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Environmental Affairs Officer At United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – APPLY NOW

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience5 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldProject Management  , Safety and Environment / HSE 

Under the overall guidance of the Head of Operations and Risk Management Unit in UNEP Corporate Services Division, and in close collaboration with the Environmental Affairs Officer, the consultant will be responsible for performing the following duties:

  • Lead the deployment of the EnviroData eApp to Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) EMS focal points in reporting year 2023-2024 environmental inventories.
  • Carry out consultations, including through a survey using questionnaire, with UNEP and MEAs EMS focal points and stakeholders, on how to improve the effectiveness of reporting environmental inventories and overall EMS.
  • Carry out training and awareness to UNEP and MEAs EMS focal points and staff on revised Environment Policy and Environmental Management System Manual.
  • Develop proposal for funding mechanism to nurture creative environmental endeavours that sync up with the Environmental Sustainability policy and goals outlined in our Environmental Management System (EMS) from duty stations.
  • Development and incorporation of sustainable practices in the entire supply chain activities of UNEP including sustainable procurement, materials storage, and disposal of ICT equipment.
  • Coordination of UNEP´s Task Force on virtual meetings and sustainable events.
  • Prepare options for guidelines and procedures for the conduct of virtual meetings and sustainable events.
  • Develop strategies to enhance and strengthen the online meeting culture within UNEP. 
  • Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) aligned to EMS Manual and conducting training sessions for UNEP and MEAs staff to ensure proficient implementation and adherence to established procedures.

Qualifications/special skills

  • University degree in environmental science, environmental management, sustainability, or a related field from an accredited academic institution is required. Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in at least 2 of the following areas: Greenhouse Gas inventory accounting; corporate environmental strategy; sustainable procurement; experience implementing sustainability programmes within an organisation; sensitization of personnel in environmental sustainability; and Environment Management System (EMS) documentation and implementation is required. Experience with providing training in Environmental Management System would be desirable. Experience in development of written documentation of procedures and functions within the Environmental Sustainability Management System would be highly desirable.


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

Method of Application

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

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