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Friday, April 5, 2019

Field Expert on Land Management and Tenure Data Quality Assurance Job at GIZ - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Field Expert on Land Management and Tenure Data Quality Assurance

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Deadline of this Job:
18th April 2019 

Duty Station:
Mityana , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 5th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH

Salary band 4/ Professionals 4A: Field Expert on Land Management and Tenure Data Quality Assurance
Reports to: Team Leader of Responsible Land Policy Uganda (RELAPU)
Duty station: Mityana, Uganda
Ref No: GIZ-RELAPU/FE/041927
GIZ-RELAPU is a bilateral project of the Republic of Uganda and the Federal Republic of Germany funded by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). RELAPU aims “to improve access to land as a key precondition for poverty and hunger reduction in rural areas for certain population groups, especially for women and marginalized groups, in Central and Eastern Uganda”. GlZ-RELAPU received co-funding by the European Union forthe implementation of a project component on Improvement of Land Governance in Uganda on private Mailo in the districts of Mubende, Kassanda and Mityana in Central Uganda. GIZ is recruiting a Field Expert on Land Management and Tenure Data Quality Assurance with a strong understanding of the cultural and social context in Central Uganda region in particular with regard to private Mailo land tenure.

The Field Expert on Land Management and Tenure Data Quality performs the following
Specific Tasks
Provide technical support to user rights inventory teams
• Works closely with project implementing partners in Mubende, Kassanda and Mityana districts as well as the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development in setting up processes and procedures for quality control of data generated from the field.
• Training and support of partners on land user rights data capture CRISP software, data quality control and data management using open source GIS (QGIS)
• Technical advice to partner organisations from civil society organizations, traditional authorities, private investors and representatives on land management, land user rights inventory and data quality.
• Coordinate the process of user rights data capture and transfer from and to the different project partners.
• Coordinate and supervise the process of processing and issuance of Land lnventory Protocols/documents to tenants.
• Negotiation, management, supervision of tenders with partner organisations for land user rights documentation activities.
• Enhance collaboration with other partners and projects working on lands issues
• Ensure focus is given to rights of women and marginalized groups during user rights documentation.
Other duties/additional tasks
• Support in identifying capacity needs and gaps among project partners.
• Supporting the Expert of Monitoring and Evaluation on results-based monitoring and the identification of knowledge products.
• Ensuring regular and timely reporting on project progress, innovations and results
• Mainstreaming ender sensitive approaches
• Other duties and tasks at the request of the project team leader

Required qualifications, competences and experience
• MSc in Geo-informatics, Geomatics and land survey
• Degree in information Technology or relevant field

Professional experience
• Minimum 3 years‘ professional experience in land management, data and IT management in Uganda, including internships, held
• Work experience in Mityana, Kassanda, Mubende or regions with Mailo land tenure would be an asset
• Very good knowledge of English and Luganda. Other knowledge, additional competencies
• Good working knowledge of ITC technologies and related software (GNSSS, GIS) and computer applications including open source GIS
• Strong understanding of cultural and social context in Central Uganda region in particular with regard to private Mailo land tenure
• Experience on gender mainstreaming and results-based monitoring
• Active, flexible and dynamic team player and excellent networker
• Good writing skills
• Excellent communication and coordination skills
• Experience in workshop organisation or events management..

Job application procedure
All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by submitting their application and CV along with the contacts of three professional referees to The Director, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, DTB Centre, Kampala Road, P.0. Box 34934, Kampala, Uganda by email: Tel: +256 414 231204/6. Applications should be received by 5.00pm on the 18th April 2019. Please note: This is a national position. Application and CV should be in one document including the relevant attachments. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We encourage women, people with disabilities and minority groups to apply tor this position. GIZ is committed to equal opportunities and diversity oi perspective at the working place.

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