Information, Education, Communication and Institutional Support Officer – World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

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Information, Education, Communication and Institutional
Support Officer
Job Description
World Wide Fund for
Nature (WWF, is one of the world’s largest independent and experienced
conservation organizations operating in over 100 countries in the world. WWF –
Uganda Country Office (WWF-UCO) is implementing a three year Government of
Uganda project funded by UNDP; “Sustainable Environment and Natural Resource
Management Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Uganda”. The project
will be implemented in collaboration with responsible partners drawn from
Central and Local Government Institutions, Civil Societies and Tertiary
Academic Institutions.
WWF-UCO is seeking
to recruit suitable candidates for the position below. The candidate must be
good at writing project proposals, planning and have demonstrated a high level
of integrity and honesty. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are
required. They must be team players and ready to travel outside their own work
station. Must adhere to WWF-UCO values of “Knowledgeable, Optimistic,
Determined and Engaging”.
Mission of the Department: To ensure the development and implementation of the Country Office’s
Conservation Strategy to the highest standards.
Position: Information, Education, Communication and Institutional Support
Officer (IECISO)
Reporting to : National Project Manager
Location: Kampala, during its inception, after which it will relocate to
the project site.
Project Duration: 2 (Two) years
Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the department communication strategy in line with the
    overall WWF UCO communication strategy;

  •  Coordinates and nurtures effective
    partnerships with national, district and other local government authorities;

  •  Builds capacity through seminars and use
    of print electronic media and training workshops;

  •  Develops training and communication
    materials for different project interventions;

  •  Carries out collaborative training
    programmes for selected trainers;

  •  Participates in relevant workshops and
    meetings at project and district levels;

  •  Assesses and documents lessons learnt
    during implementation of the project;

  •  Collects and manages relevant data as
    may be required;

  •  Compiles and presents regular reports on
    the tasks assigned;

  •  Monitors, evaluates and gives technical
    backstopping to different components of the project;
Required Qualifications and experience
  • Bachelors degree or
    equivalent in the field of Information, Communication or other related field;

  •  Post graduate qualification in any of
    the above fields is an added advantage;

  •  Minimum of 2 years work experience in
    Information, Communication and Educational programmes targeting environmental
    related issues.



Working Relationships
Internal: Interacts
and works closely with the WWF-UCO National Project Manager, administrative
staff in the Uganda Country Office, and project staff.
External: Interacts as required with governmental institutions, Civil Society
Organisations, and other stakeholders, in collaboration with the National
Project Manager.
 How to
Apply:
Candidates meeting the
required qualifications, skills and experience should send a letter of
application and a detailed CV, telephone contacts and addresses of at least 3
referees to the People Development Manager, WWF Uganda Country Office, P.O Box
8758, Kampala or email kampala@wwfuganda.org
 not later than 15th May 2012.
Note: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted

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