UNDP National Project Officer Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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UNDP National Project Officer Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

UNDP Uganda looking for “National Project Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before February 07, 2024.

The United Nations Development Programme is the global development network of the United Nations. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations and advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves.

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on January 23, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of National Project Officer to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

UNDP Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities

Project Planning and Management

  • Support the identification, selection and supervision of national consultants and experts, in close collaboration with the IRFF Regional Technical Specialist and write/revise terms of reference for review by relevant the NCER Team Leader and IRFF team members;
  • Under the close supervision of the NECER Team Leader and in consultation with the Global IRFF Team and supported by the Regional Specialists, elaborate/revise the work plan and budget and submit draft workplans/budgets timely for the bi-annual budget revision process (30 June and 31 December of each year);
  • Organize all relevant project workshops in a consultative manner, involving a wide variety of Inclusive Risk finance stakeholders, including the government, private sector, NGOs, donors, and academia;
  • Under the guidance of the NCER Team Leader and UNDP Country Office Senior Leadership, discuss with government partners and other key stakeholders the establishment of a national Steering Committee (or other relevant steering structures) and follow up on the formal establishment and regular convening of the Committee, undertake the same for any other proposed coordination mechanism, and write meeting reports to be shared with the IRFF global;
  • Ensure a timely identification of risks in implementation at the national level and communication to the global IRFF team;
  • Lead the implementation of all the activities related to smallholder farmer resilience through insurance in collaboration with the IRFF Technical team and local players;
  • Organize monthly meetings with IRFF Regional Specialist and Technical team;
  • Supervise the work of national experts and institutions to ensure outputs are delivered on time, within the set budget, and to high quality standards; facilitate, guide and monitor the work of the national IRFF team;
  • Lead the technical implementation and management of ongoing projects, and other activities including research, organizing, and facilitating meetings, preparing technical documents, project briefs and managing the projects on a day-to-day basis;
  • Responsible for the planning and implementation of relevant trainings and workshops in close cooperation with other partners;

Position in Organization:

  • Job Identification: 15766
  • Locations: Kampala, Uganda
  • Posting Date: 01/22/2024, 05:27 PM
  • Apply Before: 02/07/2024, 10:29 AM
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Agency: UNDP
  • Grade: NPSA-9
  • Vacancy Type: National Personnel Service Agreement
  • Practice Area: Nature, Climate and Energy
  • Bureau: Regional Bureau for Africa
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year with Possibility for extension
  • Education & Work Experience: Master’s Degree – 2 year(s) experience OR Bachelor’s Degree – 4 year(s) experience
  • Required Languages: English and local language of the duty station
  • Vacancy Timeline: 2 Weeks


  • Advanced University degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Climate Change, Development Finance, Economics, business administration, Development Management, Public Policy or related field is required
  • A first-level university degree (Bachelor’s degree) in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • Minimum 2 years (with a master’s degree) or 4 years (with bachelor’s degree) of working experience in the implementation of projects relevant to insurance and risk finance, agricultural insurance, sustainable finance, climate change or financial inclusion is required;
  • Experience in collaborating with international and national experts and institutions;
  • Experience in working with a range of stakeholders including government, private sector, Civil Society organizations on sustainable energy and climate change related issues;
  • Working with building community led microfinancing and access to credit platforms;
  • Knowledge of insurance related to climate risks and vulnerabilities;
  • Sound understanding of key software packages (MS Office);
  • Demonstrated substantive experience in working with developing countries and undertaking policy and programmatic work in Climate change, Disaster risk management and inclusive financing;
  • Experience and strong understanding of the links between risks, climate change and resilience strengthening;
  • Experience in the area of insurance and risk financing, sustainable financing or financial inclusion;
  • Experience in project cycle management (in particular project administration) in the public or private sector or international organizations;
  • Prior experience with UNDP projects would be an asset;
  • Work experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning software is desirable;
  • Experience in UN organization is an asset;
  • Ability and experience to work within a multidisciplinary and multicultural team.

Language Requirement:

  • Fluency in English (spoken and written) and local language is required.

How to Apply UNDP National Project Officer Jobs 2024

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/15766

The Closing Date: February 07, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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