Fresher Junior Development Officer NGO Job Careers – GIZ

Job Title:             Junior Development Officer
Organization:  GIZ
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to:      Project
Leader
About US:
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
(GIZ) GmbH or GIZ in short is a German development agency headquartered in Bonn
and Eschborn that provides services in the field of international development
cooperation. GIZ mainly implements technical cooperation projects of the
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), its main
commissioning party, although it also works with the private sector and other
national and supranational government organizations (but usually not with
non-governmental organizations) on a public benefit basis.
About Project:
The Responsible Fisheries Business Chain Project (RFBCP) is
part of the Global Program on Sustainable Fishery and Aquaculture and funded
under the special initiative “One World – No Hunger” of the German
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The overall
objective of the program is to ensure food security and to reduce poverty by
increasing fish supply and income. The political partner of the project is the
Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) and its target groups are
vulnerable households and communities, artisanal fishers and small to medium
sized enterprises in the fishery sector.
Job Summary:  The Junior Development Officer assists in the
supervision of the timely and efficient planning, implementation and monitoring
of RFBCP activities. The incumbent will also be tasked with the coordination of
partners and programmatic activities. The jobholder will ensure timely and
quality reporting.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
 Management and coordination
·       
Planning, coordination and implementation of
project activities
·       
Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual work
plans and budgets, including mile stones
·       
implementation of activities as indicated in
work plans
·       
Preparation of concept papers, technical
documents and presentations
·       
Preparation of detailed budgets for project
activities and supervision/control of the timely provision of funds, materials
and services for the implementation of project activities
·       
Backstopping / advising of partners and grantees
on technical issues
·       
Provision of technical inputs and facilitation
of meetings with project partners
·       
Monitoring and evaluation of partners activities
·       
Writing of reports and project documentations
·       
Local, regional I national coordination meetings
with government and development partners
·       
Identifying the needs for assistance and funding
of partner institutions and NGOs
·       
Contributes knowledge, ideas, feedback and
lessons learned to the programme team for continuous learning, improvement and
innovation.
Communication and networking
·       
Develops and maintains contact with all
important stakeholders
·       
Provides technical assistance to local and
international experts engaged by RFBCP
·       
Ensures knowledge management by collecting,
processing and distributing relevant information
·       
Promotes and represents the programme, its
activities and the organisation in relevant fora
·       
Other duties/additional tasks
·       
Performs other duties and tasks at the request
of the Project leader.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Development Studies, Economics, Project Management, Business Administration or
other relevant areas. Professional experience
·       
One to three years of relevant professional
experience
·       
Strong communication and report writing skills
·       
Good working knowledge of ITC technologies
(related software, phone, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g.
MS Office)
·       
Flexibility in carrying out assigned tasks
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged
to apply by submitting their application and CV along with the names of three
professional referees to The Director, Future Options Consulting Ltd, by email:
hr@futureoptionsug.com; quoting the position you are applying for and the
reference N0. as the subject.
Deadline: 13th
January 2020 by 5.00pm
Please note: This is a national position. Application and CV
should be in one document and a maximum of 4 pages only. No other attachments
are required at this stage.

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