Program Manager Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Kigali


Job: International Environmental Agreements Officer



Reports To: Director of Climate Change and International Obligations

No. of Positions: 1

Deadline: 29/May/2018

Job Description

Functions and tasks:

1. Contribute to the preparation, monitoring and implementation of multilateral agreements and obligations

Prepare and monitor programs and plans for the implementation of Multilateral Environmental Agreements and other International Environmental Obligations (MEA – IO);
Assess convention decisions and recommendations to update the convention’s implementation plans in collaboration with national focal points for different
Environmental Agreements and Obligations;
Provide technical input in negotiating and implementing regional and international conventions, protocols and treaties relating to environmental management;
Review financing agreements related to bilateral and multilateral environmental agreements between REMA and its development partners;

2. Draft and review legal instruments regarding international, bilateral and multilateral environmental agreements

Review national policies and legal framework to ensure compliance with international obligation and assist in the domestication procedures of an international obligation;
Draft required legal instruments related to the domestication of bilateral and multilateral environmental agreements and make due follow up

3. Prepare, review, and disseminate GEF, GCF guidelines and other environmental funding mechanisms

Review Global Environmental Facility (GEF), Green Climate Fund (GCF) projects proposals and other climate-related projects;
Prepare and disseminate guidelines and other tools related to the GEF, GCF and other environmental funding mechanisms

4. Provide guidance to different MEA

IO focal points to ensure their fulfillment of set objectives
Initiate and coordinate the preparation of the national reports in collaboration with national focal points for different MEA – IO;
Provide legal advice on information to be posted on climate change website
Act as focal point for Ministry of Foreign Affairs in regard to Joint Permanent Commissions (JPC) activities.

Job Profile

A0 in Law

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

Negotiation & influencing skills
Planning and organization skills
Communication, reporting and writing skills
Interpersonal and team working skills
understanding Rwanda’ s environment system
Knowledge in International Standards of environment