International Coordination and Partnership Consultant Job in Kenya - UN

Result of Service

  • The consultancy will be providing technical support on expertise to mobilize key urban stakeholders in Eastern Europe, South Caucasus, and Central Asia for World Urban Forum 12 and beyond. UN-Habitat, in collaboration with UN Resident Coordinator Offices in the region, will jointly support this effort.

Duties and Responsibilities
The consultancy will consist of the following deliverables mobilizing Eastern Europe, South Caucasus, and Central Asia regions towards World Urban Forum 12 and beyond: In 2024, the following outputs are expected:  

  • Inception Report: provide an overview towards mobilizing member states from Eastern Europe, South Caucasus, and Central Asia for National Urban Fora, WUF12, WUF13, and other relevant regional events. Identify key stakeholders, gather initial data and develop calendar of events, and establish roadmap outlining tasks, responsibilities, and timelines.
  • Report on key areas for substantive engagement: update overview of UN-Habitat substantive and strategic engagement in various countries of Eastern Europe, South Caucasus, and Central Asia; including outline of key priority areas of governments.
  • Partnership Database: in close cooperation with UN-Habitat country and project focal points and UNRCOs, establish partnership database for all Habitat Agenda Partners in Eastern Europe, South Caucasus, and Central Asia, focusing on local, national and regional stakeholders.
  • National and Regional Urban Fora: support and promote organization of National and Regional Urban for a in coordination with key urban counterparts in each country. Word Urban Forum 12: encourage and facilitate participation of key stakeholders at WUF12, including women and youth, and civil society.
  • Final Report: derive partnership strategy, including lessons learnt from mobilization towards WUF12 participation, attendance, and way forward towards WUF13 and other relevant regional events.

Qualifications/Special Skills

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Architecture, Urban Planning, Development Studies, Public Administration, or similar discipline relevant to sustainable urbanization and international development or a related field is required.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A minimum of seven years (5) years of progressively responsible experience in project management in urbanization, strategic planning, housing is required.
  • At least one year of progressive experience in field related to Terms of Reference of the consultancy assignment, establishment of working relationships with various humanitarian and development partners, capacity to work in a complex institutional environment involving government, international agencies, private sector and civil society organizations are required. Strong interest in issues concerning urban development is an advantage.
  • Understanding of urban development paradigms and socio-political situation in Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia.
  • International experience is an asset, especially within the United Nations System.

Deadline: Jul 7, 2024

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