18 No Experience UN Data Collection Jobs – Forestry Inventory Data Enumerators – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Organization: Food
and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
The Food and
Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is implementing a project
– Sawlog Production Grant Scheme (SPGS) – Phase III with a mandate to support
the private sector (technically and financially) to develop commercial tree
plantations. Under the project outcome 3: Downstream industrialization of
processing and utilization of forest products, SPGS is responsible for ensuring
downstream processing and utilization efficiency of the forest resources
(Timber, poles, biomass) in the country. To that effect, as a prerequisite,
SPGS project would like to conduct a wood resource assessment exercise across
the country (in all 8 SPGS clusters).
Job Summary:  The Forest Inventory Data Enumerator will
support forest resource estimation through forest inventory data collection
across all the 8 SPGS clusters in the country.
Specifically, the Forest
Inventory Data Enumerators will be responsible for:
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Measure
and record tree height (m); for all trees in established sample plots in a
cluster
·        
Measure
and record the diameter at breast height (cm); for all trees in established
sample plots in a cluster
·        
Record
log quality and diameter classes in a cluster
·        
Collect
any other non-spatial information as required by Strategic Planning Expert
·        
Enter
the captured data in the forest inventory database
·        
Carry
out any other tasks that the Strategic Planning Expert specifies 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicants for the UN Forest Inventory Data Enumerator jobs should preferably
be final year students pursuing; Bachelor of Social and Entrepreneurial
Forestry (Majoring in Commercial Forestry) or Diploma in Forestry
·        
Excellent
soft skills: Paying attention to detail, communication, team work, planning and
coordinating
·        
Knowledge
of IT tools: including MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point
·        
Language:
Fluent in written and spoken English
·        
Professional
Experience Requirements:
·        
Knowledge
and practical experience in forest mensuration and inventory
·        
Knowledge
in usage of forest inventory tools (e.g. Suunto Hypsometer, Calipers, and
diameter tapes)
Note: Preference is for final year forestry
students.
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants who meet the requirements above are requested to submit applications
together with detailed curriculum vitae and copies of verified partial academic
transcript addressed to: The Representative, the Food and Agriculture
Organization of the United Nations in Uganda, Plot 88, Buganda Road not later
than 2.00 pm on the closing date of application. Applications can also be
delivered to; FAO-SPGS project office at Plot 92, Bugolobi.
Incomplete applications
or applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted. FAO does not discriminate against any
race, gender or disability.
Deadline: 10th August 2018
Note: FAO
does not charge applicants any fees at any stage in the recruitment process.
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