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Consultant to support the work on land in the Arab States,(Nairobi), - UN Habitat in Nairobi

  United Nations   
  Nairobi, Kenya
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Job Summary

The consultant will report to the Arab States focal point in the GLTN Secretariat, located in the Land and GLTN Unit of UN-Habitat. The consultant will closely collaborate with the UN-Habitat Regional Office for the Arab States, the country offices in the region and relevant partner organisations.

Responsibilities

    • Support the establishment of a land governance network for Arab States - This will include the identification and the establishment of partnerships with relevant regional institutions; ensuring frequent information flow with regional partners; and supporting the implementation of the secretariat functions of the network. Ensure regular information flow with
    • Coordinate the establishment and maintenance of the E-Platform to share information & knowledge among regional land governance stakeholders-This will include developing a database of existing resources, institutions, networks, experts and trainers, capacity development courses and initiatives; Preparing appropriate materials to share on the E-Platform; identifying relevant materials, simplification and translation if needed; coordinating with the GLTN communication team for the smooth running of the E-Platform.
    • Support the development of a capacity building strategy for the Arab States - This will include undertaking a capacity needs assessment for the region; support the development of the capacity development strategy for the region; support the organisation and implementation of capacity development initiatives; and develop a database of institutions and experts to support the implementation of the strategy.
    • Support research in the Arab States
    • Support the organisation of events in the region, including the Arab land governance conference, the writeshop on the implementation of conflict sensitive land tools in the region, the validation of the guidelines on women access to land and others. The events’ support will include preparing the programme, assist with administration task and draft the reports of the events.
    • Develop concept notes for resource mobilisation, formalize collaboration, etc.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract typeTemporary
Job typeFull Time
LocationNairobi
Area of workProject, program management
SeniorityExperienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education

Bachelor's degree


Required relevant work experience

2 years


Required skills
  • Project implementation
  • Research planning
  • Stakeholder communication
  • Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
  • Event management

Required languages
  • French
    (Spoken:  | Written: )
  • English
    (Spoken:  | Written: )

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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.

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