Job Opening

Posting Title: UNEP Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) Consultant for Database/ Web Management,
Department/Office: United Nations Environment Programme
Duty Station: GENEVA
Posting Period: 17 March 2020 - 28 March 2020
Job Opening Number: 20-United Nations Environment Programme-133668-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

The outcomes of this services will be used to strengthen UNEP FI communication activities and help achieve its goals as set out in its project documents. These services will also help the Initiative to promote its work, and also help member institutions to implement environmental considerations into their everyday activities.

Work Location

Working Remotely.

Expected duration

The duration of the contract is for 1 month.

Duties and Responsibilities

The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) is a strategic public-private partnership between UNEP and the global financial sector. UNEP FI works with approximately 200 financial institutions, which are signatories to the UNEP FI Statements of Environmental Commitment, and a range of partners and organisations, to develop and promote linkages between the environment, sustainability and financial performance.

The Consultant will be asked to update and maintain the databases and websites of the UNEP Finance Initiative, its Extranet, the Website for the Principles of Sustainable Insurance, the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition, the Natural Capital Finance Alliance Declaration, and the UNEP FI Banking Commission. UNEP FI currently does not have the expertise in-house to undertake the below mentioned tasks, therefore it requires the assistance of a consultant.

The consultant shall be under the overall supervision of the Head UNEP Finance Initiative and report directly to Signatory Relations and Regional Management Programme Officer UNEP FI. The consultant should take direction from the Programme Officer while final deliverables shall also be approved by Head of UNEP FI.

The Consultant will be updating and maintaining the databases and websites of the UNEP Finance Initiative, its Extranet, the Website for the Principles of Sustainable Insurance, the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition, and the UNEP FI Banking Commission. UNEP FI currently does not have the expertise in-house to undertake the below mentioned tasks, therefore it requires the assistance of a consultant.

• In liaison with the Communications Officer, respond to all requests from UNEP FI staff to update and maintain all the different databases and websites of the UNEP Finance Initiative, its Extranet, Principles of Sustainable Insurance website, Human Rights Guidance Tool, Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition, Banking Principles Consultation Tool.
• Monitor the server environment of the above websites to provide usage statistics and to protect the websites from external hacker attack.
• Provide advice and/or recommendations and counseling to optimise use of computer resources for the UNEP FI community. Provide advice on, and implement the development of the existing UNEP FI website.
• Continue to maintain and optimize functioning of the Training course database, This would happen through Access Application, to provide useful reports for the training coordinators. The output is a technical support e.g. the database is not opening or being corrupted, the person will help us resolve the problem.

Qualifications/special skills

Skills: Expertise in communications and IT in the area of finance and sustainable development. Experience in environmental management, environmental technology, business etc. Effective communication skills. Excellent written and spoken English. Good analytical and problem-solving skills, familiarity with and experience in the United Nations system.

Academic Qualifications: Master’s degree in Information Technology field is required.

Experience: At least 7 years of experience is required within the Information Technology field. Professional experience within one of the following areas: international organisations, the financial services sector, private sector or NGOs, examining the intersection between sustainable development and finance is an asset.

Language: Fluent written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of other official languages in the United Nations System is an advantage.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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