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Assist in developing assessment tool for urban rural linkages in Excel
11. Sustainable cities and communities
6 – 10
UN-HABITAT POLICY, LEGISLATION, GOVERNANCE SECTION
UN-HABITAT POLICY, LEGISLATION AND GOVERNANCE SECTION (PLGS) The (Urban) Policy, Legislation and Governance Section (PLGS) is one of the five sections of the Urban Practices Branch of UN-Habitat. It plays a critical role in implementing the Agency’s Strategic Plan, flagship programmes, the relevant 2030 development agenda and the New Urban Agenda as it serves as the UN-Habitat focal point and global solutions center for Urban Policy, Legislation and Governance. The Section in collaboration with other parts of the agency both at Headquarters and in the field, works to support governments and partners in knowledge and tools development, capacity building, policy dialogue as well as advisory services focused on: Coordinating the Agency’s substantive, normative and operational work on Policy, Legislation and Governance; Developing, documenting and disseminating policy, legislation and governance norms, standards, tools, methodologies, regulatory frameworks, operating procedures and inspiring practices at all levels i.e. global, regional, national and sub-national; Designing tailored-made policy, legislation and governance solutions for cities, regions and metropolises, enhance the urban-rural continuum, with a view to reduce spatial inequality and poverty and also promote shared prosperity; Generating and maintaining knowledge and data (including Indexes and database) on Urban Policy, Legislation and Governance; Leading the testing/piloting of norms, standards, tools, methodologies, regulatory frameworks, through initiatives, programmes and projects on policy, legislation and governance; Providing technical assistance, quality assurance/control, policy advice and services on norms, standards, tools, methodologies and regulatory frameworks to internal and external partners including on design, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of operational program
The UN-Habitat Policy, Legislation, and Governance section has several toolkits that would need to be automated for easy and quick analysis. This would also make them easy for use. The assignment thus entails developing an easy-to-use template for automating Excel data and a completely excellent urban-rural linkage assessment tool.
1. Provide template to guide on developing automated excel reports 2. Develop an automated assessment tool for urban-rural linkages
The candidate should have experience using advanced Excel. He or she should be creative enough to not only develop the automated Excel tool but also provide a template on how to do it.
English, Level: Fluent, Required
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