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Regional Coordinator-IMO Regional Presence for Technical Cooperation for Eastern & Southern Africa
|Location :||Nairobi, KENYA|
|Application Deadline :||28-Mar-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||NO-D|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One Year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One year renewable subject to funding and performance.|
Agency: The International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
Section/Division: Africa Section, Technical Cooperation Division
Contract Information: This is a Project post. It is fixed term (first year is probationary) with the possibility of further extensions subject to satisfactory performance and project funding/requirements.
Appointment: The appointment will be made by the Secretary-General of IMO in accordance with IMO procedures.
Special condition: This vacancy is open only to nationals of Kenya.
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Headquartered in London, is a specialised agency of the United Nations with global responsibility for the technical regulation of maritime transport. The Organisation also provides machinery for cooperation among Governments. The Council of IMO approved the establishment of a scheme for the promotion of IMO’s Regional Presence in selected developing regions, as a strategy of facilitating IMO’s input into national and regional development policies and providing active field-level participation in the development and execution of IMO’s Integrated Technical Cooperation Programme (ITCP). The Government of the Republic of Kenya and UNDP have offered to support the operations of IMO’s regional presence for East and Southern Africa. The Regional Coordinator will be located within the UNON compound in Nairobi while UNDP Nairobi shall be responsible for the IMO Regional Presence office.
The overall objective of the IMO Regional Presence is to establish a presence in selected developing regions, thereby facilitating IMO's input into national and regional development policies and providing active field-level participation in the development, execution and coordination of the delivery of IMO's Integrated Technical Cooperation Programme (ITCP).
Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent will report to the Geographical Focal Point (GFP) under the immediate supervision of the Director, Technical Cooperation Division, and will undertake any duties assigned to him/her in connection with IMO's Integrated Technical Cooperation Programme (ITCP). This will include, inter alia:
Required Skills and Experience
IMO seeks to increase the number of women at all levels and women, particularly, are therefore invited to apply. IMO will make every effort to facilitate the employment of persons with disabilities.
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.