UNOPS In-Country Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

UNOPS In-Country Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

UNOPS Uganda looking for “In-Country Coordinator”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before May 14, 2024.

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, dedicated to implementing projects for the United Nations System, international financial institutions, governments and other partners around the world. The organization’s global headquarters is located on the UN City campus in Copenhagen, Denmark.

UNOPS In-Country Coordinator Jobs 2024

The UNOPS has published a job vacancy announcement on May 01, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of In-Country Coordinator to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
Position In-Country Coordinator
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline May 14, 2024

UNOPS Job Vacancy 2024

Functional Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of the In-Country Coordinator include:

Project Delivery and Performance

  • Under oversight from the Senior Migration Specialist and in collaboration with the SUIDAC Programme Coordinator, ensure the successful implementation of the Cities Alliance assigned portfolio currently including the Cities Alliance Global Programme on Cities and Migration in Uganda, Sudan and DRC.
  • Liaising with the Senior Migration Specialist and the SUIDAC Programme Coordinator, to identify partners, develop proposals and prepare project agreements in connection with identified opportunities.
  • Ensure successful development, implementation and supervision of assigned grants and work packages.
  • When required and under the guidance from the Senior Migration Specialist and the Programme Coordinator, ensure the overall HSSE performance in the Project Office while overseeing the implementation of all HSSE requirements in the activities located in Uganda, Sudan and DRC.
  • Support regional, national, and local policy initiatives and dialogues building institutional capacities of policy makers and local authorities on enhanced urban planning and forecasting in the Horn of Africa, lead the creation of local and regional initiatives from Uganda, Sudan and DRC.
  • Support and/or conduct field missions of the Secretariat in partner countries.

Position in Organization:

  • Hosted Entities: Cities Alliance
  • Job categories: Project Management, Urban Development
  • Vacancy code: VA/2024/B5007/28046
  • Level: ICS-10
  • Department/office: GPO, GVA, Geneva
  • Duty station: Kampala, Uganda
  • Contract type: International ICA
  • Contract level: IICA-2
  • Duration: One year initially, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability
  • Application period: 30-Apr-2024 to 14-May-2024


  • An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) preferably in migration studies, urban development, urban planning, public policy and administration or related fields is required.
  • A first Level University Degree (Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent) with additional 2 years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a masters degree.


  • A minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated expertise in migration and urban planning in Uganda and the HoA region is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with UNOPS, and experience with grant management is an asset.
  • Demonstrated partnership skills with local and central government stakeholders is an asset.
  • Applied expertise in working with African cities on urban expansion planning is an asset. .
  • Strong knowledge of sustainable urban growth in secondary cities in the Horn of Africa is an asset.
  • In-depth understanding of gender equality and women’s empowerment in the field of migration and urban planning in the Horn of Africa is a distinctive advantage.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and ability to translate technical findings to advance policy positions, including engaging with and influencing international policy makers, international media and international stakeholders is required.
  • Willingness to conduct regular field missions for project supervision particularly in Uganda, Sudan and DRC is required.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of French would be considered an asset.

How to Apply UNOPS In-Country Coordinator Jobs 2024

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The Closing Date: May 14, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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