UNDP National Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

UNDP National Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNDP Ethiopia looking for “National Officer”.

Applicants with a Master’s Degree may apply on or before September 19, 2023.

The United Nations Development Programme is the global development network of the United Nations. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations and advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves.

UNDP National Officer Jobs 2023

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on September 05, 2023 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of National Officer to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Position National Officer (Land, Property and Housing law expert)
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum Four Years
Application Deadline September 19, 2023

UNDP Job Vacancy 2023

Scope of Work:

The incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the UN-Habitat Ethiopia Programme Manager and the project lead, and he/she will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Participate in site/neighborhood assessments, support participatory planning processes with the local government, host and displacement affected communities and different organizations to inform area-based multisectoral interventions.
  • Review existing policies and strategies related to sustainable land management, environment, and climate change mitigation measures. Recommend ways of sustainable use of land and land use planning in the wake of climate change ensuring that gender considerations are addressed.
  • key informant interviews and focus group discussions to be held with women with particular attention on women`s physical and legal access to HLP.
  • Conduct preliminary discussions with key actors and examine relevant documents to prepare an inception report and a work plan on HLP issues as per the requirement put forward on the project document.
  • Responsible for the provision of technical support and capacity building to HLP coordination mechanisms and contribute to the HLP strategy and plan of action considering the local and modern contexts.
  • Careful follow-up of the workplan for the project, support monitoring of project implementation and report against milestones to project team members.
  • Recommend flexible and politically acceptable approaches to individual versus collective tenure rights to land and resource tenure regimes with considerations that climate conditions are changing, and sustainable livelihoods can be maintained.
  • Coordinate with the local Consultancy firm on assessment on land registrations, ownership, spatial data gathering, development potential and training package specifically on HLP ensuring that gender considerations are addressed.
  • Coordinate with local consultancy firm on the use of a digital tool incorporating a database of land uses and existent and possible land tenure arrangements ensuring that gender considerations are addressed.
  • Lead fundraising efforts including exploring new sources of funding for HLP (i.e., humanitarian, development and private donors, foundations etc..) in coordination and collaboration with the in-house team, through designing projects, writing technical sections of proposals, preparing budgets, and projecting timelines.
  • Any other tasks requested by the Project or Programme Manager.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: National Officer
  • Job Identification: 13360
  • Locations: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Posting Date: 04/09/2023, 17:19
  • Apply Before: 19/09/2023, 09:29
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Agency: HABITAT
  • Grade: SB4
  • Vacancy Type: Service Contract Holders
  • Practice Area: Management
  • Bureau: Regional Bureau for Africa
  • Contract Duration: 6 months
  • Vacancy Timeline: 2 Weeks

Educational Qualification and Experience:


  • Advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) or BA/BSC degree in land administration/management, law, international development, development studies or any other field relevant to the assignment.

Work Experience:

  • For MA/MSC. degree in a relevant field, four (4) years of relevant work experience in land management issues and research/policy development is required. Two years of relevant experience for LLM (Masters in Law) and MSC in engineering.
  • For BA/BSC degree in a relevant field, six (6) years of relevant work experience in land management issues and research/policy development is required. Four (4) ears of relevant experience For LLB and BSC in engineering.
  • Experience with technical/programming exercise in HLP.


  • 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 Ethiopian working language and the language of working regions is desirable. Ability to communicate technical knowledge to non-expert audience is preferred.

How to Apply UNDP National Officer Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.


The Closing Date: September 19, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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