Associate Programme Management Officer, Bonn, Germany

Organization: UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme

Country: Germany

City: Bonn, Germany

Office: UNEP Bonn

Grade: P-2

environmental law environmental sciences financial statements human rights humanitarian law logistics migratory species programme management project preparation resolutions and decisions statistical data sustainable development

Closing date: Friday, 11 May 2018

Posting Title: Associate Programme Management Officer, P2

Job Code Title: Associate Programme Management Officer

Department/ Office: United Nations Environment Programme

Duty Station: BONN

Posting Period: 28 March 2018-11 May 2018

Job Opening number: 18-PGM-UNEP-94010-R-BONN (X)

Staffing Exercise ID: N/A

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Organizational Setting and Reporting

The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (also known as ‚CMS‘ or ‚Bonn Convention‘) aims to conserve terrestrial, aquatic and avian migratory species throughout their range. It is an intergovernmental treaty, concluded under the aegis of the UN Environment, concerned with the conservation of wildlife and habitats on a global scale. The post is located in the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) in BONN, Germany.


Under the general supervision of the Executive Secretary of the UNEP/CMS Secretariat and the day-to-day supervision of the CMS Acting Head of Terrestrial Species Team, the incumbent will be responsible for promoting and furthering support to CMS and its activities. This will include the following

1) Works with Parties and other stakeholders to facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes/projects to implement the Convention, Resolutions and Decisions; monitors and analyzes specific aspects of programme/project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and recommends corrective actions; liaises with relevant stakeholders; identifies and tracks follow-up actions.

2) Carries out basic research on selected aspects of conservation issues, programmes, operations and other activities, etc., to include collecting, analyzing and presenting statistical data and other information gathered from diverse sources.