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Educational Consultant (Green Schools)
|Location :||Minsk, BELARUS|
|Application Deadline :||24-Feb-10 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-4|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||10 months|
| The joint UNDP/EC Action “Support to Environment and Sustainable Development in Belarus” launched 6 November 2009. The overall objective of the action is to promote environmental protection and sustainable development at central and local levels by supporting (i) institutional capacity (ii) active involvement of communities in local decision-making and (iii) public awareness raising initiatives.
The action consists of three components, “Sustainable Development at Local Level”, “Building Capacity for Strategic Environmental Assessment and Environmental Conventions Implementation in Belarus” and “Raising Environmental Awareness of the Youth through Establishment and Development of Green Schools in Belarus”, registered in Belarus as the international technical assistance projects.
The third component of the action, “Raising Environmental Awareness of the Youth through Establishment and Development of Green Schools in Belarus”, has been launched 31 December 2009. It is aimed at raising environmental awareness of youth and public as a whole through organization and development of Green Schools. The component activities include creation of a methodical framework for Green Schools, training for teachers on organizing and conducting observation of the status of ecosystems and biodiversity by pupils, and an intense awareness raising campaign in the field of environmental monitoring and education.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus (Ministry of Environment) is acting as a National Implementing Agency of the component.
Duties and Responsibilities
| The Educational Consultant (Green Schools) will be based in Minsk, Belarus. He/She ensures the effective implementation of educational activities within the Green Schools component/project.
The incumbent will report directly to the Thematic Coordinator (Green Schools) and work under close coordination of the UNDP and Ministry of Environment.
The selected Educational Consultant (Green Schools) shall:
The Educational Consultant (Green Schools):
Required Skills and Experience
UNDP WILL ONLY CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FROM RESIDENTS OF BELARUS
Applicants are requested to apply on-line.
Information about the condition of the SC contract: http://un.by/vacancy/undp/conditions/
Applicants have to:
Responsible applicants will be shortlisted, and at least three applicants will gain a personal, or telephone hearing.
Women are encouraged to apply. UNDP is non-smoking work environment.
Due to the large number of applicants for UNDP positions, UNDP regrets that it is unable to inform unsuccessful candidates about the outcome or status of the recruitment process.
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.