GIZ National Expert for Land Tenure and on Responsible Governance of Investments on Land RELAPU-RGIL Jobs in Uganda

GIZ National Expert for Land Tenure and on Responsible Governance of Investments on Land RELAPU-RGIL Jobs in Uganda


Responsibilities

The National Expert for Land Tenure and on Responsible Governance of Investments on Land is responsible for

• Identification of capacity building needs of relevant partners and stakeholders.

• Provision of technical trainings on land management in line with national laws and international guidelines.

• Liaison with government and non-government partners involved in the RGIL processes. Advise to political and project partners on technical matters relevant to the project.

• Coordination of the national cooperation with the private sector.

• Ensuring coordination within the country, especially of local, regional and national activities. Cooperation with civil society, local government, private sector investors at national, regional and local levels.

• Assuring compliance of procedures and procedures in line with the National Land Policy 2013, The Land Act 1998 and its regulations, especially in terms of land rights documentation.

• Provision of technical and policy advice on customary land rights and conflict resolution processes.

• Identification of available and experienced partners and stakeholders.

• Supervision of the production and handing out of land inventory protocols.

• Support of the monitoring and evaluation system of the RELAPU project.

• Provision of Capacity Development to key stakeholders

• Conduct of capacity building needs assessment of relevant partners

• Provision of Capacity Development to key stakeholders

• Conduct of capacity building needs assessment of relevant partners and stakeholders.

• Support to the design and implementation of training courses.

• Organisation, provision of and trainer for technical trainings on land governance.

• Technical advice to partner organisations from civil society organizations, traditional authorities, private investors and representatives on land management and land rights issues.

• Coordination of government and non-government partners and investors

• Supervision of land surveying, inventory and land registration processes to ensure quality of the results on customary land tenure.

• 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 financial agreements with partner organisations supporting the Expert of monitoring and evaluation on results-based monitoring and the identification of knowledge products.

  • Ensuring regular reporting on project progress, innovations and results.

    • Mainstreaming gender sensitive approaches.

    • Implementation of responsible land policy

    • Organization of multi-stakeholder dialogues between civil society organizations, traditional authorities, private investors and representatives of the state on good land governance following the "Voluntary Guidelines on the Governance of Tenure" (VGGT).

    • Support to the development and implementation of dispute resolution and grievance mechanisms.

    Other duties/additional tasks

    • Ensure close
    coordination and cooperation within the RELAPU team, sister GIZ projects and programs and other actors in the land sector.

    • Represent RELAPU-RGIL at meetings, workshops and conferences.

    • Other duties and tasks at the request of project team leader

    Qualifications

    • Degree in land management and land tenure, spatial planning or relevant field.

    • Minimum of 3 years' professional experience in land management and land rights in Uganda.

    • Experience in the context of securing land rights on customary land in Uganda.

    • Minimum 3 years' professional experience in land governance and management.

    • Experience in conflict mediation and establishing of systematic conflict resolution structures and grievance systems.

    • Experience in working with private land investors and their improvement of compliance with national laws and international guidelines.

    • Experienced training provider and training curriculum developer.

    • Work experience in Teso and Lango or adjacent regions would be an asset.

    • Very good knowledge of English and Ateso or Luo/Langi. asset.

    • Very good knowledge of English and Ateso or Luo/Langi.

    • Good working knowledge of ITC technologies and computer applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher).

    • Strong understanding of cultural, socio-ethnical context in northern Uganda region of Teso and Lango

    • Experience on gender mainstreaming and results-based monitoring,

    • Active, flexible and dynamic team player and excellent networker.

    • Good writing skills.

    • Excellent communication and coordination skills.

    • Experience in workshop organisation or events management.

    How to Apply

  • 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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