Job Opportunity! World Urban Forum 12 Coordination Officer


Description of assignment title: World Urban Forum 12 Coordination Officer

Assignment country: Egypt

Expected start date: 02/07/2023

Host entity: UN-HABITAT


Type:  Onsite

Duration: 12 months (with possibility of extension)


Join the World Urban Forum Team in UN-Habitat! 

We have an opening for a United Nations Volunteer position. This is an entry level position based in Cairo for a year. We require at least 3 years of prior experience in communications, public relations, international development, journalism, etc.; and fluency in Arabic.

What do we offer via the UNV position? A vibrant and dynamic team working to deliver the premier world conference on sustainable urbanisation; as well as the following:

• Volunteer Living Allowance (around USD 2138.75/Month)
• Entry Lump-Sum = USD 4000 (Two-time payment paid in USD)
• Exit Lump-Sum upon completion of contract.
• Medical and life Insurance premium/Cigna (100%) and dependents policy.
• Also, UNV’s are staff members of the UN common system and therefore eligible to apply for higher P-level positions thereafter.


Eligibility criteria

Age:  27 – 80

Nationality:  Candidate must be a national of a country other than the country of assignment.Requirements



Required experience:

3 years of experience in in communications, public relations, international development, journalism, project management, or related disciplines. – A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. – A progressively responsible experience in development projects, programme management, advocacy and partnerships, public relations, communications or related area. Good understanding of issues concerning sustainable urban development, with a focus on cross-cutting issues (human rights, gender, youth, climate change) and partnerships. – Knowledge of the sociopolitical situation of Egypt and the Arab Region. – International experiences an asset, especially with the United Nations System.

Languages: English, Level: Fluent, Required Arabic, Level: Working knowledge, Required

Required education level: Master degree or equivalent in Advocacy and partnerships, public relations, communications, programme management, project development.

Competencies and values• Accountability; • Commitment to Motivation; • Communication; • Planning and organizing; • Professionalism; • Respect for Diversity.



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