NGO LSED Project Jobs -Coordinator Land Security at ZOA International

Organization: ZOA
Project Name: Land
Security and Economic Development Project (LSED) 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Legal
About US:
ZOA is an International
Non-Governmental ‘Organisation working in Uganda since 1998. Its mission is to
assist in rebuilding the livelihoods of peoples who are affected by human
conflict or natural disaster. We operate in 15 countries in Africa and Asia.
Our community based programme in Uganda concentrates on Food Security,
Livelihoods/Economic Development, Water Sanitation and Hygiene, Vocational
Training, Education and Peace Building and is implemented in close cooperation
with local organizations and local government.
About LSED Project:
In 2015, ZOA started a
multi-year Land Security and Economic Development project in Nwoya district,
this is intended to be the first of several projects.
Job Summary:  The Coordinator Land Security will mainly be
responsible for conducting community sensitization and education on customary
tenure. The incumbent will mentor and supervise the Parish facilitators. S/he
will work closely with the ALC, DLB and other actors in facilitating customary
tenure registration, through the process of systematic, adjudication,
demarcation and registration of Land rights. The coordinator will work with ADR
actors including the Rwodi Kweri for dispute resolution using the family tree
approach. The coordinator will ensure that activities are planned, organized
and monitored following approved project plans.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent will implement activities as described in the project proposal
    based on ZOA’s country policy
  • Carries
    out training needs assessments and develops trainings for ALCs, Rwodi
    kweri in the project.
  • Organizes,
    sensitizations, community meetings, radio talk shows road theatre troops
    on customary tenure and land governance issues.
  • Ensures
    the implementation and monitoring of the project in line with donor requirements
  • The
    incumbent will regularly report on the project progress on a monthly
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Degree or Diploma in Lands
    Management Land economics, Geometries, Surveying, Physical planning.
  • A
    minimum of four or more years’ experience in an INGO and Development
  • Working
    knowledge of the provisions of NLP and Land governance issues in Uganda
  • Excellent
    communication, writing, negotiation and facilitation skills
  • Inventive,
    creative and enthusiastic person (able to develop the best approach)
  • Good
    computer skills: Ms Excel and Ms Word
  • Self
    motivator, having the ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability
    to work in an innovative environment where plans are developed fast and
    open for change
  • Ability
    and skills to coordinate activities where communities are consulted
  • Able
    to ride a motorcycle with a valid driving/riding license
  • Knowledge
    of LUO language is essential.
How to Apply: 
ZOA encouraged all suitably
qualified Christians to send an application letter together with curriculum
vitae (max 3 pages), names and contacts of three referees of which one is your
pastor or priest, to: Please clearly
indicate “Coordinator Land Security and Economic Development” in the subject of
the E-mail
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 26th July 2015.
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