Technical Advisor SCIDA III Uganda job at GIZ


Technical Advisor SCIDA III Uganda 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 Technical Advisor will be in charge of: Contribute on Resilience strengthening of IGAD and the border regions of IGAD by 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. Plan and implement further activities related tonthe 2nd objective of the projects, analysing pre-conditions for project implementation, develop guidelines for starting these kinds of pilot projects and support the drafting of an implementation handbook or guideline for upscaling these 15 prioritised projects in the Karamoja Cluster to other border clusters in the IGAD region and for the use of other member countries of IGAD in the Horn of Africa. Implementation should be in line with existing development plans, the Transhumance Corridor Development Plan, the Transhumance Protocol by IGAD and under consideration of local knowledge and practices.

Specific Tasks
• Carry out a stakeholder analysis and start cooperation with local NGOs, international development partners, IGAD and district local government as well as other relevant stakeholders on the related topics.
• Research, document and analyse 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, with a focus on Gender Transformation and support needs and capacity assessments, including user-cantered engagements, gender and youth roles, and contribute to market feasibility studies and/or value chain assessments as needed.
• Support the establishment of a cross-border Steering Committee, ensure regular meetings with relevant stakeholders on Project Implementations in line with IGAD interests in cooperation with IGAD-CBDFU and provide technical input and advisory services.
• 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 the preparation of reports, project proposals, communication materials and workshops and webinars as needed.
• Supervise and guide consultants, partners and other contractors and provide high quality.
• support in their implementation of activities as well as support contract management.
• Represent SCIDA III Uganda in GIZ internal working groups and in external sector meetings, networks, and consultations. Other Duties/Additional Tasks
• Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management.

Required qualifications, competencies, and experience. Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in social sciences, community development, economics, project management,
• and gender studies or gender transformation.
• Basic knowledge in applications of (Q)GIS, creating maps from shape files would be a big asset.
• Professional experience
• At least three years of professional experience in the implementation of Resilience strengthening or community development and/or capacity development programming including experience in gender programming.
• Ability to network, build and maintain professional relationships within a multi-stakeholder environment
• Ability to process, analyse and synthesize complex technical information from different disciplines in the areas of sustainable use of NR + Water resource, business and skill development, TVET/adult education, tourism, among others. Ability to meet commitments, follow project cycle management, observe deadlines, and achieve results
• Excellent oral and written English language skills. Knowledge of the local language would be an asset
• Excellent communication, organization, and presentation skills.
• Other knowledge, additional competencies. Strong organizational competence.
• Excellent working knowledge of ITC and computer applications (e.g., MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
• Highly motivated to work in a multicultural and inter-disciplinary team.
• Highly motivated to work with tight timelines.
• Willingness to travel to project sites within Karamoja and to cross-border areas of Kenya.
• Strong capacity to handle complex tasks independently.
• 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 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