UN Habitat Urban Law Consultant Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UN Habitat Urban Law Consultant Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UN Habitat Kenya looking for “Urban Law Consultant”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 14 November 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 Law Consultant Jobs 2023

The UN Habitat has published a job vacancy announcement on 08 November 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Urban Law Consultant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat)
Position Urban Law Consultant
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required 5 years
Application Deadline 14 November 2023

UN Habitat Job Vacancy 2023

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct legal and governance review and analyses on UN-Habitat thematic issues such as related to urban planning law, governance, public participation, and land as well as environment and climate action. Legal and governance frameworks will be reviewed to assess their effectiveness in supporting urban processes specifically in the areas of resilient and low carbon urban development and good governance.
  • Draft synthesis and comparative analysis reports on planning laws in developing country contexts contributing to: (i) reduced spatial inequality and poverty in communities across the urban–rural continuum; (ii) increased access to adequate housing and security of tenure, (iii) strengthened climate action and improved urban environment; and (iv) effective urban crisis prevention and response.
  • Undertake reviews of projects and documents to strengthen legislation and governance dimensions.
  • Undertake legal case studies and develop methodologies to assist to identify international legal best practices on urban development and management.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law. A first-level university degree in combination with two (2) years’ experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • 5 years of professional experience in the field of urban law issues including planning laws, land laws, housing laws, slum upgrading law, human rights-based approaches to development, basic services, building and construction and urban governance, etc. is required.
  • Previous experience working in Francophone cities on urban planning, slum upgrading and development control activity.
  • Previous experience working with the United Nations will be an added advantage.

Other Details

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

How to Apply UN Habitat Urban Law Consultant Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: 14 November 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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