National Forestry Authority (NFA) Job Vacancies in Uganda

Job Title:  Director, Plantations.

Job Ref: JVA 00155



Key Results Areas:

-         Lead and manage the strategic planning and implementation processes for the Plantations Directorate.

-         Manage all functions related to the value chain of Plantations including the Tree Seed Centre into a market-oriented commercial division.

-         Ensure effective management of the saw milling operations, sales and marketing.

-         Manage forest harvesting and utilization.

-         Mobilize resources for all the centres within Plantations Directorates





Qualifications;

-         A honours degree in natural science.

-         Training in business management will be an added advantage.



Work experience , knowledge, skills and personal attributes:

-         At least 5 years of working experience in a commercially oriented environment.

-         Proven knowledge and experience of sales and marketing.

-         Good networking abilities and client orientation, as well as strong service marketing skills.

-         High integrity.



Age:  At least 35 years of age.



How to apply;

Contact:

The Director, Recruitments and Selection,

JAVA Consulting Ltd.

Plot 116, Bukoto Street,  Kampala

P.O Box 2979, Kampala

Email: java@javaconsult.co.ug

Director, Finance and Administration

Job Title: Director, Finance and Administration

Job Ref: JVA 00154



Key Results Areas:

-         Develop and implement financial systems, policies and procedures that ensure adequate controls are in place in order to maintain proper books of accounts and safeguard the assets of NFA.

-         Prepare annual accounts within the stipulated deadlines in accordance with National Forestry and Tree Planting Act, Government of Uganda Financial Regulations and international Financial Reporting Standards.

-         Monitor financial performance on a regular basis and report to management and the Board in a timely manner.

-         Ensure that financial resources are adequate to meet NFA’s commitments and submit financial reports.



Qualifications:

-         A Honours degree in either Commerce, Accounting or Finances from a reputable university.

-         A fully qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA or CPA)



Work experience, knowledge, skills and personal attributes:

-         At least 5 years experience in a commercially oriented environment at senior management level.

-         Computer literate and conversant with some of the major accountancy software packages.

-         Must be a team player, an excellent communicator with good oral and written communication as well as presentation skills.



Age:  At least 35 years of age.



How to apply;

Contact:

The Director, Recruitments and Selection,

JAVA Consulting Ltd.

Plot 116, Bukoto Street,  Kampala

P.O Box 2979, Kampala

Email: java@javaconsult.co.ug

Jobs Career at National Forestry Authority- NFA

Job Title:  Executive Director

Job Ref : JVA 00153



Key Results Areas:

-         Initiate the development and review of policies for the organization’s physical, human and financial resources.

-         Ensure the proper management of the funds and property of the Authority.

-         Initiate and pursue the development of the Authority’s strategic planning and identity opportunities for its commercial strengthening in line with the Authority’s vision.



Qualifications:

-         Honours degree in Forestry.

-         Postgraduate degree in the relevant professional field from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.



Work experience, knowledge, skills and personal attributes:

-         At least 10 years of work experience at a senior managerial level in a large or medium-sized organization in the private or public sector.

-         Excellent oral and written communication skills.

-         Proven thorough knowledge of investment principles in a dynamic and successful concern.

-         Ability to initiate and manage and change in an organization.

-         proven excellent skills in administration , fundraising and lobbying.

-         Good interpersonal, team building and organizational skills.

-         High integrity.



Age:  At least 40 years of age.



How to apply;

Contact:

The Director, Recruitment and Selection,

JAVA Consulting Ltd.

Plot 116, Bukoto Street,  Kampala

P.O Box 2979, Kampala

Email: java@javaconsult.co.ug

Design Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Title: Design Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

Duty Station:  Field Offices.

Reports to: Program Manager, Cluster.



Duties and responsibilities:

-         Build the capacity of cluster and area Development Programme staff in designs, Transformational Development Indicators measurements, baselines, monitoring and evaluations.

-         Facilitate pre-assessments and micro assessments for proposed assessment projects in the cluster.

-         Develop and administer performance monitoring tools to track program indicators in line with the program implementation plan.



Knowledge, skills and abilities:

-         University degree in a development discipline or related field.

-         Masters degree is an added advantage.

-          Relevant field experience in development, monitoring and evaluation of community-based projects.

-         Ability to communicate information effectively.

-         Critical thinking and analysis.



How to apply;

Contact: Human Resource Manager

World Vision Uganda,

P.O Box 5319,Kampala

Plot 15 B Nakasero Road.

Email: wvujobswvi.org



Deadline: 24 Dec, 2010

World Vision Career Jobs- Gender and Development Specialist

Job Title:   Gender and Development Specialist.

Duty Station:  National Office, Kampala

Reports to: Associate Director, Advocacy.



Duties and responsibilities:

-         Conduct Gender and Development research and produce reports.

-         Implementation of the GAD Strategy in the ADPs and Clusters supported.

-         Build staff and community capacity for gender advocacy.

-         Develop and disseminate guidelines and tools for gender integration / mainstreaming.



Requirements:

-         A University degree in Social Science, Women, Gender and Development, Law and / or a related field of study.

-         Excellent understanding of Gender and a strong awareness of current gender issues, human rights and advocacy training.

-         Excellent interpersonal and excellent ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.

-         At least 5 years of experience and skills in networking with  local and international NGOs and agencies, ministry of level partners, faith-based organizations.

-         Able to travel extensively throughout Uganda.



How to apply;

Contact: Human Resource Manager

World Vision Uganda,

P.O Box 5319,Kampala

Plot 15 B Nakasero Road,

Email: wvujobswvi.org



Deadline: 24 Dec, 2010

Service Provider for Development of Higher level farmers organizations

Job Title:  Service Provider for Development of Higher level farmers organizations.

Contract: 6 months



Duties and responsibilities:

To fully develop the capacity of HLFOs in the district in the context of Agricultural commercialization.



Qualifications:

A minimum of Bachelors  degree in Development studies, Social works and social administration, Human resource management and Microfinance.



How to apply;

Applications and proposals to be sent to the office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Serere.



Deadline : 29 Dec, 2010

Farmer Institutional Development Service Provider

Job Title:  Farmer Institutional Development Service Provider.

Duty Station: Pingire, Kadungulu, Kyere, Kateta, Olio, Atiira, Labori and Bugondo Sub counties.

Reports to: Chairman sub county farmer’s forum through the sub county NAADS coordinator.

Contract: 3 months



Duties and responsibilities:

-         Train farmers on Governance, empowerment accountability.

-         Develop the capacity of farmers in enterprise selection.

-         Develop the capacity of farmer groups to link up with financial institutions.

-         Train CBOs to support FID activities.



Qualifications:

Minimum Bachelors degree in Development studies. Social works and social administration, Human resource management and Microfinance.



Experience:

-         3 years experience in farmer institutional development.

-         Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.





How to apply;

Applications and proposals to be sent to office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Serere.



Deadline: 29 Dec, 2010

Career Opportunities in NAADS - Uganda Agricultural Advisory Service Provider

Job Title:  Agricultural Advisory Service Provider.

Duty Station: Pingire, Kadungulu, Kyere, Kateta, Olio, Atiira, Labori and Bugondo Sub counties.

Reports to: Chairman sub county farmer’s forum through the sub county NAADS coordinator.



Duties and responsibilities:

-         To advise and provide information and knowledge on improved farming and agricultural practices.

-         To disseminate and develop farmer skills on management of improved agricultural technologies.

-         To provide information on marketing and trading activities, input supply, storage and product processing.



Qualifications:

Diploma from a recognized institution in either agriculture, livestock management (Vet), fisheries or entomology.



Experience:

-         Experience standard computer packages is required.

-         Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.





How to apply;

A hand written application with detailed curriculum vitae, two passport size photographs, names addresses of two reference, day time telephone contacts of applicants and photocopies of all academic testimonials should be submitted to the office of the sub county chief during working hours.



Deadline: 29 Dec, 2010

Drivers

Job Title:  Drivers – G2

Duty Station: Kitido

Starting Date: Early 2011



Duties and responsibilities:

-         Provision of reliable and secure driving services.

-         Driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items.

-         Ensure that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident.

-         Expected to keep all required documents including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory , map of the city/ country, first aid kit, necessary for spare parts.



Qualifications:

-         Secondary Education, Valid Driver’s license.

-         Thorough knowledge of traffic rules and regulations, skills in carrying out minor vehicle repairs and maintenance .

-         Ability to operate mobile radio communication equipment will be added advantage,

-         Minimum of 2 years work experience as a driver.

-         Good geographical knowledge of the country.

-         Fluency in English, and the local language of the duty station/district will be added advantage.



How to apply;

A hand-written application letter, detailed UN P11 form a CV, copy of a valid driving licence and academic certificates.



Head Office OHCHR Uganda

P.O Box 7184,

Plot 12A Baskerville Avenue , Kololo

Kampala, Uganda.

 Deadline: 04 Jan, 2011

Agricultural Advisory Service Provider

Job Title: Agricultural Advisory Service Provider.

Location:

Butaleja, Busolwe, Budumba, Nawanjofu, Mazimasa, Kachonga, Busaba, Naweyo, Himutu, sub counties.



Duties and responsibilities:

-         Advise and provide information and knowledge to the farmers on improved methods of farming and agricultural practices on full time basis the AASP will develop work plans with the sub county farmers’ forum fro NAADS activities.

-         Collection of agricultural data statistics.

-         To advise and provide information to farmers on the mobilization of resources including accesses to credit.

-         Pests and disease surveillance.







Qualifications:

A minimum of a diploma in agriculture for crop husbandry, a diploma in veterinary for animal husbandry and a diploma n aquaculture from recognized institutions.



How to apply;

A hand written application with detailed curriculum vitae, two passport size photographs, names and day time telephone contacts, day tome telephone contact and photocopies of all academic testimonials should be submitted to the preferred sub county chief of any of the above mentioned.



Deadline: 04 Jan, 2011

Program Assistant

Job Title: Program Assistant, GS-5

Duty Station: Moroto and Gulu

Starting Date:  Early 2011



Duties and responsibilities:

-         Contribute to regular reports on activities.

-         Collection, analysis and reporting on human rights information in particular on economic and social and cultural rights.

-         Create and maintain a network/data bank of national partners.



Qualifications:

-         Education: Secondary Education, First level University degree preferably in law, international relations or other disciplines closely to human rights.

-         5 years or relevant experience an the national or international level

-         Experience in use of computers and office software and handling of web based information.



Language:

-         Fluency in English, with good communication skills and drafting ability.



How to apply:

Head Office OHCHR Uganda

P.O Box 7184,

Plot 12A Baskerville Avenue , Kololo

Kampala, Uganda.



Deadline: 04 Jan, 2011

Administrative Assistant

Job Title: Administrative Assistant, GS-5

Duty Station : Kampala

Starting Date: Early 2011



Duties and responsibilities:

Human Resource Management;

-         Maintains records of all attendance records for OHCHR staff maintain updated leave tables and track all activities related to hazard pay including initiating the payment of hazard pay.

-         Maintains achieves of all administrative contracts and financial transactions and updates filling systems a required.

-         Assist the National Administrative Officer with the recruitment process including preparing the long list and compiling the required documentation for CRP and CAP meeting.

General Administration;

-         Assist in briefing international and national personnel and vendors on general administrative matters, provides advice and arranges administrative support as required.

-         Provides general secretarial and administrative assistance to the National Administrative Officer when requested.



Qualifications:

Education: Secondary Education, University degree in business administration, commerce, social science or equivalent will be an added advantage.



Experience:

-         At least 5 years of combined progressively responsible experience in related financial/administrative functions.

-         Experience in use of computers and office software packages.



Languages:

-         Fluency in oral and written English.



Other skills:

-         Knowledge of UN rules and regulations as it pertains to human resources management, financial management and general administration services an asset.



How to apply:

Head Office OHCHR Uganda

P.O Box 7184,

Plot 12A Baskerville Avenue , Kololo

Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 04 Jan, 2011

Uganda Virus Research Institute Entebbe Jobs Vacancies

Applications are invited from suitably qualifi ed Ugandans for the post of Clinical Officer/Medical Assistant with the MRC/UVRI
Posted On:
Closing On:     Monday, 13 December 2010
Thursday, 23 December 2010
Category:     Healthcare - Laboratory/Pathology Services
     
Duration:
   
Job Description:    

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans for the post of Clinical Officer/Medical
Assistant with the MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, based at the Uganda Virus Research
Institute Entebbe. We are seeking for a keen and experienced CO/MA with an interest in working in a
multi-centre of HIV related studies. The post is suitable for any individual(s) who are enthusiastic to work.
The post will be based in Kampala, and the successful candidate will join a team of clinical and research
staff at the MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS.
Main duties and responsibilities will include:
The Clinical Officer/Medical Assistant will be involved in the enrolment and follow-up of study participants and ill provide general health care to patients. He/she will also be involved in keeping clinical records and writing activity reports.
Preferred Skills:     Qualifications and Experience:The successful applicant must have a Diploma of Clinical Offi cer from a

recognized institution. He/she will have proven experience in the clinical management of STI including speculum examination and experience in conducting general health care consultations. He/she has good interviewing and interpersonal skills and is accurate in handling patient records. He/she is fl uent in English and Luganda. Previous experience in research, in genital sample taking for laboratory diagnosis of STI and in offering HIV care will be added advantage.

Terms: The position will be remunerated according to the Uganda MRC/UVRI Unit system. The
appointment will be for two years initially and is renewable. The post holder will be based in Kampala.
All appointments will be for an initial period of 2 years, and renewable. The position will be remunerated
according to the Ugandan MRC/UVRI Unit system. Salaries are attractive and will depend on training and
prior experience.

Applications including copies of academic certifi cates, curriculum vitae and names plus telephone contact
of two referees should be addressed to:
The Human Resource Manager
MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS
Uganda Virus Research Institute
P O Box 49 Entebbe. OR sent by email to: mrc@mrcuganda.org
The closing date will be 23 December 2010. Only short listed applicants will be invited for interview .

Jobs Opportunities at UNIFEM

Job Title: Project Officer
Location : Kampala, Uganda
Application Deadline : 31-Dec-10
Additional Category: Women’s Empowerment
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level : SB-4
Languages Required : English
Starting Date : 01-Mar-2011
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract : 8 months

II. Background
The United Nations (UN) in Uganda in collaboration with the Government of Uganda is implementing a Joint Programming on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment with current funding from DFID. The programme is being coordinated by the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM, Part of UN Women). The programme includes resources for strengthening strategic institutions within government in gender mainstreaming activities.
The Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) is responsible for the coordination of gender mainstreaming across government, mainly through the Department for Gender and Women’s Affairs within MGLSD. The roles and responsibilities of the MGLSD in relation to gender, as laid out in the National Gender Policy, are coordination and support: Establish appropriate mechanisms for coordinating gender mainstreaming at different levels; Provide technical support on gender mainstreaming to sectors (including Gender Focal Points and Sector Working Groups), institutions, local governments, civil society and the private sector; Set standards, develop gender guidelines, disseminate and monitor their implementation; Coordinate the monitoring and evaluation of the National Gender Policy and gender responsive development in the country
It is in the above context that MGLSD requires the services of a Project Officer on Gender Equitable Capacity Development to the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.
Duties and Responsibilities.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Director of Gender, and in collaboration with the programme officers and staff of the Ministry, the Project Officer on Gender Equitable Capacity Development to the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, hired at Service Band 4, SC level 9, will perform the following functions:
● Develop and implement an institutional and capacity development plan that considers the findings and recommendations of the participatory gender audit and related capacity assessment reports on the Ministry, to ensure that the Department of Gender technical staff has the required skills and knowledge to support gender mainstreaming in the identified sectors of the Joint Programme
● Strengthen the Gender Focal Points (GFPs) at sectoral and local government levels through the development of clear Terms of Reference (TOR) for Gender Focal Points and support for their implementation
● Design and implement gender training and mentoring programme for the gender focal points in national sector agencies
● Facilitate the harmonization of capacity development plans, training curricula and materials, monitoring and evaluation systems between the MGLSD and other sectors; viz, Finance, Agriculture, Education, the National Planning Authority, the Justice Law and Order Sector, Health and Public Services, Water and sanitation
● Assist in the conduct of gender audit of sector agencies and local governments; and in related project assessment and monitoring activities
● Coordinate gender advocacy strategies with key stakeholders from Government, Parliament, women’s groups, CSOs and the private sector to monitor the effective implementation of gender related laws and policies and address implementation gaps
● Systematize the documentation of capacity development activities and results into a compendium of validated knowledge products that will be packaged for publication and web uploading
● Develop partnerships with civil society organizations, academic institutions, and development partners with relevant work
● Prepare, consolidate and submit periodic reports in relation to the tasks above
● Work closely with UNIFEM, other collaborating UN agencies, Ministries and civil society organizations working on the Joint Programme on Gender Equality
Qualifications and Experience.
● Advanced University degree or equivalent in social sciences, development, gender or a related field
● Minimum of 7 years relevant gender and development experience in Uganda, preferably with government and/or with women’s non-governmental organizations at a senior level
● Proven track record in training or institutional capacity development especially in the area of gender, development, and women’s empowerment
Application Procedure.
Interested and qualified Ugandan Nationals are advised to apply online through: http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?job_id=20640 . The detailed Terms of Reference including the deliverables & competencies can be found in the link.
This vacancy is only open to Ugandan nationals.

Consultant

Type of Appointment: ConsultantJ
Job Level: SSA
Duty Station: VARIOUS
Starting Date: January 2011
Duration: 6 months
Application deadline: 31 December, 2010

UNIFEM is therefore seeking to recruit consultants with expertise in one or more of these practice areas namely; financial management through Atlas, programme management, monitoring and evaluation; and partner capacity building in financial management and programme reporting.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
The selected candidate under the supervision of the UNIFEM Country Programme Manager in the country, carry out the following tasks:
1. Prepare a training curriculum on Financial Management in Atlas for Country Program Managers and their OICs based on their functions as outlined in the UNIFEM Internal Control Framework.
2. Prepare lesson plans applicable to the delivery of the training. The level of training should be appropriate to assessed needs of the staff of the Country Office including those who have not previously interacted with Atlas.
3. Prepare a training curriculum on Programme Management and Monitoring and Evaluation for programme staff of the Country Office;
4. Prepare a training curriculum for UNIFEM Implementing Partners on Programme Financial Management and Reporting tailored to the assessed needs of the partners;
5. Prepare a schedule of the training programmes including their roll out in consultation with the Country Programme Manager;
6. Respond to any requests for customization of the training programme according to the needs of the Country Office and Implementing Partners;
7. Share knowledge throughout the duration of the training period on good practices in management of delivery against donor resources and donor contract requirements;
8. Prepare detailed evaluations of each participant and include recommendations for further capacity building through advanced training.
9. Submit a final report on the trainings describing the training methodology and results and recommendations for follow up training where required.
Duration and Management:
The duration of the contract is 6 months with at least 5 days of scheduled training each month and at least 5 days of follow up consultations every month(-total time 10 days per month) for a total of 60 days. The contracted individual will work under the direct supervision of the UNIFEM Country Programme Manager with support from the East and Horn of Africa Sub Regional Office in Nairobi.
Competencies:
● Communications: excellent communications and interpersonal skills and experience in working effectively in the diversified work environment of the United Nations;
● Professionalism: flexibility to make ad-hoc changes as and when the need arises; ability to perform under stress; willingness to keep flexible working hours.
● Teamwork: ability to establish and maintain effective working relations as a team member, in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect.
● A self-starter, able to work with minimum supervision, with sound judgment.
Required Skills and Experience
● University Degree in relevant field.
● At least 5 years experience in financial and or programme management within the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
● Demonstrated capacity to design and implement training programmes including course curriculum, materials, learning aids and lecture notes.
● Ability to foster and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment and participatory learning culture.
● Operational understanding of UNDP financial policies and procedures.
Application procedures
Qualified and interested candidates are requested to submit their sealed applications not later than 31 December, 2010 to:-
The Country Programme Manager
UNIFEM-Uganda
House No 16, UN Village
Nehru Avenue
Off Nakasero Road,
P O Box 7184 Kampala.
UNIFEM (part of UN Women) applies fair and transparent selection process that would take into account the competencies/skills of the applicants as well as their financial proposals. Qualified Women and Men are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Finance Officer

Job Title: Assistant Finance Officer
Location : Kampala, Uganda
Application Deadline : 31-Dec-10
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level : SB-3
Languages Required : English
Starting Date : 01-Feb-2011
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract : 8 months

The Assistant Finance Officer at SB-3 SC level 7 works in close collaboration with the project teams in the Country Programme Office (CPO), UNIFEM East and Horn of Africa regional office (EHARO), UNDP Finance staff in the country, Government and civil society partners ensuring successful CPO performance in Finance.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Ensures implementation of operational strategies and adapts processes and procedures focusing on achievement of the following results;
2. Ensures the tracking development and management of projects’ budgets and scrutiny of expenditure with UNIFEM project personnel focusing on achievement of the following results;
3. Ensure proper control of CPO expenditure accounts, focusing on achievement of the following results;
4. Ensures proper CPO cash management, focusing on achievement of the following results;
5. Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and sharing in the CO, focusing on achievement of the following results;
6. Ensuring compliance with UNIFEM/UNDP procurement rules and regulations from finance perspective.
Qualifications and Experience
● University degree in Commerce with specialization in Finance, or Business Administration with specialization in Finance;
● Certification from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or Certified Public Accountants (CPA), UNDP Accounting and Finance Training and certification, or UNDP Procurement certification is desirable.
● Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience at the national level in providing accounting and financial management services
● Minimum of 2 years of experience in managing operational systems
● Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems
● Prior experience in the UN System, preferably in UNDP Finance and good knowledge of an efficiency in use of ATLAS
Application Procedure
Interested and qualified Ugandan Nationals are advised to apply online through: http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?job_id=20637.The detailed Terms of Reference including the deliverables & competencies can be found in the link.
This vacancy is only open to Ugandan nationals.

Project Officer

Job Title: Project Officer
Job Location : Kampala, Uganda
Application Deadline : 31-Dec-10
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level : SB-3
Languages Required : English
Starting Date : 01-Feb-2011
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract : 8 months

Duties and Responsibilities
The SC Project Officer on Gender and Statistics to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics recruited under Service Band 4 at SC 9 level, will work under the direct supervision of Principal Officer Statistical Coordination in UBOS and in close collaboration with the International UN Volunteer Gender Statistician, other statistics officers and provide mentoring to the UBOS Gender Officer. The position holder will be matrix managed by the Joint programme Coordinator for purposes of meeting the Joint Programme results, progress reporting on delivery of the deliverables.
Key Functions:
● Design and implement gender capacity development plan for UBOS incorporating the findings and recommendations of the participatory gender audit
● Organize capacity building activities on gender analysis, reporting, popularization and dissemination of gender statistics within UBOS and the statistical units of the seven (7) priority sectors - Agriculture, Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Energy, JLOS and Local Government
● Facilitate the downstream generation and application of gender statistics through training and mentoring district statisticians in the production of district gender profiles in ten priority districts of the JP Gender
● Develop and apply gender responsive data-collection tools and gender analysis tools
● Institutionalise the dissemination, use and documentation of gender analytical products for improved programme planning in the 7 priority sectors and 10 selected districts.
● Develop interactive mechanisms with statistics users and interest groups such as the Kampala City Group on Gender Statistics
● Any other activities related to gender that will enrich the development of gender statistics
● Work closely with UNIFEM/UN WOMEN, other collaborating UN Agencies, Ministries and civil society organizations working on the Joint Programme on Gender Equality
Qualifications and Experience
● Advanced university degree or equivalent in Statistics, covering Gender and Development-with policy development and methodology as minors
● Minimum 7 years of experience in the field of gender statistics and statistical data-aided policy development.
● Gender and development experience in Uganda, preferably with government and/or with women’s non-governmental organizations at a senior level
● Knowledge and prior experience (including training) in gender responsive data collection and analysis
● Proven track record in training or institutional capacity development especially in the area of gender, development, and women’s empowerment
● Proven experience and skills for capacity building and knowledge transfer
Application Procedure
Interested and qualified Ugandan Nationals are advised to apply online through: http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?job_id=20639. The detailed Terms of Reference including the deliverables & competencies can be found in the link.
This vacancy is only open to Ugandan nationals.

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