- Demonstrated experience in managing projects in the area of mineral governance
Location: Entebbe - Uganda
The German Federal Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ) and the European Union (EU) are co-funding a Regional Project on Natural Resources and Peace and Security in the Great Lakes region implemented jointly by GIZ, BGR and the UN. One of the project outcomes relates to the implementation of a regional framework to govern the natural resource sector with a focus on the Regional Certification Mechanism (RCM) of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) in the Member States. In this regard, GIZ together with ICGLR is supporting the Ugandan efforts especially through the Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines (DGSM) to put in place the necessary instruments in order to fully implement the RCM in Uganda.
A. Key Responsibilities
The Technical Advisor will be expected to perform the following tasks:
B. Specific Tasks
Support to the DGSM Certification Unit
Project Coordination and Implementation
Other duties/additional tasks
C. Management Arrangements
The Advisor will be placed within the Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines in Entebbe, Uganda. The Project Director of the Regional Project in support of the ICGLR based in Kigali will be the disciplinary supervisor, whereas the technical supervision will be shared between DGSM and GIZ Component Leader. A practical management arrangement with DGSM will be developed. The Advisor will undertake regular missions to Kigali in the framework of the regional projects’ overall planning and review processes, in addition to the locations where the project activities will be implemented.
The advisor will be subject to GIZ Uganda security management and participate in staff meetings etc. by GIZ Uganda.
All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply online on www.futureoptions.org or by email: email@example.com. Application and CV should be in one document and a maximum of 5 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 29th October 2020.
Please note: This is a national position. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.