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  • Posted: Mar 27, 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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    Wastewater Expert

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The international consultant will:

    • Supporting the inception phase and kick off of the initiative on “Strategies, capacity and data for wastewater and environmental surveillance in Africa”.
    • Supporting the inception phase and kick off of the initiative on “Enhancing Wastewater, Nutrient Management and Sanitation Provision for Marginalized Coastal Communities in Sabah, Malaysia”.
    • Provide specialized support on strategic resource mobilization efforts of the SSPU related with the new project “Preventing and addressing the degradation of freshwater and marine ecosystems from source to sea”.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Qualifications/special skills

    Academic Qualifications:

    • A Master’s university degree in development studies, sustainability, environmental science, environmental management, water, wastewater, political science, or another related field is required.
    • Required at least 7 years’ experience working design and implement sustainable wastewater management projects at international level, preferably with experience on inception phase, kick off and/or evaluation of projects or programmes for Multilateral Organizations.
    • Within this experience a minimum of least four (4) years of experience mobilizing resources for UN agencies is desirable"

    Desirable Experience:

    • Knowledge demonstrating experience working on wastewater management, including in Kenya, South Africa, Ethiopia, and Malaysia. A strong familiarity with the aims and ambitions of the United Nations Environment Programme, and with its processes and guidelines for project management and resource mobilization. The consultant must demonstrate ambition as a systems-thinker and clearly demonstrate the following competencies: Excellent communication skills. Computer literacy (especially in use of MS Office programs). Strong teamwork, and ability to build relationships.  Excellent research abilities and analytical skills.


    • 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.

    Deadline : Apr 7, 2024

    Method of Application

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

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