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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Deputy Head of PMU Job at Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development ( MGLSD ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Deputy Head of PMU

Jobs at:
Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development ( MGLSD )

Deadline of this Job:
before the 8th July 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) of Uganda, through its Programme Management Unit (PMU) is implementing Phase two (ESPN) of the Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme. The goal of ESP is to reduce chronic poverty and improve life chances for poor men, women and children in Uganda. The programme aims to embed a national social protection system, including social assistance for the poorest and most vulnerable, as a ; core element of Uganda's national planning and budgeting processes. MGLSD through PMU seeks to recruit competent and well-motivated persons to fill three vacant positions in the Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme. The positions are contractual, running for a period of 3 years.
Position 1: Deputy Head of PMU
Reports to: Head of PMU
Responsible for: Ensuring that SAGE, Policy and Advocacy, Monitoring and Evaluation teams deliver on their strategies and work plans. 3 Role definition: To provide strategic direction to the ESP ll Programme 5 through managing, programming, coordinating and monitoring the day-to-day operations and systems in line with the Project Strategic Plan, Policies and Operational guidelines.
Key Result Areas
  • Initiate, develop and monitor the implementation of the Project policies, ESPP strategic plan, ESPP operational periodic work plans and budgets in line with ESPP mandate
  • initiate, develop and monitor the implementation of risk; management and business continuity systems, processes and procedures in line with the ESPP mandate.
  • initiate, develop systems and strategies that will promote Uganda Government commitment for sustainable investment in social protection and strengthen institutional framework for coordinated social protection in line with ESPP mandate.
  • Support the Head PMU in the development of systems to promote progressive rollout of the senior citizen grant under the ESP ll PMU 3 then periodically carry out audits to review the reliability and integrity of related information & results to promote high 1 performance. ;
  • initiate, develop and monitor the implementation of systems and 5 procedures to support the development/operationalization of labour intensive public works guidelines and disability grant initiatives in E line with the ESPP mandate
  • initiate, develop and monitor the implementation of systems and guidelines for mainstreaming Gender Equity and Social inclusion.
  • Design and implement strategies for functioning quality management within the ESP ll PMU business operations and prepare periodic reports to the head PMU, donors and other key stakeholders in line with the PMU and ESPP reporting guidelines.
  • Review and timely approve the consolidated M & E framework for ESPP then monitor the ESPP periodic performance trend and utilization of periodic related feedback by management team to enhance a learning organization/program in line with the ESPP mandate.
  • Monitor the compliance of your team to HR systems and policies as well as conduct supervisory HR support activities to maintain a competent & motivated "management team under your leadership in line with the Human resources manual.
  • Initiate, develop, and monitor the implementation of systems and procedures for conducting research and utilization of the research findings into policy and Program systems development/update in line with the in line with the ESPP strategic objectives. Personal specifications Education Requirements A Masters degree in either of the following disciplines: Economics, Business Administration Social sciences and Public Administration
Work Experience
Five years top management experience in general management or as head of department in the social sector.
Job application procedure
SEND APLLICATION LETTERS, APPROPRIATE CV AND CERTIFIED EVIDENCE OF ALL RELEVANT QUALIFICATIONS TO THE ADDRESS BELOW by or before the 8th July 2017
E PILA CONSULTANTS, Plot 648 Nanfumbabi Road, Makerere West, Kikoni; P.0. Box 9092 Kampala; e-mail: pila2consultants@gmail.com
Call: 0393275692