UN Habitat Web Development Consultant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UN Habitat Web Development Consultant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UN Habitat Kenya looking for “Web Development Consultant”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before May 23, 2024.

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 Web Development Consultant Jobs 2024

The UN Habitat has published a job vacancy announcement on May 13, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Web Development Consultant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat)
Position Web Development Consultant
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Two years
Application Deadline May 23, 2024

UN Habitat Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities

  • About UN-Habitat UN-Habitat, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable and resilient towns and cities. It is the focal point agency for all urbanization and human settlement matters within the UN system. UN-Habitat envisions well-planned, well-governed and efficient cities and towns, with adequate housing, infrastructure and universal access to employment and basic services such as water, energy, and sanitation. The Urban Practices Branch (UPB) is the tools and methodology production center of the UN- Habitat that develops normative guidance and cutting-edge tools through communities of urban practices and is the operational level responsible to undertake technical cooperation projects, such as the construction of water and sanitation facilities, shelter and other work.  The Planning, Finance & Economy Section (PFES) is responsible to support urban and territorial planning at all scales including through the development of planning policy, norms and guidelines, urban design and public space design, urban finance (municipal finance and urban development/projects finance), and local economic development.  Our City Plans is a global toolbox and digital platform that guides and supports local governments and urban actors to better understand, customise, and develop inclusive and integrated urban planning processes, using a participatory and incremental methodology that adapts to their needs and local context.  Reporting and Communication  The Web Development Consultant will be hired to collaborate closely with the Our City Plans team of PFES and other related projects. He/she will be reporting to the team lead on Our City Plans.  Duties and Responsibilities Under the overall supervision of the Programme Lead on Our City Plans, the consultant will be responsible for the following duties within Our City Plans digital platform, developed in Drupal:
  • Design and develop new functionalities according to user feedback and data gathered, including back-end and front-end development.
  • Build and develop new Drupal modules, adjust and update existing modules and content.
  • Deploy updates, maintenance, configurations, technical support and quality control of the site using Drupal as Content Management System and back end.
  • Develop and update the site based considering user-friendly design, responsive design on various types of devices, accessibility standards, browser compatibility and optimal performance in low-bandwidth locations.
  • Manage data analytics and hosting services.
  • Build prototypes for testing and user testing and feedback.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Opening ID: 233798
  • Job Family: HST
  • Category and Level: Consultants, CON
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Department/Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme
  • Date Posted: Apr 30, 2024
  • Deadline: May 23, 2024


  • Academic Qualification: First Level university degree in Computer Science, Web Development, UX/UI Design, or a related field is required.  Work Experience:  At least 2 years of relevant work experience in web development and expertise on Drupal is required. Experience on UX/UI is highly desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this advertised position fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.

How to Apply UN Habitat Web Development Consultant Jobs 2024

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/jobSearchDescription/233798?language=en

The Closing Date: May 23, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website www.unhabitat.org
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