GIZ Job Careers – National Expert for Land Tenure and on Responsible Governance of Investments on Land

Job
Title:              National Expert for Land Tenure
and on Responsible Governance of Investments on Land 

Organization:  GIZ

Project Name:
GIZ-RELAPU

Funding Source: European Union (EU)

Duty Station:  Soroti,
Uganda

Ref. No: GIZ
– RELAPU/NE/052028

Reports to: Team
leader of Responsible Land Policy Uganda (RELAPU)

About US:

GIZ-RELAPU is a
bilateral project of the Republic of Uganda and the Federal Republic of Germany
funded by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
RELAPU aims “to improve access to land as a key precondition for poverty and
hunger reduction in rural areas for certain population groups, especially for
women and marginalized groups, in Central and Eastern Uganda”. GIZ-RELAPU
received co-funding by the European Union for the implementation of a project
component on Improvement of Land Governance in Uganda on private Mailo (ILGU)
in the districts of Mubende, Kassanda and Mityana in Central Uganda and a
second co-funding by the European Union for Promoting Responsible Governance of
Investments in Land (RGIL)

Key Responsibilities: The National Expert for Land Tenure and on Responsible Governance of
Investments on Land is responsible for:

·       
Identification
of capacity building needs of relevant partners and stakeholders.

·       
Provision
of technical trainings on land management in line with national laws and
international guidelines.

·       
Liaison
with government and non-government partners involved in the RGIL processes.

·       
Advise
to political and project partners on technical matters relevant to the project.

·       
Coordination
of the national cooperation with the private sector.

·       
Ensuring
coordination within the country, especially of local, regional and national
activities.

·       
Cooperation
with civil society, local government, private sector investors at national,
regional and local levels.

·       
Assuring
compliance of procedures and procedures in line with the National Land Policy
2013, The Land Act 1998 and its regulations, especially in terms of land rights
documentation.

·       
Provision
of technical and policy advice on customary land rights and conflict resolution
processes.

·       
Identification
of available and experienced partners and stakeholders.

·       
Supervision
of the production and handing out of land inventory protocols.

·       
Support
of the monitoring and evaluation system of the RELAPU project.

Key Tasks: The
National Expert for Land Tenure and on Responsible Governance of Investments on
Land performs the following tasks:

Provision of
Capacity Development to key stakeholders

·       
Conduct
of capacity building needs assessment of relevant partners and stakeholders.

·       
Support
to the design and implementation of training courses.

·       
Organisation,
provision of and trainer for technical trainings on land governance.

·       
Technical
advice to partner organisations from civil society organizations, traditional
authorities, private investors and representatives on land management and land
rights issues.

·       
Coordination
of government and non-government partners and investors.

·       
Supervision
of land surveying, inventory and land registration processes to ensure quality
of the results on customary land tenure.

·       
Enhance
collaboration with other partners and projects working on lands issues.

·       
Ensure
particular focus is given to rights of women and marginalized groups.

·       
Initiate
and oversee the implementation of financial agreements with partner
organisations supporting the Expert of monitoring and evaluation on
results-based monitoring and the identification of knowledge products.

·       
Ensuring
regular reporting on project progress, innovations and results.

·       
Mainstreaming
gender sensitive approaches.

Implementation of
responsible land policy

·       
Organization
of multi-stakeholder dialogues between civil society organizations, traditional
authorities, private investors and representatives of the state on good land
governance following the “Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure”
(VGGT).

·       
Support
to the development and implementation of dispute resolution and grievance
mechanisms.

Other
duties/additional tasks

·       
Ensure
close coordination and cooperation within the RELAPU team, sister GIZ projects
and programs and other actors in the land sector.

·       
Represent
RELAPU-RGIL at meetings, workshops and conferences.

·       
Other
duties and tasks at the request of project team leader

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold a Degree in land management and land tenure, spatial planning or
relevant field.

·       
Minimum
of 3 years’ professional experience in land management and land rights in
Uganda.

·       
Experience
in the context of securing land rights on customary land in Uganda.

·       
Minimum
3 years’ professional experience in land governance and management.

·       
Experience
in conflict mediation and establishing of systematic conflict resolution
structures and grievance systems.

·       
Experience
in working with private land investors and their improvement of compliance with
national laws and international guidelines.

·       
Experienced
training provider and training curriculum developer.

·       
Work
experience in Teso and Lango or adjacent regions would be an asset.

·       
Very
good knowledge of English and Ateso or Luo/Langi.

Other knowledge,
additional competences

·       
Good
working knowledge of ITC technologies and computer applications (Word, Excel,
Power Point, Publisher).

·       
Strong
understanding of cultural, socio-ethnical context in northern Uganda region of
Teso and Lango.

·       
Experience
on gender mainstreaming and results-based monitoring.

·       
Active,
flexible and dynamic team player and excellent networker.

·       
Good
writing skills.

·       
Excellent
communication and coordination skills.

·       
Experience
in workshop organisation or events management.

How to Apply:

All interested and
qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply online, Click
Here

or by email:
tracy@futureoptions.org. Application and CV should be in one document and a
maximum of 4 pages only. Please include name and contact of three references in
the CVs. No other attachments are required at this stage. Please quote the
position

We encourage women,
people with disabilities and minority groups to apply for this position. GIZ is
committed to equal opportunities and diversity of perspective at the working
place.

Disclaimer:
GIZ DOES NOT charge any kind of FEE(s) at whichever stage of the recruitment
process. This recruitment is ONLY through Future Options Consulting Ltd.

Deadline: 31st May 2020 by 5:00pm

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