Programme Specialist (Climate Change) UNDP Jakarta


Location: Jakarta, INDONESIA
Application Deadline: 09-Mar-09
Type of Contract: ALD International
Post Level: ALD-4
Languages Required: English
Expected Duration of Assignment: 12 months

Impact of Results
The incumbent will significantly contribute to UNDP’s strategic positioning and interventions on addressing climate change and environmental challenges in Indonesia. With climate change being a cross-cutting issue, the results will also contribute to integrating climate change in the broader UNDP Country Office Programme. Results are also expected to serve as important inputs to UNDP’s work on climate change at the regional and global level.



  • Broad knowledge on climate change and environmental degradation in developing countries
  • Excellent analytical skills to identify issues and priorities for setting strategic directions
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent coordination, communication, networking and negotiation skills
  • Ability to effectively work with donors, development partners, private sector and government officials
  • Ability to provide strategic advice to senior management
  • Ability to provide technical and polity advise to key-stakeholders
  • Competent in programme and project development
  • Ability to supervise and guide staff

Required Skills and Experience

Recruitment Qualifications


  • A Master’s degree or higher in relevant science such as in natural resource management, environment, or related field


  • 7 years of relevant experience including analytical work,   programme/project development in the areas of environment, development and climate change
  • At least 3 years at the international level
  • Experience working in UN/UNDP highly desirable

Language Requirements:

  • Fluent in English

“Female candidates are encouraged to apply”

UNDP Indonesia reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP Indonesia at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and education requirements.

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