National UN Volunteer Programme Officer for Natural Sciences (Re-advertised)

The United Nations Volunteers programme (UNV) is seeking a qualified Vietnamese candidate for the position of National UN volunteer/ UNV Programme Officer for Natural Sciences. The incumbent will be based at UNESCO Office, Ha Noi, and will work under the supervision of the Head of Office and will work with team members from all UNESCO sectors. 

The UN’s development work in Viet Nam is defined by the One Plan 2012-2016. As a part of the UN Team, UNESCO’s activities in the country focus on supporting the Government in its aim to build an inclusive, resilient and sustainable learning society. Within the UN inter-agency Joint Programming Group on Climate Change and Environment, UNESCO contributes to One Plan Outcome 1.3 on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management and Outcome 1.4 Natural Resources and Environmental Management.

In the Natural Sciences sector, UNESCO in Viet Nam coordinates with the UNESCO Regional Science Bureau based in Jakarta and with the Science sector in UNESCO Headquarters. Activities centre on addressing climate change issues, promoting environmental protection, biodiversity conservation, water management and increasing communities’ resilience and Government capacities to prepare for and respond to disasters and emergencies, all in the framework of sustainable development with local community participation and development of community action plans. The media, schools, community learning centres and local authorities are taking an active part in the process.

For details of the job description and conditions of service, please refer to the attached Description of Assignment (DOA).

Application procedures
Interested national candidates should include a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and an application letter (both in English) marked: “UNV Programme Officer for Natural Sciences” to the address below or via email to Ms. Dang Thu Thuy, UNV Interim Programme Assistant, at [email protected] (preferable)

UNV Field Unit
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
72 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hanoi
Deadline:  15th April 2014
Acknowledgements will be sent to short-listed applicants only.

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Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2014-04-15