G20 Oceans National Consultant

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G20 Oceans National Consultant

G20 Oceans National Consultant

Position Title: G20 Oceans National Consultant

Job ID: 231349

Job Network: Management and Administration

Job Family: MPA Category and Level: Consultants, CON

Duty Station: Nairobi

Department/Office: United Nations Environment Programme

Date Posted: April 2, 2024 Deadline: April 8, 2024

Description: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is seeking a qualified National Consultant to support the G20 Oceans initiative. The consultant will be based in Nairobi and will work under the guidance of UNEP’s G20 Oceans team.


  • Provide technical support and expertise on ocean-related issues, with a focus on G20 priorities.
  • Assist in the organization and coordination of meetings, workshops, and events related to the G20 Oceans initiative.
  • Conduct research and analysis on ocean governance, marine biodiversity, sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, and other relevant topics.
  • Support the development of policy briefs, reports, and other communication materials.
  • Liaise with government agencies, international organizations, civil society, and other stakeholders involved in ocean conservation efforts.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Advanced degree in environmental science, marine biology, natural resource management, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in ocean conservation, environmental policy, or related areas.
  • Strong understanding of global ocean governance frameworks and initiatives.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural and multidisciplinary team.
  • Proficiency in English. Knowledge of other UN languages is an asset.
  • National of Kenya or legal resident with the right to work in Kenya.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter outlining their relevant experience and qualifications to [UNEP email address] by the deadline of April 8, 2024. Please include the job ID (231349) in the subject line of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment.


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