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    Aug 2011

    ArchitectPhysical Planner 30.10.2012 ( )

    ArchitectPhysical Planner 30.10.2012 ( )
    ArchitectPhysical Planner

    Vacancy Announcement Number 12-AR-AM-69
    Grade Limited Duration Contract (LDC) 1 year
    Deadline for Applications 30 October 2012
    Duty Station HQ Amman, Jordan

    The incumbent of this post is responsible to the Head, Camp Development Unit (HCDU).Primary Duties and Responsibilities Support the CDU at HQ and the Fields in the formulation of pre-feasibility, feasibility studies and urban development master plans for the camps addressing the refugee needs in an integrated, participatory and developmental approach; Assist HCDU in the implementation of a comprehensive, participatory, multidisciplinary and integrated approach to camp development; Support the CDU at HQ and the Fields in the formulation of sound solutions for shelter and housing projects linked to the overall master plans of the camps; Assist HCDU in defining concepts, strategies and policies for the provision of shelter, housing and physical infrastructure; Assist the HCDU in developing instructions, procedures and standards for all aspects of camp development, shelter, housing, physical & social infrastructure; Assist in establishing the methodologies and guidelines for carrying out general and detailed surveys as required; Assist the Fields in the design of a comprehensive data base for each camp/location selected and carries out comprehensive documentation of recent camp upgrading and shelter/housing developments; Assist in the collection, compilation and organization process of all relevant existing reports, data and statistics, available from various sources e.g. Agency records, World Bank, NGOs, Geneva University; carries out comparison studies with similar programs in host countries, other UN organizations, NGOs and experiences.Professional Knowledge and Experience A university degree in architecture with an emphasis on urban planning ; Good working knowledge in the use of standard office software and specialized computer applications related to the construction industry in general, including AutoCAD; At least five years relevant professional experience at national level, three years of which should be in developing countries; Excellent command of written and spoken English and Arabic.Competencies Proven management skills, social inter-personal skills, ability to work well in multi-cultural contexts; Creativity and ability to take initiative; Excellent counselling skills and ability to work with female and male subordinates; Familiarity with the culture of the refugees host countries; Ability to work under pressure.Equivalency When the minimum requirements are not met, the Director of Administration and Human Resources, in consultation with the Director, Operational Technical Services may exceptionally substitute part of these requirements with a combination of relevant academic qualifications, professional training and progressive work experience.Conditions of Service This Limited Duration Contract (LDC) is one year . Monthly basic salary starts from JD 1176.7 depending on the professional knowledge and experience. Other benefits include compulsory medical insurance, 30 days of annual leave, and dependency allowance (if applicable)

    How to ApplyApplicants are required to register at refresh by creating a personal profile and completing an UNRWA Personal History Form. Please note that UNRWA only accepts degrees from accredited educational institutions. Only applications received through refresh will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted

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    Jul 2011

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