AMICAALL Institutional Development Officer Jobs in Kampala Uganda

AMICAALL Institutional Development Officer Jobs in Kampala Uganda


The Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders’ Initiative for Community Action on Health and HIV at the
Local Level (AMICAALL) is a continental Association of Urban Local Authorities, Mayors and other Urban
Leaders committed to support sustainable solutions to local urban health challenges. Under the auspices
of UNAIDS and UNDP, the urban leaders signed the “Abidjan Declaration of Commitment” forming
AMICAALL Africa during the International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in
Africa (ICASA) in 1997 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

The Africa regional office was established in Windhoek,
Namibia to build capacity and coordinate/facilitate formation of AMICAALL Country Chapters across the

Job Summary

This is a Strategic Management level position in the AMICAALL Uganda organizational structure.

The Institutional Development Manager guides and ensures the institutional functionality, by supporting governance and management structures.

S/He ensures that AMICAALL Uganda has functional policies,
systems, procedures and guidelines to deliver on the strategic goals and is compliant, effective and

S/he advises and supports Management to ensure that AMICAALL Uganda Strategic Plan and
the programme are aligned to global, regional and national strategic frameworks so as to ensure relevance, value addition and sustainability.

Tasks and responsibilities

Technical roles

  • Coordinate the review of AMICAALL Uganda policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure
    alignment to the constitution, the strategic plan and mandate of AMICAALL
  • Provide technical backstopping and advise in program design and implementation to ensure
    attainment of intended results
  • Provide technical guidance in various areas of management of the secretariat
  • Support development and submission of quality reports in strict compliance with requirements
    and deadlines

    Finance and resource mobilization

  • Coordinate resources mobilization activities including development of funding proposals,
    fundraising activities, social enterprise innovations to ensure financial sustainability of AMICAALL Uganda
  • In collaboration with other relevant Managers and Coordinators, coordinate prioritization and
    planning processes of the programme
  • Take lead in the review of and implementation of the AMICAALL Uganda Resource mobilization
    strategy and annual resource mobilization plan
  • Support the development of AMICAALL Uganda Programme Sustainability plan
  • Contribute towards prioritization, development and review of annual plans and budgets

    Partnership development

  • Support in identifying, nurturing and maintaining cordial networking and partnership relations
    with existing and potential partners for
    the benefit of the programme
  • In collaboration with the Country Director, represent AMICAALL Uganda on key global, regional
    and national level strategic forums/platforms for purposes of influencing policies/ plans and
    enhancing the visibility of AMICAALL Uganda in particular and urban issues in general.

    Leadership and Governance

  • Support in coordinating and convening statutory meetings (Board and AGM), minute taking and
    follow up of recommendations and resolutions
  • Take lead in the governance and institutional capacity development interventions targeting
    member urban authorities, secretariat and Board

    Other roles

  • Perform any other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Country Director

    Person Specifications

    The Institutional Development Manager should possess;

  • Master’s Degree in social sciences, humanities, management or development studies, human rights, or other relevant disciplines.
  • Post-graduate qualifications and additional training in areas of governance, systems strengthening, policy development and analysis, resource mobilization
    etc will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of Seven years’ working experience with CSOs or Local Governments in a senior
    management position
  • Excellent knowledge of institutional development and governance and accountability dynamics
    especially among Civil Society Organizations and Local Governments
  • Demonstrable knowledge, experience and success stories in resource mobilization and donor
    engagement/relations with specific reputable donors
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, negotiation and other team and people management
  • Ability to manage busy/heavy workload and work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent writing, facilitation and analytical skills

    How to Apply:
  • If interested in the aforementioned job opportunity, please apply in confidence to the Country Director giving contact details of three professional referees by sending an application, resume in hard copy to;
    The Country Director, AMICAALL-Uganda
    Plot 1658, Clovis Road, Kazinga Zone, Kiwatule
    P.O. Box 26323 Kampala, Uganda.

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  • Deadline: 24th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; AMICAALL Institutional Development Officer Jobs in Kampala Uganda

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