Job Title: National Field Coordination Officer – UN Volunteers Uganda 2021
Organization: United Nations Volunteers
Duty Station: Uganda
United Nations Volunteers Profile:
The United Nations Volunteers programme is a United Nations organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. Volunteerism is a powerful means of engaging people in tackling development challenges, and it can transform the pace and nature of development.
The National Field Coordination Officer will work within the delegated authority and under the supervision of [leadership of the UNAC as the First Line Manager and the Head of the Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) as the second Line Manager] or his/her designated mandated representative.
Roles and responsibilities:
1.Supporting the UNAC in the Delivering As One activities including the UNDAF reporting and UNSDCF 2021 -2025 implementation and reporting.
2.Advocacy for the SDGs and their localization at the community level.
3.Maintain existing and build new partnerships with District Local Government, and other local partners stakeholders for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda.
4.Support the functionalization of effective Humanitarian Development coordination mechanism at the district and regional level
5.Support the coordination role of the UNAC at the regional level including organizing meetings, reporting among other activities.
6.Perform other functions/task as may be assigned to you directly by the UNAC or through the UNAC by RCO Kampala.
Have a university degree in economics, Social sciences, Development studies, International relations or any other closely related field.
- 36 Months
- Experience in working in the field and or coordination will be an added advantage. Knowledge of the UN system is also an advantage.
- Demonstrable skills in writing and presentation
- Have affinity with or interest in coordination, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
English (Mandatory), Level – Fluent. Swahili (Optional), Level – Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Other development programmes/project experience
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
How To Apply for UN Volunteers Uganda 2021
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink.
Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at
https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to
Closing Date: 19th March 2021
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