Programme Support Co-ordination Officer Job Placement – Ministry of Lands Housing and Urban Development (MoLHUD)

Organisation: Ministry of
Lands Housing and Urban Development (MoLHUD)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Permanent
Secretary, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development
About US:
The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Lands, Housing and
Urban Development is implementing the land component of the Competitiveness
Enterprise Development Project (CEDP). This project builds upon the Second
Private Sector Competitiveness Project (PSCP II), which helped improve the
business environment by: decreasing policy constraints; strengthening
institutions, such as the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU); enhancing
the private sector dialogue; and providing support to firms. The project aims
at improving the competitiveness of Uganda and has five components which will be
implemented by separate institutions.
Job Summary: The Programme
Support Co-ordination Officer will provide the necessary coordination support
to the Land Component of the CEDP.
Key Duties and
Ensuring effective coordination with staff
members and Departments/ Units responsible for the implementation of the CEDP
Land Component.
Tasked with delivering timely project
implementation plans, including annual work plans and budgets. Specifically,
support for the preparation of procurement plans, terms of references,
monitoring and evaluation plans, stakeholder participation and other
implementation plans in accordance with the World Bank and Government of Uganda
approval processes and procedures.
Offering technical input to strategic documents,
analytical work and initiatives geared to improving MLHUD performance in close
collaboration with the implementing Departments/Units, MoFPED and the World
Tasked with preparing timely accurate project
implementation progress reports indicating both the technical and financial
position of the CEDP Land Component.
Fostering a team environment, mentoring staff,
and ensuring that capacity building is integrated into all project activities.
Providing support supervision of project staff,
international and local consultants, to ensure effective resource allocation,
quality and timeliness of work.
In charge of maintaining quality assurance and
facilitating effective project monitoring and evaluation.
Offering technical support and input for the
Internal and External Auditing on financial reviews.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold an Honours Bachelor’s
Degree in the fields of Land Administration and Management plus a Masters
Degree in Business Administration specializing in Management or in any field
related to Land Management and Administration from a recognized
A minimum of ten (10) years relevant working
experience in Land Management and Administration, three (03) of which should
have been acquired at a Principal level in Government or equivalent level of
experience from a reputable organization.
Experience in work with Government and World
Bank funded projects will be an added advantage.
Demonstrate high managerial and organizational
Ability to steer implementation and to meet the
diverse needs and expectations of the National Programs, Donors and
Strong management skills, including ability to
provide support in strategic guidance, technical oversight, mentoring staff,
building strong teams and developing work plans
Excellent negotiation, multi-cultural, and
inter-personal skills, with experience and demonstrated skills in networking
with ministry-level partners, donors, private sector.
Excellent written, analytical, presentation and
reporting skills, with proven skill in writing reports and project management
Possess effective skills in computer
applications for project planning and appraisal.
How to Apply:
All applications should be accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae,
copies of academic certificates and testimonials, recommendations from at least
two competent referees, one of whom MUST be your current or previous employer
and addressed to:
The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development,
Plot 13-15 Parliament Avenue P.O. Box 7096 Kampala. Uganda
Applications must be delivered in the Security Registry at Ministry of
Lands, Housing and Urban Development.
Note: Only short listed
applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead
to disqualification of a candidate. Applicants who responded to the previous
advert, need not to re-apply.
Deadline: 4th December 2017 by 5:00pm
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