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National Project Officer-Urban & Regional Planner

Support communication and liaising with donors, government partners and other key stakeholders related to the project;

Attend meetings and networking activities related to his/her respective government counter parts such as the Ministry of Urban Development and Construction, regions and cities

Perform any other tasks requested by the senior urban planner and UN-Habitat’s Programme Manager for Ethiopia.


Strong command in GIS software such as ArcGIS, Quantum GIS, etc;

Ability on geo-processing, geo-referencing, land use classification, orto-rectification and other GIS techniques;

Ability to conduct interviews, surveys and other data collection techniques;

Capacity to analyse, interpret, spatialize and synthesize information;

Ability to work independently with a high degree of responsibility, in a flexible manner and often under pressure;

Good communication and writing skills;

Required Skills and Experience


Educational Qualification


Master’s degree in urban planning, Regional planning or engineering.



Minimum of 5 years of working experience at national and international levels, with relevant previous experiences related to Urban and Regional planning and related issues;

Working experience in the planning sector or related to urban and regional planning activities and projects;

Working experience in the African continent, particularly in Ethiopia, is an asset;

Previous experience in the UN system is an asset.