Sector Expert in Labour Rights and Social Dialogue (m/f/x) job at Enabel


Sector Expert in Labour Rights and Social Dialogue (m/f/x) job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 28 January 2022

Hiring Organization: Enabel

Job Details:

Job title: Sector Expert in Labour Rights and Social Dialogue (m/f/x)

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. It implements the Belgian governmental cooperation. The agency also implements actions for other national and international donors. With its Belgian and international partners Enabel provides solutions to address urgent global challenges: Climate Change, Urbanisation, Human Mobility, Peace and Security, Social and Economic Inequalities and Global Citizenship. With 1.800 staff, Enabel manages about 150 projects in twenty countries, in Belgium, Africa and the Middle East.

Enabel in Uganda with funding from the Government of Belgium is seeking to recruit a Sector Expert in Labour Rights and Social Dialogue for the Social Protection Project to be based in Fort Portal.
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.

Major Roles and Responsibilities
• You lead the implementation of the project activities in the area of Labour Rights and Social Dialogue 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 Labour Rights and Social Dialogue 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 in Labour Rights and Social Dialogue.
• 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.
The Sector Expert in Labour Rights and Social Dialogue will report to the International Sector Expert in Decent Work and Social Protection.
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Required Qualifications 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 Labour Rights and Labour relations and experience in capacity building for public actors is of an added advantage.
• A minimum of 10 years’ experience in Labour Rights and Social dialogue, Industrial relations, Labour market and relations, Public policy, Labour systems management or other relevant experience.
• A minimum of 5 years’ work experience in the informal sector, NGOs relating to Labour Rights and Social Dialogue.
• 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 Labour Rights situation and Policies in Uganda, institutional set-up of Labour market relations, Industrial relations and the relevant stakeholders.
• You have excellent knowledge of the Labour Management 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;

We offer you
• A fascinating and varied job in an international environment.
• Following this publication, a three-year recruitment reserve is established for any similar position. The first position is scheduled to start between three and twelve months. Contracts are for the term of the project.
• A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary between UGX 10,000,000 and UGX13,000,000 which is commensurate with experience and in accordance with our salary scales, medical insurance and a 13th Month package paid in December.
You commit to the vision, mission and values of Enabel (
Our job openings are for all who fulfil the conditions in the job advertisement. Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its workforce. Recruitment is solely on the basis of capacity.

Application procedure

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, updated CV (curriculum vitae) of 4 pages’ maximum using the on-line application link below:
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Apply ON-LINE at the latest by Friday 28th January,2022 at 11:59 pm (EAT)
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Qualified and experienced women are encouraged to apply.

Date Posted: 2022-01-15