Youth Officer Job in Kenya - UN

Tasks and Responsibilities:

The individual contractor is expected to work closely with UNEP staff to perform the following:  

Support partners to conclude activities of TTPC – 5.2 to be concluded in July 2024.  

Assist Oxford University in conducting evaluation and doing research on Tide Turner from April 2024 to July 2025.  Support partners in organising TTPC National Summit in May 2024  Support partners in delivery of quarterly and final reports to donors due in June 2024  Support implementation of TTPC in Bhutan with Government of Bhutan and Royal Academy – June/July 2024  

Additional areas of support include:

Support UNEP India office to implement the YEA unit higher education agenda – Nature Positive Universities, as required.   Support UNEP India office to implement the YEA unit non-formal education agenda.  Support Fundraising efforts by YEA unit – to identify, share information on potential donors/ partners at national/regional level.  Support expansion of the non-formal YEA agenda in India, including Sport for Nature, Playing for Planet as required.  Support Expansion of TTPC in South/South East Asia – Final Phase 5.3

Qualifications/special skills

Master’s degree in communications, international relations, political science, commerce, or related field is required.  A first-level university degree in combination with an additional 2 years qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree  At least three years of professional experience in project management and youth programs  Ability to deliver highly complex projects of a global nature efficiently and effectively  Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills  computer literate in standard software applications  Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines and in a demanding work environment  Strong interpersonal and organizational skills


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in oral and written English is required.

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