Urban Infrastructure Advisor

Hosted Entities Cities Alliance
Job categories Project Management, Urban Development
Vacancy code VA/2024/B5007/27539
Level ICS-11
Department/office GPO, GVA, Geneva
Duty station Home based
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration Ongoing (project based)
Application period 21-Feb-2024 to 06-Mar-2024

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

This vacancy is closed.

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The Cities Alliance is the global partnership supporting cities to deliver sustainable development. To manage its activities, the Cities Alliance operates a multi-donor fund with UNOPS as host and trustee. The Cities Alliance is therefore governed by the values, rules and procedures of the United Nations and located therein. Supported by a Secretariat in Brussels, Belgium, it is a unique partnership with a diverse membership including – global organizations of local authorities, national governments, international non-governmental organizations, foundations, knowledge networks and multilateral organizations – which have come together to strengthen both impacts and coherence in urban development. Cities Alliance is a global leader, with a strong track record in grant making, that supports strategic city planning, slum upgrading strategies and national policies designed to make cities more inclusive and sustainable. Members promote longer-term and integrated work programs, while actively promoting gender equality throughout all activities.

In collaboration with USAID, Cities Alliance is supporting municipalities and communities in Haiti to increase municipal service delivery and promote long-term and sustained locally-driven economic and social development. Cities Alliance has established its office in Cap-Haiïien.

Under the umbrella of the “Increasing Municipal Revenues to Improve Services (IMRIS)” programme, Cities Alliance will establish a Community Upgrading Fund (CUF) in the cities of Cap-Haïtien and Les Cayes. The CUF is a financial facility that organized communities of the urban poor can access to enable the implementation of projects that will have a measurable impact on the quality of the collective living or working environment. 

The primary objective of the Community Upgrading Fund is to improve access by the urban poor to basic social and physical infrastructure required to improve social cohesion, economic productivity and environmental health at the community level. 

Cities Alliance seeks to recruit an Urban Infrastructure Advisor to provide expertise and technical support in the implementation of construction works in informal settlements and/or public spaces through specific participatory mechanisms such as the Community Upgrading Fund (CUF) or similar.

The incumbent will be responsible for providing technical advice, support and qu...

Education: Master's Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline. ...

Contract type: International Individual Contractor Agreement (IICA) Contract...

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