Deadline for applications: 5 July 2021
Duty station: Home based
Issued on 28 June 2021
Functional title: Programme Development Specialist
Duty station of assignment: Home based, with one travel to Pristina, Kosovo expected contingent on COVID-19 related restrictions
Contract type: Individual Contract (Consultancy Assignment)
Duration of assignment: 20 working days over the period from 12 July 2021 to 30 September 2021
Closing date for applications: 5 July 2021
UN-Habitat has been actively assisting Kosovo institutions in the field of governance, spatial planning and municipal administration since 1999. Building on the results and tools generated by the Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (implemented from 2005 to 2016), UN-Habitat is implementing the Inclusive Development Programme (2016-21), which aims to provide a strategic, comprehensive package of support to build municipal planning and management capacities, strengthen the social contract and social cohesion, and enhance coordination within a framework of inter-municipal cooperation and multi-level governance, with a view to foster inclusive development and good governance in northern Kosovo. The Programme is financed by the Swedish International Development Agency and jointly implemented with PAX and Community Building Mitrovica (CBM). It covers 7 municipalities in the northern Kosovo region: Leposavic/Leposaviq, Mitrovica South, Mitrovica North, Skenderaj/Srbica, Vushtrri/Vucitrn, Zubin Potok, and Zvecan/Zvecan.
To support the implementation of these projects, UN-Habitat is seeking a Programme Development Specialist, who will fulfil the following duties and responsibilities under the overall guidance of UN-Habitat Head of Office and Chief Technical Advisor (CTA).