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Policy and Operations Officer EDP Grant Jobs – Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

 

Job Title:    Policy and Operations
Officer

Organization:  Ministry
of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Programmes
Coordinator, NAO Support Unit

Ref:
NAO/416/590/2a

 

About US:

The European Union
(EU)  has been providing assistance to
the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) over the
years to strengthen its capacity to undertake the role of the National
Authorizing Officer {NAO] under the Support to NAO programme. The formerly
separate Technical Cooperation Fund {TCF] and the Support to NAO [SNAO] were
merged under the Uganda Technical Support Programme in the 11th European
Development Fund [EDP].

 

Job Summary:  The Ministry is looking to recruit a Policy
and Operations Officer under the NACI Support Unit to support the policyJ operations management of the 11th EDF Inclusive Green Economy sector with
effect from 01.01.2021. The job scope will cover areas such as road
construction, climate change, railways rehabilitation, technical assistance to
the Road sector, etc]. 

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Develop
and maintain interactive communication links with all stakeholders so that the
NAO is informed on all relevant policy and strategic aspects affecting the
sector. Contribute to the conception, elaboration and implementation of
development cooperation strategies and programmes in the sector.

·        
Support
the management of sector tender processes under the NAO responsibility (i.e
drafting ToRs, launching tenders, etc)

·        
Support
policy dialogue and coordination with all ministries, agencies and Development
partners.

·        
Validate
progress reports from the sector to ensure conformity to the EDF regulations.

·        
Validate
requests from contractors to ensure compliance with EDF procedures.

·        
Contribute
to the process of preparing country strategy papers, programming reviews and
other strategies as relevant to the sector.

·        
Consolidate
and prepare the sector progress report to feed into the overall narrative
report of NAOSU.

·        
Prepare
and maintain sector follow-up worksheets as tools for management purposes.

·        
Support
the Programmes Coordinator in the preparation of sector briefs for top
management.

·        
Represent
the NAO at all sector activities/events.

·        
Policy
analysis and support lo EIIF projects in the sector

·        
Participate
in all Steering Committee meetings of the sector as a NAO representative.

·        
Coordinate
monthly sector meetings and ensure that they are documented.

·        
Ensure
expedient responses to sector policy requests by drafting responses for
signature of the NAO

·        
Participate
in monitoring and evaluation of sector projects, bringing significant problems
to the immediate attention of the Programmes Coordinator.

·        
Contribute
to reporting as required.

·        
Follow-up
all outstanding actions in the sector and ensure that sector objectives are
met.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The applicant
must hold a University degree i.e, BSc. in Engineering; BSc infrastructural
Economics; BSc. in Economics or any related field,

·        
Not less
than five years of relevant professional experience in a Central/Local
Government Department or Agency; international/Regional organizations;
development partner agency /project; Private sector; NGO, etc,

·        
Experience
in areas such as Infrastructure, Climate change, Technical Assistance to the
Roads sector etc.

·        
He/She
should be conversant with Government processes,

·        
Previous
experience on donor funded projects (EDF) is an added advantage,

·        
Good
computing and excellent English language skills.

·        
Age: 30
years and above

 

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates are required to submit their application either by hand delivery or
registered mail to the address below. Deadline for submission is Monday, 16th
November 2020 at 150Dhrs latest. To be valid, applications must include the
following documents;

 

·        
An
Application letter {signed and dated]

·        
An
updated CU (max. 3 pages], duly signed and dated

·        
Copies
at relevant academic qualifications

 

Applications must be
addressed to:

 

Office of the
Director, Debt & Cash Policy

Ministry of Finance,
Planning & Economic Development

Treasury Building

Room No. 1.25

Plot 2-12

Apollo Kaggwa Road

P.O. Box 7031,
Kampala Uganda

With the following
mention, “NAO Support Unit —Application for the position of Policy and
Operations Officer.”

 

Applications can
also be sent electronically to; NAO@finance.go.ug

 

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