UN Jobs – Programme Management Analyst (Urban Planner) – United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Organisation: United Nations Office for Project
Services (UNOPS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Procurement Specialist
Vacancy Notice: VA/2020/B5323/19310
About UNOPS:
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)’ mission
is to expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to implement peace
building, humanitarian and development operations that matter for people in
need. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS
vision is to always satisfy partners with management services that meet
world-class standards of quality, speed and cost effectiveness. By assisting UN
organizations, international financial institutions, governments and other
development partners, UNOPS makes significant, tangible contributions to
results on the ground.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:   The
Programme Management Analyst (Urban Planner) in collaboration with the team
members and the project stakeholders will perform the following tasks:
Slum upgrading feasibility study:
·       
Work with the MLHUD, surveys and Mapping
Department to assemble road network, urban planning, and utilities network
within the informal settlements.
·       
Enumerate and map existing settlements and
integrate key studies to develop slum upgrading plan including identified sites
for basic infrastructure.
·       
Use satellite imagery (triangulated on the
ground), count the houses within the settlement.
·       
Collaborate with the local authority to support
the land use planning of the selected land parcels and subdivision into
resident plots and mapping out the supporting infrastructure required.
Land Audit
·       
Collaborate with SDI to identify sites or rent
opportunities within the greater Kampala area for the construction of improved
shelter for the most vulnerable households
·       
Collaborate with the local authority to support
the land use planning of the selected land for subdivision into resident plots
and supporting infrastructure.
Nakawa Market Accessibility study
·       
Collaborate with the local authority to support
the land use planning of the area around the Nakawa Market and supporting
infrastructure.
·       
Collaborate with KCCA to identify short term
relocation options and engage the traders on selecting the best option.
·       
Develop implementation strategy and plan for
both the short, medium and long term development options.
·       
Any other duties as directed by UNOPS project
office.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal candidate for the United Nations
Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Programme Management Analyst (Urban
Planner)- Retainer job opportunity should hold an advanced University Degree in
urban planning or physical planning from a recognized University or equivalent 
·       
University Degree (bachelor’s degree) with a
combination of 4 additional years of relevant professional experience  in urban planning or physical planning from a
recognized University or equivalent may be accepted in lieu of the advance
university degree.
·       
At least four years’ experience in urban
planning in an informal setting especially in housing and retail markets is
required.
·       
Previous experience and knowledge in the country
context related field is an asset
·       
Languages: English language is
required. Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset
How to Apply:
If interested in joining the United Nations Office for
Project Services (UNOPS) in the aforementioned capacity, please click on link
below to visit website and create profile or express interest if you already
have a profile on the UN system.
Deadline: 12th February 2020
For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or
find us on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *