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Sector Expert In Social Protection

Closing: Jan 28, 2022

9 days remaining

Published: Jan 14, 2022 (5 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Post-graduate education

Work experience:

10 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time, Fixed term

The General objective of this thematic portfolio is: A sustainable improvement of the living conditions of the most vulnerable populations by investing in social protection systems and decent work to promote sustainable, inclusive and socioeconomic development.

Required Qualification and Experience
  • Masters in Social Sciences, Law, Sociology, Social Protection and Labour Rights, Economics or other related Humanities;
  • An additional Post Graduate Diploma specialized to Social Protection and experience in capacity building for public actors is of an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in Social Protection, Social Dialogue, Health Insurance, Labour Industrial relations, Labour market and relations, Public policy.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ work experience in the informal sector, NGOs relating to Social Protection.
  • International experience in project management and implementation is an added value.
  • Previous experience (work or consultancy) with PSF, government institutions or trade unions, the ILO and other organizations active in decent work and/or social protection an asset 
  • Knowledge of the ILO regulations and procedures would be an asset.
Required Skills and Knowledge
  • You have broad and in-depth understanding of the various aspects of international cooperation (context, challenges, strengths, partners, functioning, etc.).
  • You have knowledge in Job creation, private sector development and skilling.
  • You have excellent knowledge of the Social Protection and Labour Policies in Uganda, institutional set-up of Labour market relations, Industrial relations and the relevant stakeholders.
  • You have excellent knowledge of the Social Protection systems at National and Operational level in Uganda.
  • You are able to establish and maintain relationships and negotiate with government officials, representative(s) of civil society, representatives of workers 'and employers' organizations and academics.
  • You have experience in leading work teams to the achievement of objectives and results.
  • You have demonstrated ability to incorporate gender analysis in the implementation of the project.
  • You have the ability to write reports on the organization's strategy in the field of social protection and employment generated by employment-intensive investment or for the implementation of the project
  • You have good knowledge of policies related to social protection and decent work as well as of the related institutional set up; 


Responsibilities

The General objective of this thematic portfolio is: A sustainable improvement of the living conditions of the most vulnerable populations by investing in social protection systems and decent work to promote sustainable, inclusive and socioeconomic development.

Required Qualification and Experience
  • Masters in Social Sciences, Law, Sociology, Social Protection and Labour Rights, Economics or other related Humanities;
  • An additional Post Graduate Diploma specialized to Social Protection and experience in capacity building for public actors is of an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in Social Protection, Social Dialogue, Health Insurance, Labour Industrial relations, Labour market and relations, Public policy.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ work experience in the informal sector, NGOs relating to Social Protection.
  • International experience in project management and implementation is an added value.
  • Previous experience (work or consultancy) with PSF, government institutions or trade unions, the ILO and other organizations active in decent work and/or social protection an asset 
  • Knowledge of the ILO regulations and procedures would be an asset.
Required Skills and Knowledge
  • You have broad and in-depth understanding of the various aspects of international cooperation (context, challenges, strengths, partners, functioning, etc.).
  • You have knowledge in Job creation, private sector development and skilling.
  • You have excellent knowledge of the Social Protection and Labour Policies in Uganda, institutional set-up of Labour market relations, Industrial relations and the relevant stakeholders.
  • You have excellent knowledge of the Social Protection systems at National and Operational level in Uganda.
  • You are able to establish and maintain relationships and negotiate with government officials, representative(s) of civil society, representatives of workers 'and employers' organizations and academics.
  • You have experience in leading work teams to the achievement of objectives and results.
  • You have demonstrated ability to incorporate gender analysis in the implementation of the project.
  • You have the ability to write reports on the organization's strategy in the field of social protection and employment generated by employment-intensive investment or for the implementation of the project
  • You have good knowledge of policies related to social protection and decent work as well as of the related institutional set up; 


  • You lead the implementation of the project activities in the area of Social Protection by providing inputs for planning, execution, coordination and monitoring and evaluation of activities in order to ensure that the results of the Project (outputs – outcomes) are achieved within the set execution deadline
  • You provide the necessary technical input in the area of Social Protection in order to achieve the project’s technical performance in accordance with national and international norms and standards.
  • You organise knowledge building and knowledge management for Social Protection elements.
  • You develop capacities of different partners in order to contribute to the improvement of their organisations, their processes and systems and of their staff’s competences.


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