Environmental Officer NGO Career Jobs – InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)

Job Title:    
 Environmental Officer  
Organization: InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)
Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
(UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Field Supervisor
About US:
InterAid
Uganda Limited (IAU) is a non-governmental humanitarian national organization
established in 1988, and duly registered with the NGO Board and NGO Forum. IAU
is actively involved in programs geared towards the protection and improvement
of lives of disadvantaged people living in urban and rural areas in Uganda and
in the Great Lakes Region. InterAid Uganda is focused on its thematic areas of
Rights Protection, Education, Livelihood & Food Security, Health
(HIV&AIDS; Malaria; Maternal and Reproductive Health), Water, Sanitation
& Hygiene (WASH), Environment and Disaster Management and good Management
and Governance systems.
Job Summary: The Environmental Officer will be in charge of planning,
coordinating and implementing all planned activities in the environment sector.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will be responsible for
    planning, coordinating and implementing all the planned activities of the
    sector.
  • In charge of the establishment of woodlots in
    the settlement on provided land
  • Responsible for maintaining the existing
    woodlot and ensure that it meets the right standars
  • The incumbent will also be maintaining the
    nursery bed, raise seeds and ensure quality seeds are raised.
  • Supervise all activities aiming at
    environment protection
  • Mentor and train extension workers in
    environmental issues and responsibilities
  • Work closely with partners –UNCHR and OPM in
    implementation of all planned activities
  • Providing technical support and guidance to
    management in line with environment sector
  • Document the best practices implemented,
    success stories and case studies for dissemination and learning.
  • Prepare timely activity, weekly, monthly,
    quarterly and annual reports
  • Directly participate in writing fundable
    proposals in line with the section.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant for the Environmental Officer should
    preferably hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Management,
    Physical and Natural Science, Environment Engineering or Science in
    Forestry from a recognized University.
  • At least three years of related work
    experience particularly implementing environment related activities.
  • Ability to work in the field.
  • Ability to ride with a valid riding licence.
How to Apply: 
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letters, updated
CVs and photo copies of their professional qualifications including three
referees via E-mail to recruitment@interaiduganda.org or hand deliver to our
address below.
Executive
Director,
InterAid
Uganda,
Plot
1102 Block 8,
Kabala
Anjagala Road P.O. Box 737,
Kampala,
Uganda.
Deadline:  15th February 2016 by
5:00pm.
NB : Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
In case you do not hear from us by 29th February, 2016, please
consider your application unsuccessful. Please quote the Position being applied
for on your application and envelope.
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