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Competency: Communication:• Excellent written and oral presentation skills in English.• Excellent capacity to produce and manipulate graphic documents and drawings.• Good presentation skills.• Ability to communicate complex interventions in a clear language and convincing narratives.• Sketching capabilities to effectively communicate in workshop settings and teams.Teamwork:Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve agreed goals.Planning and Organizing:Ability to prioritize activities and assignments and to easily switch between different projects.Creativity:• Strong conceptual thinking. Is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches, takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks "outside the box", and offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs.• Can easily develop clear plans in contexts with limited information and datasets.• Finds ways to extract and combine data and information to create base maps. Is both able to reduce complexity as well as sensitive to specific urban form and the landscape.Skills: Skills:• Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to urban planning and design.• Strong analysis of urban form, urban systems, underlying social, legal and financial mechanisms and the political context.• Ability to develop strong graphic materials (concept plans, diagrams, street sections) as well as substantive reports.• Knowledge of urban development issues. Ability to observe deadlines and achieve set goals.• Ability to work and deliver under pressure.Academic Qualifications: Advanced University degree in Architecture or Urban Planning, or related field that is relevant for sustainable urban development and urban planning and design is required. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.Experience: Minimum 2-year experience in urban planning and urban design with direct proven experience in drawing and preparing plan graphical material using computer assisted design tools. Strong graphic representation skills and public space design experience is required. Experience in facilitating participatory workshop including the use of digital engagement tools is an added asset. The candidate should have a portfolio of plans and designs of which he/she is the author.


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Qualifications/special skills

Competency: Communication:• Excellent written and oral presentation skills in English.• Excellent capacity to produce and manipulate graphic documents and drawings.• Good presentation skills.• Ability to communicate complex interventions in a clear language and convincing narratives.• Sketching capabilities to effectively communicate in workshop settings and teams.Teamwork:Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve agreed goals.Planning and Organizing:Ability to prioritize activities and assignments and to easily switch between different projects.Creativity:• Strong conceptual thinking. Is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches, takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks "outside the box", and offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs.• Can easily develop clear plans in contexts with limited information and datasets.• Finds ways to extract and combine data and information to create base maps. Is both able to reduce complexity as well as sensitive to specific urban form and the landscape.Skills: Skills:• Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to urban planning and design.• Strong analysis of urban form, urban systems, underlying social, legal and financial mechanisms and the political context.• Ability to develop strong graphic materials (concept plans, diagrams, street sections) as well as substantive reports.• Knowledge of urban development issues. Ability to observe deadlines and achieve set goals.• Ability to work and deliver under pressure.Academic Qualifications: Advanced University degree in Architecture or Urban Planning, or related field that is relevant for sustainable urban development and urban planning and design is required. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.Experience: Minimum 2-year experience in urban planning and urban design with direct proven experience in drawing and preparing plan graphical material using computer assisted design tools. Strong graphic representation skills and public space design experience is required. Experience in facilitating participatory workshop including the use of digital engagement tools is an added asset. The candidate should have a portfolio of plans and designs of which he/she is the author.


1. Facilitate and conduct participatory engagement processes using Minecraft as a tool to understand community’s needs

2. Review technical architecture proposals and provide urban design inputs to public space implementation projects;

3. Review and provide inputs to the urban planning and design component of the Datacenter Microsoft project

4. Provide planning and design inputs to ongoing planning initiatives, including citywide strategies, and urban transformation plans;

5. Develop clear planning proposals, drawings and related reports for partner cities;

6. Review of proposals and design prepared by local planners for various pilot cities;

7. Provide inputs and develop new innovative participatory processes

8. Develop communication materials, including layout and design to public space publications and documents including the Annual report of the programme;

9. Develop planning proposals for cities and partners including analysis, drawings and related reports on site-specific public space assessments;

10. Provide inputs into the Global Public Space Programme publications and documents;

11. Develop public space design guidelines for local governments, ensuring the public spaces are inclusive, accessible and safe, especially for people with disabilities; and

12. Provide inputs into PFES publications and documents


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