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UN-Habitat Recruitment January 2024: Open Jobs/Vacancies Application

UN-Habitat Recruitment January 2024: Open Jobs/Vacancies Application

UN-Habitat Recruitment January 2024: Open Jobs/Vacancies Application

Jobs in NGO / Non-Profit Associations,  Jobs at UN-Habitat

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the UN agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.

Evaluation Consultant for the Flood Resilience in Ulaanbaatar Ger Areas Project

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Chief, Evaluation Unit, UN-Habitat, the Evaluation Expert will:

  • To assess the performance of the project in terms of achievement of the results at objective, expected accomplishment (outcome) and output levels;
  • To assess the relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability, impact and coherence of the project in improving conditions of the target communities in terms of flood resilience building;
  • To assess project management modalities, appropriateness of partnerships, working arrangements, adequacy of resources and how these may have impacted on the effectiveness of the project;
  • Assess the how the Covid-19 affected the performance of the project
  • To assess how cross-cutting issues such as gender equality, youth and human rights were integrated in the project;
  • To identify lessons learned and make strategic, programmatic and management recommendations on what further needs to be done to effectively promote and improve flood resilience in Ulaanbaatar city.

Qualifications/special skills

  • Advanced academic degree in Political Sciences, Project Management, International Development, Program Evaluation, Statistics, Communication, Information Technology, Urban Planning, Economics, Sociology or another relevant field is required.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • 7 years of project management experience in results-based management working with development projects/ programmes is required Extensive evaluation experience.
  • The lead consultant should have the ability to present credible findings derived from evidence and prepare conclusions and recommendations supported by the findings is required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of UN-Habitat mandate, operations and experience of regional/ multi-country projects is desired.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Adaptation Fund operations and strateg is highly preferred
  • Knowledge in climate change issues is desired

Languages

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in written and oral English is required.

Deadline : Feb 6, 2024

Data Analyst

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The consultant will work in the Knowledge and Innovation Branch, under the direct supervision of the chief of the Data and Analytics Section. She/he will be responsible for collection of data for select SDG 11 and UMF indicators (including sub-indicators and proxy indicators, where applicable) from analysis of censuses and surveys, secondary sources, and correspondences with custodian data offices and key informants within the target cities.

Qualifications/special skills

  • A High School Diploma is required.
  • A first-level university degree in statistics, population studies, demography, economics, urban planning, urban studies, or any other closely related field is an asset.
  • At least seven years of experience as statistician, data analyst or urban researcher is required.
  • Extensive knowledge on urban indicators’ framework and data sourcing from censuses and surveys, city level platforms, global data platforms and correspondences with key informants is highly desired.
  • Good knowledge on indicator standardization, indexing, and reporting is desired.

Languages

  • For this consultancy, fluency in oral and written English is required. Although not a requirement, knowledge of any other UN language will be an advantage.

Deadline : Feb 7, 2024

 

Housing Expert

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND, MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience: 2 – 7 years
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Engineering / Technical, Project Management 

Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Kenya Programme, the consultant will be responsible for the following tasks but not limited to.

  • Undertake a critical analysis, map and identify appropriate approaches.
  • Validate project activities on the ground with the relevant partners and stakeholders and in some instances with local communities and beneficiaries.
  • Analysis the cooperative system and other mechanisms for financing housing and the articulation with the PINUA.
  • Conduct a stakeholder’s analysis, identify project beneficiaries, possible partners and stakeholders more clearly and establish synergies with other on-going and planned activities.
  • Verify sites of pilot interventions, scope them in detail and define implementation modalities in consultation with relevant stakeholders.
  • Analysis the sector of building material ( green and affordability )
  • Analysis the articulation between the PINUA and existing housing policies and frameworks (including the housing bill and the KISIP II program)
  • Conduct a risk analysis of the action based on the realities on the ground and propose contextually relevant mitigation measures.
  • Identify tools, channels and best practices to tackle affordable housing issues that can be used to enhance the project strategies and approaches.
  • Provide a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) analysis of the action, focusing on affordable housing issues to inform the operationalization of the project

Qualifications/special skills

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Housing, architecture, civil engineering, urban and regional planning, economics or physical sciences relevant to development and management of human settlements or a related field is required.  A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in human settlements, project or programme management or related field is required
  • At least two years working experience in housing or urban planning or slum upgrading within Africa is highly desirable
  • Proven experience in human settlements development fields, projects/programme design and implementation with the UN or other international agencies is also desirable.

Languages

  • For the position advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.

How to apply

Use the link(s) below to apply on the company website.

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