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Consultant

  • Post-graduate education
  • Project, program management
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary

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Job Summary

Individual Consultant to Undertake Conflict Analysis of Development Minerals in Uganda and Develop Conflict Sensitive Community Engagement Toolkit

Under the direct supervision of the ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme Country Coordinator for Uganda and Team Leader – Inclusive Green Growth Programme and the overall supervision of the ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme Manager, the Consultant is required to use a participatory approach and process to ensure wide stakeholder consultation in the collection of both secondary and primary data. It is expected that data collected will be analyzed using a rigorous and transparent analysis framework, summarized and presented to the Uganda Country Working Group and at a National Validation Workshop to aid in prioritization of strategic interventions and ensure sufficient inclusion of all stakeholder views.


Responsibilities

Phase 1: Situation analysis of conflict in the sector:

  1. In this phase, the consultant will be required to explore and provide detailed analysis of current trends in the Development Minerals sector related conflicts and grievances. More Specifically, the type conflicts, reach and nature of stakeholders involved, as well as mechanisms they resorted to in the resolution.
  2. Secondly, the consultant will identify existing conflict and grievance management mechanisms and undertake a thorough diagnosis using SWOT analysis to single out the most prominent ones which could potentially host/include sector related issues. Through this process and considering the current sector legal framework, the consultant will be required to analyse the technical and practical feasibility of including Development Minerals sector-specific conflict and grievance issues in relevant existing mechanisms including ways to capacitate the potential host mechanisms thus identified. In addition, the consultant will develop a conflict sensitive community engagement toolkit to further engage and empower stakeholders afterward.

Phase 2: Stakeholder consultation workshop:
  1. After the situation analysis is completed and report provided, the consultant will be required to prepare   a national workshop in collaboration with UNDP where sector stakeholders will be presented with key findings for amendment and validation. Specifically, they will review the situation analysis, the diagnosis of existing conflict and grievance management mechanisms including the proposed options for handling Development Minerals related conflicts and grievances. Moreover, special attention will be accorded to the feasibility analysis of each option for hosting and handling sector related issues, including the conflict sensitive community engagement toolkit. Once vetted, the most prominent option and the conflict sensitive community engagement toolkit will be subject to onward implementation as deliberated on during the validation workshop.

Phase 3: Operationalization of conflict and grievance handling mechanism: 
  1. Based on the outcome of the above process, the consultant will be required to assist sector stakeholders to operationalize Development Minerals sectors grievance and conflict handling mechanism and undertake practical capacity development for the stakeholders operating the mechanism on efficient grievance and conflict handling, using the developed conflict sensitive community engagement toolkit.    


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Stakeholder communication; Management and business consulting; Research planning; Research publication; Conflict and crisis management; Data analysis
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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UNDP is the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help build a better life. In November 1964, an agreement was signed between the Government of Kenya and the UN System. UNDP was at the time known as the Technical Assistance Board (TAB). The Resident Representative of TAB Mr. B Chidzero signed on behalf of other agencies for the commencement of operations in Kenya.


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