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Senior Technical Advisor Wash

at German Association for International Cooperation (GIZ)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted September 11, 2019
Category Science & Engineering
Currency UGX


As a federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development.

With the dispatch of qualified specialists as development workers, GIZ contributes to the sustainable improvement of living conditions of people in developing and transition countries.

Job description
The Civil Peace Service (CPS) of GIZ Uganda is focusing on the prevention and transformation of land conflicts in Teso and Karamoja since 2014. The core of the program is the support to 13 interest groups, composed of approximately 150 civil society organizations - including women's organizations, academic institutions and faith based organizations, representatives of local governments and traditional leaders as part of a wider Multi-Stakeholder-Process. The aim is to enable respective actors to coordinate their measures and interventions and to optimize the prevention and transformation of land conflicts, leading to improved land management structures and mechanisms as well as a better protection of land rights in the region.

Your tasks
Supporting the program coordinator and the team in the implementation of the new phase of the ZDF program in Uganda
Responsibility for the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E) and knowledge management of the overall program and the capacity development of the partner organizations in the areas indicated
Support and maintenance of an integrated, impact-oriented monitoring and evaluation system at program and partner level
Supporting essentially the whole strategic and operational planning of the ZFD program in Uganda and the development and implementation of structures for sustainable knowledge management within the CPS overall program
Conception and implementation of trainings in impact-oriented PM&E and knowledge management for partner organisations
Enhancing the integration of cross-cutting topics like do-no-harm, human rights, gender equality and participatory approaches within the program and with partners
Contributing to the continuous context and conflict analysis of the ZFD team and assisting the Program Coordinator in the monitoring of the results


Sound professional experience in strategic programming and management of peace interventions
Theoretical and practical competence in impact-oriented PM&E and knowledge management
Good training and moderation skills, experience with participatory methods of adult education

Experience Requirements

Experience and knowledge in the field of civilian conflict prevention and transformation and a good understanding of peacebuilding and conflict prevention issues in East Africa

Education Requirements

Master's degree or comparable degree in Computer Science or any related field