- Language skills: very good command of English language (spoken and written). Knowledge of local languages in Northern Uganda is an added advantage
- Strong ability to work within a team and follow a common goal.
Location: Kampala - Uganda
The German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has commissioned the Gesellschaft fϋr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) with the Programme “Strengthening Governance and Civil Society in Uganda”, co-funded by the European Union. The main objective of the programme is that selected state and civil society actors in Uganda are in better position to work towards the compliance with human rights and governance principles (transparency, accountability, efficient and effective management and political participation) in their respective areas of responsibility. Structurally, the programme focuses on 3 main components: 1) Strengthening Accountability 2) Strengthening Human Rights/ Digital Africa and 3) Strengthening Civil Society. In the area of civil society support GIZ, co-funded by the EU, focuses on: (1) creating an enabling environment, (2) foster political participation and (3) capacity building for civil society organizations (CSO). CUSP is following a specific approach utilizing the experience already made at the level of certain GIZ sector support and development programmes as well of the EU National Indicative Programme (NIP). The programme component (1) creating an enabling environment cooperates closely with the other programme components (2) foster political participation and (3) capacity building for CSOs which will be primarily be implemented through the hubs in Kampala, Gulu, Mbale and three mobile hubs.
A. Key Responsibilities
The advisor on political participation on national level will be responsible for:
B. Specific Tasks
Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:
Strategic conceptual work
Administration and Reporting
University Degree (minimum MSc or MA) in a relevant field, preferably in Law, Political Science, Social Science, Development Studies.
All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply online on www.futureoptions.org or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 5.00 pm on the 13th August 2020. Please note: This is a national position. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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