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Development worker as consultant

at GIZ-German Association for International Cooperation
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted June 12, 2019
Category Training and Consultancy
Currency UGX


Development worker as consultant (m / f / d) of district administrations in northern Uganda
As a federal company, GIZ supports the Federal Government in achieving its goals in international cooperation for sustainable development.

Field of activity
As part of the project "Supporting Refugees and Host Communities in Northern Uganda", GIZ is working on behalf of the BMZ to help the Ugandan government to create a conducive framework for inclusive socio-economic development. The aim is to increase the administrative capacity of three selected districts (Adjumani, Arua, Moyo) and to strengthen the economic development of the local population and refugees.

Your tasks
Advising the districts on the implementation of the national strategy for local economic development;
Support in the development, implementation and monitoring of local development plans;
Strengthening district administrations by providing advice on procedures and work processes;
Support in the implementation of the overall project;
Promoting cross-district exchange and cooperation;
Cooperation with other German and international development cooperation programs working in the same field of work.


Independent work with simultaneous ability to work in a team as well as communication skills, intercultural experiences;
Fluent knowledge of English spoken and written, knowledge of German advantageous.

Experience Requirements

Several years of professional experience in the fields of municipal development, municipal economic development, municipal services;
Work experience in Africa is an advantage;

Education Requirements

University degree in administrative, social, political or economic sciences or comparable qualification;