The post is located in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), within the Sustainable Energy Division (SED). This is one of the substantive sub-programmes of UNECE. SED works to promote a sustainable energy development strategy for the region, with the following objectives:
The incumbent reports to the Section Chief, Sustainable Energy.
Within delegated authority, the incumbent will carry out the following duties:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in economics, sustainable development, sciences, engineering, technology or any energy-related field. A first level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible relevant experience in energy, energy efficiency and sustainable development is required. Demonstrated experience in project management, servicing committees or intergovernmental bodies and activities for either governmental or non-governmental organizations, intergovernmental organizations, governments, academia or the private sector is also required.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required; knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.