National Consultant – Flora Assessment at United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

UNEP contributes to employment and career development by promoting sustainable environmental practices worldwide. They offer diverse career opportunities in environmental management, policy, and advocacy, fostering expertise and leadership in addressing global environmental challenges.

National Consultant – Flora Assessment

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification KCSE , MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience5 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Data, Business Analysis and AI 

The National Consultant – Flora Assessment, will be responsible for:

  • Collecting and studying all available data on flora in Montenegro;
  • Undertaking a comprehensive analysis of the available data and synthetize information to assess the current state of flora of Montenegro;
  • Conducting the analysis of the current status of flora protection in Montenegro; Assisting in the organisation of at least two workshops to collect and verify all available data and present findings of the analysis;
  • Drafting the relevant chapters of the updated NBSAP; Providing inputs to the updated NBSAP summary 1) for policy makers and 2) for public dissemination.
  • The National Consultant will work in collaboration with the other consultants engaged under Montenegro’s Early Action Support Project.

Qualifications/special skills

  • Minimum qualification of completion of High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • An advanced academic degree (Master’s degree) in biodiversity conservation, environmental sciences, ecology, or a similar field is highly desirable.
  • For the post advertised, a minimum of at least 5 years of relevant professional experience in the fields of biodiversity related to flora, nature conservation assessment and related topics is required.
  • In-depth knowledge of flora of Montenegro and available data bases is required.
  • Understanding of the process and the methodology of biodiversity data collection and analysis is required.
  • Familiarity with Montenegro’s biodiversity context, national policies and institutional setting, and strategies related to biodiversity conservation is required.
  • Strong analytical and research skills to study and present available existing data is desirable.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to effectively convey complex concepts and recommendations to diverse stakeholders is desirable.
  • Experience in capacity building and conducting training sessions on biodiversity-related topics is desirable

Deadline : Jul 17, 2024

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on careers.un.org to apply

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