Vacancy at GGKP: Green Industry Platform Consultant

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7 December 2018
Position: Green Industry Platform Consultant
Organization: Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP)
Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland
Application Deadline: 30 December 2018


The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is looking for a Green Industry Platform Consultant to support the development of the Green Industry Platform. The deadline to apply is 30 December 2018.



The GGKP is a global network of 60 international organisations, research institutes, and think tanks committed to collaboratively generating, managing and sharing knowledge and data, established in 2012 by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and the World Bank.
Following an external assessment of the GGKP, the GGKP founding organizations have decided to expand its successful platform approach to two additional communities: industry (private-sector businesses) and finance. This initiative will build on the institutional knowledge and engagement created by the GGKP to create an on-line knowledge platform for green industry experts and practitioners. Following a scoping study and web development, the Green Industry Platform will launch in early 2019. The selected candidate will assist with the knowledge management of the Green Industry Platform through initial setup of knowledge products on the platform and drafting and finalizing of webpage texts and outreach efforts.



The consultant will be responsible for the following outputs: 
Output 1: Web content pages for all existing green industry related knowledge products to the Green Industry Platform according to Green Industry Platform’s knowledge management guideline, uploaded.
Output 2: Draft versions of web texts for Green Industry Platform
Output 3: Database of partners and to-do lists for the Green Industry Platform
Output 4: Final version of web texts for Green Industry Platform and related texts of GGKP
Output 5: Under the direct guidance of the GGKP unit, promotional, outreach and informational materials for Green Industry Platform and GGKP
Output 6: Web content pages for all new green industry related knowledge products to the Green Industry Platform according to Green Industry Platform’s knowledge management guideline, uploaded.



Academic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business administration, management, economics or a closely related area with substantial coursework in sustainable business practices, sustainability in private sector context, or similar areas.

Experience: A minimum of two years of accumulated work experience closely relevant to the outlined outputs/tasks. Specifically, this must include at least 6 months’ work experience in each of the following areas: 
a) knowledge management, particularly in organizing of knowledge materials and summarizing long and complex content.
b) website / web content management, preferably in Drupal context
c) drafting of various written materials, particularly for the web, newsletters and public consumption.
d) work experience in green industry / sustainable business practice or closely related context, which may coincide with experience in areas a-c above.
Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.



Further information and details regarding this consultancy can be found here. Only applications submitted electronically through the United Nations careers portal by 30 December 2018 will be given consideration.

Posting Period: 06 December 2018 - 30 December 2018

Job ID: 108324