Project Officer Tree Planting Project NGO Jobs – Share An Opportunity Uganda (SAO-U)

Organisation: Share
An Opportunity Uganda (SAO-U)
Duty Station:  Mbale,
About US:
Share An Opportunity Uganda
(SAO – U) is a National Christian founded child focused NGO empowering
households and communities to fulfill their obligations in child care and
development and affiliated to Baptist Union of Uganda. Share An Opportunity –
Uganda’s key thematic areas are child health, Basic Education for OVC’s, Child
Advocacy, Enterprise Development and food security, and institutional
development for community based organisations while HIV/AIDS is mainstreamed in
the program.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer Tree Planting Project will support a tree planting project in Busiu and
Bubutu project area.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Build
    skills and knowledge of individual and farmer groups in tree planting and
    agro forestry.
  • Mobilize
    communities and stakeholders to support project implementation
  • Ensure
    implementation of the project in a way that enables the community
    appreciate the value of trees in enhancing rural livelihoods.
  • Identify
    and assess strengths and training needs of existing farmer groups and
    promising individual farmers in as far as tree planting and livelihoods
    are concerned.
  • Document
    project progress, success stories and lessons learnt through submission of
    comprehensive monthly activity reports
  • Mentor
    community volunteers on the effective management of the project
  • Participate
    in planning and budgeting of project activities
  • Build
    strategic networks and contacts to further project work.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    Project Officer Tree Planting Project must hold a degree in forestry/agro
    forestry, environmental studies or any related field and should be
    residents within those project areas. He/she should be computer literate
    with basic project management skills and should be able to ride a motorcycle.
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications with a letter from pastor
or reverend, LC1 letter, an updated resume, contact telephone numbers, copies
of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact details of three referees
addressed to the Human Resources & Administration Manager Share An
Opportunity Uganda P.O. Box 23408, Kampala
Hand deliver to:
Head office in Kitala Zone,
Kanyanya. Uganda
SAO offices Mbale located at
the first Baptist church
Bucido offices – Busiu
SAO offices Tororo
IDA offices in Bubutu near
Bubutu health center
Deadline: 4th May 2018 by 4:30pm
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