3 Operations/RTSU Coordinator Job Placements – Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)

Job Title:     Operations/RTSU Coordinator (3
Job Placements)

Organisation: Ministry
of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)

Project Name:
Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Mbale and Mbarara, Uganda

Reports to:
Senior Programme Officer Operations

About US:

The Ministry of
Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD), through its Programme Management
Unit (PMU) is implementing the second Phase of the Expanding Social Protection
Programme (ESPII). The goal of ESP is to reduce chronic poverty and improve
life chances for poor men, women and children in Uganda. The programme aims to
embed a national social protection system, including social assistance for the
poorest and most vulnerable, as a core element of Uganda’s national planning
and budgeting processes. A core element of the Programme is the Social
Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) under which government provides the
Senior Citizens Grant to older persons. Government with support from
Development partners is currently in the process of rolling out the Senior
Citizens Grant to all districts in the country.

Job Summary:   The Operations/RTSU
Coordinator provides technical and operational leadership at the regional
level. S/he oversees and supports implementation, coordination, reporting,
trainings, registration, enrollment, payments, grievance and complaints
management, change management and compliance with Expanding Social Protection
Programme Guidelines. Establish and maintain a good working relationship and
effective coordination between the Regional and district level implementation
structures of SAGE. The position will manage a team and will be responsible for
team outputs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Preparation and submission of payment
    plans/work plans by the 28th of the months preceding payments.
  • Preparation and submission of monthly
    reports by the 5th day and quarterly reports by 15th day of the new month.
  • Preparation and submission of weekly
    updates of activities undertaken and planned every Friday of the week.
  • Collaborative mechanisms and healthy
    relationships with the District Local Government and Civil Society
    Organizations nurtures and maintained.
  • Programme assets are put to optimal use
  • Timely submission of staff performance
    appraisal reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s
    degree in Social Works and Administration, Development Studies,
    Adult and Community Education, Social Science, Statistics, Public
    Administration or an equivalent profession. A post-graduate diploma in a
    relevant field will be preferred.
  • A Master’s degree in Social Protection
    or Management will be an added advantage
  • At least five years of relevant
    experience in community programing or team management.
  • Experience of working with governments,
    non-governmental organizations and/or research institutions, in Uganda.
  • Knowledge in managing cash transfer
    programs preferable.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send application letters, detailed
CV, names and addresses of three referees along with the relevant certified
copies of academic transcripts, certificates to: Permanent Secretary, Ministry
of Gender, Labour and Social Development Headquarters (Security Registry) on
second (2) Floor Plot 2, Simbamanyo House, George Street P.O Box 7136, Kampala,

Deadline: 23rd August 2019 by 11:00am

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