Industrial Development Officer Job Careers – Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)



Industrial Development Officer

Organization: Global
Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Duty Station: Kampala,


About US:

Based in Seoul, the
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is an intergovernmental organization
founded to support and promote a model of economic growth known as “green
growth”, which targets key aspects of economic performance such a poverty
reduction, job creation, social inclusion, and environmental sustainability.
GGGI works with countries around the world, building their capacity and working
collaboratively on green growth policies that can impact the lives of millions.
The organization partners with countries, multilateral institutions, government
bodies, and private sector to help build economies that grow strongly and are
more efficient and sustainable in the use of natural resources, less carbon
intensive, and more resilient to climate change.


Job Summary:  The Industrial Development Officer will be the
technical expert on green industrial development within the implementation of
the above-mentioned EU funded Project titled “Greening Uganda’s Urbanization
and Industrialization”. The Officer will be leading on one of the Outcomes of
the program and will be providing technical advisory and support to the other
outcome areas (see all outcomes in Annex A).


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Engage and participate in the day-to-day communication with the
    Ugandan counterparts such as (but not limited to) the Ministry of Finance,
    Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED), the Ministry of Trade
    Cooperatives and Industry (MTIC), Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA),
    Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), the Ministry of Lands, Housing and
    Urban Development (MLHUD), the National Planning Authority (NPA), Makerere
    University, and others when relevant.
  • The Officer shall also remain in constant contact and liaise on a
    daily basis with district and city administrators at project sites of
    Entebbe, Pakwach, Gulu and Soroti as well as support ongoing complementary
    engagements in Mbarara, Jinja and Arua cities.
  • Support and participate in communication with the EU and other
    development partners to ensure alignment and complementarity and identify
    opportunity for cooperation when possible. 
  • The officer shall directly manage all Firms and Individual
    consultants for the assigned Outcome and provide additional support to
    other supervisory work in agreement with the Project Lead.
  • Coordinate when applicable with GGGI experts and other departments
    (legal, HR, Procurement etc) to ensure high quality delivery and delivery
    within the rules and regulations of GGGI and the EU.


Key Delivery

  • Ensure successful completion of the project deliverables detailed in
    the Project Agreement and summarized in Annex A. With a special focus on
    the identification of potential green investment projects, policy
    development support and the coordination and design of the Industrial
    Masterplans and Investment Plans.
  • Identify project delivery issues and ensure effective coordination
    of project activities and resources to ensure attainment of objectives
    against established timeframes.
  • Develop execution modality and documents for the assigned Outcome.
    Capture lessons learned to support refinement/improvement of the execution
  • Safeguards, Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion are key for this
    Project and need to be mainstreamed and/or applied in all deliveries and


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent in
    Economics, Industrial Ecology, Civil engineering, Environmental
    Engineering/science, Industrial chemistry, Business administration or a
    comparable relevant field.
  • At least eight years of relevant technical working experience within
    the theme of green Industrialization at middle technical level, including
    participatory planning, report writing (in English) and financial management.
    International experience and exposure to (green) industrialization is an
  • A Bachelor’s degree in these relevant fields with 10+ years of
    relevant experience is also acceptable.
  • Proven experience with Industrial policy development, strategy
    development and support programs
  • Practical understanding of physical/spatial and land use planning;
    and use of geo-spatial mapping systems is an advantage


How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.




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