UNCDF Programme Specialist Jobs 2023

UNCDF Programme Specialist Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs. UNCDF Uganda looking for “Programme Specialist“. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before Feb. 16, 2023.

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) The UN Capital Development Fund makes public and private finance work for the poor in the world’s 46 least developed countries (LDCs). With its capital mandate and instruments, UNCDF offers “last mile” finance models that unlock public and private resources, especially at the domestic level, to reduce poverty and support local economic development. This last mile is where available resources for development are scarcest; where market failures are most pronounced; and where benefits from national growth tend to leave people excluded.

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UNCDF Programme Specialist Jobs 2023

The UNCDF has published a job vacancy announcement on Feb. 02, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Programme Specialist to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

UNCDF Job Vacancy 2023

Duties and Responsibilities

Programme implementation including team management (20%)

  • Contribute to the day-to-day management and monitoring of the programme, including effective and regular use of the ATLAS/Quantum platform and effective programme implementation;
  • Contribute to the management of the risk log of the project;
  • Document progress towards the achievement of outputs and contribute to the preparation and timely submission of comprehensive technical and financial reports in line with contractual agreements including semi-annual reporting;
  • Provide effective technical direction to and empowerment of supervisees, including through coaching and mentoring;
  • Role-modelling of UN values and encouraging supervisees to act ethically both in their relationships with each other and in the business decisions and actions they take;
  • Ensure effective performance management of supervisees (incl. annual individual performance plans of supervisees completed on time; regular meetings with supervisees organized during the year to monitor progress towards agreed goals, provide feedback and support; annual reviews (mid-term and annual) held on time; facilitating learning and development);
  • Support to supervisees in implementing various arrangements in place to ensure their safety and security and in maintaining their health and well-being.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Identification: 8281
  • Locations: Kampala, Uganda
  • Posting Date: 02/02/2023, 06:01 AM
  • Apply Before: 02/16/2023, 10:29 AM
  • Degree Level: Advanced/Postgraduate Degree
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Agency: UNCDF
  • Grade: NOC
  • Vacancy Type: Fixed Term
  • Practice Area: Governance
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year with Possibility for extension
  • Education & Work Experience: Master’s Degree – 5 year(s) experience
  • Other Criteria: (6) years experience with specialized license in the relevant area
  • Required Languages: Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Desired Languages: Knowledge of another UN language.
  • Vacancy Timeline: 2 Weeks
  • Mobility required/no mobility: no mobility required
  • ICSC Grade: ICS10 / P3 / NOC


  • A Master’s degree in international development, political/social science, economics, public/business administration, or a related field.
  • A first-level university degree in the above areas with 7 years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience with Master’s Degree, (6) years’ with specialized license in the relevant area and (7) years’ with Bachelor’s degree in progressively more responsible positions in local government finance and/or local economic development and project management;
  • At least three (3) years’ of work experience related to local government finance and decentralization ideally with performance-based grants and/or similar instruments (both for urban and rural settings) like budget support and/or local economic development is desirable;
  • At least three (3) years’ experience working on policy, regulatory and technical advisory services with national and local counterparts, preferably in Uganda, is highly desirable;

Other Skills and Experience:

  • Strong networking capabilities and ability to associate him/herself with a range of actors (inter alia central and local governments; policy makers; regulators, and donors, local communities) with a view to building relations and facilitating links;
  • Experience with a UN organization/agency is desirable;
  • Experience with ATLAS and UNDP Procurement Processes is desired, but not a requirement.
  • Proven ability to manage projects and managing for results;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Strong general IT skills, including ability to work regularly with MS Office Suite;
  • Proven cross-cultural communication, able to function effectively in an international, multicultural environment and manage a team consisting of multiple nationalities.

Language requirement:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and in other major languages spoken in Uganda. Knowledge of another UN language is an asset.

How to Apply UNCDF Programme Specialist Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://estm.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/job/8281

The Closing Date: Feb. 16, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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