Deadline: 09.06.2024

Carbon Market Programme Officer/


The main responsibility of the candidate will be to provide science-based, analytic and project management support in the areas of: GHG, SDG, and transformational impact assessment, institutional development for carbon market accounting and reporting of Internationally Traded Mitigation Outcomes (ITMOs), and transparency for tracking progress of NDCs enabling ambition raising. The candidate is expected to work independently on a varied portfolio of activities, including project management support, collaboration with partners, quantitative and qualitative analysis, presentation of analytical results using digital tools and web-based platforms as well as collaboration with relevant colleagues across the UNEP-CCC sections and UNEP Climate Change Division.

Specific areas of work will include:

  • Being part of an international team of experts working on the analysis and capacity building support for implementation of Article 6 cooperative approaches in emerging markets and developing countries.
  • Supporting the work of the ID section, including the development and management of institutional frameworks and databases for carbon market implementation, integrated assessment of mitigation policies and actions with long-term mitigation strategies for net zero emissions to achieve the global goals of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Enhance and support to implement the GHG and SDG impact assessment of mitigation activities for trading in ITMOs using digital tools and approaches for monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV).

As part of the above work also be responsible for project management and coordination support, allocation of budget resources within the assigned projects and for regularly monitoring and assessing performance against KPIs and project milestones. In addition, it is expected that the Carbon Market Programme Officer contributes to the visibility and communication of UNEP-CCC’s activities and outcomes publicly. The candidate will contribute to analytical work, resulting in both peer-reviewed publications and reports, perspectives, and policy briefings.

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