Local Infrastructures Programme Officer (Transport and Urban Development) Career Jobs – Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Organisation: Agence
Française de Développement (AFD)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Country Director
About US:
The French
Development Agency (Agence française de développement, AFD) is a public financial
institution that implements the policy defined by the French Government. It
works to fight poverty and promote sustainable development. This public
institution is active in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, the
Caribbean and the French overseas territories, where it finances and supports
projects that improve living conditions for populations, promote economic
growth and protect the planet
.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Country
Director, the Infrastructure programme Officer will:
·       
Follow
up and monitor in-progress operations in Transport and Urban Development
sectors, including:
·       
Follow
up of the implementation of projects (loans both sovereign and non sovereign,
and grant) under the responsibility of Programme officers based in Paris
Headquarters; (supervision mission, analysis of procurement documents, of
feasibility studies, ESIA etc.);
·       
Reporting
to Paris headquarters;
·       
Participation
in the decision making process;
·       
Transmission
to our local partners of AFD decisions and proposals made in the course of the
programs;
·       
Drafting
of correspondence to borrowers, co financiers and other stakeholders.
·       
Develop
the portfolio and participate in appraisal process of new projects.
·       
Do
networking with diverse partners (Government of Uganda, relevant Government
bodies, donors, NGOs, research institutions, private sector, etc.). The
programme officer will in particular attend the development partners group for
transport and urban development sectors and assure a follow up of both sectors
in Uganda.
·       
Ensure
quality and risk control of our counterparts, update and compliance with AFD
Group internal policies and procedures.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must be an Infrastructure engineer or Transport/Urban Development
engineer background, additional investment knowledge would be highly
appreciated.
·       
At least
five years of experience in transport or urban development project monitoring
·       
Good
knowledge of institutional (ministerial) functioning
·       
Ability
to work in autonomy.
·       
Strong
interpersonal skills.
·       
Computer
literacy Microsoft (Word, excel, etc.).
·       
Excellent
English written and oral communication skills.
·       
French
speaker will be an advantage (if not, French lessons would be proposed).
How to Apply:
All candidates
should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 29th November 2019
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