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UN Programme Management Specialist Job Careers - United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)

Organization: United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is the UN’s capital investment agency for the world’s least developed countries. It creates new opportunities for poor people and their communities by increasing access to microfinance and investment capital.  UNCDF focuses on Africa and the poorest countries of Asia and the Pacific, with a special commitment to countries emerging from conflict or crisis.  It provides seed capital – grants and loans – and technical support to help microfinance institutions reach more poor households and small businesses, and local governments finance the capital investments – water systems, feeder roads, schools, irrigation schemes – that will improve poor peoples’ lives.

Job Summary:  The Programme Management Specialist will work under the overall guidance and supervision of the Deputy Director of the Inclusive Finance Practice Area, with matrix reporting line to Chief Management Support Unit (MSU), UNCDF New York, and work closely with Global Digital Manager, Regional Hub Managers and country/regional technical specialist, on a regular basis. The Programme Management Specialist is responsible for promoting a collaborative, client-oriented approach, in compliance with UNDP/UNCDF Programme & Operations policies & procedures. 

This position is based in Kampala, Uganda as part of FIPA Strategy Support Unit (SSU). This role may supervise 1-2 local GS staff, part of Kampala based Strategy Support Unit.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Ensures support for implementation and management of the “Leaving No One Behind in the Digital Era” global, regional and country programme management strategies, adapts processes and procedures focusing on achievement of the following results:
·        Programme support to technical staff for the full programme-cycle for implementation of the digital strategy, including quality assurance of performance-based agreements primarily with private sector partners to promote market development (Grants, Technical Assistance);
·        Full compliance with UNCDF/UNDP rules, regulations, and policies of programme activities, closely coordinating with Chief MSU on practice-wide compliance 
·        Ensure implementation of internal controls, in full operationalization of the Digital Strategy at global, regional and country levels.
·        Provide technical advice on the development of systems, processes and mechanisms to support programme planning, resource management, quality assurance, risk and management,
·        Programme financial resources management through planning, guiding, analysis and monitoring of the resources; preparation and monitoring of development project budgets; identification of operational and financial problems, and proposal of solutions.
·        Develop and maintain control mechanisms for all programme activities. Including business processes mapping and establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
·        Support FIPA´s thematic portfolio teams in the design and formulation of programme/ project initiatives;
·        Reviews and provide feedback to project/ programme strategies and documents, workplans, case studies and related knowledge products and publications, as needed
·        Supervise & manage two Programme Associates including daily supervision, staff performance reviews, ensure capacity development of staff members by suggesting development opportunities; 
Facilitates programme planning across the global, regional and country programme teams of the Digital Strategy:
·        Review of work plans of programme teams, ensuring that clear targets are established;
·        Reporting of project achievements, disbursement delivery and other areas of accountability;
·        Work closely with the Country Technical specialists and respective regional Digital Hub Managers,  to manage the country budget revisions, reporting and analysis;
·        Working closely with the Management Support Unit (MSU) of UNCDF and the Digital Programme Manager, ensure UNCDF/FIPA has available a complete range of human resource tools (staff, consultants, consulting firms) so that a range of flexible tools are available to support implementation of the digital strategy.
Support resource mobilization and donors reporting requirements for the Digital Strategy including narrative and financial reporting:
·        Review draft proposals prior to submission to funders to ensure budgets are aligned to maintaining our regional and country technical infrastructure; cost recovery principles and  costs of delivering on proposed results, working together with Regional/Country Technical Specialists;
·        Planning, elaboration & follow-up of a reporting strategy, based on donors’ agreements, corporate requirements for reporting schedules for both programmes and projects;
·        Drafting and finalization of donors’ narrative reports including progress, annual and ad-hoc ones focusing on highlighting progress of targets against agreed upon indicators; analyzing impact, reflecting on lessons learned and operational challenges;
·        Review financial reports as per donors’ agreements, in collaboration with PPC & PMSU colleagues.
·        Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing with all FIPA stakeholders on programme management matters
·        Identification and formulation of global Digital Strategy programme implementation lessons learned and recommendations to be integrated into broader FIPA/UNCDF knowledge management efforts;
·        Work closely with UNCDF Management Support Unit, for suggesting updates to UNCDF’s Operations Manual based on lessons learned and evolving programming practices;
·        Centralize information management across the global Digital Strategy portfolio (Including archiving, configuration management, version control);
·        Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
·        Organization and conduct of trainings on relevant programme management areas aimed at building the capacity of field teams;
·        Promoting transparency and information sharing with all relevant stakeholders.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) Programme Management Specialist job must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Law, Finance, Economics or related field.
·        At least five (5) years’ experience in progressively responsible positions in the field of programme management, project management and/or operations or related fields, out of which at least three years of work-experience in programme /project planning & implementation.
·        Demonstrable project management, budget/financial management and coordination skills.
·        Work experience of and/or in Least Developed Countries LDCs is preferred.
·        Experience in Compliance & Quality Assurance is preferred.
·        Experience supporting market development programmes with digital financial services focus is preferred.
·        Previous experience /familiarity with results monitoring and reporting is preferred.
·        In-depth knowledge of relevant UN organizational policies and procedures; Knowledge of UN/UNDP/UNCDF ERP Systems & Policies is preferred.  
·        Language Requirements: Fluency, both oral and written in English & French required; Excellent Communication Skills (Comprehension, verbal communication) in both languages, English and French required.

Core Competencies
·        Innovation: Ability to make new and useful ideas work;
·        Leadership: Ability to persuade others to follow;
·        People Management: Ability to improve performance and satisfaction;
·        Communication: Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform;
·        Delivery: Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement.

Functional Competencies:
·        Subject Matter Expertise: Possesses expert knowledge of advanced concepts in to digital & financial inclusion, a broad knowledge of related disciplines, as well as an in-depth knowledge of relevant organizational policies and procedures.
·        Knowledge Management: Ability to capture, develop, share and effectively use information and knowledge.
·        Project Management: Ability to plan, organize, and control resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals.
·        Relationship Management: Ability to engage and foster strategic partnerships with other parties, Inter-Agency Coordination and forge productive working relationships.
·        Results Based Programming: Assesses project performance to identify success factors and incorporates best practices into project work.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.

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Director Legal Affairs Employment Opportunity - Makerere University, Kampala (MUK)

Organization:  Makerere University, Kampala (MUK)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Legal Affairs

About US:
Makerere University, Kampala is Uganda's largest and oldest institution of higher learning, first established as a technical school in 1922. It became an independent national university in 1970. Today, Makerere University is composed of nine colleges and one school offering programmes for about 36,000 undergraduates and 4,000 postgraduates.

Job Summary: The Director Legal Affairs will be responsible for providing legal advice to the University Council, Management and other organs of the University in matters of drafting agreements, contracts, memoranda and other legal documents. The Director Legal Affairs provides clear oral and written interpretation of laws and other statutory instruments relating to the University, ensures and facilitates the University's compliance with the set policies, regulations and guidelines governing staff and students of the University.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Planning for the Legal Directorate
·        Advising the University Council on all Legal and other matters
·        Supervision of the Legal Directorate
·        Head the Legal Team and coordinate all Court cases by or against the University

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold an Honor's Bachelor of Laws Degree from a recognized Institution
·        Master of Laws Degree from a recognized Institution
·        A Diploma in Legal Practice (LDC)
·        Valid practicing License
·        Applicants should have a minimum of Ten (10) years Legal Practice Five (5) of which should have been at Senior Level in a recognized Institution or Firm.
·        Should be citizens of Uganda
·        Industrious and self-driven
·        A team player
·        Excellent communication skills
·        A track record of high integrity
·        Excellent analytical ability
·        Excellent interpersonal skills
·        Very good tactical and strategic planning skills
·        Age Limit: Below 55 years

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications using this link, Click Here  and upload their full details of your biodata, education, qualifications, work experience, and all the other required information, including your Curriculum Vitae, Certificates, Transcripts, and at least three reference letters addressed to;

The Director
Human Resources
P.O. Box 7062 Kampala.

Deadline: 8th June 2020 by 17.00 Hours EAT.

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Technical Advisor on Gender and Youth CUSP Job Placement - GIZ

Job Title:              Technical Advisor on Gender and Youth CUSP
Organization:  GIZ
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:  Head of Component
Ref. No: GIZ – CUSP/TA/052026

About US:
The German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has commissioned the Gesellschaft fϋr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) with the Programme “Strengthening Governance and Civil Society in Uganda”, co-funded by the European Union. The main objective of the programme is that selected state and civil society actors in Uganda are in better position to work towards the compliance with human rights and governance principles (transparency, accountability, efficient and effective management and political participation) in their respective areas of responsibility. Structurally, the programme focuses on 4 main areas: 1) Strengthening External Audit 2) Strengthening Human Rights, 3) Strengthening Civil Society in Uganda Support Programme (CUSP) and 4) Digital Africa. The third area is substantially co-funded by the European Union (EU).

CUSP focusses on: (1) creating an enabling environment, (2) foster political participation and (3) capacity building for civil society organizations (CSO). CUSP will follow a specific approach utilizing the experience already made at the level of certain GIZ sector support and development programmes as well of the EU National Indicative Programme (NIP).  The programme component (1) creating an enabling environment cooperates closely with the other programme components (2) foster political participation and (3) capacity building for CSOs which will be primarily be implemented through the hubs in Kampala, Gulu, Mbale, Fort Portal Mbarara and Kabale.

Job Summary: GIZ is now recruiting for a Technical Advisor on Gender and Youth to support the Programme  will be responsible for:
·        Mainstreaming of Gender in all projects of CUSP and within the CUSP team
·        Promoting needs of women, youth and minorities in all three components
·        Advancement of a mentoring programme for women and youth

Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Technical Advisor on Gender and Youth performs the following tasks:
Strategic conceptual work:
·        Elaborate a strategic alignment of the components to gender equality as a cross-cutting issue.
·        Advise development of gender focussed organisations and women’s associations and or networks.
·        Develop institutional capacity development for CSO Partner Organisations in collaboration   with other team members
·        Advise and support youth and women leadership and mentorship programme
·        Advise on strengthening CSO engagement with regards to gender and youth in different sectors (governance, water, energy and agriculture sectors) on national and district level.
·        Ensure gender mainstreaming within the CUSP team and cooperate with the GIZ advisor for HIV and gender mainstreaming in the country office
·        Ensure timely and smooth communication between programme partners and within the programme.
·        Support internal and external representation of the programme in coordination with the line management.
·        Close coordination within all relevant actors of the programme.
Administration and Reporting:
·        Support programme activities, outputs and outcomes.
·        Support the reporting according to EU standards.
·        Contribute to M&E as well as reporting requirements.
·        Take over administrative tasks for a smooth implementation of the programme.
Other duties/additional tasks.
·        Performs other duties and tasks at the request of line manager/management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in a relevant field, preferably in Law, Political Science, Social Science, Development Studies, Gender Studies.
·        At least seven years of professional experience in gender and youth within civil society, relevant experience in the area of mentoring is an added asset.
·        Accelerates processes through high motivation and experience.
·        Experience from governmental structures and their interaction with the civil society.
·        Experience from CSO networks and/or formal/informal participation processes is an asset.
·        Excellent interpersonal skills.
·        Ability to work under tight schedules and to multitask/fast-track appropriately.
·        High level of integrity, honesty and professionalism.
·        Supervisory, coaching, mentoring, monitoring and evaluation skills.
·        Experience in qualitative and quantitative research, data collection and data analysis.
·        Very good working knowledge of English (written and spoken); knowledge of German is an added value.
·        Excellent people skills and ability to negotiate between different stakeholder groups.
·        Good communication, presentation and reporting skills
·        Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
·        Self-drive, creativity, and problem-solving capacity are required.
·        Able to work independent, responsible and target oriented.

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply online, Click Here or by email to: Application and CV should be in one document and a maximum of 6 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 and reference number in the subject line.

NB: Please note that this is a national position. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 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: 24th May 2020 by 5:00pm

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Counter Wildlife Crime Advisor NGO Job Placements - Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

Organisation: Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Country Director

About US:
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), with funding support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is implementing the USAID/Uganda Combating Wildlife Crime (CWC) Activity (“Activity”) in partner¬ship with the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), Natural Resources Conserva¬tion Network (NRCN) and Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). The goal of this activity is to reduce wildlife crime in Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Counter Wildlife Crime Advisor will serve as the principal advisor to the CoP on matters relating to best practices in combating wildlife crime, transnational illegal wildlife trade networks and biodiversity conservation, including ensuring that the activities are in line with USAID's biodiversity policy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Ensure that the USAID Uganda CWC Activity achieves the most positive impact on reducing wildlife crime in Uganda.
·       Provide technical support to WCS and its partners in implementing the CWC Activity, helping to them to build strategic alliances with regional and interna-tional security and law enforcement bodies and develop systems for intelligence information sharing.
·       Align the Activity’s support to CWC with the National Strategy to Combat Poaching, Illegal Trade and Trafficking of Wildlife and Wildlife Products, USAID biodiversity policy and other relevant policies and strategies.
·       Provide strategic guidance for capacity building to government counterparts in core CWC competencies and implement capacity building activities targeting UWA and the National Wildlife Crime Coordination Task Force (NWCCTF).
·       Advice the CoP on key strategic regional, governmental and inter-governmental partnerships and networks to develop including building relations with key players.
·       Monitor CWC/IWT developments, trends and protocols at international level (e.g. CITES, CBD, CMS, etc.) and advice the CoP as necessary.
·       Provide strategic and technical guidance to WCS’s IWT/CWC program
·       Represent WCS and the Activity in national, regional and global events and meetings, particularly those directly related to trade and wildlife crime.
·       Supervise short-term technical consultants to offer technical capacity building to government in areas that may require specialized skills and knowledge (e.g. intelligence, investigations and prosecution).
·       Ensure that cross-cutting issues such as environmental considerations, gender and youth considerations are addressed.
·       In collaboration with the CoP, development and implementation of annual technical work plans and budgets, for the Activity, ensuring USAID and WCS priorities are addressed and contract/budget compliance is achieved.
·       Write and review a range of technical reports, briefs and other publications for internal and external use.
·       To represent WCS at relevant meetings with USAID and the partner govern¬ment agencies as appropriate.
·       Participate on the monitoring and evaluation of technical aspects of the Activity.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in Wildlife Crime and Forensic Investigations, environmental law, international Wildlife Trade and Trafficking.
·       At least ten years of work experience with at least six of these in areas related to Wildlife, Forest and Fisheries crime, anti-trafficking or wildlife management and biodiversity conservation.
·       At least four  four years of experience in Africa, with an in-depth understand¬ing of Uganda and East Africa.
·       At least five years of demonstrated track record in wildlife crime investiga¬tions, intelligence gathering, analysis and reporting.
·       Experience with developing and conducting capacity building trainings, mentorship and couching.
·       Demonstrated experience of working with security and law enforcement institutions of government, inter-agency cooperation, and private sector companies involved with combating illegal trade in wildlife.
·       Previous involvement in the implementation of USAID projects/activities is an asset
·       English language proficiency required, competency in other languages used in East Africa is preferred.
·       Ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing, with experience in writing technical reports, and delivering high-level presenta¬tions.
·       Solution-oriented, self-driven and ability to work with minimum supervision.
·       Good inter-personal skills and proven ability to work with teams of varied professional and cultural backgrounds.

How to Apply:
All Interested individuals must submit their CV, cover letter and three (3) reference, referencing the position in the subject line to and copy to

Deadline: 31st May 2020 at 11:59 pm

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