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Programme Management Officer, Human Settlements (Project Post), P3 Nairobi United Nations Nairobi

Programme Management Officer, Human Settlements (Project Post), P3 Nairobi

Nairobi
2020-11-18 08:24:41
Programme Management Officer, Human Settlements (Project Post), P3 Nairobi
ABOUT THE COMPANY

The United Nations Office at Nairobi, the UN headquarters in Africa, was established by the General Assembly in 1996. The office is headed by a Director-General, at the Under-Secretary-General level, serves as the representative office of the Secretary-General in Nairobi and performs representation and liaison functions with permanent missions, the host-country and other Governments, and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations in Nairobi, as well as other organizations of the United Nations system in Kenya; facilitates cooperation between the United Nations and regional organizations; provides administrative and other support services to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat); provides joint and common services to other organizations of the United Nations system in Kenya, as applicable; and manages and implements the programmes of administration, conference services and public... information and provides security and safety services for United Nations staff and facilities in the United Nations Office at Nairobi.

JOB SUMMARY

Education

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in architecture, social, environmental or political sciences, or other urban development oriented studies with focus on urban poverty reduction is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two (2) years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Work Experience

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or related area is required.Experience with the UN or other international organization is desirable.
Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN language is desirable.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities

•Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned projects, etc.; monitors and analyzes project development and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions.

•Performs assignments in planning and facilitating participatory housing design workshops and assisting in developing the action plan for the project to manage the change.

•Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources.

•Assists in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends of housing policy development, housing design and sustainable buildings and construction, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies.

•Undertakes survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions.

•Prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.

•Provides substantive support to meetings, conferences, etc., which includes proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.

•Undertakes outreach activities; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics and activities.

•Participates in field missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and drafting mission summaries, etc.

•Coordinates activities related to budget and funding (project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepares related documents and reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.).

•Performs other duties as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Project management, Reporting, Project implementation, Project Financial Management, Data analysis

REQUIRED EDUCATION

Post-graduate education
Nairobi Kenya
Programme Management Officer, Human Settlements (Project Post), P3 Nairobi United Nations Nairobi
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