Administrator ( a ) in Environmental Culture and Social Participation strategies, Texcoco, Mexico At UNDP – United Nations Development Program

Closing date: Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Job Identification : 11102

Locations : Texcoco, Mexico

Posting Date : 05/31/2023, 06:11 PM

Apply before : 07/06/2023, 06:11 PM

Job Schedule : Full time

Agency : UNDP

Grade : NPSA-4

Vacancy Type : National Personnel Service Agreement

Practice Area : Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery

Bureau : Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean

Contract Duration : 6 months

Education & Work Experience : Bachelor’s Degree – 1 year ( s ) experience OR High School certificate- 4 year ( s ) experience

Required Languages : Native Spanish

Job Description


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are core principles at UNDP: we value diversity as an expression of the multiplicity of nations and cultures where we operate, we foster inclusion as a way of ensuring all personnel are empowered to contribute to our mission, and we ensure equity and fairness in all our actions. Taking a ‘ leave no one behind ’ approach to our diversity efforts means increasing representation of underserved populations. People who identify as belonging to marginalized or excluded populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Learn more about working at UNDP including our values and inspiring stories.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

The general objective of the Sinergia+ project is to generate management processes that strengthen CONANP and that allow it to become an institution that plans based on results, with strong finances and effective governance mechanisms and strategic alliances that contribute to increasing connectivity between representative ecosystems to safeguard their biodiversity and ecological balance.

The Sinergia+ project has four strategic results: 1) Institutional Efficiency; 2) Governance, Citizen Participation and Collaboration Networks; 3) Ecological Representativeness and Connectivity; 4) Strategic Projects

Within the framework of the Sinergia+ Project, the person to be hired will carry out the following activities in support of the Priority Region for the Conservation of the APRN Lake Texcoco, belonging to the Central Region and Neovolcanic Axis, carry out dissemination and education actions on the conservation of ecosystems and their biodiversity, as well as logistical support for research, species monitoring, education for conservation and surveillance in the Natural Protected Area, ensuring compliance with current regulations, the Annual Operational Program and the ANP Management Program. The foregoing will serve for the establishment of protected natural areas and their instruments for their management and regulation. This position contributes to the achievement of the goals of Result 1 “Institutional Efficiency”

Work area

Support the design and preparation of supplies, material and tools that promote awareness and conservation of the Protected Natural Area.

Support the design and formulation of technical documents for planning and implementing awareness-raising actions for the management and conservation of the ANP.

Support the development of environmental education and social participation activities for the different sectors of the communities and surrounding areas in the ANP.

Support the strengthening of community and social participation spaces for the establishment of links or cooperation links with the various actors present in the ANP.

Support the implementation of community projects for the development of capacities in the field.

Support in the elaboration of the Annual Operative Program and technical reports of follow-up of the work in the field.

institutional arrangement

The contracted person will work under the direct technical supervision of the Directorate of the APRN Lake Texcoco, the Regional Directorate of the Center and Neovolcanic Axis, as well as the Coordinator of the Sinergia+ Project.



Achieve Results:

LEVEL: Level 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to detail, delivers quality work within established limits.

Think Innovatively:

LEVEL : Level 1: Is open to creative ideas/known risks, solves problems pragmatically, makes improvements.

Learn Continuously:

LEVEL : Level 1: Open-minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback.

Adapt with Agility:

LEVEL: Level 1: Adapts to change, handles ambiguity/uncertainty constructively, is flexible.

Act with Determination:

LEVEL : Level 1: Shows determination and commitment, able to respond calmly to adversity, confident.

Participate and Associate:

LEVEL: Level 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, builds positive relationships.

Facilitate Diversity and Inclusion:

LEVEL : Level 1: Appreciates/respects differences, recognizes unconscious biases, confronts discrimination

Transversal and Technical Competences

 Thematic Area



Business Administration


Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and unambiguously, both through written and verbal communication; to personalize messages and choose communication methods based on audience

Business Administration

Project management

Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and control resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific objectives

2030 Agenda: Planet

Nature Climate and Energy

Ecosystems and Biodiversity


Minimum Academic Requirements

Candidates with a High School Certificate / Baccalaureate or Bachelor’s degree or internship in: Biology, Agronomy, Environmental Sciences, Education or related sciences.

Minimum Years of Relevant Experience

For candidates with a high school/baccalaureate certificate, 4 years of verifiable experience are required and for candidates with a Bachelor’s degree or internship, 1 year of experience is required in: Environmental education,

Required skills

  •  Preparation of quality reports

Desired Skills in addition to the competencies mentioned in the Competencies section

  •  Knowledge and experience in: environmental education work
  •  Knowledge and experience in: working with rural communities.
  •  Knowledge and experience in: linking tasks for education.
  •  Knowledge and experience in: biodiversity monitoring and field work.
  •  Knowledge and experience in: database management and registration and integration of environmental information.
  •  Bachelor’s degree or internship in: Biology, Agronomy, Environmental Sciences, Education or related sciences.

Required Language(s)

  •  Español

Professional Certificates

  •  proof of studies


Important applicant information

All posts in the NPSA categories are subject to local recruitment.

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Workforce diversity

UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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