UNOPS Country Market Shaping Specialist Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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UNOPS Country Market Shaping Specialist Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNOPS Kenya looking for “Country Market Shaping Specialist”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before January 09, 2023.

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, dedicated to implementing projects for the United Nations System, international financial institutions, governments and other partners around the world. The organization’s global headquarters is located on the UN City campus in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The UNOPS has published a job vacancy announcement on December 26, 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Country Market Shaping Specialist to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

UNOPS Job Vacancy 2024

Market Landscape Assessment:

  • Support the design and implementation of comprehensive assessments of the off-grid/onsite sanitation economy and menstrual hygiene marketplace in low and middle-income countries in Africa;
  • Assist the process analyzing market dynamics, including trends, challenges, and opportunities; and
  • Assist the analysis the governance & regulatory landscape, and its interactions with the market; and identify key players, stakeholders, and influencers within these markets.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Collaborate closely with SHF technical staff, government agencies, the private sector/SMEs, financing institutions, NGOs, and other relevant stakeholders to further roll-out and enhance the effectiveness of the SHF business model
  • Act as an interlocutor between different stakeholders to facilitate communication and collaboration, identifying challenges and opportunities.
  • Assist to ensure the opportunities and constraints of a country context are understood across SHF and reflected in its approach and implementation

Position in Organization:

  • Job categories: Finance, Health, Programme Management
  • Vacancy code: VA/2023/B5007/27212
  • Level: ICS-10
  • Department/office: ECR, GVA, Geneva
  • Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Contract type: Fixed Term
  • Contract level: P3
  • Duration: One year, initially. Renewable subject to programme need, funding availability and satisfactory performance
  • Application period: 19-Dec-2023 to 09-Jan-2024


  • A Master’s degree in finance, marketing, business administration, economics, international development or another relevant social science discipline with a quantitative orientation is required.
  • A bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, business administration, marketing, international development, or another relevant social science discipline with a combination of two additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the master’s degree.


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience required of relevant professional and technical experience in market development in the context of emerging markets/low and middle income countries.
  • Experience working for a DFI, NDB, impact investor or SME in low and middle income countries is desirable.
  • Sanitation economy and /or menstrual hygiene marketplace knowledge is desirable
  • Demonstrated knowledge of women’s empowerment, gender, climate and/or innovative financing is desirable.
  • Experience working in a UN agency in either urban or rural development is desirable.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is essential including excellent writing skills.
  • Fluency in French is desirable.

How to Apply UNOPS Country Market Shaping Specialist Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: January 09, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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