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Technical Advisor (Municipal Governance & Finance) - City For All (CFA)

Partial Date: 2017CE Jul 31st to 2017CE Aug 14th
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UN-Habitat is supporting the Government of Afghanistan to implement the four years City for All Programme which started on 31 March 2016. The Programme is underpinned by then fact that harnessing Afghanistan’s cities for state building and peace-building requires three fundamental components: (i) effective land management and clear land rights and responsibilities; (ii) strategic urban planning to guide investments and establish a common vision for an inclusive and prosperous urban future; and (iii) improved municipal governance, citizen engagement and representation. Together, these create the fundamental conditions for improved state-society relations, stimulating the economy, promoting investment, increasing the legitimacy of the state in the eyes of the citizens and strengthening municipal institutions. UN-Habitat is looking for a highly qualified Municipal Governance and Finance expert to be considered as Technical Advisor for the City for All Programme. Under the overall supervision of the Senior Human Settlements Officer, UN-Habitat Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) and the Country Programme Manager and direct supervision of the Chief of Party of the CFA Programme and in close cooperation with UN-Habitat HQ Urban Economy branch, the Technical Advisor will undertake the following tasks and activities:

  1. Programme implementation support
  2. Contribute to UN-Habitat's support to GoIRA and partners
  3. Lead in CFA governance and municipal finance activities in Kabul and other Municipalities
  4. Perform any other duties and responsibilities which are within the expertise and experience as may be required by Senior Human Settlements Officer, ROAP or Country Programme Manger in support of the activities of the agency and programme

For further information please see the attached advertisement.