Facilitator Jobs – National Engagement strategy in Uganda (NES Uganda)

 Job Title:    Facilitator

Organisation: National Engagement strategy in Uganda
(NES Uganda)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:
Executive Director, LEMU

 

About US:

The National
Engagement strategy in Uganda (NES Uganda) brings together various 
local and
international organisations, private sector and research institutions working
on 
land and natural
resource governance in the country. The platform is hosted by Land 
and Equity Movement
Uganda (LEMU) and coordinated by a steering committee. This 
strategy has been
developed by platform members to guide championing of land reforms 
in the country. The
goal of the strategy is to promote people centred land governance 
through policy and
practice change in adherence to Uganda’s Vision 2040. The strategy 
seeks to strengthen
multi stakeholder platform for engagements in championing laws 
and policy
formulation and implementation that promote people centred land 
governance.

 Job Summary:  The Facilitator will be the focal person
coordinating the general implementation of the National Engagement Strategy
(NES) in Uganda. To coordinate between the NES institutional frameworks
including the NES Host, the Steering Committee, the Thematic Groups, and the
National Land Forum.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Facilitating the
work of NES/MSP platform and enhancing it, specific tasks include:

·       
Support
the governance of the Platform and facilitate compliance with international benchmarks

·       
Overseeing
and coordinating the institutional life of the platform including through the
organisation of and reporting on platform and other NES-related meetings;

·       
Ensuring
proper communication flow and knowledge sharing within the platform (e.g. mailing
lists, e-bulletins, on-line repository for knowledge products, shared calendar
of events, etc.);

·       
Linking
strategically with global and regional CBIs (Commitment Based Initiatives) with
impact in the facilitated NES country. Promote and support capacity building
activities for members of the platforms;

·       
Increasing
the visibility of NES process and related initiatives and activities at
national level through proper communications strategy and means (e.g. NES/MSP
website, logo, etc.) so to increase its inclusiveness and political
credibility;

·       
Facilitating
civil society members’ dialogue with governmental institutions and private
sector where possible;

·       
Establishing
new strategic alliances with potential partners from civil society,
intergovernmental organisations, government and public institutions and
international financial partners;

·       
Ensuring
proper linkages with other national processes and initiatives on land so to
avoid overlaps and work on potential synergies;

·       
Organise
sharing and joint planning sessions with international ILC members (both CSOs
and IGOs) and Strategic Partners with a presence in the country.

Managing and
coordinating the implementation of the annual NES action plan.

·       
Facilitating
the formulation of the annual NES framework and workplan, including organising
face to face meetings with all involved members and keeping such meetings
focused on joint interests;

·       
Ensuring
a timely implementation of activities in line with yearly action plan timeline;

·       
Developing
and implementing an M&E system –that is contributing to ILC’s system and
takes advantage of existing tools;

·       
Ensuring
adequate quarterly reporting on NES activities to NES Steering Committee,
implementing partners and ILC Secretariat;

·       
Developing
a sustainable financial model and supporting and coordinating fundraising
efforts by NES SC members, including liaising with potential donors (among
which ILC Strategic Partners) and drafting of proposals;

·       
Taking
care of administrative duties, including management of financial agreements,
and ensuring that all members have access to relevant administrative
information.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The post holder will be a qualified Ugandan,
with the following attributes:

·       
A
Bachelor’s degree in Law, Social Science or any relevant discipline

·       
At least
5 years of experience in the land sector in Uganda.

·       
Experience
of coordination or facilitation of similar working mechanisms

·       
Three
(3) years’ experience in development and management is also critical.

·       
Understanding
of safeguarding and gender values and principles.

·       
Strong
background in resource mobilization

·       
Good
rapport with stakeholders including Governments and Donors

·       
Proven
and Developed computer skills in work processing and spreadsheets.

·       
Integrity,
honesty

·       
Good
communication skills

·       
Ability
to work effectively in a culturally diverse organization

 

How to Apply:

All correspondence
should be addressed to LEMU’S Executive Director, via e-mail 
to
info@land-in-uganda.org or hand delivered to our offices located on plot 4795, 
off Ntinda Kiwatule Road,
opposite Victorious Primary School. Applicants should submit an up to date 
curriculum vitae
(Maximum 3 pages), a cover letter and names/contacts of three referees.

Please DO NOT attach
any academic papers. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be
contacted for interviews.

 

Deadline: 27th November 2020

 

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