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VNG International Vacancy 2022 – Programme Field Coordinator


VNG International is the international cooperation agency of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities. We support decentralisation processes and facilitate decentralised cooperation. We provide capacity development services to strengthen local governments, their associations, training institutes and decentralization task forces both in developing countries and countries in transition.

  • Job Title: Programme Field Coordinator
  • Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
  • Applications Closing Date: 25th March 2022
  • Vacancy Type: Permanent/Temporary.
  • Organization: VNG International

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Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be the Focal Point Person for Programme intake, follow up, development and collaboration with the Local Governments, stakeholders and partners.
  • Support Local Governments to plan, budget and align activities to programme content to the focus.
  • Contribute to activity planning, scheduling, implementation and reporting.
  • Support Local Governments to develop programme interventions and utilization of grants advanced.
  • Represent VNG International in the collaborations with stakeholders within the Local Government – including but not limited to planning meetings, joint actions, and reviews.
  • Regularly consult and engage with the thematic experts and provide input into programme approach, schedules, and plans.
  • Submit monthly progress reports and updates to the thematic experts for review and consolidation into programme reports.
  • Document experiences and best practices from field activities and interventions to inform annual programme reviews and programme adaptation.
  • Be responsible for monitoring and tracking programme indicators, documenting change stories and developing advocacy topics for shaping programme focus.
  • Contribute to the content and development of Country annual Work Plans and reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant university qualification in Public Policy Analysis and Management Development Economics, Project Planning and Management, Social Sciences. Post Qualification and training in governance, migration, planning, Monitoring and Evaluation will be an added advantage.
  • Overall, the position requires a profile to support coordination and implementation of the SDLG Programme activities within the targeted Local Governments and contribute content to implementation of Country programme activities.
  • Fluent communication (orally and written) in English. Knowledge of the local languages within the area of implementation is required.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with the local context within the targeted Local Governments – preferably a good understanding of the dynamics within the Local Government structures and processes.
  • Knowledge and a good understanding of Project Cycle Management with a specific focus on Fragility, Taxation and LED. Migration and refugee management.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of decentralised services and Local Governance Sector.
  • Cultural and conflict sensitivity.
  • Proactive and representative attitude.
  • Analytic and content oriented.
  • Computer-literate (Microsoft Office);
  • Able to work independently and yet a good team player.

How to Apply to VNG International Vacancy:

All applications including an expression of interest indicating dates of availability, expected remuneration together with an updated Curriculum Vitae written in a standard format should be submitted to the particulars below;

All candidates should send their updated CVs and application letters via Email to: [email protected]

Tel: +256754900901/ +256784701294 for any inquiries

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants for the Programme Field Coordinators should specify their preferred location in their application.  Arua City (Koboko, Arua City and Yumbe), Bushenyi_ishaka/Kasese Municipalities, Kalangala District and Wakiso District.

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