Job Title: – UN-Habitat Uganda Jobs 2021 Associate Programme Management Officer
Organization: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
Duty Station: Kampala
United Nations Human Settlements Programme Profile
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. Global Land Tool Network programme supports the national land policy implementation and implementation of appropriate land tools and approaches in both urban and rural context for land tenure security.
The post is also expected to provide technical and coordination support to the Section’s Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) interventions in Uganda and to provide the necessary technical support to improve UN-Habitat’s capacity in building strategic partnerships and in strengthening programme development in Uganda.
Roles and Responsibilities:
•Provide substantive and technical support in the implementation and coordination of activities related to the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) Phase 3 Programme and other related UN-Habitat and the Global Land Tool Network projects and interventions;
•Provide technical and coordination support in the development of pro-poor, gender-responsive and fit-for-purpose land tools and approaches to key stakeholders and partners including government authorities, academic institutions and civil society organizations;
•Assist in building and/or strengthening partnerships and collaboration in the country towards improving tenure security of the urban and rural poor particularly women, youth and vulnerable groups, including liaising with UN Country Team and relevant government agencies on behalf of UN-Habitat as may be assigned;
•Prepare, promote and disseminate knowledge management products, normative products, policy briefs, communication materials and other information materials on pro-poor, gender-responsive and fit-for-purpose land and shelter policies, tools and approaches;
•Contribute to the preparation of various written reports and outputs including drafting of background papers, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, project documentation, presentations and other information materials;
•Provide technical reports, project assessments and substantive analyses related to the delivery of projects’ objectives including on policy reforms, tools implementation, settlement improvement, awareness building, communications and capacity development;
•Contribute to the design , implementation and document capacity development initiatives related to land governance and settlement issues and on the potential measures to address them;
•Provide substantive contribution and technical inputs to the overall planning, reporting, technical missions and evaluation activities;
•Provide technical and coordination support in the over-all resource mobilization efforts in the country by developing concept notes, project documents, country engagement strategies and proposals and assisting related missions on potential land governance interventions, housing and shelter improvements in Uganda.
•Provide technical support and written contributions in the development and/or implementation of appropriate UN-Habitat and GLTN land and housing policies, tools and approaches at international level and priority countries and/or projects.
•Perform any other related tasks and responsibilities as may be assigned.
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Land Management, Land Tenure, Surveying/Geomatics, Land Economy and related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in project/programme management and coordination in development is required.
Experience in addressing land governance issues is required.
Work experience with pro-poor land tools and approaches is desirable.
Work experience in partnership building and working with multi-stakeholders is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.
How To Apply for UN-Habitat Uganda Jobs 2021
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.
Deadline: 21st April 2021
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