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Job Opening: Slum Upgrading and Urban Renewal Expert

By on May 9, 2017

The Slum Upgrading Unit in the Housing and Slum Upgrading Branch and its Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) is recruiting a Slum Upgrading and Urban Renewal Expert on consultancy basis for six months with the possibility of extension.

The overall aim of the assignment is to support the successful implementation of the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) in 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries and more than 160 cities, initiated by ACP Group of States and financed by the European Commission (EC). PSUP seeks to tackle urban poverty through adaptive and pro-active measures and to enhance management of urbanization through assessment studies and strategic planning approaches for participatory and inclusive decision-making processes and up-scaled participatory slum upgrading.

UN-Habitat seeks therefore a consultant, who has experiences in slum upgrading and urban renewal programme implementation at city or national levels in one or more of the following areas:

1) larger scale programme implementation

2) participatory approaches,

3) urban policy review and implementation of strategic slum upgrading projects

4) development of multi-level financing and resource mobilization strategies

5) monitoring and evaluation of larger scale slum upgrading programmes

6) participatory neighbourhood planning; and/or

7) technical support to slum communities, city and national authorities

Find the full description of the post and information on how to apply here:
Slum Upgrading and Urban Renewal Expert
JO Number 78429