UN Habitat Engineering and Construction Management Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UN Habitat Engineering and Construction Management Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UN Habitat Kenya looking for “Engineering and Construction Management Officer”.

Applicants with a Bachelors Degree may apply on or before May 15, 2024.

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.

UN Habitat Engineering and Construction Management Officer Jobs 2024

The UN Habitat has published a job vacancy announcement on May 08, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Engineering and Construction Management Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat)
Position Engineering and Construction Management Officer
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelors Degree
Experience Required 7 years
Application Deadline May 15, 2024

UN Habitat Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

About UN-Habitat UN-Habitat, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable and resilient towns and cities. It is the focal point agency for all urbanization and human settlement matters within the UN system. UN-Habitat envisions well-planned, well-governed and efficient cities and towns, with adequate housing, infrastructure and universal access to employment and basic services such as water, energy, and sanitation. The Urban Practices Branch (UPB) is the tools and methodology production center of the UN-Habitat that develops normative guidance and cutting-edge tools through communities of urban practices and is the operational level responsible to undertake technical cooperation projects, such as the construction of water and sanitation facilities, shelter and other work. The Planning, Finance & Economy Section (PFES) is responsible to support urban and territorial planning at all scales including through the development of planning policy, norms and guidelines, urban Design and public space design, urban finance (municipal finance and urban development/projects finance), and local economic development. Within the PFES, the umbrella programme ‘Planning for Humanitarian and Development practices: connecting normative to operations”, aims to utilize Urban and Spatial Planning as a tool by which to bridge the gap between humanitarian and development activities. UN-Habitat headquarters, regional and country offices, and several partners deploy a wide range of planning projects and tools in different countries to bring together diverse solutions to address the commitments within the Global Compact on Refugees, Global Compact for Migration, Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals, which include exploring “Alternatives to Camps”, supporting the paradigm shift towards the integration of refugee and host communities in combined programming, and development of sustainable and long-term solutions as part of multi-actor and comprehensive responses to “Leave No One Behind”, ensuring the most vulnerable populations are promoted and protected.


  • At least a 1st level degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture is required.. Work Experience:
  • At least 7 years’ experience in the field of architecture and civil engineering with direct proven experience is required.
  • Experience of working on migration and displacement issues is considered an asset;
  • Direct proven experience of infrastructure construction projects/processes is considered as asset;
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals (and their monitoring/evaluation) and of the New Urban Agenda is an asset;
  • Working experience with international development agencies and in particular the United Nations is an asset.


  • Fluency in English, written and oral, is required. Knowledge of Swahili is an asset.

Other Details

  • Job Opening ID: 233903
  • Job Family : HST
  • Category and Level : Consultants, CON
  • Duty Station : NAIROBI
  • Department/Office : United Nations Human Settlements Programme
  • Date Posted : May 6, 2024
  • Deadline : May 15, 2024

How to Apply UN Habitat Engineering and Construction Management Officer Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: May 15, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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