Programme Management Officer

United Nations Office for Project Services

Jakarta, Indonesia

Reporting to the ETP Senior Program Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for effective, transparent, and efficient management of the Fund’s programs in concert with the ETP Secretariat in its countries of operation, under the Rules and Regulations of UNOPS, and in accordance with the strategy approved by the ETP Steering Committee.

Under the general supervision of the Senior Programme Manager and guidance of the Country Coordinator, the Programme Management Officer works in ETP country team and liaises with all elements of ETP Secretariat. The incumbent’s  responsibilities include the following:

Programme Implementation:

  • Provision of support to effective technical, financial, and operational coordination, programming and coordination of the implementation of the ETP’s programs in the countries of operation in collaboration with the country  partners and country stakeholders, as defined in the set objectives, performance measures, standards and results expected of these programs to ensure timely and partner oriented services delivery; and supporting any issue resolution arising from the implementation processes. 
  • Provision of coordination of and effective building and productive and constructive relationships with the country energy stakeholders in the public and private sectors as well as with civil society, and fostering partnerships with the development partners of the country of operation, and actors active in the energy transition domain, pursuing teamwork within the ETP team and UNOPS; and supporting analysis of political and economic developments in the country, and providing advice and suggestions regarding program directions, challenges and opportunities. 
  • Facilitating mobilization and leveraging financial and other resources as well as participating in programmatic and resource mobilization activities of ETP to sustain and scale up its initiatives.
  • Facilitating donor coordination and effectively facilitating knowledge management, sharing and exchanging knowledge on lessons learnt and best practices of ETP’s programme and projects, identifying knowledge and profiling opportunities for ETP and its programs, and assisting in delivery of knowledge events, and identifying communication, profiling and media coverage opportunities for ETP. 

Education/Experience/Language requirements:

Education:

  • First University degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in Economics, Engineering, Environmental Economics, Development, Finance, Business Administration or similar field is required. 
  • Master’s degree in the above mentioned field is preferred and may substitute some of the required years of experience.

Experience:

  • At least two (2)  years of relevant experience in the energy sector, energy transition, climate issues, environment or related development work, which should include programme/project management or implementation support, preferably with an extended specialized experience in any of the thematic area of energy transition at the national level in combination with first university degree is required.
  • Proficiency in standard computer software, preferable Google Suite applications is required. 

Language:

  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Local language in the countries of ETP’s operation is an advantage. 
  • Knowledge of other UN languages is considered an asset.

Source: https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=24658#4