Appel à candidature : Recrutement d’un(e) Consultant(e) de projet One Health par le Programme des Nations Unies pour l’Environnement (PNUE).






Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Subprogramme Coordinator for Nature Action in ROAP, and in close collaboration with the Regional Subprogramme Coordinator for Chemicals and Pollution Action, and in close coordination with the One Health Team at UNEP headquarters, the consultant will support the delivery and coordination of UNEP’s delivery of One Health-related activities in the region. Activities will be implemented in close collaboration with the Quadripartite One Health Alliance partners and contribute technically to advancing UNEP’s efforts on One Health in Asia and the Pacific region. The expected outputs will help strengthen UNEP’s capacity for engagement in the One Health arena in the region to develop and implement long-term strategic approaches that fully recognize and integrate environmental dimensions of One Health, and the synergies needed to institutionalize and operationalize the One Health approach, including upstream preventative actions.

Result of Service

Work assignments and outputs of the consultancy will contribute to the strategic engagement of UNEP with Quadripartite One Health Alliance in Asia and the Pacific region, and ensuring effective, and well-coordinated delivery of UNEP’s efforts on One Health in the region, implemented in close coordination with the Quadripartite One Health Alliance. Specifically, this consultancy will provide support to:
1) stocktaking of existing initiatives and emerging opportunities on One Health-related initiatives in the region and development of an internal strategy for UNEP’s engagement on One Health initiatives in Asia and the Pacific region;
2) coordinating and supporting UNEP’s engagement in the Quadripartite activities and other One Health-related initiatives in the region, including by contributing to the implementation of the Nature for Health and other One Health-related projects, supporting member states in the development of strategies, policies and targeted measures, and to keep ROAP and the One Health Team abreast of developments;
3) contribution to the preparation of written outputs for UNEP and the Quadripartite on environmental dimensions of One Health approaches; and
4)supporting resource mobilization on One Health-related initiatives by contributing to the preparation of fundingproposals and project concept notes.

Qualifications/special skills

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in the fields of human, animal or public health, life sciences or the environmental management sector is required. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in projects or programme management isrequired in at least two of the following fields, with experience in the rest being desirable: One Health; ecosystemhealth; biodiversity; health systems; antimicrobial resistance; ecotoxicology, emerging infectious diseases andzoonoses; public health; animal health; social, economic and behavioural sciences relating to One Health, foodsystems;
Understanding of ecosystem health, One Health, biodiversity, emerging infectious diseases and zoonoses, and other relevant issues on One Health in the region.
Experience in Asia and the Pacific Region, and Regional and Sub-regional bodies is desirable.
Working experience in a multicultural environment including United Nations desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, proficiency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

Closing soon: 29 Jan 2023

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