URBAN PLANNING AND LAND ADMINISTRATION SPECIALIST At Farsight Africa Group


JOB TITLE: URBAN PLANNING AND LAND ADMINISTRATION SPECIALIST

DEPARTMENT: RESEARCH

REPORTING TO: RESEARCH MANAGER

BASED AT: NAIROBI, KENYA

ABOUT FARSIGHT GROUP:

Farsight Africa Group is a leading full-service Pan-African communications company that delivers impactful solutions to companies, governments, development organizations and individuals across East Africa.

Farsight Africa Group has established a reputation in the marketplace for working in complex and challenging environments that demand a comprehensive understanding of local cultures, indigenous communication practices and relationships with stakeholders at both the grassroots and national level.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Provide, in an integrated manner, urban planning, development and housing expertise including data collection, analysis, conceptual and detailed plan preparation, and stakeholder participation.

· Engage in team work in both field and office situation

· Evaluate and advise on whether to pursue project opportunities in the urban development sector

· Lead or participate in the preparation of proposals and expressions of interest

· Identify potential markets for urban development consulting services, and developing and executing marketing plans

· Lead teams of staff and sub-consultants on urban planning and development projects

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

· Hold a Degree(s) in urban planning or equivalent qualifications

· Minimum of 7 years’ experience in planning framework and land administration systems at city level

· Demonstrate high levels of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Graphics Suite, AutoCAD/ArchiCAD, etc. Knowledge of GIS would be an asset

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

· Excellent client-facing and internal verbal and written communication skills.

· Excellent analytical and reporting skills.

· Have strong time management and organisational skills

· Ability to predict challenges and proactively head-off obstacles.

· Excellent problem-solving skills, innovative and solutions-oriented.

How to apply

Kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@farsightafrica.com before 15th May 2022.

Applications shall be reviewed on a rolling basis until the right candidate has been selected.

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