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UNDP Assistant Resident Representative - Head of Climate Environment and Energy Unit (Nationals Only)

Assistant Resident Representative – Head of Climate Environment and Energy Unit (Nationals Only)

Country: Viet Nam
City: Ha Noi,
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UNDP Assistant Resident Representative – Head of Climate Environment and Energy Unit (Nationals Only)

The Assistant Resident Representative leads the CEE Unit, needing political acumen, diplomacy, relationship-building, and problem-solving skills. They also contribute to policy advising, engage in senior staff groups, and support shared office priorities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Spearheading the strategic direction of Climate, Environment and Energy, including UN joint programmes with UNDP’s participation and other collaborative UN initiatives through:
    • Analysis of the political, social and economic situation in the country and collaborative preparation/revision of the UNSDCF, UNDP’s Country Programme Document (CPD), Annual Work Plans (AWPs), and other documents, guided by the global UNDP Strategic Plan and the Sustainable Development Goals, Identify strategic programme areas of cooperation;
    • Identification of possibilities for UN joint programming in relevant areas and support of UNDP’s alternate-chair role in UN Results Group on Climate Change and Environment.
    • Operationalization of CPD in collaboration with key national partners, and development partners, development partners and civil society,
  2. Ensure effective management of the CO’s Climate, Environment and Energy programme and supervision of the CEE Team focusing on quality control of the full cycle of programming from formulation to implementation achieving the following results through:
    • Providing high quality guidance and supervision to UNDP CO staff within the CEE unit and if applicable to UNDP Technical Advisory staff embedded within Government offices;
    • Effective application of RBM tools: establishment of management targets and monitoring the achievement of results as well as the programme environment, effecting timely readjustment of programme where needed;
    • Strategic oversight of planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of the programme, tracking use of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations;
  3. Establishes and maintains strategic partnerships and supports mobilization of resources in cooperation with the CO Senior Management focusing on achievement of the following results through:
    1. Actively developing strong partnership with national and international partners (government institutions, bilateral and multilateral donors, IFIs, vertical funds, private sector, civil society), contributing to raising the profile and credibility of UN/UNDP in the area of Climate Change, Environment, Energy and Climate-Health.
    2. Generation of a predictable, multi-year pipeline of non-core resources contributing to sustain UNDP’s progamme;
    3. Active representation of UN/UNDP and substantive participation in relevant forums and thematic groups involving Government, civil society and development partners.
  4. Ensure provision of quality advisory services and facilitation of knowledge building and management, focusing on achievement of the following results:
    1. Identification of key climate change, environment, energy/energy transition, and climate-health policy issues and challenges, identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learned directly linked to programme country policy goals, leading to the formulation of substantive policy advice;
    2. Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice;
    3. Organization of necessary trainings for the unit staff and project personnel in required areas.

The incumbent performs other duties within their functional profile as deemed necessary for the efficient functioning of the Office and the Organization.

Supervisory/Managerial Responsibilities:  Supervision and performance management of Country Office Programme Team.

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Required Skills and Experience for Assistant Resident Representative

  • Advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, or related field is required, or
  • A first-level university degree (bachelor’s degree) in the areas mentioned above in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Minimum 7 years (with master’s degree) or 9 years (with bachelor’s degree) of relevant experience at the national and/or international level in providing management advisory services, hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development portfolios and projects in relevant thematic areas; and establishing inter-relationships among international organizations and national governments.
  • Having experience in managerial and leadership skills is required.
  • Experience in the use of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc), database packages, and web-based management systems such as ERP.
  • Proven hands-on experience in providing policy advice to the Governments and support to the development of strategic policies is required.
  • Proven hands-on experience on climate and environment policies and Governance: Understanding of international, national, and local climate change, energy and environment’s frameworks/treaties, policies, regulations is an asset;
  • Having strong experience in developing and management of development projects is desirable.
  • Demonstrate analytical, conceptualization and communication skills, experience with working in a multicultural environment international or regional organizations or United Nations is an asset.
  • Experience in building partnerships and resource mobilization through different funding sources is an asset.
Language requirements:
  • Fluency in English and Vietnamese is required.

NOTE: upload copies of your academic qualifications and 3 latest Performance Evaluations (if applicable).


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline11 May,2024
CountryViet Nam
CityHa Noi,



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