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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

March 19, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The UN Capital Development Fund was created in 1966 by the UN General Assembly. It is an autonomous, voluntarily funded UN organization, affiliated with the UN Development Programme.

The UNDP Executive Board also functions as the UNCDF Executive Board. The Executive Board—officially the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board—consists of 36 member states from regional groupings that serve on a rotating basis and meet three times per year. About two-thirds of the Executive Board is comprised of programme countries, while the remaining third is made up of donor countries. The Executive Board is subordinate to the Economic and Social Council and, ultimately, the United Nations General Assembly.

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Job Title

Coordination and Reporting Officer job at UNDP

Job Description

As a member of the Governance and Peace Strengthening (GPS) team, and under the guidance of the Governance and Peace Team Leader, and direct working arrangements with the Project Manager – BRICK, and collaboration with the Humanitarian, Development Peace Specialist, the Coordination and Reporting Officer provides support in implementation of the UNDP/KOICA BRICK project.

S/he will also support day to day implementation interventions within GPS but also aligned with the portfolio arrangement in the implementation of the UNDP Uganda the CPD work closely with the programme units and portfolio’s of work in advancing the principles of leave no one behind and in the context of the portfolio of pipelines that the unit is implementing.

S/he supports the formulation, planning and management of initiatives and support the exercise of building knowledge in this area 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;

  • Contribute to the strengthening of strategic partnerships with government, thought leaders, donors, UN entities, and responsible partners to enhance comparative advantage and influence;

  • Support the development and implementation of partnerships and resource mobilization strategies

  • Contribute to the development of relevant documentation on donors and potential opportunities for resource mobilization;

  • 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;

  • Programmes/projects appraisal and evaluation according to results- based management requirements;

  • Management of the portfolio of funds/projects through technical monitoring and administrative and financial supervision;

  • Operationalizing a monitoring system to track progress on program results and indicators;

  • Identification of capacity-building needs of partners and recommending strategies of support including ensuring gender responsiveness of the strategies;

  • 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;

  • Produce project updates to donors and stakeholders in a timely manner by using the professional writing and formatting requirements;

  • Assist and participate in the development of project management-related documents and concise reports and power-point presentations for various project meetings and workshops;

  • Ensure smooth reporting and communication to donors and stakeholders; ensure adherence to donor visibility requirements;

  • Work closely with project management and the UNDP CO colleagues to ensure timely and accurate response to donor inquiries on project activities including progress update;

  • Contribute to the development and review of knowledge products;

  • 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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Qualifications and Competencies

Education:

  • 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 field in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the advanced university degree.


Experience:

  • 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;

  • Experience in development-related field, with a strong knowledge and experience of country programme/project management 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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