UN Habitat Junior Urban Planner Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UN Habitat Junior Urban Planner Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UN Habitat Kenya looking for “Junior Urban Planner”.

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

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 Junior Urban Planner Jobs 2023

The UN Habitat has published a job vacancy announcement on 12 September 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Junior Urban Planner to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat)
Position Junior Urban Planner
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master’s degree
Experience Required At least two (2) years
Application Deadline 19 September 2023

UN Habitat Job Vacancy 2023

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision Senior Human Settlement Officer for West Africa (SHSO) and the Programme Associate for West Africa, the consultant will carry out the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist the SHSO in the implementation of the activities for the National Housing Strategy for Mauritania and provide technical support to the consultants;
  • Provide guidance on the integration of projects under the scope of UN-Habitat’s programmes in West Africa in the Integrated, Planning, Management, and Reporting (IPMR) platform, including planning and monitoring;
  • Provide inputs and contributions to concept notes and project documents, and guidance for the internal project validation procedure;
  • Translation of English and French relevant documents regarding the projects’ implementation.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Master’s degree in urban design, architecture, environmental studies, sustainable development or equivalent is required.
  • At least 2 years of experience working in architecture, urban planning, project management, social science or related fields is required;
  • Experience working on urban resilience.


English and French are the official languages of the United Nations. Fluency in both English and French is required. Knowledge of another UN language is an added advantage.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UN Habitat Junior Urban Planner Jobs 2023

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

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 19 September 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Official Website www.unhabitat.org
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