The position is located in the Economy Division, Energy and Climate Branch, Cities Unit, Paris duty station.
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in a field related to policy and environmental sciences, social sciences or sustainable development. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience at the international level in food waste prevention and reduction. Demonstration of in-depth understanding of the causes, environmental impacts, and policy context for food waste reduction, experience building multi-stakeholder partnerships and extensive global network on food waste is desirable. Prior experience or knowledge of the UN system is advantageous.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the advertised post, excellent command of oral and written English is required. Knowledge of other UN official languages an asset.