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Expert Decent Work & Social Protection

Enabel

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted January 20, 2022.

Enabel Jobs in Kampala Expert Decent Work & Social Protection Carreer opportunities in Kampala vacancies in Enabel at Kampala

# Job Description

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. It implements Belgium’s
international development policy and primarily works for the Belgian State.
The agency also implements actions for other national and international
donors. With its partners in Belgium and abroad Enabel offers solutions
addressing pressing global challenges: Climate Change, Urbanisation, Human
Mobility, Peace and Security, Economic and Social Inequality, and Global
Citizenship. With 1,800 staff, Enabel manages about 150 projects in twenty
countries, in Belgium, Africa and the Middle East.

## Background

The Belgian bilateral cooperation has been active in Uganda for more than 20
years, supporting the Government of Uganda in its development agenda in
various subsectors: health, teacher education, skills and employment,
environment, climate-smart infrastructure, etc.

Enabel has formulated a 5-year portfolio on Social Protection and Decent Work
with the aim of ensuring a sustainable improvement of the living conditions of
the most vulnerable populations in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic
of Congo. This will be achieved through investing in social protection systems
and decent work in order to promote sustainable, inclusive and socioeconomic
development.

The project focuses on the labour component of social protection, with a
particular focus on four strategic areas: a creation of decent work and
productive employment, b social protection, c rights at work and d
social dialogue. Special attention will further be given to the formalisation
of informal work and gender. In Uganda, the target sectors will majorly be
agriculture, tourism and hospitality in the Rwenzori/Albertine region.

Enabel is therefore looking for an Expert in order to support in the
implementation of this task.

## Job description

Joining Enabel as an Expert in Decent Work and Social Protection you will be
directly reporting to the Project Manager for Decent Work and Social
Protection.

You will be responsible to work closely with a team of experts 3 people in
charge of the 4 Results of the project:

–>Decent employment is created and enhanced for youth and women in agriculture, tourism and the green economy;
–>Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work for formal and informal workers are better respected, protected and fulfilled;
–>Workers and their families have increased access to existing social protection mechanisms covering health and maternity risks;
–>Tripartite representative actors engage in effective Social Dialogue for advancing the Decent Work Agenda.

Responsibilities:

–>You contribute to the implementation of the project in the area of decent work & social protection by taking part in the planning, execution, coordination, and monitoring and evaluation of activities;
–>You advise on the basis of your technical expertise, in order to achieve performance in the areas of decent work, social protection, workers’ rights and social dialogue in accordance with national and international norms and standards;
–>You organise knowledge building and knowledge management in order to document best practices and lessons learned throughout the project life cycle You contribute to capacity development of partner organisations.
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## Your profile

Required qualifications

–>Master’s degree in Law, Economics, Education, Development or a comparable field of studies.

Required experience

–>At least 5 years of relevant experience in decent work;
–>A minimum of 4 years of demonstrated experience in Africa in the area of youth skills development, youth entrepreneurship promotion, social dialogue and workers’ rights;
–>Proved experience with international exposure;
–>An experience in working with officials of government ministries, private sector, Civil Society Organizations CSO, employers’ and workers’ organizations is an asset;
–>An experience in setting social protection mechanisms is an asset;
–>An experience in Gender Responsiveness at the workplace is an asset;
–>An experience in digitalization in the sector matching platform is an asset.

Required skills and knowledge

–>Good knowledge of aspects of international development context, challenges, application, partners, functioning…;
–>Ability to implement a change process;
–>Ability to work on own initiative as well as a member of a team;
–>Knowledge management and knowledge building;
–>Results-based management;
–>Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes;
–>Ability to use new technologies used in the area of expertise;
–>You are fluent in spoken and written French or Dutch. Considering the working language of Uganda and the international environment in which you work, excellent knowledge of English is required.

Applicants are also required to commit to the vision, mission and values of
Enabel https://www.enabel.be/content/enabel-vision-mission-values.

## We offer you

–>A fascinating job in an international environment.
–>A contract of 48 months. You are based in Kampala with frequent travels Rwenzori and Albertine regions in the first year. In the remaining years of implementation, you will be based in Fort Portal.
–>A salary package that comprises the monthly gross salary, in accordance with our salary scales Class 6, and Enabel expat benefits such as a remoteness, assignment and hardship allowance, capped coverage of housing expenses, a moving compensation, an installation compensation, capped coverage of school expenses for children accompanying, an insurance package for the whole family, including repatriation insurance, and an annual round-trip flight ticket for each family member.
–>In case of expatriation without the dependent members of the family, up to six additional round-trip flight tickets to the country of origin or another destination capped in accordance with Enabel rules.

The various amounts vary in function of relevant recognised experience for the
function and family composition.

Following this recruitment procedure a shortlist of successful applicants may
be constituted which may be sourced in the next three years for similar job
openings.

Every person who fulfils the conditions listed in our job advertisements may
apply. Enabel is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its
workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, origin, age,
religion, sexual orientation, disability status or any other factor other than
competence.

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[ **Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here**
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Work-&-Social-Protection/764079301/%C2%A0

**Closing Date** : 30th Jan. 2022

Enabel Jobs in Kampala Expert Decent Work & Social Protection Carreer opportunities in Kampala vacancies in Enabel at Kampala

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