UN Human Settlements Program Careers in Kenya

UN Human Settlements Program Consultant Income Management Careers in Kenya


Responsibilities

  • Compile earmarked and non-earmarked income contributions for the whole agency by cost centre, donor, beneficiary countries and theme;
  • Maintain financial data on donors, including graphical analysis by donor, region, theme, etc.;
  • Maintenance and update of information on earmarked and non-earmarked income contributions and pledges, including upload of the updated income information on the agency’s intranet and donor information system;
  • Preparing income trend analysis and financial forecast as part of the annual report preparation;
  • Assist with the preparation of the unit’s annual work plan, and with monitoring and following up on delivery of outputs and results against the plan;
  • Updating information on the donor relations and income pages on the Intranet and the donor page public site. This includes financial data on donors, including graphical analysis by donor, region, theme, etc.;
  • Provide contribution history of donors to Executive and Senior Management to support their missions. Details should include the countries, themes, contribution trends of the donor;

    Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or any other related field.

    Work Experience: At least two years’ practical experience in the field of Finance and accounting, with a focus on income management and budgeting; experience using ERP and other accounting software; financial and accounting experience will be an added advantage

    Language Skills: Proficiency in English (both oral and written) is required

    How to Apply

    Applications should include:
  • Cover memo or motivation letter (maximum 1 page)
  • Summary CV (maximum 2 pages), indicating the following information:
  • Educational Background (incl. dates)
  • Professional Experience (assignments, tasks, achievements, duration by years/ months)
  • Other Experience and Expertise (e.g. Internships/ voluntary work, etc.)
  • Expertise and preferences regarding location of potential assignments
  • Expectations regarding remuneration
  • Proof of relevant work (at least two)

    All applications should be submitted to:
    Margaret Mburu
    UN-Habitat
    P.O. Box 30030, 00100
    Nairobi, Kenya


    Email: Nyambura.Mburu@unhabitat.org

    Deadline for applications: 29 May 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; UN Human Settlements Program Consultant Income Management Careers in Kenya




    UN Human Settlements Program Consultant: Documenting good practices and Lessons – L&GLTN Careers in Kenya

    Responsibilities

  • Inception workshop-The consultant will conduct a workshop with relevant stakeholders to determine precisely which projects to target in each of the countries and at the global level.
  • Literature review-This task will involve a desk review of the existing documents that have documented experiences and lessons from the GLTN programme implementation.
  • Data collection in the field and case study research
  • Development of GLTN Pathways of Change

    Education

  • A Master’s degree or higher in one of the following fields: social sciences, international development, land, agriculture, urban development, or a field directly related to the assignment. A relevant university degree combined with at least 10 years of relevant professional experience can be accepted instead;

    Experience

  • At least 7 years of experience in conducting research, both qualitative and quantitative, in the field of international development, at global, regional and country level;
  • Experience on monitoring and evaluation of multi-year program
  • Knowledge of the Theory of Change and experience in documenting outcome level changes;
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment/context and with country level experience;
  • Good analytical skills;

    Language Skills

    Proficient in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of French will be considered an advantage.

    How to Apply

    Applications should include:
    • Cover memo (maximum 1 page)
    • CV in the PHP format, accessible through the INSPIRA website (inspira.un.org) Please note, if using INSPIRA for the first time, you need to register in order to activate your account, which will allow you to log in and create a personal History Profile.
    • The PHP should be attached to the application as a PDF file.
    • Summary CV (maximum 2 pages), indicating the following information:
    • Educational Background (incl. dates)
    • Professional Experience (assignments, tasks, achievements, duration by years/ months)
    • Other Experience and Expertise (e.g. Internships/ voluntary work, etc.)
    • Expertise and preferences regarding location of potential assignments
    • Expectations regarding remuneration
    • Cover memo (maximum 1 page)

    All applications should be submitted to:

    Mr./ Ms. Isidora Markicevi
    UN-HABITAT
    P.O. Box 30030, 00100
    Nairobi, Kenya


    Email: Isidora.Markicevi@unhabitat.org with

    Subject heading as Application, Consultant: Documenting good practices and Lessons L&GLTN Phase 2 Program

    Deadline for applications: 02 June 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; UN Human Settlements Program Consultant: Documenting good practices and Lessons – L&GLTN Careers in Kenya




    UN Human Settlements Program Market Research Consultant Careers in Kenya

    Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing templates for project proposals and any other correspondence, as needed
  • Develop clear and concise briefings and power point presentations for various meetings, workshops, conferences and donor briefings
  • Monitor up opportunities coming on devex database and send relevant proposals to managers dealing with the identified themes, countries
  • Carry out research on digital fundraising and other innovative fundraising methods, including new ideas, best practices and learning and support in its implementations and upload these on UN Habitat’s Intranet.
  • Assist with developing digital fundraising activities to leverage emergency fundraising opportunities.
  • Carry out research on which donors contribute to sustainable urbanization programmes and there after find out the budget cycles, proposal cycles for identified donors, as well as their current target themes
  • Compile successful sample proposals for each donor to guide the writing of proposals
  • Identify current donor trends as well as themes that are trending, so that the agency’s proposals can be aligned to current global and regional needs.
  • Carry out research on multi-stakeholder global funds in the field of sustainable urbanization, e.g. green climate fund, with a view to UN-Habitat gaining accreditation to such funds.
  • Compile and write comprehensive advocacy packages for different thematic areas and programmes.

    Education: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in International Relations. A first level university degree in Communication with a major in Public Relations.

    Work Experience: At least two years’ practical experience in the field of research, experience using Google analytics and other online analytics tools will be an added advantage

    Language Skills: Proficiency in English (both oral and written) is required

    How to Apply:

    Applications should include:

  • Cover memo or motivation letter (maximum 1 page)
  • Summary CV (maximum 2 pages), indicating the following information:
  • Educational Background (incl. dates) Professional Experience (assignments, tasks, achievements, duration by years/ months)
  • Other Experience and Expertise (e.g. Internships/ voluntary work, etc.)
  • Expertise and preferences regarding location of potential assignments
  • Expectations regarding remuneration
  • Proof of relevant work (at least two)

    All applications should be submitted to:

    Margaret Mburu
    UN-Habitat
    P.O. Box 30030, 00100
    Nairobi, Kenya


    Email: Nyambura.Mburu@unhabitat.org

    Deadline for applications: 29 May 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; UN Human Settlements Program Market Research Consultant Careers in Kenya

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