Jobs in Uganda - Programme Policy Officer (System Strengthening) Job at World Food Programme (WFP)

Programme Policy Officer (System Strengthening)

Location:  Uganda


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 25 December 2020

Hiring Organization  World Food Programme (WFP)

JOB DETAILS:
The SIDA SP programme has a strong focus on strengthening National and District Capacities to effectively deliver Social Protection interventions. The Systems Strengthening Officer will provide technical leadership and assistance with emphasis on strengthening social protection systems and building capacity of the District Local Governments (DLGs) in RHDs. As a member of SIDA SP Technical Team, the Advisor will ensure technical excellence through contributions made to project implementation, delivery, monitoring and evaluation with a focus on Enhanced DLG Capacities to Plan, Budget, Deliver, Lobby and Advocate for SP Financing. S/he will support the implementation of learning agendas, tool development and relevant strategic initiatives including supporting the Decentralized Planning Processes at Sub County Levels. The Advisor will liaise closely with technical advisors from other sectors to ensure seamless quality programming. Finally, the Advisor will be responsible for sharing WFP’s comparative advantage (on Capacity Strengthening), information, and experiences in Social Protection Programming within and outside the organization, as well as incorporate a broad-based approach for the overall well-being of those impacted.

JOB PURPOSE
Under the supervision of the Head of Social Protection Programme and guidance of Head of Programmes; the job holder will develop and put into practice a longer-term capacity strengthening plan for Arua Area Office in line with the Country Strategic Plan and Uganda Country Office Capacity Strengthening Implementation Framework. .

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
• He/she will be responsible for mainstreaming the application of the Corporate Country Capacity Strengthening Framework in Arua Area Office operations. This will be achieved through a combination of technical support, systems strengthening, partnership enhancement and documentation expertise.
• More specifically, he/she will coordinate and support the implementation of capacity strengthening, including but not limited to i) lead on the finalization of Social Protection Local Government and Partner Workplans in alignment with Country office and on the review of existing FLAs; ii) lead on the adaptation of tools and frameworks for capacity strengthening.
• He/she will facilitate the capacity-building of staff and partners through training measures, i.e. providing technical assistance both remotely and on-the-ground to field-offices across Arua Area Office in application of approaches, including coordination and support of specialized training formats.
• Establish a monitoring mechanism to capture WFP operations’ impact on capacity strengthening at DLG, Sub County and Community Level.
• Document capacity strengthening best practices while at the same time supporting the revision of Capacity Strengthening tools and processes.
• Coordinate partnership with relevant stakeholders specialized in capacity strengthening expertise (NGOs, private sector, academics, etc.) in line with DLGs and WFP priorities.
• Advise project staff on technical issues related to SP programs such as financing, coordination and referral mechanisms, SP workforce development, with an emphasis on providing comprehensive support at the community and household level.


Job Skills: Not Specified


DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
• Experience designing and implementing institutional capacity development programs is essential
• Technical expertise in principals, theories, concepts and techniques in the area of social protection systems strengthening, including knowledge of and ability to integrate across related disciplines.
• A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant, progressively responsible professional experience in project management, humanitarian or development project implementation, office management, and/or knowledge management.
• Facilitating and coordinating multi-stakeholder planning processes.
• Knowledge of change management theory and best practices.
• Takes initiative and consistently drives for high quality performance for self and colleagues.
• Excellent writing and speaking English abilities; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed


Job Education: Not Specified


Job Experience: Not Specified

Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2020-12-21

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