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  • Posted: Mar 14, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 22, 2023
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    The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the UN agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. The Urban Economy Branch of UN-Habitat has the mandate to promote local capabilities of local go...
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    Junior Urban Planner

    The consultant will be responsible for the following tasks:

    • Provide technical expertise to the UPIMC Cameroon team in the finalization of multi-sectoral spatial profiles providing a city/neighbourhood-wide overview and multi-scalar assessment of displaced communities
    • Proofread and edit outputs, ensuring Spatial Settlement Profiling and UN-Habitat standards are met
    • Provide technical expertise to the UPIMC Cameroon team in the identification of suitable pilot areas within the supported cities with all relevant stakeholders and priorities agreed in line with Sustainable Development Goals
    • Development of technical conclusions and strategic spatial recommendations
    • Utilization of tools to refine local priorities with key stakeholders
    • Stakeholder validation of conclusions and recommendations for pilot areas
    • Provide technical expertise to the UPIMC Cameroon team to carry out preparation and reporting of trainings, events, exchanges for local authorities and other stakeholders
    • Prepare briefing notes, presentations, and technical materials for trainings and events
    • Prepare minutes and reports from trainings and events carried, to be synthesized
    • Work with the UPIMC Cameroon team to roll out data management systems, knowledge, and lessons learnt reports as well as conduct project evaluation and reporting.

    Qualifications/special skills
    Academic Qualifications:

    • A first-level university degree in Architecture, Urban Development, and Urban Planning, or a related field is required.


    • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in the field of urban development and planning (and/or related fields) is required;
    • Experience working on issues related to migration and displacement is required;
    • Working knowledge and understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals (and their monitoring/evaluation) and of the New Urban Agenda is desirable;
    • Knowledge in GIS is an asset.


    • Fluency in English and French, written and verbal, is required.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to UN-Habitat on to apply

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