A minimum of two years of increasingly responsible experience in legal practice, including researching and writing legal analyses, is required. One year of experience in commercial or corporate law is required. Experience in pension funds, investment management, private equity funds, derivatives and/or financial services licensing agreements is desirable. Candidates are advised to carefully follow all instructions on the Inspira online recruitment platform. Please go to careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=168299&Lang=en-US to apply. Professional experience At least two years of increasingly responsible experience at the national and/or international level in public international law, in particular environmental law, and related fields Experience in the development of legal training materials, particularly for e-learning, is desirable. A minimum of two years of increasingly responsible experience in international law, including legal analysis, research and drafting, is required. No experience is required for candidates who have passed the United Nations Young Professionals Programme exam, the United Nations National Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the General Examination of Service to the Profession (G-P). Responsibilities – Conducts legal research on a variety of assigned topics in international law and other areas of specialization using multiple research sources; selects relevant material, analyzes information and presents results for internal review.

– Collects information on environmental issues, researches and prepares sketches for a comprehensive e-learning course on topics, including the creation of related course content in learning management systems available in collaboration with computer and design experts – Assists lawyers in legal research as well as in the review of legal documents, tools or other documents; Identifies important issues, similarities and inconsistencies, etc. – Assistance in the preparation of draft information materials, studies, reports, etc. – Assists in the preparation of legal advice on a variety of environmental issues related to the work of UNEP. – Assists in preparing agreements and contracts with governments, NGOs and other public and private entities, as well as claims and litigation. – Helps manage legal technical support programs. – Assist legal officers in supervising diplomatic conferences, commissions, committees, working groups and other bodies, including the preparation of background papers, summaries of topics and delegations` views, etc.; – Performs other assigned duties. Professionalism: Knowledge and ability to apply legal principles, concepts and procedures, as well as terminology for the review, examination and processing of a range of legal documents. Knowledge of various sources of legal research, including electronic sources, and ability to conduct research and analyze information on a variety of legal issues. Ability to interpret and apply legal instruments, develop and present results, recommendations and opinions in a clear and concise manner. Ability to draft legal documents and work under pressure. Ability to apply sound legal judgment in the context of orders placed. Shows pride in work and achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of the subject; is conscientious and effective in meeting commitments, meeting deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows perseverance when faced with difficult problems or challenges; stay calm in stressful situations.

Takes responsibility for integrating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. Shows pride in work and achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of the subject; is conscientious and effective in meeting commitments, meeting deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows perseverance when faced with difficult problems or challenges; stay calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for integrating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. Candidates shall be assessed on the basis of the information submitted in the application in accordance with the evaluation criteria of the vacancy announcement and applicable internal legislation of the United Nations, including the Charter of the United Nations, General Assembly resolutions, the Staff Regulations and Staff Regulations, administrative expenses and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information about their personal profile and qualifications in accordance with inspira`s instructions in order to be considered for the current job offer. No changes, additions, deletions, revisions or modifications may be made to submitted applications. Applicants who are seriously considered for selection will undergo a reference check to verify the information contained in the application. Formulates policy strategies; develops a vision or direction for the work; proposes guidelines and an action plan for immediate and long-term policy solutions.