UN-Habitat Urban Projects Specialist Job

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the Urban Lab Mesoamerica Hub Coordinator, the consultant will be responsible for the following duties:  

  • Provide technical expertise and input in urban design proposals and urban planning projects.  Develop analysis, collection, interpretation and representation of data and spatial analysis.  
  • Produce desk and field research on topics related to urban planning projects.  
  • Elaborate project proposals on urban planning and urban regeneration.  
  • Advice and implement participatory processes in the scope of urban planning projects.  
  • Advise and develop materials for events, outreach, communications, capacity building sessions and workshops.  Develop graphic materials and publications.  
  • Draft progress reports regarding the implementation of projects, including documentation, knowledge management, advocacy and outreach.

Qualifications/special skills

  • Academic Qualification: First Level university degree in geography, urban planning, architecture, urban development, or a related field is required.  
  • Work Experience: At least 7 years of relevant work experience in the field of urban and territorial planning is required.


  • Fluency in oral and written English and Spanish are required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.

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