Field Expert on Awareness Raising and Communication at GIZ

Vacancy title: FieldExpertonAwarenessRaisingandCommunicationandonLandTenureandManagementinUgandaRELAPU-ILGU

Type: FULL TIME

Category: Social Services & Nonprofit

Jobs at: GIZ

Deadline of this Job: 31 May 2020

Duty Station: Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

JOB DETAILS:
Job Title: Field Expert on Awareness Raising and Communication and on Land Tenure and Management in Uganda RELAPU-ILGU
Report to: Team leader of Responsible Land Policy Uganda (RELAPU)
Duty Station: Mityana/Uganda
Ref. No: GIZ-RELAPU/FEARC/052027 .

Key Responsibilities
• The Field Expert on Awareness Raising and Communication and on Land Tenure and Management is responsible for:
• The conceptual review and implementation of the Continuous Awareness Raising and Information Dissemination (CARID) strategy.
• Coordination of alternative land dispute resolution among partners and community members on mailo tenure. – Implementation of the visibility plan of the project.
• The close collaboration with the MLHUD, District and local government Authorities, Land-related NGOs/CBOS, and other Development Partners and the support to coherent approaches.
• Ensuring regular reporting on project progress on output indicators, innovations and results or outcomes. – Mainstreaming gender sensitive approaches.
• The Field Expert on Awareness Raising and Communication and on Land Tenure and Management performs the following tasks
• Facilitate and organize the communication, awareness raising and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) efforts of the project
• Close liaison with local government and non-government partners
• Facilitate and organize the communication, awareness raising and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) efforts of the project
• Close liaison with local government and non-government partners in Mubende, Kassanda and Mityana districts as well as the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development on reviewing and implementing a comprehensive communication, awareness raising and alternative dispute resolution strategy.
• Technical advice to partner organisations from civil society organizations, traditional authorities, private investors and state and local administrations representatives on communication, awareness raising and ADR on land management and land rights issues.
• Identification of training needs and collaboration with Field Expert on Capacity Development on the development of training courses and capacity building.
• Negotiation, management and supervision of implementation of tenders with partner organisations for awareness raising, communication and ADR activities. . Active participation in and organisation of multi-stakeholder dialogues and other platforms on land management and VGGT application in the region.
• Enhance collaboration with other partners and projects working on lands issues.
• Ensure particular focus is given to rights of women and marginalized groups.
• Initiate and oversee the implementation of Certificates of Occupancy efforts by the project
• Initiate and coordinate partnerships for the issuance of certificates of occupancy
• Identify sub-counties for the issuance of certificates of occupancy in close consultation with local authorities and the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development.
• Undertake capacity needs assessment for the issuance of certificates
• Identify sub-counties for the issuance of certificates of occupancy in close consultation with local authorities and the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development.
• Undertake capacity needs assessment for the issuance of certificates of occupancy in liaison with the field expert on capacity development .
• Monitor progress of activities, outputs and outcomes of the issuance of certificates of occupancy.
• Implementation of responsible land policy – Organization of multi-stakeholder dialogues between civil society organizations, traditional authorities, private investors and representatives of the state and local administrations on good land governance following the “Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure” (VGGT).
• Other duties/additional tasks
• Support to conflict management and conflict resolution processes on conflicts arising in the course of land inventory procedures.
• Other duties and tasks at the request of project team leader
Job Skills: Not Specified

Required qualifications, competences and experience
• University degree in public relations and communication, land management or relevant field with proven knowledge in communication and land management in Uganda Professional experience . Minimum 5 years’ professional experience in the preparation and implementation of communication, awareness raising and implementing ADR strategies.
• Experience in the context of securing land rights in rural Uganda is an advantage .
• Work experience in Mityana, Kassanda and Mubende or adjacent regions would be an asset. . Very good knowledge of English and Luganda languages. Other knowledge, additional
• Good working knowledge of ITC technologies and related software (Photoshop, GIS, design software, etc.) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office) .
• Strong understanding of cultural, socio-cultural context in Central Uganda region.
• Experience on gender mainstreaming and results-based monitoring desired. .
• Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills.
• Active, flexible, ethical and dynamic team player and excellent networker
• Very Good writing and communication skills.
• Experience in workshop organisation or events management.
Job Education: Not Specified

Job Experience: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8

 

Job application procedure
All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply online on www.futureoptions.org or by email: tracy@futureoptions.org .
Application and CV should be in one document and a maximum of 4 pages only. Please include name and contact of three references in the CVs. No other attachments are required at this stage. Please quote the position and reference number in the subject line. Applications should be received by 5.00pm on the 31″ May 2020. We encourage women, people with disabilities and minority groups to apply for this position. GIZ is committed to equal opportunities and diversity of perspective at the working place.
Disclaimer: GIZ DOES NOT charge any kind of FEE(s) at whichever stage of the recruitment process. This recruitment is ONLY through Future Options Consulting Ltd..

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