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 environment.

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    Programme Management Officer


    Development and management of corporate funding agreements:

    • Conducts research and supports the development of new concepts and instruments for receiving flexible funding for the organization.
    • Prepares new corporate funding agreements and revisions of current agreements in line with the requirements of UNEP and the funding partners.
    • Coordinates, consolidates, and reviews funding proposals related to corporate funding agreements in compliance with internal quality control and requirements of the funding partners.
    • Monitors the implementation of the corporate funding agreements and submits timely reports to management and funding partners.
    • Monitors and analyzes program/project implementation related to corporate funds; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; provides guidance to project managers on both programmatic and financial aspects; identifies and tracks follow-up actions.

    Research, analysis and reporting on organization's funding and funding partners:

    • Researches, analyzes, and presents information on the organization’s funding, income patterns, related estimates, and on funding partners.
    • Coordinates automation of income information and reporting using platforms, e.g. Power Business Intelligence.
    • Gathers, researches, and analyzes information on the organization's funding needs for development and maintenance of a pipeline of funding proposals.
    • Contributes to the preparation of various written outputs relating to resource mobilization including presentations, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications.
    • Assists in policy development for resource mobilization, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations, or other research activities and studies.
    • Undertakes survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes, and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions.
    • Contributes and provides responses/information to audit queries from Board of Auditors, Office for Internal Oversight Services and other oversight queries relating to income.

    Development and management of relationships with funding partnerships:

    • Supports bilateral consultations and other meetings including drafting agendas, identifying and proposing participants, preparing background materials, handling logistics, and preparing meeting summaries.
    • Prepares responses and communicates with funding partners related to their contributions to the organization.
    • Oversees the invoicing and receipting for funds managed by the Section including ensuring that all requisite documentations are prepared and shared with the funding partners.
    • Participates in the development of Client Relationship Management systems and tools including Umoja Extension 2 Fundraising module.
    • Undertakes outreach activities; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities in support of improved coordination in the organization for resource mobilization.
    • Collects and analyzes data to identify trends or patterns and provide insights through graphs, charts, tables, and reports using data visualization methods to enable data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation, and reporting.
    • Performs other related duties as required.


    • PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to resource mobilization and partnerships. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to conduct data collection using various methods. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. The ability to analyze and interpret data in support of decision-making and convey resulting information to management.
    • COMMUNICATION: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed. •TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
    • ACCOUNTABILITY: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.


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

    Work Experience:

    • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in project or program management, administration, or related area is required. A minimum of two (2) years of experience at the international level is desirable. Work experience in donor relations is desirable. A minimum of two (2) years or more of experience in data analytics or a related area is desirable.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on to apply

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