Programme Support Expert Job at UNECA

Website United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

The UNECA has published a job vacancy announcement on 17th May 2022 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Programme Support Expert to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Position Programme Support Expert
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post 22
Qualification Advanced University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Three years
Application Deadline 22nd May 2022

UNECA Job Vacancy 2022

Duties and Responsibilities: Under the direct supervisor of Director for Sustainable Environment and Blue Economy or his delegated authority the consultant will assume the following duties and responsibilities

  • Support the overall functions of the Commission in coordination, advocacy and partnership building for biodiversity, forestry and wildlife management;
  • Support the Commission in strengthening AU Member States capacity to implement their national obligations under the CBD Convention;
  • Provide technical support in the implementation of Pillar 3 of the AU Green Recovery Action Plan (AU-GRAP)
  • Provide technical input into the work of the Commission to support the African Group of Negotiators on the Biological Diversity Convention;
  • Support the development of a Natural Capital Accounting Framework for adoption and implementation by member States to enhance biodiversity conservation;
  • Promote sustainable land management and land restoration programmes and activities;
  • Provide technical input in the development of work programmes, budgets and reports;
  • Provide technical in the development of a Monitoring Evaluation and Reporting framework for the Biodiversity Programme Implementation;
  • Contribute to Resource mobilization activities for the Programme;
  • Facilitate the organization of meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences;
  • To liaise with relevant sectors, units and programmes of the AU Department Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment and the UNECA Division.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: Programme Support Expert – Biodiversity Project
  • Department/Office: Economic Commission for Africa
  • Duty Station: ADDIS ABABA
  • Posting Period: 16 May 2022 – 22 May 2022
  • Job Opening Number: 22-Economic Commission for Africa-181194-Consultant
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • Advanced university (Master’s degree) in -Biodiversity, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources Management, or a closely related fields is required. A first level university degree in a combination of additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the master’s degree.


  • A minimum of three years of experience in the field of environmental studies involving policy analysis, research is required. Experience in programme/project management are desirable.

How to Apply UNECA Programme Support Expert Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 22nd May 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.