UN Habitat Urban Finance Economy Consultant Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UN Habitat Urban Finance Economy Consultant Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UN Habitat Kenya looking for “Urban Finance Economy Consultant”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 21 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 Urban Finance Economy Consultant Jobs 2023

The UN Habitat has published a job vacancy announcement on 14 September 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Urban Finance Economy Consultant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat)
Position Urban Finance Economy Consultant
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required At least two (2) years
Application Deadline 21 September 2023

UN Habitat Job Vacancy 2023

Duties and Responsibilities:

The consultant will work closely with the UN-Habitat team to support delivering the components 1 and 3 of the first and the last phase. The consultant is responsible for assessing the state and the funding of the municipality, and defining prioritized infrastructure investments and linkage to financing, more specifically;

  • Review of IFIs and external donors’ investment pipelines – Sourcing the status of the projects (planned and unbudgeted and unplanned projects).
  • Identified the investors in the area of study and capitalized on their strategies
  • Validation of planned and unplanned, and unbudgeted projects information (CAPEX, location, timeline etc.) with relevant authorities
  • Identified the sectors of projects invested and the ones that will be invested
  • Finalised capital investment list (as per template)
  • Analysis of the institutional capacity of the CUD and CAD 3 Municipality team in dealing with investors/financiers and managing urban projects.


  • Advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in Urban Economy and Development or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two (2) additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in the field of urban economic research and analysis,
  • policy formulation, application of economic principles in development programmes or projects is required.
  • Understanding of and experience from managing urban data is an asset;
  • Experience working with development banks and private sector as well as on municipal and urban finance issues is an asset;
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals (and their monitoring/evaluation) and of the New Urban Agenda is an asset;


Fluency in French and English, written and verbal, is required. Knowledge in any other language of the Programme is an asset.

Other Details

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

How to Apply UN Habitat Urban Finance Economy Consultant Jobs 2023

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

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The Closing Date: 21 September 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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