Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Background Information - UNOPS
UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.
UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.
Working with us
UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.
With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.
Work life harmonization
UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.
Background Information - Job-specific
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. In Asia Pacific, UN Environment operates through its Asia Pacific Office and works in 41 countries in the region. UN Environment's Ecosystems Division works with international and national partners, providing technical assistance and advisory services for the implementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmental management capacity of developing countries and countries with economies in transition.
The Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF)-financed project “Catalysing ecosystem restoration for climate resilient natural capital and rural livelihoods in degraded forests and rangelands of Nepal” seeks to build on several ongoing baseline projects. The project will be implemented by UN Environment and executed by the Ministry of Forests and Environment.
The M&E Officer will work under the overall guidance of National Project Director and National Project Coordinator and under the direct supervision of National Project Manager. The M&E Officer will team together with other project staff and consultants to ensure monitoring, evaluation and communication aspects of the project are operationalized and complied at all levels in realizing the project objective. The M&E Officer will also work closely and liaise with Project Partners for information sharing and knowledge management.
The M&E Officer will specifically:
Education: A Master’s degree in social sciences, development studies, natural resources management, management or other relevant subjects or a Bachelor's degree with 7 years of related work experience.
Language: Strong written and communication skills of English and Nepali languages.