Extractives Governance Officer International NGO Jobs – ActionAid

Governance Officer
Organization: ActionAid
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Extractives Governance Coordinator
NB: This is a
re-advertisement. All persons who had applied before are not Eligible to apply.
About US:
ActionAid is an
International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia,
Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid International Uganda’s mission is to
achieve social Justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working
with people living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities,
people’s organisations, activists, social movements and their supporters.
Job Summary:  The Extractives Governance Officer will
support the implementation of the Extractives Governance work in line with
statutory requirements and AAI/AAU policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Plan and implement
project activities at the community, sub county, district and regional level in
line with the Project objectives, CSP mission priorities, AAI strategies and
global campaign processes.   
  • Implement project activities as laid
    down in the quarterly and annual plan.
  • Support research and studies in the
    extractive sector aimed at generating issues for advocacy, campaigns and
  • Support Local Implementing partners in
    the Albertine region and mining areas (of Busia).
  • Support project activity implementation
    at the LRP and Cluster level.
  • Generate issues/articles for publication
    in the OiU magazine and Quarterly Newsletter
  • Identify community and district level
    advocacy issues to inform national and international policy influencing.
  • Identify alternative models,
    documentation of lessons learnt from the existing models and popularize
    best practices.
  • Deliberately drum up CSO support towards
    advocacy and influencing issues affecting communities within the project
Support the
institutional and programme capacity building   initiatives
of community members and partners to implement Project activities in line with
Project Plans, budget and AAU Partnership Policy
  • Support in the identification of partner
    capacity gaps and the development of partner growth and development plans.
  • Conduct Support visits to community
    structures/partners and reviews their reports, in line with their plans,
    budgets and funding guidelines
  • Participate in the implementation,
    monitoring and evaluation of project partners and community structures,
    capacity development plan- through partner visits; Partner appraisals;
    organizational Self-Assessments.
  • Identify community/partner funding gaps
    in line with the partnership funding guidelines; respond to call for
    proposals by submitting concept notes
  • Support community/partners Institutional
    development processes e.g. support to hold AGMs, register with sub-county
    and district authorities and ensure functioning of governance structures
  • Mobilize community and partners to
    participate in project review and reflections to inform programme
    implementation and enhancement
Participate in the
mobilization of resources to address existing funding gaps at the LRP and
  • Identify funding gaps within the
    LRP/Partner areas of focus, generate
  • Support derivation of concepts and
    proposals in line with the project, LRP strategy and 5th Strategy
  • Devise concept papers for funding and
    keep track of the status to Project Coordinator
  • Review community/partner proposals and
    align them to community needs and priorities (during planning and
    budgeting, review proposals) in line with LRP strategy and 5th Strategy
  • Carry out periodic Project monitoring
    visits and produce reports in line with the donor’s requirements
Collect, collate,
analyses and prepare periodic project reports that address community priority
accountability and social justice
  • Produce quarterly, bi-annual and annual
    Project Monitoring and Evaluation reports.
  • Work with M&E team to create
    appropriate M&E tools to collect data and measure the indicators
  • Develop and periodically share the
    performance of indicators and targets with project M&E.
  • Carry out periodic monitoring visits and
    produce reports on impacts and experiences
  • Produce activity reports, monthly,
    quarterly, half year plans and share with project team at district,
    cluster and national level.
  • Identify Local rights community
    priorities through PRRPs; Community meetings; Youth focused days and
    utilize feedback in planning for quarterly and annual activities
Promote and protect
the image and values of AAU.        
  • Participate in the district and
    sub-county planning processes.
  • Participate and represent the project in
    all stakeholder meetings within the project jurisdiction or when delegated
    at all levels.
  • Undertake governance and accountability
    analysis and extractive sector performance vis a vis response to community
  • Share plans and budgets, reports with
    relevant stakeholders (state and non-state actors)
  • Ensure that partners disburse the
    resources they receive from AAU publicly.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the ActionAid
    Extractives Governance Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Oil
    Governance and Extractives, Journalism, Development Studies or Social
    Sciences and other related disciplines from a recognized institution.
  • Additional qualifications in Project
    planning and management, project design or related professional field is a
  • A minimum of three years of similar work
    experience from a reputable organization, with Competencies in Planning
    and Budgeting skills;
  • Writing and editorial skills;
  • Research and report writing skills;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Computer skills (PPT, Work, Excel etc);
  • Presentation skills;
  • Capacity building skills;
  • Good Communication and Interpersonal
  • Community mobilization and facilitation
  • Materials development and Publishing
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving
  • Previous experience in managing
  • Transformative feminist leadership
  • Ability to establish critical working
  • Ability and willingness to comply with
    AAU/AAI safeguarding requirements.
NB: This is a
re-advertisement. All persons who had applied before are not eligible to apply.
How to Apply:
Applications (Cover
letter, CV, and certified academic documents) MUST be strictly sent by email to
Vacancies.Uganda@actionaid.org clearly addressed to The Director Human
Resource/Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda, Plot number 2514/2515
Ggaba Road, P.O Box 676 Kampala. Uganda . Hand deliveries will not be accepted,
and due to large number of applications, we will respond to ONLY shortlisted
candidates for interviews.
NB: Whilst all applications will be assessed
strictly on their individual merits, qualified WOMEN are especially encouraged
to apply. ActionAid International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Deadline: 8th August 2019
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