The Senior Regional Physical Planner will coordinate her/his work with the Head of the Regional Service Centre (RSC) in Nairobi and work in close consultation with the parent section at Headquarters, Geneva (Shelter and Settlement Section). She/he will closely coordinate her/his activities with other relevant specialist units in RSC.
Regional Physical Planner Job Requirements
Advanced university degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture.
At least ten years of experience in a similar/related role, including five years in an international technical/managerial position.
Sound knowledge of AutoCAD software and GIS.
Good interpersonal and conflict management skills, ability to work in a multicultural environment and team player.
Ability to work under pressure and manage a variety of tasks simultaneously.
Ability to lead a specialist team under tense emergency situations.
Proficiency in written/oral English.
Competencies for the Regional Physical Planner Job
Knowledge of the UN cluster approach.
Experience working with the UN system.
Knowledge of other key relevant sectors including but not limited to Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Environement, Energy.
Knowledge of other UN languages.
Please note that the closing date for all vacancies in the Add. 1 to March 2017 Compendium is Wednesday, 3