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Urban/Economic Consultant - P-5 (UN-HABITAT, Amman-Jordan)
Location: Amman-Jordan
Country: Jordan
Closing Date: 15/11/2010
Date of issuance: 03/11/2010
Generic Expertise: Training and Capacity Building
Monitoring and Evaluation
Urban Management/ Governance
Land Management
Planning
Infrastructure
Human Settlements
Economics
Housing and Construction
Minimum Years of Experience: 10
Minimum Education: Masters
Consultancy Announcement Code: IP-PSM-4
Specific Expertise: Community Services
Development Policy
Financial Appraisal/Economic Analysis
Financial Management
Housing Design and Standards
Housing Economics and Market A
Housing Finance
Municipal Economic Enterprises
Municipal Finance and Revenue
Municipal Management and Administration
Planning Standards
Planning/Feasibility Studies
Urban Economics
Urban Planning
Urban Upgrading
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Responsibilities:
To provide clear and accessible advise for planners in the Ministry of Muncipality and Public Works and other stakeholders, in the form of Guidelines, on managing consultants in the preparation of city master plans, on consultation processes and other relevant issues technical issues and contemporary themes such as climate change, cultural heritage, housing upgrading. Activity 1: Review comments on technical note on consultation and recommendations on implementation of City Master Plans with specific reference to aspects of sustainable development including economic development, housing and the informal sector. Activity 2: Hold a consultation meeting with MoP, MMPW on the preparation of a guidance manual for developing and executing city master plans Activity 3: Draft, review and finalize city master plans guidance manual, in consultation with MoP, MMPW and UN-HABITAT Activity 4: Present guidelines to urban planners, decision makers and UN-HABITAT consultants for review. Activity 5: Draft a final report on the feedback from workshop. • Deliverable 1 Outline of Guidance Document and Meeting Note on consultation meeting • Deliverable 2 Draft Guidance Document • Deliverable 3 Final Guidance Document
Education:
Masters degree in urban planning, development or subjects related to reconstruction and development.
Experience:
Minimum of 10 years experience in planning and economic development, experience in the the UN system and /or urban development in the third world countries and Iraq.
Language:
Good spoken and written competency in English.

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