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Junior Professional Officer (JPO)

Die Bundesregierung hat mit mehr als 30 Internationalen Organisationen Abkommen zur Förderung von deutschen Nachwuchskräften als JPO geschlossen. Die Federführung des Programms liegt beim Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); das Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) ist verantwortlich für die Durchführung des Programms. Angesprochen sind Bewerber/innen mit deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit und mit erster Berufserfahrung nach abgeschlossenem Hochschulstudium.

Da es sich um ein Nachwuchsförderprogramm handelt, sollten Bewerberinnen und Bewerber im Regelfall zwischen zwei bis vier Jahren Berufserfahrung haben.

Wichtige Informationen zur Bewerbung (Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen, Bewerbungsformular, Details zur Stellenbeschreibung etc.) finden Sie auf unserer Website unter www.bfio.de, Stichwort: JPO-Programm.

Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 19. Februar 2021, 24.00 Uhr MEZ


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UNEP - JPO, Caribbean Environment Programme (CEP)Kingston, Jamaica


Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Kingston, Jamaica
Sector/Unit: Caribbean Environment Programme (CEP)
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension for another year
Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years work experience are mandatory!


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day-to-day activities and coordination of the programme; provide support to the various Programme Management Officers and the Coordinator, for the implementation of projects and activities of the Cartagena Convention Secretariat.
  • Support the development and strengthening of partnerships with other regional organizations.
  • Coordinate and oversee training activities and capacity building exercises for the Cartagena Convention Secretariat.
  • Assist in raising awareness on Marine Litter and Plastics, Climate Change, Ocean Acidification, Sargassum and related coastal and marine issues in the Wider Caribbean Region.
  • Assist with the design, outreach and implementation of communication and outreach activities.
  • Provide Parties to the Cartagena Convention, regional and partner organizations and the general public with regular updates on the availability of data and/or information.
  • Liaise with UNEP in the development and implementation of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
  • Explore opportunities to enhance the visualization of coastal and marine data.
  • Coordinate support to relevant regional and national capacity building activities.
  • Assist with specific outreach efforts to support Global Partnerships on Marine Litter, Nutrients and Wastewater.
  • Support the enhancement of the online presence of the Cartagena Convention Secretariat.
  • Coordinate and participate in national and regional outreach efforts and media activities to increase the visibility of the Cartagena Convention Secretariat.
  • Design strategies to further sensitize regional governments of the importance of the Cartagena Convention.
  • Produce audio-visual material on the Cartagena Convention and the marine environment, conservation and management.
  • Compile and disseminate news and updates on projects via newsgroups and list servers with material provided by Regional Activity Centres and other projects.
  • Identify and assist in the development of appropriate competitions to raise awareness on environmental issues in the region and educating youth on the importance of protecting the marine environment.
  • Liaise with various regional programme and project partners and UNEP Regional Offices and HQ.
  • Provide support for regional meetings and workshops with Cartagena Convention Secretariat partners and Regional Activity Centers.


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Environmental Management, Natural Sciences or similar.
  • Post graduate training in Project Management, Proposal Writing and/or Communications would be an asset.


Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years progressively responsible experience in environmental or natural resources management, communications, international relations, or related area at national level.
  • Experience in regional or international environmental-related initiatives, programmes and projects is advantage.


Key Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Working knowledge of Spanish and/or French is an asset.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Ability to plan, execute and monitor public communication campaigns, including campaign management, message targeting and impact evaluation.