Programme Associate

Organizational Location: UN-Habitat, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP)
Duty Station: UN-Habitat Viet Nam, Hanoi Office
Functional Title: Programme Associate (Communication and Project Development)
Contract Type: UNOPS Local Individual Contractor Agreement (LICA)
Duration: From November to December 2020
Payment: Monthly payment

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the UN agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.

The project “Enhancing the resilience inclusive and sustainable eco-human settlement development through small scale infrastructure interventions in the coastal regions of the Mekong Delta in Viet Nam” is financed by the Adaptation Fund – AF in the period of 2020-2023. To align with a government request to promote sustainable eco-human settlement in Viet Nam, this project aims to improve (as a pilot model) for the poor and vulnerable communes that climate change produce the negative impacts . It is structured around the following components:

Component 1: Institutional and community capacity building toward eco-human settlement development for supporting enhance local climate response actions

Component 2: Action plan and strategy development for eco-human settlement, and integrating into planning and policy with participatory approach

Component 3: Sustainability built through small-scale protective infrastructure

Component 4: Awareness Raising and Knowledge Management

The project will be executed at three levels: 1) national level; 2) provincial level (with support from the districts); and 3) commune level. At the national level, the overall coordination of the project’s execution will be led by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. UN-Habitat is the multilateral implementing entity of the project and will then provide project management support, oversight, management of fund flow and executing partners’ delivery, and secretariat of the Project Steering Committee. UN-Habitat will have Agreement of Cooperation (AoCs) with PMU under the MONRE.

UN-Habitat Vietnam is looking for a Programme Associate (Communication and Project Development). The Programme Associate will work under the direct supervision of the Chief Technical Advisor (with the title of Habitat Program Manager) in Vietnam to (i) provide day-to-day assistance to Climate Adaptation Project and other running projects on project implementation and information dissemination; and to (ii) assists in the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of UN-Habitat country programming in coordination with other UN agencies, national and international institutes and organizations.

For more details, please refer to this ToR.

Address for applications:

Filled P11 and other supporting documents should be addressed to hr@unhabitatvietnam.org

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