Job Opportunity with the UN in UAE: Program Management Officer 2020

Date limite : 10 sept. 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: United Nations

Spécialités: Agriculture , sciences

Niveau d'études: Etudiant

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Job Opportunity with the UN in UAE: Program Management Officer 2020

The United Nations is seeking a talented Program Management Officer to join the team and work in Abu Dhabi in UAE for 2020. 


Organize, manage and provide services to facilitate the MOU’s work program by: 

  1. Providing the necessary support to implement the MOU’s program of work including its Action Plan and the various action plans on migratory birds of prey developed under the MOU’s framework.
  2. Providing secretariat services to the MOU, the Meeting of Signatories, the MOU’s Technical Advisory Group, as well as the MOU’s various task forces, coordinating groups, and working groups.
  3. Regularly planning, organizing and providing support to MOU meetings and workshops, drafting technical and policy-oriented papers, coordinating the preparation of expert interventions, managing meeting arrangements and secretariat services.
  4. Coordinating development and implementation of new international species actions plans and supporting MOU Signatories to elaborate national strategies to address threats to migratory birds of prey.

Promote interest in and mobilize financial and in-kind resources for the Raptors MOU and its associated processes and initiatives by: 

  1. Developing and executing a communications strategy.
  2. Developing and executing a resource mobilization strategy.
  3. Developing new and deepening existing partnerships with intergovernmental organisations (IGOs), non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and other entities as appropriate.
  4. Representing the Raptors MOU in international meetings and conferences.
  5. Representing the Raptors MOU in meetings and conferences within the United Arab Emirates the Coordinating Unit’s host country.

Identify opportunities to capture synergies with other international initiatives and processes by:

  1. Collaborating proactively with the CMS Secretariat, in particular its Avian Unit, including to capture synergies with respect to implementation.
  2. Liaising with Raptors MOU Focal Points, TAG members and key stakeholders and experts from IGOs, NGOs and the raptor research and conservation community.
  3. Liasing with organizations and the research and conservation community in the United Arab Emirates.

Undertake finance, administrative and supervisory responsibilities to facilitate operations of the Raptors MOU Coordinating Unit and CMS Office – Abu Dhabi by: 

  1. Supervising an Associate Program Officer and when needed short-term consultant(s) and intern(s).
  2. Performing general and routine office management practices including effective budget management and stewardship.
  3. Applying UN rules and regulations, including overseeing the development, implementation and monitoring of and reporting on legal agreements in line with UN rules.
  4. Perform other duties as required.



Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in biology, ecology, zoology or environmental studies and/or a field related to species conservation and management. A first degree, in combination with two (2) years of additional qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advance university degree.

Work Experience:

  1. Minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the field of species conservation and management or related area, of which up to three (3) years should be made in an international work setting such as an intergovernmental or international conservation organization, is required.
  2. Experience with avian conservation issues is required.
  3. Experience with raptor conservation issues is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of Russian or Arabic is desirable.

About the United Nations:

The United Nations (UN), was established in 1945, is an intergovernmental organization responsible for maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations, achieving international cooperation, and being a center for harmonizing the actions of nations. It is the largest, most familiar, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world.

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