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Programme Officer Governance & Community Development

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

Work in collaboration with local government authorities in the beneficiary districts in participatory planning for strengthening institutional capacity in several thematic areas such as participatory planning and budgeting that is gender responsive; responsive and effective people-centered service delivery. The officer will be responsible for community mobilization, designing appropriate trainings to enable communities in the programme areas as to increase their business skills in developing profitable businesses. He/she will perform the duties under direct supervision of and in close consultation with the Regional Coordinator DINU, PMU as well as in cooperation with the Technical Advisor of the DINU Technical Assistance Team.

Application accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and academic transcripts, three competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current employer or previous employer for those temporarily unemployed plus a passport photo, contact details (mobile number and e-mail), photocopy of the National ID should be addressed


Responsibilities

  1. Providing technical guidance to the implementing departments-of the local governments in the development and implementation of capacity building work plans in line with DINU programme guidelines and the district development plans.
  2. Work in consultation with the local government and other responsible authorities in the communities to identify, train and monitor the effective involvement of communities in DINU implementation based on a participatory approach.
  3. Prepare reference materials for training of the community-based project management communities at community level to contribute to attaining a sustainable management, operation and maintenance of various investments implemented under DINU
  4. Support planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of programs and programmatic interventions in the local governance area as per approved work plans, tracking use of financial resources;
  5. Ensure that the district focal point officers for DINU are well orientated on the project selection and prioritization criteria and on guidelines for programme implementation;
  6. Participate in the sector coordination activities organized at the district and regional levels aimed at harmonization of interventions by the different development actors.
  7. Provide coordination and technical support in finalization, dissemination and launch of the call for proposals relating to governance interventions and their implementation/operational guidance at the district and community levels;
  8. Contribute to program monitoring, evaluating and periodic reporting;
  9. Providing technical support to the target communities to strengthen the demand side of governance at the local level; Governments and civil society on local economic development;
  10. Ensure that cross-cutting issues of HIV, Gender, environment and good governance are integrated into project design, planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation;
  11. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Regional Coordinator.


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: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Training program planning; Reporting; Budgeting, financial planning; Lobbying, advocacy; Project implementation; Programme management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Office of the Prime Minister- Uganda

GovernmentalCompany size: 500-1000 people

Article 108 A of the Constitution mandates the Prime Minister to: (i) Be the Leader of Government Business in Parliament and be responsible for coordination and implementation of Government Policies across Ministries, Departments and other Public Institutions. (ii) Perform such other functions as may be assigned to him or her by the President or as may be conferred on him or her by the Constitution or by law.


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