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UNDP Coordination and Reporting Officer (Readvertisement) at Uganda || Apply Now

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Country: Uganda
City: Kampala
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UNDP Coordination and Reporting Officer (Advertisement) at Uganda || Apply Now

As a member of the Governance and Peace Strengthening (GPS) team, the Coordination and Reporting Officer supports the implementation of the UNDP/KOICA BRICK project under the guidance of the Governance and Peace Team Leader. Collaborating with the Project Manager – BRICK and the Humanitarian, Development Peace Specialist, the officer assists with daily GPS interventions and aligns with the UNDP Uganda CPD portfolio. Responsibilities include supporting initiative formulation, planning, management, knowledge building, and effective communication in coordination with the communications team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support resource mobilization and contribute to the nurturing of strategic partnerships, including with KOICA and other partners:
    • Contribute to resource mobilization through the development of project proposals to development partners and multilateral funds;
    • Analyse and research information on donors, prepare substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for cost sharing;
    • Strengthen information sharing and coordination with KOICA and RoK and beyond.
  • Ensure management and implementation select projects:
    • Planning, implementation, and coordination of the Strategy and interventions for the BRICK project but also more broadly for the programme;
    • Application of Results Based Management tools and performance indicators;
    • Technical assistance, mentoring, training, and capacity development initiatives to partners.
  • Contribute to Inter-Agency and technical working groups coordination, to achieve a coherent and aligned presence:
    • Attend meetings, events, and participating in groups and committees as needed;
    • Support coordination with other UN agencies; government ministries, departments, development partners and responsible partners;
    • Provide relevant input when needed on key developments and opportunities to develop and strengthen institutional partnerships for addressing displacement and providing durable solutions.
  • Reporting, knowledge brokering, strategic communications, and the promotion of south-south and triangular cooperation:
    • Establish and implement standardized project results reporting mechanism and tools;
    • Support effective and timely reporting to internal and external stakeholders through draft project reports, such as quarterly reports, annual report, and donor-specific reports, capturing in a comprehensive analytical manner project progress against Results Framework; including the documentation of success stories, achievements, lessons learned, risks and issues;
    • Proactively contribute to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
  • Facilitates learning, knowledge management and self-development
    • Assists the programme unit in capturing, codifying, synthesizing lessons from monitoring, field visits, evaluations and assessments and helps in sharing and accumulating best practices in the governance and peace portfolio;
    • Facilitates peer reviewing, commenting on, and seeking to improve, the quality of projects, good practices, guidelines, and other documents, as required;
    • Supports organization of training and workshops for governance and peace portfolio on related subjects;
    • Participates in events and provides sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice;
    • Develops and carries out a personal professional development and learning plan as agreed with the supervisor.

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Institutional Arrangement of Coordination and Reporting Officer 

The Coordination and Reporting Officer will work under the direct supervision of  the Team Leader Governance and Peace strengthening.  S/he will work in close collaboration  with the  Project Manager, the Humanitarian Development and Peace Specialist and programme and operations colleagues within the Country Office.

Further, S/he is also expected to assist in the interface between UNDP,  its implementing partners and other actors at the National level and in the targeted Districts, and would be required to support the conduct of the requisite analytical and situational assessment to inform programme design and understand trends and patterns that impact the UNDP programme cycle.

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Required Skills and Experience for Coordination and Reporting Officer 

  • Advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in Peace and Security Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Public Policy, or related disciplines, OR
  • A first-level university degree (bachelor’s degree) in the above-mentioned fields in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years (with master’s degree) or 4 years (with bachelor’s degree) of relevant experience at the national or international level in monitoring evaluation project coordination and/or project management;
  • Experience in the use of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc) and advanced knowledge of web-based management systems such as ERP.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in development-related field, with a strong knowledge and experience of country programme/project management is required;
  • Knowledge of computer standard applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) is required.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in developing and managing multi-stakeholder partnerships is an asset;
  • Prior experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset;
  • Experience of monitoring and reporting on human mobility, migration and displacement;
  • Experience in identifying relevant technical cooperation needs in a development context is desired;
  • Knowledge of the UNDP or the UN system is desired;
  • Strong research skills/experience and reporting is desired;
  • Knowledge/experience of the East Africa region is desired;
  • Experience/Knowledge of UNDP’s Policies, Rules and Regulations is desired;
  • Programme/project management certification will be an advantage;
  • Experience in programme/project management, M&E and reporting;
  • Experience working in an interdisciplinary team;
  • Experience/Ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, government partners, Civil Society Organizations, faith-based entities, youth organizations;
  • Experience/Ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.

Required Language(s):

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required;
  • Working knowledge of any other UN language is an advantage.

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline15 June,2024



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