Senior Programme Management Officer Jobs at UNEP

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global 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 global environment.

Programme Management Officer Job Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the coordination of environmental, social and economic data and information in
  • Develops and monitors performance measures;
  • Ensures that projects meet established time and cost parameters and standards of technical quality;
  • Provides inputs to knowledge management policy development;
  • Reviews user needs and directs information gathering from diverse sources to meet these needs;
  • Develops strategy for and oversees the design and implementation of knowledge management and outreach initiatives;
  • Manages/oversees multiple, concurrent and often disparate tasks for projects that often involve innovative approaches, dissimilar systems, services and content, integration and linkages;
  • Ensures the development of standards, procedures and practices to ensure a stable and effective systems environment;
  • Provides authoritative advice to senior managers on knowledge management and more particularly on assessments, national, regional and global data and information in a changing business environment and the implications of various alternatives, on business applications and other related issues;
  • Identifies and plans for future needs; develops and disseminates best practices;
  • Develops innovative solutions to resolve intricate problems that impact a critical area of the organization’s work;
  • Supervises preparation of various inputs, for example, inputs to strategic policies, briefings for institutional communication an reporting, technical reports, data and information analysis background papers, substantial sections of reports and studies and outreach materials, including multimedia;
  • Directs substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations etc.;
  • Leads field missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and drafting mission summaries, etc.;
  • Manages outreach activities; designs and conducts training workshops, seminars, etc; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities;
  • Establishes collaboration and partnerships with key officials at all levels inside and outside the organization;
  • Responsible for the strategic analysis of survey initiatives;
  • Responsible for the planning and management of marketing and communication plan of global information systems
  • Coordinate technology development teams to implement information systems;
  • Provides inputs to knowledge management policy development;
  • Performs any other related duties as required.

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