[SDI-AsiaPacific] job: Urban Planning Experts (x3), Nepal
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Urban Planning Experts (x3), Nepal
In anticipation of upcoming activities, International City/County Management Association (ICMA, www.icma.org ) is seeking three short-term Urban Planners to serve as Urban Planners/GIS for ADB-funded projects in Nepal. ICMA is the premier local government leadership and management organization. Its mission is to create excellence in local governance worldwide by providing technical and management assistance, training, and information resources. QUALIFICATIONS: The experts should have a postgraduate degree in urban planning or relevant fields and at least 10 years of international experience working on urban planning (specifically GIS-based urban mapping as a decision-making tool of municipalities), including work experience in at least two developing countries, preferably in south Asian countries. He or she will have the following responsibilities: Supervise the work undertaken by the national urban planning specialist and GIS specialists. Review and
assess current practices and problems in participating municipalities. Provide concrete, workable and innovative suggestions and recommendations reflecting international good practices. Ensure quality of consultants' inputs and the TA outputs. He or she will supervise the implementation of capacity development program for municipalities staff for full utilization of the developed GIS management information system; and ensure institutionalization of GIS-based urban mapping municipal decision-making tool, including its utilization for taxation purposes.
To apply: Submit resume and cover letter clearly highlighting relevant experience and skills to http://recruitment.icma.org . No phone calls. Application deadline is December 11, 2009.
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