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Programme Officer, Markets and Non-Markets Support and Stakeholders Interaction

Organization

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Department

Mitigation Division

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Job Location Type

IN_OFFICE

Job Location

Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany    

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No Applicant Location Requirements Specified.

Application Deadline

May 19, 2024

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is the focus of the political process to address climate change. The UNFCCC secretariat supports the Convention, its Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement through a range of activities, including substantive and organizational support to meetings of the Parties and the implementation of commitments. It is a dynamic organization working in a politically challenging environment to help resolve one of the defining environmental issues of our time.
Where you will be working
This position is located in the UNFCCC secretariat in Bonn, Germany, in the Mitigation division, which supports Parties to facilitate, catalyze and cooperate in the implementation of ambitious climate action in line with global efforts to limit temperature increase to well below 2 °C and pursue efforts to limit this increase to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels. Parties are supported in developing, communicating and effectively implementing ambitious Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in a manner that facilitates clarity, transparency, understanding and accounting, including through the use of collaborative approaches, mechanisms, framework engagements and economic instruments that broaden mitigation action and drive sustainable development.
Within the Mitigation division, the incumbent will work in the Markets and Non-Markets Support and Stakeholders Interaction subdivision, which provides effective support on matters relating to intergovernmental, substantive, and technical support to Article 6.2, 6.4 and 6.8, Carbon Pricing,
stakeholders’ interaction, regulations development, delivering mandates under Article 6.2 (including review) and capacity-building on Article 6.

Requirements:

At least five (5) years of relevant work experience at national and/or international level in climate change issues, economics, law or related field. Experience with economic and policy research, modelling, advocacy and cooperation with other agencies are essential. Experience with information and outreach activities, and interaction with various stakeholders including government representatives, research institutions, NGOs, private sector are desirable.

Special Requirements
Experience with information and outreach activities, and interaction with various stakeholders including government representatives, research institutions, NGOs, private sector are desirable.

Apply online or via email

vacancies@unfccc.int