UN Job Careers – Programme Management Analyst (Land Specialist) – United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Organisation: United
Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Procurement Specialist
Vacancy Notice:
VA/2020/B5323/19314
About UNOPS:
United Nations
Office for Project Services (UNOPS)’ mission is to expand the capacity of the
UN system and its partners to implement peace building, humanitarian and
development operations that matter for people in need. Working in some of the
world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS vision is to always satisfy
partners with management services that meet world-class standards of quality,
speed and cost effectiveness. By assisting UN organizations, international
financial institutions, governments and other development partners, UNOPS makes
significant, tangible contributions to results on the ground.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Programme Management (Land Specialist) in
collaboration with the team members and the project stakeholders will perform
the following tasks:
Slum upgrading
feasibility study:
·       
Contribute
in the development of  a legal model for
long term transfer of land to individual titles.
·       
Advice
on an affordable and accessible financial model to support the land tenure
model for the long term upgrading of the Kasokoso and Kinawataka informal
settlements
·       
Contribute
in finding ways to determine within existing national policy and legal
frameworks a fair price for encumbered land and transfer to attain secure
individual tenure rights.
Land Audit:
·       
Collaborate
with the Technical team to identify and verify vacant or under settled land
within 5km and 10km radius of the KJE Right of Way.
·       
Develop
ranking criteria to be able to identify land suited for resettlement of
households and incremental housing.
·       
Any
other duties as directed by UNOPS project office.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Programme Management Analyst (Land Specialist)- Retainer job opportunity should
hold a Bachelor’s Degree in land management and administration or land
economics from a recognized University is required.
·       
A
Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage
·       
Four (4)
years of relevant experience is required in real estate and housing tenure.
·       
Previous
experience and knowledge in the country context related field is desired.
·       
Experience
working and championing for land rights within disadvantaged communities is
desired
Competencies
·       
Treats
all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and
encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms.
Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and
inclusion.
·       
Acts as
a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and
supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive
leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed,
utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
·       
Demonstrates
understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end
beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a
competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
·       
Efficiently
establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to
accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern
for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on
them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our
beneficiaries.
·       
Open to
change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own
approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on
experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under
pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
·       
Evaluates
data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an
unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and
creativity to problem-solving.
·       
Expresses
ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a
consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and
proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming
differences of opinion and finding common ground.
How to Apply:
If interested in
joining the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in the
aforementioned capacity, please click on link below to visit website and create
profile or express interest if you already have a profile on the UN system.
Deadline: 22nd April 2020
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