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CCAC Project Management Specialist

Paris

  • Organization: UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme
  • Location: Paris
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Climate Change
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: Closed

Result of Service
The CCAC Secretariat, UNEP, is seeking a Project Management Specialist to support the development, coordination and management of CCAC-funded projects.
Work Location
The UNEP-convened Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) is a partnership of governments, intergovernmental organizations, and representatives of the private sector, the environmental community, and other members of civil society. The CCAC is the only international initiative working on integrated climate and clean air solutions to reduce the rate of near-term warming. It focuses on fast action to reduce emissions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) including methane, black carbon, HFCs and tropospheric ozone. More information about the CCAC is here: www.ccacoalition.org As of October 2023, the same team is providing secretariat services to the Global Methane Pledge. More information about the Global Methane Pledge is here: www.globalmethanepledge.org The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) hosts the Secretariat at the Economy Division in Paris.
Expected duration
12 months
Duties and Responsibilities
This selected candidate will support the CCAC Secretariat’s development, coordination and management of CCAC-funded projects. More about CCAC projects: www.ccacoalition.org/projects Responsibilities: 1. Coordinating projects, from requirements definition through to completion, setting up project steering committees where necessary. 2. Developing and reviewing project schedules, scopes, budget estimations, and implementation plans. 3. Coordinating internal resources and external implementers to ensure successful project execution. 4. Measuring project performance and ensuring that project requirements are met, including quality assurance of project deliverables/outputs. 5. Establishing and ensuring relationships with and engagement of relevant stakeholders at country level. 6. Creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation, as well as liaising with CCAC communications team members on transparency of projects via CCAC website, etc. 7. Driving the development of and documentation of best practices for project management in the CCAC context. 8. Internally, advising team members on good project development as well as project management practices. 9. Other ad hoc duties as required.
Qualifications/special skills
- Advanced university degree in international development, project management or a related field is required. - Project management certification, such as PMP or PRINCE2, is an asset. - A minimum of 4 years of professional working experience in a project management role(s) is required. - Good understanding and passion for addressing environmental issues such as climate change and air pollution (including in a developing country context) is required. - Proven planning, project management and organisational skills is required. - Advanced skills in spreadsheets and database management is an asset. - Strong skills in technology/software solutions, especially using Microsoft Office 365 tools (especially SharePoint) is an asset. - Advanced Excel skills, including basic coding, is an asset.
Languages
- Excellent command of English (written and oral) is required. - Knowledge of additional UN official languages is an asset.
Additional Information
Not available.
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
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