Housing Expert Job in Kenya – UN

Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the
Head of Kenya Programme, the consultant will be responsible for the following
tasks but not limited to.

Undertake a critical analysis, map and
identify appropriate approaches. 

Validate project activities on the
ground with the relevant partners and stakeholders and in some instances with
local communities and beneficiaries.

Analysis the cooperative system and
other mechanisms for financing housing and the articulation with the PINUA.

Conduct a stakeholder’s analysis,
identify project beneficiaries, possible partners and stakeholders more clearly
and establish synergies with other on-going and planned activities.

Verify sites of pilot interventions,
scope them in detail and define implementation modalities in consultation with
relevant stakeholders.


Analysis the sector of building
material ( green and affordability )

Analysis the articulation between the
PINUA and existing housing policies and frameworks (including the housing bill
and the KISIP II program)

Conduct a risk analysis of the action
based on the realities on the ground and propose contextually relevant
mitigation measures. 

Identify tools, channels and best
practices to tackle affordable housing issues that can be used to enhance the
project strategies and approaches.

Provide a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses,
Opportunities and Threats) analysis of the action, focusing on affordable
housing issues to inform the operationalization of the project

Qualifications/special skills

Advanced university degree (Master’s
degree or equivalent) in Housing, architecture, civil engineering, urban and
regional planning, economics or physical sciences relevant to development and
management of human settlements or a related field is required.  A
first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be
accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

A minimum of seven years of
progressively responsible experience in human settlements, project or programme
management or related field is required

At least two years working experience
in housing or urban planning or slum upgrading within Africa is highly
desirable

Proven experience in human settlements
development fields, projects/programme design and implementation with the UN or
other international agencies is also desirable.

Languages

For the position advertised, fluency
in oral and written English is required.

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