Associate Programme Management Officer

at United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted September 20, 2021
Category Management
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Responsibilities
Provide substantive and technical support in the implementation and coordination of activities related to the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) Phase 3 Programme and other related UN-Habitat and the Global Land Tool Network projects and interventions.
Provide technical and coordination support in the development of pro-poor, gender-responsive and fit-for-purpose land tools and approaches to key stakeholders and partners including government authorities, academic institutions and civil society organizations.
Assist in building and/or strengthening partnerships and collaboration in the country towards improving tenure security of the urban and rural poor particularly women, youth and vulnerable groups, including liaising with UN Country Team and relevant government agencies on behalf of UN-Habitat as may be assigned.

Education
Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Land Management, Land Tenure, Surveying/Geomatics, Land Economy and related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience
A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in project/programme management and coordination in development is required.

Experience in addressing land governance issues is required.

At least two (2) years of field research experience in the broad field of housing and urban development, including slums, informal settlements is required.

Work experience with pro-poor land tools and approaches is desirable.