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National Field Coordination Officer Job at UNRCO

Job Description: UNV National Field Coordination Officer

The UNV National Field Coordination Officer (UN JOB) will support the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) at the sub-national level, ensuring coherence and complementarity of UN operations on the ground.

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Support the design of UN systemwide programme instruments
  • Facilitate the implementation of UN programmes at the sub-national level
  • Maintain and enhance coordination between UN agencies, local authorities, and humanitarian and development actors
  •  Support the functionalization of effective Humanitarian and Development coordination mechanisms
  • Provide support on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) activities
  •  Participate in RCO weekly team meetings and produce quarterly reports
  •  Support the organization of regional events and review meetings

Expected Outputs:

  • Fostered UN internal coherence
  •  Enhanced implementation of Delivering as One and UNSDCF and SDGs localization
  • Enhanced coordination between UN and government leadership

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Age: 18-80
  • Nationality: National or legal resident of the country of assignment


  •  3 years of experience in coordinating and supporting multiple stakeholders
  • Experience working in the field or outside Kampala
  • Knowledge of the UN system
  •  Demonstrable skills in writing and presentation (in English)
  • Experience in volunteerism is an added advantage

Area(s) of Expertise:

  •  Development programmes
  • Communication
  •  Driving license


English (Fluent)

Required Education Level:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in economics, social sciences, development studies, international relations, or a closely related field

Competencies and Values:

  • Accountability
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Commitment and Motivation
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Communication
  • Ethics
  •  Integrity
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Professionalism
  •  Respect for Diversity
  • Self-Management
  •  Technological Awareness
  •  Working in Teams

Other Information:

  • Living conditions: Gulu has adequate medical and banking facilities, and communication infrastructure
  • Inclusivity statement: United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme that welcomes applications from qualified professionals


 Note on Covid-19 vaccination requirements: Selected candidates may be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements



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