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Sustainable Urban Cooling Expert- Viet Nam


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Job Description

  • Country: Paris, France
  • No of vacancies: N/A
  • Salary: N/A 
  • Organization: UNEP
  • Gender: Both 
  • Deadline: 2023-12-15

Duties and Responsibilities
The overall objective of this assignment is to technically support the Cool Coalition, under the Energy and Climate Branch in accelerating efforts to expand sustainable, efficient, climate-friendly cooling globally and in Vietnamese cities and to support the Government of Viet Nam to strengthen NDC implementation, particularly in promoting climate friendly cooling in urban settings to mitigate GHG emission and strengthening the resilience of central coastal regions for climate adaptation. This will be under the Energy & Climate Branch of UNEP with significant liaison with UNEP Asia-Pacific Office.
Qualifications/special skills
The consultant should have post graduate qualifications in public administration, development, natural resource management, the environment or a science, engineering, or socio-economic related field. A first level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of eight years in a relevant field of work, preferably with a focus on climate change policy development, cooling, energy, urban planning, environment. Practical experience in facilitating multi-stakeholder engagement, program development, coordination and institutional support and capacity building is essential. Experience working with the Government of Viet Nam is an asset. Professional experience of working with the United Nations projects would be an added advantage. Qualifying years of experience are calculated following the receipt of the first level university degree recognized by the United Nations.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in written and oral English is required. Knowledge of another UN language would be an advantage.


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