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Ministry of Lands, Housing & Urban Development (Uganda)

Physical Planner

Uganda

Expert Decent Work & Social Protection

Closing: Feb 9, 2022

17 days remaining

Published: Jan 22, 2022 (1 day ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Post-graduate education

Work experience:

5 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time, Fixed term

You will be responsible to work closely with a team of experts (3 people) in charge of the 4 Results of the project:

  • Decent employment is created and enhanced for youth and women in agriculture, tourism and the green economy; 
  • Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work for formal and informal workers are better respected, protected and fulfilled; 
  • Workers and their families have increased access to existing social protection mechanisms covering health and maternity risks;
  • Tripartite representative actors engage in effective Social Dialogue for advancing the Decent Work Agenda.

Required qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Law, Economics, Education, Development or a comparable field of studies. 

Required experience 

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in decent work;
  • A minimum of 4 years of demonstrated experience in Africa in the area of (youth) skills development, youth entrepreneurship promotion, social dialogue and workers’ rights; 
  • Proved experience with international exposure;
  • An experience in working with officials of government ministries, private sector, Civil Society Organizations (CSO), employers’ and workers’ organizations is an asset; 
  • An experience in setting social protection mechanisms is an asset;
  • An experience in Gender Responsiveness at the workplace is an asset;
  • An experience in digitalization in the sector (matching platform) is an asset.

Required skills and knowledge

  • Good knowledge of aspects of international development (context, challenges, application, partners, functioning…);
  • Ability to implement a change process;
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as a member of a team;
  • Knowledge management and knowledge building;
  • Results-based management;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes;
  • Ability to use new technologies used in the area of expertise;
  • You are fluent in spoken and written French or Dutch. Considering the working language of Uganda and the international environment in which you work, excellent knowledge of English is required


Responsibilities

You will be responsible to work closely with a team of experts (3 people) in charge of the 4 Results of the project:

  • Decent employment is created and enhanced for youth and women in agriculture, tourism and the green economy; 
  • Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work for formal and informal workers are better respected, protected and fulfilled; 
  • Workers and their families have increased access to existing social protection mechanisms covering health and maternity risks;
  • Tripartite representative actors engage in effective Social Dialogue for advancing the Decent Work Agenda.

Required qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Law, Economics, Education, Development or a comparable field of studies. 

Required experience 

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in decent work;
  • A minimum of 4 years of demonstrated experience in Africa in the area of (youth) skills development, youth entrepreneurship promotion, social dialogue and workers’ rights; 
  • Proved experience with international exposure;
  • An experience in working with officials of government ministries, private sector, Civil Society Organizations (CSO), employers’ and workers’ organizations is an asset; 
  • An experience in setting social protection mechanisms is an asset;
  • An experience in Gender Responsiveness at the workplace is an asset;
  • An experience in digitalization in the sector (matching platform) is an asset.

Required skills and knowledge

  • Good knowledge of aspects of international development (context, challenges, application, partners, functioning…);
  • Ability to implement a change process;
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as a member of a team;
  • Knowledge management and knowledge building;
  • Results-based management;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes;
  • Ability to use new technologies used in the area of expertise;
  • You are fluent in spoken and written French or Dutch. Considering the working language of Uganda and the international environment in which you work, excellent knowledge of English is required


  • You contribute to the implementation of the project in the area of decent work & social protection by taking part in the planning, execution, coordination, and monitoring and evaluation of activities;
  • You advise on the basis of your technical expertise, in order to achieve performance in the areas of decent work, social protection, workers’ rights and social dialogue (in accordance with national and international norms and standards);
  • You organise knowledge building and knowledge management in order to document best practices and lessons learned throughout the project life cycle You contribute to capacity development of partner organisations.


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