UN Habitat National Consultant on Baseline Study and Situational Analysis Jobs 2021 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UN Habitat National Consultant on Baseline Study and Situational Analysis Jobs 2021 – Kenya NGO Jobs. UN Habitat Kenya looking for “National Consultant on Baseline Study and Situational Analysis”. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before 19th Oct 2021.

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 National Consultant on Baseline Study and Situational Analysis Jobs 2021

The UN Habitat has published a job vacancy announcement on 11th Oct 2021 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of National Consultant on Baseline Study and Situational Analysis to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
Position National Consultant on Baseline Study and Situational Analysis
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Seven years
Application Deadline 19th Oct 2021

UN Habitat Job Vacancy 2021

Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • In coordination with LHSS and GLTN Secretariat, other UN-Habitat units and country partners, the consultant is expected to undertake the following tasks and responsibilities:
  • Overview of the related policy, legal and regulatory frameworks and institutional arrangements affecting land tenure and land/wetlands use within the project sites
  • Status of the application and/or implementation of the policy, legal, regulatory and institutional arrangements within the project sites.
  • The policy, legal and regulatory frameworks, including traditional and customary norms affecting land tenure and land/wetland use within the project sites.
  • Various roles of land-related central, local governmental, customary, religious and private sector institutions in the provision of benefits, services and opportunities in the two project sites.
  • General socio-economic profiles of project sites particularly those related to project interventions (e.g. population, agriculture, livelihoods, poverty levels, etc.).
  • Inventory of related projects and interventions (past and present or those in the pipeline) including the nature and description of projects, objectives and target beneficiaries, key challenges and outcomes and opportunities for linkages, partnership and cooperation with the project
  • Stakeholder mapping and analysis and advise on power dynamics both at national level, local and for each project site in relation to land tenure, land dispute resolution and land/wetland use
  • Conduct capacity needs assessment related to land actors for each project site. Assess existing capacity and capacity needs of key land institutions/actors related to the subject matter (i.e. Area Land Committees, District Land Boards, Recorders, District Environmental Officer, CSOs, Sub-county Planning Committee etc.) to support the proposed interventions including existing knowledge of pro-poor and innovative tools and approaches.
  • The general land tenure and land use situation including on disputes and specific challenges in the target sites including on wetlands, with special emphasis on the more vulnerable, i.e. women, indigenous peoples, youth, children and orphans, widows etc. (highlighting their land access status, lack of opportunities and other challenges).
  • Analysis of the political economy within the project areas highlighting key risks and issues that could affect the delivery of project results and measures to mitigate related and other risks.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: National Consultant on Baseline Study and Situational Analysis
  • Department/Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Posting Period: 11 October 2021 – 19 October 2021
  • Job Opening Number: 21-United Nations Human Settlements Programme-165910-Consultant
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in land administration, project management, project monitoring and evaluation, development economics, agriculture, natural resource management, international development, public administration, sociology or related area is required. A first-level university degree in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • 7 years related experience in programme development, monitoring and evaluation particularly in areas of land administration, agriculture, food security and natural resource management is requirement; Experience working on land issues, preferably but not limited to land management, tenure formalisation, cadastre creation and management, land dispute resolution, land information systems, land-based revenue collection, land pooling, land conservation, watershed management, and urban/rural/regional planning is desirable; Knowledge on issues and challenges in the land sector and on-going land reforms in Uganda is desirable; Knowledge of good practice in legal and regulatory frameworks, and policies is desirable; Knowledge of the principles of sustainable development including related international frameworks (like SDG, New Urban Agenda, etc.) is desirable; Previous experience with UN and/or international organization is desirable.

How to Apply UN Habitat National Consultant on Baseline Study and Situational Analysis Jobs 2021

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=165910

The Closing Date: 19th Oct 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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