National Coordinator at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

  • Management & Business Development
  • Full time
  • 6 months ago
  • Kampala

Job Information

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    Salary Uganda Shillings Negotiable / Monthly
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level : Director
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    Job Experience : 4 year
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    Job Qualifications Bachelor

Job Description


National Coordinator (m/f/d) “BetterMigration Management II” in Uganda
As a federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving itsobjectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainabledevelopment.Job description
The “Better Migration Management II” Programme started its secondphase and implements as EU co-finance project 30 Million Euros funded by the EUEmergency Trust Fund for Africa and 5 Million Euros from the German FederalMinistry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). BMM is a regionalprogramme to be implemented in 8 countries of the Khartoum Process (Djibouti,Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia and Uganda) with a strongfocus on regional cooperation. GIZ is the lead agency of the implementingpartnership with four more international organisations. Implementation takesplace in the range of migration governance, effective institutions, andprotection of victims of human trafficking. The programme is coordinated by acoordination team in Brussels. Implementation in the region is managed throughthree regional offices, each responsible for two partner countries:Sudan/Eritrea (located in Khartoum), Kenya/Somalia (located in Nairobi) andEthiopia/Djibouti (located in Addis Ababa). In addition, national projectoffices were established in Djibouti and Uganda.Your tasks
Preparation and implementation of the country activities in Uganda throughoutthe second phase, in coordination with the BMM coordination unit.
Responsibility for guidance and management of content-related andorganisational implementation in Uganda, in consultation with the officerresponsible for the commission.
Management of national and regional staff (in coordination with the GIZ countryoffice).
Securing the planning, organisation, management and monitoring of activities inUganda that are implemented by GIZ, as well as of measures implemented by theinternational implementing partners.
Responsibility for the correct process of implementation according to“Processes and Rules“ (P+R) as well as regulations of the EU.
Participation in the preparation and coordination of reports andstatements/responses on Uganda for the commissioners (BMZ und EU) as well asfor the national counterpart.
Responsibility for coordinated content-related and technicalcomponents/thematic areas throughout the programme, networking with otherentities and external bodies (public, professional networks) in consultationwith the officer responsible for the commission/coordination entity.


Excellent written and spoken commandof German and English.


Several years of professionalworking and implementing experience in the field of refugee work, protection ofvictims of trafficking, anti-trafficking, peace and security, labour migration.
Several years of professional experience in managing complex programs in thefield of development cooperation.
Profound user knowledge of the German development cooperation as well as GIZprocesses and EU procedures.
Several years of professional experience in policy consultation of regional andnational partner organisations.
Working experience in Uganda or East Africa desirable.
Staff management.


University degree in the field ofmigration, political science, economy, social sciences, regional sciences,administration, law, or a comparable education (police, border management,etc.)

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