Junior Technical Advisor SCIDA III job at GIZ


Junior Technical Advisor SCIDA III job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 10 April 2022

Hiring Organization: GIZ

Job Details:

The Junior Technical Advisor will be in charge of: Contribute on Resilience strengthening of IGAD and the border regions of IGAD by supporting the activities related to identifying, analysing, selection and supporting of 15 well working pilot projects on different topics (with 60% women and/or youth targeted) in the Karamoja region and cross-border Uganda- Kenya for agro-pastoralists and
pastoralists communities. Supporting of the planning and implementation of activities related to the 2nd objective of the project: which is analysing the pre-conditions for project implementation, developing guidelines for starting these kinds of pilot projects and supporting the drafting of an implementation handbook or quideline for upscaling these 15 prioritised projects in the Karamoja Cluster to other border clusters in the 16AD region and for the use of other member countries of IGAD in the Horn of Africa. The Junior Technical Advisor performs the following tasks:

Specific Tasks
• Supporting a stakeholder analysis and starting the cooperation with local NGOs, international development partners, IGAD and district local government as well as other relevant stakeholders on the related topics. Supporting the research, documentation and analysis of projects, project data and reports available from older or running GiZ Projects, from several implementation
• partners (NGOs, CBOS, FBO or other stakeholders) on possible pilot projects (Sustainable use of NR, Small scale business development, Tourism sector, Youth skills Development, Financial services development, community or private Vet or Heath Services, Solar installations, to name some) for the Karamoja region for Pastoralists and agro-pastoralists communities. - Support the planning and carrying out of a needs and capacity assessments, including user-centered engagements, gender and youth roles, and support a market feasibility studies and/or value chain assessment: as needed. Assisting in the establishment of a cross-border Steering Committee in line with (GAD interests in joint cooperation with IGAD-CBDFU.
• Assisting in the coordination with the Prime Minister's Office, district local governments, IGAD institutions, development partners, research organisations and other relevant actors in your field of activities. . Contribute to reporting including of lessons learnt and best practices considering gender, age and diversity. Support and assist in the the preparation of reports, project proposals, communication materials and workshops and webinars as needed.
• Other Duties/Additional Tasks
• Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management.

Required qualifications, competencies, and experience. Qualifications
• A bachelors degree in social sciences, community development, economics, project management, or gender studies/ gender transformation.
• Professional experience
• At least 2 years of professional experience in the implementation of Resilience strengthening or community development and/or capacity development programming. More years of such professional experience is an added advantage. Ability to network, build and maintain professional
• relationships within a multi-stakeholder environment.
• Ability to analyse technical information from different
• disciplines in the areas of sustainable use of NR + Water resource, business and skill development, TVET/adult education, tourisme, among others. Good oral and written English language skills. Knowledge of the local language would be an asset.
• Good communication, organization and presentation skills.
• Other knowledge, additional competences.
• Good organizational competence
• Highly motivated to work in a multicultural and inter-disciplinary team Good working knowledge of ITC and computer applications (e.g. MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.) Highly motivated to learn from advanced colleagues on the job during project implementation
• Willingness to travel to project sites within Karamoja and to cross-border area of Kenya
• Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed

Application procedure

All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by email to vacancy@futureoptions.org. Applications and CVs should be in one document and a maximum of 5 pages only. Please include the name and contact of three references in the CVs, one official reference from your current workplace is a MUST. Please quote the position and reference number in the subject line. Applications should be received by 5.00 pm on Sunday 10th April 2022. Please note: This is a national position. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Date Posted: 2022-03-28