Vincent Kayijuka

Vincent Kayijuka

Peacebuilding & Development

Location
Edgewater, New Jersey (Greater New York City Area)
Industry
International Affairs

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Vincent Kayijuka's Overview

Current
  • Senior Peacebuilding Officer at UN
Past
  • Reintegration and Community Development Manager & CCA/UNDAF Advisor at United Nations Development Programme
  • Director at INADES FORMATION RWANDA
Education
Connections

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Vincent Kayijuka's Experience

Senior Peacebuilding Officer

UN

Nonprofit; 10,001+ employees; International Affairs industry

March 2009Present (5 years 7 months)

(1) Provide strategic advice and support to the Peacebuilding Commission - Burundi and Guinea Configurations; (2) Provide support to implementation and monitoring of the Strategic Framework for Peacebuilding in Burundi and in Guinea; (3) Contribute to ensuring the coherence of support provided to peacebuilding by the UN system and the International Community; (4) Monitor country dynamics and national strategic processes on a regular basis, identify opportunities for support by the Peacebuilding Commission and advise the Commission accordingly; (5) Contribute to the identification and dissemination of good practices in peacebuilding from the experience of Burundi; (6) Contribute to learning events on integration and peacebuilding

Strategic Planning Specialist

United Nations

Nonprofit; 10,001+ employees; International Affairs industry

August 2006March 2009 (2 years 8 months) Burundi

(1) Key resource person and facilitator for the setting up of the UN Integrated Office in Burundi, BINUB, including the development of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Strategy, the preparation of joint programmes in the peacebuilding priorities emerging from the Security Council resolution on BINUB and advise to the Senior Leadership of the Mission; (2) Lead role in developing the Strategic Framework for peacebuilding in Burundi as the main engagement tool of the Peacebuilding Commission with Burundi; (3) Technical support and coordination of the development of peacebuilding projects supported by the Peacebuilding Fund, as well as the setting up of the Joint Steering Committee to oversee these projects; (4) Facilitate retreats of the Senior Management Team of the UN in Burundi as well as other events related to integration and peacebuilding; (5) Help the Government and the International Community to establish Coordination Mechanisms.

Learning and Training Specialist

United Nations System Staff College

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; International Affairs industry

August 2004August 2006 (2 years 1 month) Turin Area, Italy

(1) Development of innovative training and learning approaches, tools and manuals in support to Resident Coordinators and UN Country Teams for their common programming process; (2) Policy-learning interface with the UN Development Group Office; (3) Training and facilitating the network of facilitators and resource persons for support to UN common country programming process; (4) Implementation of learning and training activities in relation to the regional programming workshops and UNDAF Strategic Planning Retreat; (5) Organising and facilitating the Induction Workshop for UN Coordination Officers; (6) Providing team building support services (using the Belbin team role model) to UN Country Teams and facilitate UN Country Teams Annual Reports

Policy Specialist

UNDP

Nonprofit; 10,001+ employees; International Affairs industry

August 2001August 2004 (3 years 1 month) New York City

(1) Substantive Focal point for Common Country Assessment (CCA) and United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF): Guidelines, Resource Centre, learning, quality support including training and monitoring; (2) Support to the triennial policy review of UN operational activities and follow-up; (3) Focal Point for Harmonisation of UN programme cycles; (4) Geographical Focal Point for 11 countries in Africa (support to the Resident Coordinator and the UN Country Team, Review of Resident Coordinator annual reports); (5) Facilitate the network of UN coordination officers and organize their training in collaboration with the UN System Staff College

Reintegration and Community Development Manager & CCA/UNDAF Advisor

United Nations Development Programme

Nonprofit; 10,001+ employees; International Affairs industry

19982001 (3 years)

(1) Coordinate the Reintegration and Community Development Unity; (2) Support the Government of Rwanda in post-crisis recovery and poverty reduction (policy, programmes and resource mobilisation); (3) Identify and prepare programmes and projects in areas of recovery, community development, food security and environment; (4) Contribute to resources mobilisation efforts, especially through the UNDP Trust Fund for Rwanda; (5) Coordinate the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects in the above-cited areas (30 projects at the national level and 3 regional projects); (6) In the framework of the JRPU (Joint Reintegration Programming Unit), ensure collaboration between UNDP and other UN Agencies in the area of resettlement and reintegration; (7) Advisory services and facilitation the CCA and UNDAF process; (8) As CCA/UNDAF Resource Person, provide support to CCA and UNDAF processes in other countries upon their request; (9) Management of the Environment portfolio of the Office

Director

INADES FORMATION RWANDA

September 1994May 1998 (3 years 9 months)

(1) Prepare the strategy and programmes of the organisation and ensure their implementation - Reshaping the vision and the mission of the Organisation in the new context created by the genocide and war in Rwanda in 1994 ;
(2) Mobilise the resources required by the programmes;
(3) Manage the resources of the organisation;
(4) Ensure the participation of the Office of Rwanda to the entire INADES-FORMATION Network (10 countries in Africa), and contribute to the development of policies and strategies of INADES-FORMATION;
(5) Ensure the partnership with other institutions involved in community development in Rwanda;
(6) Ensure the preparation of training material and participate to training activities;
(7) Participate in evaluation of partners’ projects and programmes.

Vincent Kayijuka's Languages

  • English

  • French

Vincent Kayijuka's Skills & Expertise

  1. Strategic Planning
  2. Program Management
  3. Post Conflict Recovery
  4. Peacebuilding
  5. Team Building
  6. International Development
  7. Africa
  8. Program Evaluation
  9. Coordination
  10. Strategy
  11. International Organizations
  12. Policy Analysis
  13. Workshop Facilitation
  14. Program Development
  15. Rural Development
  16. Political Risk Analysis
  17. Government
  18. Community Development
  19. Capacity Building
  20. NGOs
  21. Human Rights
  22. Policy
  23. Conflict

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Vincent Kayijuka's Education

The Open University

Certificates, Development Management

20022006

Courses taken with the goal to obtain a Master degree in Development Management

Activities and Societies: Courses on Development Management

Jones International University

Certificate, Management

20012002

This course was taken in the context of the UNDP learning program: UNDP Virtual Development Academy.

Activities and Societies: Completed course on Negotiation skills

National University of Rwanda

Engineer's degree, Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences

19811988

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