UN Habitat Urban Planning Expert Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UN Habitat Urban Planning Expert Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UN Habitat Kenya looking for “Urban Planning Expert”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 18 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 Planning Expert Jobs 2023

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

Recruiter United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat)
Position Urban Planning Expert
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required Minimum of two years
Application Deadline 18 September 2023

UN Habitat Job Vacancy 2023


Under the overall supervision of the Chief of the Planning, Finance and Economy Section, the Urban Planning and Infrastructure in Migration Contexts (UPIMC) project coordinator, in coordination with the UN-Habitat Regional Offices and in close collaboration with UN-Habitat thematic Sections, the incumbent of the post will have to fulfill the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise in relation to Urban Lab projects;
  • Provide technical expertise in relation to the normative production and the technical support to UN-Habitat Regional Offices and Country Offices activities;
  • Advise and work with the Urban LAB team to analyze, collect, compile and interpret data to guide and inform the Projects and the Lab’s normative production;
  • Advise and work with the Urban LAB team on planning and designing effective, resilient, sustainable and fit-for-propose solutions;

Qualification & Experience:

  • A minimum of advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, or related field that is relevant for sustainable urban development is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience in the field of urban development and planning, resilience, mobility, project finance, and/or data systems, GIS software use, data analysis, (and/or related fields) is required.
  • Work experience in developing countries and public sector is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in spoken and written English is required. Knowledge of other UN languages is an added advantage.

Other Details

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

How to Apply UN Habitat Urban Planning Expert 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: 18 September 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Official Website www.unhabitat.org
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