UN- UNDP jobs in Kampala Uganda-- TEAM LEADER GOVERNANCE (UGANDAN NATIONALS ONLY)

Job Title: TEAM LEADER GOVERNANCE (UGANDAN NATIONALS ONLY)
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    23-Mar-11
Additional Category    Management
Type of Contract :    FTA Local
Post Level :    NO-C
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    02-May-2011
Duration of Initial Contract :    One Year (Renewable)
Expected Duration of Assignment :    One Year (Renewable)
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Background

Under the guidance of the Country Director (CD), the Team Leader Governance acts as a manager of the Governance Team and advisor to Senior Management on all aspects of Governance and related fields, manages the Governance  programme portfolio and oversees the Millennium Development Villages and supervises the UNCDF country Programme.  The main role is to manage the Governance programme including continued monitoring of their implementation. The Team Leader leads the Governance team in strategic planning and identifies new programme areas while ensuring consistency with UNDAF/CPD/CPAP  priorities and creative responses to emerging challenges and opportunities.

The Team Leader heads and supervises the Governance team and works in close collaboration with the Management Support, Operations team in the CO, Programme staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society to successfully implement the UNDP programme.


Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions:

    * Ensuring the strategic direction of UNDP programme
    * Management of the CO programme and supervision of the Programme team
    * Strategic partnerships and support to resource mobilization
    * Provision of top quality policy advice services to the Government and facilitation of knowledge building and management


1.     As a member of the CO management team, ensures the strategic direction of UNDP programme focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Thorough analysis of the political, social and economic situation in the country and collaborative preparation/revision of CCA, UNDAF, CPD, CPAP, AWP and other documents.
    * Identification of strategic programme areas of cooperation.
    * Operationalization of UNDAF/ CPD in collaboration with the main partners and other UN Agencies. Identification of possibilities for joint programming.
    * Analysis and presentation of UNDP policies and their implementation in the CO.
    * CO business processes mapping and establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Results Management, control of the workflows in the Programme Unit.

2.     Ensures effective management of the CO programme and supervision of the Programme team focusing on quality control of the full cycle of programming from formulation to implementation achieving the  following results:

    * Effective application of RBM tools, establishment of management targets (BSC) and monitoring achievement of results.
    * Design and formulation of CO programme within the area of responsibility, translating UNDP priorities into local interventions. Coordination of programme implementation with the executing agencies.
    * Strategic oversight of planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of the  programme, tracking use of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations. ARR(P) performs the function of Manager Level 2 in Atlas for development projects transactions approval.
    * Effective monitoring, measuring the impact of the CO programme and evaluation. Constant monitoring and analysis of the programme environment, timely readjustment of programme.
    * Follow up on audit recommendations. All exceptions are timely reported.
    * Aggregate reports are regularly prepared on activities, outputs and outcomes. Preparation of donor reports.
    * Organization of cost-recovery system for the services provided by the CO to projects in close collaboration with Operations Manager.

3.     Establishes and maintains strategic partnerships and supports the resource mobilization in cooperation with the Management Support and Business Development Team  focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Implementation of the CO partnerships and resources mobilization strategies to achieve programme outcomes.
    * Creation and coordination of partnerships with the UN Agencies, IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society etc.
    * Determination of programmatic areas of cooperation, based on strategic goals of UNDP, country needs and donors’ priorities.
    * Analysis and research of information on donors, preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for cost-sharing.

4.  Ensures provision of top quality advisory services and     facilitation of knowledge building and management  focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Identification of sources of information related to policy-driven issues. Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learned directly linked to programme country policy goals.
    * Coordination of development of policies and institutions that will address the country problems and needs in collaboration with the Government and other strategic partners.
    * Establishment of advocacy networks at national level and linked to international networks. Relevant, high-impact advocacy campaigns are implemented with key partners.
    * Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
    * Organization of trainings for the operations/ projects staff on programme.


Impact of Results

The key results have an impact on the overall success of the country programme and reaching UNDAF/ CPD goals. In particular, the key results have an impact on the design, operation and programming of activities, creation of strategic partnerships as well as reaching resource mobilization targets.



Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

    * Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards
    * Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP
    * Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

Functional Competencies:

Knowledge Management and Learning:

    * Promotes knowledge management in UNDP and a learning environment in the office through leadership and personal example.
    * Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more Practice Areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

    * Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting.
    * Ability to lead formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes and projects, mobilize resources.
    * Ability to formulate and manage budgets, manage contributions and investments, manage transactions, conduct financial analysis, reporting and cost-recovery.
    * Good knowledge of the Results Management Guide and Toolkit.
    * Good ICT skills, knowledge of Atlas.
    * Ability to implement new systems and affect staff behavioral/ attitudinal change.

Management and Leadership:

    * Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback.
    * Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
    * Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills.
    * Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

    *  Master’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences or related field.
    * Prince2 Training and Certification, RMG

 Experience:

    * 5 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in providing management advisory services, hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects and establishing inter-relationships among international organization and national governments.
    * Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.

Language Requirements:

    * Fluency in written and spoken English.
    * Fluency in the national language of the duty station.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UN- UNDP Jobs in Uganda- (UGANDAN NATIONALS ONLY)

PROGRAMME ASSOCIATE - GOVERNANCE (UGANDAN NATIONALS ONLY)
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    23-Mar-11
Additional Category    Management
Type of Contract :    FTA Local
Post Level :    GS-6
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    02-May-2011
Duration of Initial Contract :    One Year (Renewable)
Expected Duration of Assignment :    One Year (Renewable)
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Background

Under the overall guidance of the Country Director and direct supervision of the Governance Team Leader, the Programme Associate ensures effective delivery of the Governance programme by entering and managing data, and supporting programme implementation consistent with UNDP rules and regulations. The Programme Associate works in close collaboration with the operations, programme, and projects staff in the UNDP country and headquarters offices, as required, for resolving complex finance-related issues and exchange of information.

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions:

    * Support to formulation of Governance programme strategies and implementation of the Country Programme Action Plan.
    * Support the management of the Gender programme.
    * Administrative support to the Gender Programme Team.
    * Support to resource mobilization.
    * Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the area of Governance

1.    Supports formulation of programme strategies and implementation of the Governance programme focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Collection and presentation of Governance background information for preparation of CCA, UNDAF, CPD, CPAP, effective application of RBM tools and establishment of Governance management targets (BSC).
    * Presentation of background information for formulation of Governance programme, draft project documents, work plans, budgets, proposals on implementation arrangements.
      

2.    Provides effective support to management of the Governance programme focusing on the achievement of the  following results:

    * Creation of a project in Atlas, preparation  of required budget revisions, revision of project award and project status, determination of unutilized funds, operational and financial close of a project.
    * Provision of guidance to the executing agencies on routine implementation of projects.
    * Presentation of information for audit of NEX projects, supports implementation of audit recommendations.

3.     Provides administrative support to the Programme Unit  focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Review of NEX projects Financial Reports; preparation of non-PO vouchers for development projects.
    * Maintenance of the internal expenditures control system which ensures that vouchers processed are matched and completed, transactions are correctly recorded and posted in Atlas.
    * Timely corrective actions on unposted vouchers, including the vouchers with budget check errors, match exceptions, unapproved vouchers.
    * Creation of requisitions in Atlas for development projects, register of goods receipt in Atlas.
    * Making budget check for requisitions, purchase orders, and vouchers.

4 .    Supports resource mobilization focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Analyze information on Governance donors.
    * Prepare donor’s profile.
    * Track and reporting on mobilized resources.
    * Review contributions agreements.
    * Manage contributions in Atlas.


5.    Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the Governance  area focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Support the organization of Governance trainings for the all staff.
    * Support the synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in programme.
    * Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Impact of Results:

The key results have an impact on the overall performance of the Governance Team and success in implementation of Governance programme strategies.  Accurate analysis, data entry and presentation of information ensure proper programme implementation.

Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

    * Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values.
    * Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Functional Competencies:

Knowledge Management and Learning:

    * Shares knowledge and experience.
    * Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

    * Ability to perform a variety of specialized tasks related to Results Management, including support to design, planning and implementation of programme, managing data, reporting.
    * Ability to provide input to business processes re-engineering, implementation of new system, including new IT based systems.
    * Good knowledge of Results Management Guide and Toolkit.

Leadership and Self-Management:

    * Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback.
    * Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
    * Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure.
    * Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.



Required Skills and Experience

Education:

    * Post Secondary Education, preferably with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance. University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences and Social Sciences would be desirable.
    * Prince2 training and certification, RMG.

Experience:

    * 6 years of progressively responsible administrative or programme experience is required at the national or international level.
    * 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.

Language Requirements:

    * Fluency in written and spoken English.
    * Fluency in the language of the duty station.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

To apply
https://jobs.undp.org/cj_apply.cfm?job_id=22227

UNDP Jobs in Uganda- Only Ugandans Should Apply

PROGRAMME ASSOCIATE GROWTH & POVERTY (UGANDAN NATIONALS ONLY)
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    23-Mar-11
Additional Category    Management
Type of Contract :    FTA Local
Post Level :    GS-6
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    02-May-2011
Duration of Initial Contract :    One Year (Renewable)
Expected Duration of Assignment :    One Year (Renewable)
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Background

Under the overall guidance of the Country Director and direct supervision of the Team Leader  Growth and Poverty, the Programme Associate ensures effective delivery of the Growth and Poverty programme by entering and managing data and supporting programme implementation consistent with UNDP rules and regulations.  The Programme Associate works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and projects’ staff in the CO and UNDP HQs as required for resolving complex finance-related issues and exchange of information.

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions:

    * Support to formulation of Growth and Poverty programme strategies and implementation of the Country Programme Action Plan.
    * Support to management of the Gender programme.
    * Support to resource mobilization.
    * Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the area of Governance

1.    Supports formulation of programme strategies and implementation of the Governance programme focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Collection and presentation of Governance background information for preparation of CCA, UNDAF, CPD, CPAP, effective application of RBM tools and establishment of Governance management targets (BSC).
    * Presentation of background information for formulation of Governance programme, draft project documents, work plans, budgets, proposals on implementation arrangements.

2.     Provides effective support to management of the Governance programme focusing on the achievement of the  following results:

    * Creation of a project in Atlas, preparation  of required budget revisions, revision of project award and project status, determination of unutilized funds, operational and financial close of a project.
    * Provision of guidance to the executing agencies on routine implementation of projects.
    * Presentation of information for audit of NEX projects, supports implementation of audit recommendations.

3.     Provides administrative support to the Programme Unit  focusing on achievement of the  following results:

    * Review of NEX projects Financial Reports; preparation of non-PO vouchers for development projects.
    * Maintenance of the internal expenditures control system which ensures that vouchers processed are matched and completed, transactions are correctly recorded and posted in Atlas.
    * Timely corrective actions on unposted vouchers, including the vouchers with budget check errors, match exceptions, unapproved vouchers.
    * Creation of requisitions in Atlas for development projects, register of goods receipt in Atlas.
    * Making budget check for requisitions, POs and vouchers.

4 .    Supports resource mobilization focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Analysis of information on Governance donors, preparation of donor’s profile.
    * Track and reporting on mobilized resources. Review of contributions agreement, managing contributions in Atlas.

5. Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the Governance  area focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Support the organization of Governance trainings for the all staff.
    * Support the synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in programme.
    * Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Impact of Results:

The key results have an impact on the overall performance of the Governance Team and success in implementation of Governance programme strategies.  Accurate analysis, data entry and presentation of information ensure proper programme implementation.

Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

    * Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values.
    * Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Functional Competencies:

Knowledge Management and Learning:

    * Shares knowledge and experience.
    * Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

    * Ability to perform a variety of specialized tasks related to Results Management, including support to design, planning and implementation of programme, managing data, reporting.
    * Ability to provide input to business processes re-engineering, implementation of new system, including new IT based systems.
    * Good knowledge of Results Management Guide and Toolkit.

Leadership and Self-Management:

    * Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback.
    * Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
    * Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure.
    * Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

    * Post Secondary Education, preferably with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance. University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences and Social Sciences would be desirable.
    * Prince2 training and certification, RMG.

Experience:

    * 5 to 6 years of progressively responsible administrative or programme experience is required at the national or international level.
    * Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc)
    * Advanced knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.

Language Requirements:

    * Fluency in written and spoken English.
    * Fluency in the language of the duty station.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

To apply
https://jobs.undp.org/cj_apply.cfm?job_id=22232

United Nations Jobs in Uganda- Only Ugandans Should Apply

Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    23-Mar-11
Additional Category    Management
Type of Contract :    FTA Local
Post Level :    GS-5
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    02-May-2011
Duration of Initial Contract :    One Year (Renewable)
Expected Duration of Assignment :    One Year (Renewable)
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Background
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of Growth and Poverty Team Leader, the Programme Assistant provides programme support services ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of work.  The Programme Assistant works in close collaboration with the operations, programme, and project staff in the UNDP country and headquarters offices, as required, to exchange information and support programme delivery.

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions:

    * Support to the formulation of programme strategies and the Country Programme Action Plan.
    * Support to the management of the country office programmes.
    * Provide administrative support to the Programme Unit.
    * Support to resource mobilization.
    * Support to knowledge building and knowledge sharing.

1.    Supports formulation of programme strategies and the Country Programme Action Plan focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Collection, analysis and presentation of information for identification of areas for support and programme formulation/ implementation.


2.     Provides effective support to management of the CO programme focusing on the achievement of the following results:

    * Creation of projects in Atlas, preparation of budget revisions, revision of project award and project status, determination of unutilized funds, operational and financial closure of a project.
    * Presentation of information for audit of NEX projects.

 3.   Provides administrative support to the Programme Unit focusing on achievement of  the following  results:

    * Preparation of non-PO vouchers for development projects.
    * Maintenance of the internal expenditures control system including timely corrective actions on unposted vouchers, including the vouchers with budget check errors, match exceptions, unapproved vouchers.
    * Creation of requisitions in Atlas for development projects, register of goods receipt in Atlas.
    * Making budget check for requisitions, purchase orders, and vouchers.


 4.    Supports resource mobilization focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Review of contributions agreement, managing contributions in Atlas.

5.    Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Participation in the trainings for the operations/ projects staff on programme.
    * Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Impact of Results:

Accurate data entry and financial information have an impact on the quality and implementation of the UNDP programme.  A client-oriented and efficient approach impact on the image of UNDP in the country.



Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

    * Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values.
    * Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Functional Competencies:

Knowledge Management and Learning:

    * Shares knowledge and experience.
    * Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

    * Ability to perform a variety of standard tasks related to Results Management, including screening and collecting of programme/ projects documentation, projects data entering, preparation of revisions, filing, provision of information
      - Ability to provide input to business processes re-engineering, implementation of new system, including new IT based systems.
    * Good knowledge of Results Management Guide and Toolkit.

Leadership and Self-Management:

    * Focuses on result for the client.
    * Responds positively to feedback.
    * Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
    * Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

    * Secondary Education preferably with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance. University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences and Social Sciences would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.
    * Prince2 training and certification, RMG.

Experience:

    * 5 years of relevant administrative or programme experience is required at the national or international level.
    * Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.

Language Requirements:

    * Fluency in written and spoken English.
    * Fluency in the national language of the duty station.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

To apply
https://jobs.undp.org/cj_apply.cfm?job_id=22225

UNDP Jobs in Kampala Uganda- Team Leader Growth and Poverty Reduction (Ugandan Nationals Only)

Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline :    23-Mar-11
Type of Contract :    FTA Local
Post Level :    NO-C
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    02-May-2011
Duration of Initial Contract :    One Year (Renewable)
Expected Duration of Assignment :    One Year (Renewable)
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Background

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Country Director, the Team Leader acts as manager and advisor to Senior Management on all aspects of CO programmes related to Growth and Poverty Reduction, HIV/AIDs, and its impact on development. The Team Leader manages all GPR reduction programmes of the CPAP, and supports the UN in the implementation of the UN Joint programme related to Growth and Poverty Reduction. The Team Leader leads the GPR team in strategic planning and identifies new programme areas while ensuring consistency with UNDAF/CPAP priorities and identify creative responses to emerging challenges and opportunities.

The Team Leader heads and supervises the GPR Team and works in close collaboration with the Management Support Unit, Operations team and Programme staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff, Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors, as well as civil society to successfully implement the UNDP programme.

Duties and Responsibilities

 Summary of Key Functions:

    * Ensuring the strategic direction of UNDP Growth and Poverty Programme Team.
    * Management of the CO programme and supervision of the Programme team.
    * Strategic partnerships and support to resource mobilization.
    * Provision of top quality policy advice services to the Government and facilitation of knowledge building and management


1.    As a member of the CO management team, ensures the strategic direction of UNDP programme focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Thorough analysis of the political, social and economic situation in the country and collaborative preparation/revision of CCA, UNDAF, CPD, CPAP, AWP and other documents.
    * Identification of strategic programme areas of cooperation.
    * Operationalization of UNDAF/ CPD/CPAP in collaboration with the main partners and other UN Agencies. Identification of possibilities for joint programming.
    * Analysis and presentation of UNDP policies and their implementation in the CO.
    * CO business processes mapping and establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Results Management, control of the workflows in the Programme Unit.

2.     Ensures effective management of the CO Growth and Poverty Reduction programme and supervision of the programme team focusing on quality control of the full cycle of programming from formulation to implementation achieving the  following results:

    * Effective application of RBM tools, establishment of management targets (BSC) and monitoring achievement of results.
    * Design and formulation of CO programme within the area of responsibility, translating UNDP priorities into local interventions. Coordination of programme implementation with the executing agencies.
    * Strategic oversight of planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of the  programme, tracking use of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations. The Team Leader performs the function of Manager Level 2 in Atlas for development projects transactions approval.
    * Effective monitoring, measuring the impact of the CO programme and evaluation. Constant monitoring and analysis of the programme environment, timely readjustment of programme.
    * Follow up on audit recommendations. All exceptions are timely reported.
    * Aggregate reports are regularly prepared on activities, outputs and outcomes. Preparation of donor reports.
    * Organization of cost-recovery system for the services provided by the CO to projects in close collaboration with Operations Manager.

3.     Establishes and maintains strategic partnerships and supports the resource mobilization in cooperation with the Management Support and Business Development Team  focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Implementation of the CO partnerships and resources mobilization strategies to achieve programme outcomes.
    * Creation and coordination of partnerships with the UN Agencies, IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society etc.
    * Determination of programmatic areas of cooperation, based on strategic goals of UNDP, country needs and donors’ priorities.
    * Analysis and research of information on donors, preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for cost-sharing.

 4.    Ensures provision of top quality advisory services and facilitation of knowledge building and management focusing on achievement of the following results:

    * Identification of sources of information related to policy-driven issues. Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learned directly linked to programme country policy goals.
    * Coordination of development of policies and institutions that will address the country problems and needs in collaboration with the Government and other strategic partners.
    * Establishment of advocacy networks at national level and linked to international networks. Relevant, high-impact advocacy campaigns are implemented with key partners.
    * Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
    * Organization of trainings for the operations/ projects staff on programme.

Impact of Results:

The key results have an impact on the overall success of the country programme and reaching UNDAF/ CPD goals. In particular, the key results have an impact on the design, operation and programming of activities, creation of strategic partnerships as well as reaching resource mobilization targets.

Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

    * Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards
    * Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP
    * Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

Functional Competencies:

Knowledge Management and Learning:

    * Promotes knowledge management in UNDP and a learning environment in the office through leadership and personal example.
    * Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more Practice Areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

    * Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting.
    * Ability to lead formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes and projects, mobilize resources.
    * Ability to formulate and manage budgets, manage contributions and investments, manage transactions, conduct financial analysis, reporting and cost-recovery.
    * Good knowledge of the Results Management Guide and Toolkit.
    * Good ICT skills, knowledge of Atlas.
      - Ability to implement new systems and affect staff behavioral/ attitudinal change

Management and Leadership:

    * Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback.
    * Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
    * Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills.
    * Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

    * Master’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences or related field.
    * Prince2 Training and Certification, RMG

Experience:

    * 5 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in providing management advisory services, hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects and establishing inter-relationships among international organization and national governments.
    * Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.

Language Requirements:

    * Fluency in written and spoken English.
    * Fluency in the national language of the duty station.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

To apply
https://jobs.undp.org/cj_apply.cfm?job_id=22238

Secondary Teaching Jobs in Uganda- Teacher Vacancy

Job Title: Teacher Secondary (Kakira SS)
Age: 25 and above.

Responsibilities:
•    Preparing schemes and lesson plans in the subject assigned to teach.
•    Teaching the subject in classes assigned.
•    Marking exercises/ tests and examination scripts.
•    Monitoring class performance.
•    Carrying out co-curricular activities at the school..

Qualifications and experience:
•    Degree in the relevant subjects plus a diploma in education.
•    Should be registered with teaching service commission.
•    Must be ready to follow the stipulated safety requirements.
•    At least 3 years’ experience.


To apply
Attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicants.
Copies of testimonials and CV.
Indicate daytime telephone number, contact addresses of 2 referees.
Quote a job reference number on the upper left hand corner of the envelope.

Send to:
Mr. Moses H. Thenge
Humana Resources Manager
Kakira Sugar Limited
P.O. Box 121
Jinja – Uganda
Tel: 0414 444 000

Deadline:  15th/3/2011

Auto Electrician Job Vacancy in Uganda- Career

Job Title: Senior Auto Electrician (Tractor Garage)
Age: 25 years and above.

Responsibilities:
•    Oversee and handle the repair and maintenance of auto electrical parts of machines.
•    Check and ascertain that al electrical functions have been attended to before.
•    Should be well versed with vehicle air conditioning and attend to all kinds of repairs.
•    Should know how to use fault finding diagnostic tools
•    Coordinate with the supervisor in identifying spares that need to be restocked.
•    White job cards and maintain accurate records.

Qualifications:
•    A diploma in mechanical engineering or craft certificate Part 2 in motor vehicle technology from a recognized institution
•    5 years experience in repairing and handling auto electrical system of heavy machines.

Purchasing Officer (CPD) Job Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title:  Purchasing Officer (CPD)
Age: 25 years and above.

Responsibilities:
•    Confirm receipt of supplies indents from various user departments.
•    Prepare purchase inquiries.
•    And email them to company’s overseas offices.
•    Prepare accurate foreign purchase orders for proformas.
•    Maintain and up-to-date the gilding system for all purchasing documentation.
•    Prepare and maintain product status progress reports to help on indent tracking.


Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree in procurement management forma recognized university.
•    5 years’ working experience in the related field.

To apply
Attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicants.
Copies of testimonials and CV.
Indicate daytime telephone number, contact addresses of 2 referees.
Quote a job reference number on the upper left hand corner of the envelope.

Send to:
Mr. Moses H. Thenge
Humana Resources Manager
Kakira Sugar Limited
P.O. Box 121
Jinja – Uganda
Tel: 0414 444 000

Deadline:  15th/3/2011

Out growers Superintendent Job Vacancy at Kakira Sugar Works in Uganda

Job Title: Out growers Superintendent
Age: 30 years and above


Responsibilities:
•    Regular visit to the farmer’s field and guiding them in the sugar cane cultivation.
•    Propagate new varieties and ensuring varietal purity.
•    Conducting demonstrations in the farmer’s field to effectively take the technology.
•    Ensuring continuous supply of mature green and clean cane from farmer’s field.

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor degree in agriculture science from a recognized university.
•    Minimum of 5 years hands on experience in out grower farming operations.


To apply
Attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicants.
Copies of testimonials and CV.
Indicate daytime telephone number, contact addresses of 2 referees.
Quote a job reference number on the upper left hand corner of the envelope.

Send to:
Mr. Moses H. Thenge
Humana Resources Manager
Kakira Sugar Limited
P.O. Box 121
Jinja – Uganda
Tel: 0414 444 000

Deadline:  15th/3/2011

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