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Green Growth Expert - IPSA 09
|Location :||Copenhagen, DENMARK|
|Application Deadline :||02-Feb-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Climate & Disaster Resilience|
|Type of Contract :||IPSA (Regular)|
|Post Level :||IPSA-9|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||12 months with possibility of extension depending on availability of funds|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
Instructions to Applicants: Click on the "Apply now" button. Input your information in the appropriate Sections: personal information, language proficiency, education, resume and motivation. Upon completion of the first page, please hit "submit application" tab at the end of the page. Please ensure that CV or P11 and the Cover letter are combined in one file.
The following documents shall be required from the applicants:
Personal CV or P11, indicating all past positions held and their main underlying functions, their durations (month/year), the qualifications, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate, and at least three (3) the most recent professional references of previous supervisors. References may also include peers.
A cover letter (maximum length: 1 page) indicating why the candidate considers him-/herself to be suitable for the position.
Managers may ask (ad hoc) for any other materials relevant to pre-assessing the relevance of their experience, such as reports, presentations, publications, campaigns or other materials.
The UNDP Nordic Representation Office (NRO), which is one of seven representational offices in BERA, plays a critical role in managing and further expanding UNDP’s important partnerships with the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden). UNDP NRO is responsible for building strong relationships with strategic audiences in the Nordic countries to ensure strong core contributions to the organization and promote new collaborations in areas of mutual interest. UNDP’s cooperation with the private sector is a significant component of NRO’s work. The Private Sector Team works strategically to build up partnerships with companies, financial institutions, business networks, and other actors who want to work towards reaching UNDP’s goals and the SDGs.
The Green Growth and Jobs Accelerator Project (GGJAP) is a result of NRO’s ongoing work with the private sector. The GGJAP is a project of UNDP in partnership with the Danish-Arab Partnership Programme (DAPP) Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs’, delivering on the Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship objective of the DAPP. The GGJAP will be implemented in Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt and Jordan.
The incumbent of this post will report directly to the Private Sector Analyst (Private Sector Partnership Specialist of the Green Growth and Jobs Accelerator).
Duties and Responsibilities
The Green Growth Expert will take lead on the development of the Toolbox and Blueprint for GGJAP, in collaboration with the consultancy firm and the COs, on the basis of pre-existing work from previous UNDP Accelerator Programmes to ensure the tools and approaches fit the project and contexts. The Green Growth Expert will also provide on-going support to UNDP colleagues in RBAS and COs on the accelerators and the direct interactions with the SMEs.
Required Skills and Experience