Facilitator Jobs – National Engagement strategy in Uganda (NES Uganda)

 Job Title:    Facilitator

Organisation: National Engagement strategy in Uganda
(NES Uganda)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:
Executive Director, LEMU


About US:

The National
Engagement strategy in Uganda (NES Uganda) brings together various local and
international organisations, private sector and research institutions working
on land and natural
resource governance in the country. The platform is hosted by Land and Equity Movement
Uganda (LEMU) and coordinated by a steering committee. This strategy has been
developed by platform members to guide championing of land reforms in the country. The
goal of the strategy is to promote people centred land governance through policy and
practice change in adherence to Uganda’s Vision 2040. The strategy seeks to strengthen
multi stakeholder platform for engagements in championing laws and policy
formulation and implementation that promote people centred land governance.

 Job Summary:  The Facilitator will be the focal person
coordinating the general implementation of the National Engagement Strategy
(NES) in Uganda. To coordinate between the NES institutional frameworks
including the NES Host, the Steering Committee, the Thematic Groups, and the
National Land Forum.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Facilitating the
work of NES/MSP platform and enhancing it, specific tasks include:

the governance of the Platform and facilitate compliance with international benchmarks

and coordinating the institutional life of the platform including through the
organisation of and reporting on platform and other NES-related meetings;

proper communication flow and knowledge sharing within the platform (e.g. mailing
lists, e-bulletins, on-line repository for knowledge products, shared calendar
of events, etc.);

strategically with global and regional CBIs (Commitment Based Initiatives) with
impact in the facilitated NES country. Promote and support capacity building
activities for members of the platforms;

the visibility of NES process and related initiatives and activities at
national level through proper communications strategy and means (e.g. NES/MSP
website, logo, etc.) so to increase its inclusiveness and political

civil society members’ dialogue with governmental institutions and private
sector where possible;

new strategic alliances with potential partners from civil society,
intergovernmental organisations, government and public institutions and
international financial partners;

proper linkages with other national processes and initiatives on land so to
avoid overlaps and work on potential synergies;

sharing and joint planning sessions with international ILC members (both CSOs
and IGOs) and Strategic Partners with a presence in the country.

Managing and
coordinating the implementation of the annual NES action plan.

the formulation of the annual NES framework and workplan, including organising
face to face meetings with all involved members and keeping such meetings
focused on joint interests;

a timely implementation of activities in line with yearly action plan timeline;

and implementing an M&E system –that is contributing to ILC’s system and
takes advantage of existing tools;

adequate quarterly reporting on NES activities to NES Steering Committee,
implementing partners and ILC Secretariat;

a sustainable financial model and supporting and coordinating fundraising
efforts by NES SC members, including liaising with potential donors (among
which ILC Strategic Partners) and drafting of proposals;

care of administrative duties, including management of financial agreements,
and ensuring that all members have access to relevant administrative


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The post holder will be a qualified Ugandan,
with the following attributes:

Bachelor’s degree in Law, Social Science or any relevant discipline

At least
5 years of experience in the land sector in Uganda.

of coordination or facilitation of similar working mechanisms

(3) years’ experience in development and management is also critical.

of safeguarding and gender values and principles.

background in resource mobilization

rapport with stakeholders including Governments and Donors

and Developed computer skills in work processing and spreadsheets.


communication skills

to work effectively in a culturally diverse organization


How to Apply:

All correspondence
should be addressed to LEMU’S Executive Director, via e-mail to
info@land-in-uganda.org or hand delivered to our offices located on plot 4795, off Ntinda Kiwatule Road,
opposite Victorious Primary School. Applicants should submit an up to date curriculum vitae
(Maximum 3 pages), a cover letter and names/contacts of three referees.

Please DO NOT attach
any academic papers. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be
contacted for interviews.


Deadline: 27th November 2020


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