UN Habitat Architect Jobs 2022 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UN Habitat Architect Jobs 2022 – Kenya NGO Jobs. UN Habitat Kenya looking for “Architect”. Applicants with a degree in Advanced University Degree may apply on or before 12th Aug 2022.

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is the United Nations programme for human settlements and sustainable urban development. It was established in 1978 as an outcome of the first United Nations Conference on Human Settlements and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat I) held in Vancouver, Canada, in 1976. UN-Habitat maintains its headquarters at the United Nations Office at Nairobi, Kenya. It is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. It is a member of the United Nations Development Group. The mandate of UN-Habitat derives from the Habitat Agenda, adopted by the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) in Istanbul, Turkey, in 1996.

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UN Habitat Architect Jobs 2022

The UN Habitat has published a job vacancy announcement on 5th Aug 2022 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Architect to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)
Position Architect
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post 22
Qualification Advanced University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Two years
Application Deadline 12th Aug 2022

UN Habitat Job Vacancy 2022

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and conduct participatory engagement processes using Minecraft as a tool to understand community’s needs
  • Review technical architecture proposals and provide urban design inputs to public space implementation projects;
  • Review and provide inputs to the urban planning and design component of the Datacenter Microsoft project
  • Provide planning and design inputs to ongoing planning initiatives, including citywide strategies, and urban transformation plans;
  • Develop clear planning proposals, drawings and related reports for partner cities;
  • Review of proposals and design prepared by local planners for various pilot cities;
  • Provide inputs and develop new innovative participatory processes
  • Develop communication materials, including layout and design to public space publications and documents including the Annual report of the programme;
  • Develop planning proposals for cities and partners including analysis, drawings and related reports on site-specific public space assessments;
  • Provide inputs into the Global Public Space Programme publications and documents;
  • Develop public space design guidelines for local governments, ensuring the public spaces are inclusive, accessible and safe, especially for people with disabilities; and
  • Provide inputs into PFES publications and documents.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: Architect
  • Department/Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Posting Period: 04 August 2022 – 12 August 2022
  • Job Opening Number: 22-United Nations Human Settlements Programme-187102-Consultant
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • Advanced University degree in Architecture or Urban Planning, or related field that is relevant for sustainable urban development and urban planning and design is required. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • Minimum 2-year experience in urban planning and urban design with direct proven experience in drawing and preparing plan graphical material using computer assisted design tools. Strong graphic representation skills and public space design experience is required. Experience in facilitating participatory workshop including the use of digital engagement tools is an added asset. The candidate should have a portfolio of plans and designs of which he/she is the author.

How to Apply UN Habitat Architect Jobs 2022

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

Then to apply, go to https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=187102

The Closing Date: 12th Aug 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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