Urban Resilience Planner at UN-Habitat

Job Description

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications:

  1. University degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in Urban Planning, Rural development, Agricultural science, Social Studies or related field that is relevant in sustainable urban development is required.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience dealing with sustainable urban development and climate change resilience. Relevant experience in architecture, planning and urban designing of flood mitigation measures and resilience infrastructure, public and social facilities such as public/green spaces, sustainable housing model, infrastructure and community development is required.
  • Working experience in humanitarian setting on spatial planning and disaster management as well as hosting workshops/meetings in Kakuma-Kalobeyei, Kenya, with local stakeholders is an added advantage.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. For this consultancy, fluency in English, both verbal and written, is required.
  • Knowledge of other UN languages is desirable.
  • Basic knowledge of Swahili is an asset.