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Programme Field Coordinators x4

VNG International

This is a Full-time position in Arua posted March 21, 2022.

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# Job Description

VNG International is implementing the Sustainable Development through improved
Local Governance SDLG Programme in partnership with the Netherlands Ministry
of Foreign Affairs for the period 2022 to 2026. The Programme seeks to impact
that local governments and their representative bodies shape more sustainable
futures for their communities. Through institutional, organisational and
individual capacity development VNGI expects an improved mandate of Local
Governments in intergovernmental relationships, improved local governance in
decision-making processes, policies and services, and improved leadership
within the local government and Civil Society for the purpose of reaching
development objectives within the thematic fields of security and rule of law,
migration, climate change and water, Local Economic Development and taxation.
Within the Uganda programme, the impact is expected to contribute to “a more
sustainable development for those in fear of conflict, those who risk being
left behind and the affected host and displaced communities”. The objective of
the Programme is “a locally driven inclusive and accountable governance in 9
local governments in Uganda”.

Programme Field Coordinators 4
Arua City Koboko, Arua City and Yumbe, Bushenyiishaka/Kasese
Municipalities, Kalangala District and Wakiso District.

Relevant university qualification in Public Policy Analysis and Management
Development Economics, Project Planning and Management, Social Sciences. Post
Qualification and training in governance, migration, planning, Monitoring and
Evaluation will be an added advantage.

Skills and competencies
Overall, the position requires a profile to support coordination and
implementation of the SDLG Programme activities within the targeted Local
Governments and contribute content to implementation of Country programme
activities. The more specific skills and 5 competencies expected include:
• Fluent communication orally and written in English. Knowledge of any of
the local languages within the area of implementation is required.
• Knowledge and familiarity with the local context within the targeted Local
Governments – preferably a good understanding of the dynamics within the Local
Government structures and processes.
• Knowledge and a good understanding of Project Cycle Management with a
specific focus on Fragility, Taxation and LED. Migration and refugee
• Good knowledge and understanding of decentralized services and Local
Governance Sector.
• Cultural and conflict sensitivity.
• Pro-active and representative attitude.
• Analytic and content oriented.
• Computer literate Microsoft Office;
• Able to work independently and yet a good team player.

Reporting supervisor s Resident Programme Manager, Programme thematic

Key tasks and deliverables
1\. Be the Focal Point Person for Programme intake, follow up, development
and collaboration with the Local Governments, stakeholders and partners.
2\. Support Local Governments to plan, budget and align activities to
programme content to the focus.
3\. Contribute to activity planning, scheduling, implementation and reporting.
4\. Support Local Governments develop programme interventions and utilization
of grants advanced.
5\. Represent VNG International in the collaborations with stakeholders within
the Local Government – including but not limited to planning meetings, joint
actions, and reviews.
6\. Regularly consult and engage with the thematic experts and provide input
into programme approach, schedules, and plans.
7\. Submit monthly progress reports and updates to the thematic experts for
review and consolidation into programme reports.
8\. Document experiences and best practices from field activities and
interventions to inform annual programme reviews and programme adaptation.
9\. Be responsible for monitoring and tracking programme indicators,
documenting change stories and developing advocacy topics for shaping
programme focus.
10\. Contribute to the content and development of Country annual Work Plans
and reports.

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Email:: [email protected] OR [email protected]

All applications including an expression of interest indicating dates of
availability, expected remuneration together with an updated Curriculum Vitae
written in a standard format should be submitted to the particulars below by
Close of Business on Friday 25th March 2022.

**The Programme Manager VNG International**
**Attn: Anne-Marie Tosserams**
**[email protected] and copied to**
**[email protected]**

Note: Applicants for the Programme Field Coordinators should specify their
preferred location in their application. Only shortlisted candidates will be

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