Sunday, 26 February 2012

UNDP Kenya - Project Officer Job Vacancy - United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) Africa Office

UNDP Kenya would like to recruit a Project Officer on a service contract (SB4) on behalf of the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) Africa Office.


The UNCRD Africa office is a regional office of UNCRD.

It was established in 1992 to assist and support African countries to design and implement effective and innovative regional development policies to address their needs and problems, develop case studies on good practices in regional development, disseminate information, and assist African countries in building their local capacity to solve pressing socio-economic problems.

Position Information

The incumbent will possess strong experiences and knowledge of project design and implementation in the field of development studies in general, and urban and regional development in particular.

Under the direction of the Co-ordinator, the candidate will assist in preparing research and training programmes of the Office on urban and regional development. He/She will also write various reports on the activities of the Office.

  • At least a Masters Degree in Law, Political Science, Human Rights, Social Science, International Relations, Development studies or other relevant area.

A combination of the following experience is required:

1. Five years of professional experience working with international organizations; government institutions; or teaching in universities; and

2. Experience in project design and implementation.

Application Procedure

Interested and qualified persons should apply on the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment portal located on the UNDP Kenya website - on or before 9 March 2012.

Select “e-Recruitment Portal” under “Operations/Human Resources”.

Applicants are required to fill and sign a Personal History Form (P11) Form and submit it together with their online application Applications received via other means will not be accepted.

Additional considerations

1. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

2. UNDP will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest.

“UNDP is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns”


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