Programme Officer FIEFOC Project Jobs – Ministry of Water and Environment

Job Title:     Programme Officer
Organization: Ministry
of Water and Environment
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: National
Coordinator Farm Income Enhancement and Forestry Conservation (FIEFOC)
About US:
The Ministry of Water and
Environment is implementing the Farm Income Enhancement and Forestry
Conservation (FIEFOC) Programme (Project 2). The project’s specific objective
is to improve household incomes, food security, and climate resilience through
sustainable natural resources management and agricultural enterprise
Job Summary: The Programme
Officer will manage the project information-communication-networking activities
in close cooperation with components and other stakeholders in order to achieve
development objectives. He I She shall provide guidance to the Local
Governments (LGs) to ensure that the activities under the project are
adequately executed in line with project objectives and standards.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop
    and supervise the implementation of the Project Communication Strategy in
    line with the Project Development Objective;
  • Coordinate
    the development and production of Information, Education and Communication
    (IEC) materials (fliers, media supplements, project updates, newsletters
    etc.) in liaison with the various project staff, component heads and
    stakeholders to ensure quality and timely dissemination;
  • Support
    the LGs in the work-plan implementation and reporting through regular
    mentoring visits, including meetings with District Technical Support Teams
    (DTSTs); document the best practices and approaches for deepening the
    knowledge base of the achievements of the results.
  • Collaborate
    with implementation partners, support interactions with project component
    units, and provide timely and appropriate interventions to address
    implementation issues and bottlenecks
  • Participating
    and effectively represent the Project in internal and external meetings
    related to the implementation of the project.
Key Result Areas:
  • Development
    and implementation of the Project Communication
  • Preparation
    of information to update the Project / MWE Website
  • Development
    of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials for the Media,
    public and stakeholders including project documentaries, press releases
    and briefs.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicants should be Ugandans holding a honours degree in Social Sciences,
    Arts, Public Relations, Economics or equivalent from recorgnised
  • A
    Master’s degree in Development Communication or Social Development
  • At
    least five years of professional experience in communication at a senior
    position in public or private organizations, international agencies or
    other reputable Organizations,
  • Excellent
    communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Should
    be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent
    knowledge in Computer usage especially MS office
How to Apply:
All applications must be
accompanied with recent 3 pass port photos and CVs detailing work experience,
present position, current remuneration, professional and educational
qualifications. Applicants must also include contact details (Day telephone
contact and e-mail) of three (3) referees. 
Applications addressed to Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water and
Environment, Old Portbell Road, Luzira. P.O. Box 20026, Kampala, should be
delivered to the Ministry.
Deadline: 4th May 2018 by 5:00pm
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