2nd CTBT Science Diplomacy Symposium

Deadline: 03 March, 2021

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking to fill the role of Local Strategic Advisor, UN-Habitat.

UNDP works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion.


  • Support the UK FCDO country programme managers with stakeholder engagement and communication
  • Provide expert advice as part of programme delivery
  • Ensure alignment of UN-Habitat and UKBEAG’s activities with those of the delivery partners
  • Support the UN-Habitat and the UKBEAG with engagement of city stakeholders, including identification of local champions, needs assessments and knowledge sharing
  • Support city authorities with technical and strategic recommendations
  • Facilitate the application of an SDG project assessment tool
  • Organise, deliver and report on SDG project assessment sessions
  • Promote city-to-city learning and knowledge exchange
  • Identify opportunities for UN-Habitat to continue and broaden its assistance to Nigerian cities


  • Advanced university degree in Architecture, Design Studies, Urban Infrastructure Management Urban Planning, Engineering, or a related field
  • Seven years, minimum, of relevant work experience in urban planning, mobility, sustainable development, or a similar field
  • Experience working in Abeokuta and Lagos, Nigeria required
  • Experience in all levels of urban development from project development to implementation
  • Knowledge and experience in urban planning, urban mobility and resilience and policies
  • Experience in working on social change projects, providing strategic advice and technical recommendations is an asset
  • Experience with international development agencies and, in particular, the United Nations and UN-Habitat preferred

To apply and for more information, click here.

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