Consultant

at Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted July 30, 2020
Category Training and Consultancy
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Consultancy: Oil refinery expert for Uganda analysis, Uganda
Organization: Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Country: Uganda

Main Responsibilities: Project Management: Supervise a proper and timely implementation of the ECHO project according to agreed policies and donor requirements. Prepare and regularly update all project tools, including work, spending and procurement plans; Ensure overall budget monitoring and analysis, financial management and expense control for the project in line with IRC and donor rules and guidelines. Ensure the planning and implementation of all procurement related to the project with the responsibility to ensure that procurement is timely and in line with donor requirements. Enhance the quality of programming throughout the project cycle through project review meetings, program quality initiatives (gender analysis, stakeholder mapping exercise, etc), and program quality checks. In collaboration with M&E Manager, ensure the implementation of M&E processes and the monitoring of the achievements of the project. Ensure the implementation of client responsiveness and accountability mechanisms (participation and effective communication of beneficiaries at all stages of project cycle). Provide donor reports to Grants department, as well as internal reports/requests for information in a timely manner. Staff Management: Provide supportive supervision to the Health Managers; and other health program staff to develop work plans for implementation of approved grants. Support the field teams in the implementation and monitoring of the work plans ensuring that activities reflect the commitments IRC made to the donor and community. Create staff development plans for all direct reports in collaboration with the human resources department and contribute to the training of health staff (mentoring, on-the-job sessions as well as formal trainings). Develop/organize training opportunities to build the capacity of the health and nutrition staff and local partners in order to transfer skills. This includes staff training in program management areas such as reporting, budgeting, monitoring, evaluation, and supervision.

Skills

Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision

Experience Requirements

Minimum 7 years field experience in management positions in INGOs
Broad working knowledge and experience of working with ECHO and EU donors
Significant exposure and experience of successfully managing and leading Consortia

Education Requirements

Degree or Master's in international relations, public health, business administration, management, human rights, social sciences or related field

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