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Industrial Development Expert, L4, Energy Efficiency and Policy Unit

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Town/City Vienna
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 04/03/2010
Company Name United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Contact Name Human Resources
Website Further Details / Applications
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Main Functions

Programme Development:

Enhances the Organization's in-house capacity in the field of industrial energy efficiency (notably energy management systems and industrial energy systems) as well as advanced energy technology for manufacturing industry. Develops and formulates technical cooperation projects/programmes in the area of industrial energy efficiency and policy issues, in line with the guidelines and procedures governing the delivery of UNIDO services, and obtains internal approval. More specifically, acts as a project expert for industrial energy efficiency projects in the field of industrial energy efficiency, energy policy and energy management standards. A major focal area for this work is in Europe and the NIS region. He/she will be expected to provide technical advice/inputs in the above mentioned-fields. He/she will deliver these services alone and/or within the framework of the Unit. Prepares high quality reports on industrial policy. Reports on a regular basis to Unit colleagues and management.

Programme Implementation:

Wherever required, assumes responsibility for developing and implementing projects/programmes and ensuring that assigned inputs are delivered in line with key objectives.

Funds Mobilization:

Cooperates with other Units and Branches in-house and external partners in mobilizing the funds necessary for project and programme implementation - main funding sources are GEF, EU and multi / bilateral agencies and partners, national agencies / institutions and the private sector.

Global Forum Function:
Organizes and runs in cooperation with other units in-house UNIDO global forum activities (conferences, seminars, expert group meetings, etc. Prepares technical papers or other inputs for external seminars, conferences, expert group meetings, etc. Prepares UNIDO publications and other information dissemination aids and tools. Keeps abreast of technical and economic developments in his/her field of specialization through close contacts with specialized institutions and industry representatives, following the technical press, market developments and trends.

Advisory Services to Counterparts:

Advisory services include commenting on, appraising or revising draft project proposals submitted by requesting Governments; advising Governments on financing institutions, multilateral and bilateral organizations and other strategic partners; preparing technical papers, and provision of technical advice to strategic partners/donors. Helps to maintain excellent working relations with country representatives and national governments.

Performs other related duties and assignments as required by the Unit Chief or Branch Director.

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