and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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).
support forest resource estimation through forest inventory data collection
across all the 8 SPGS clusters in the country.
Inventory Data Enumerators will be responsible for:
and record tree height (m); for all trees in established sample plots in a
and record the diameter at breast height (cm); for all trees in established
sample plots in a cluster
log quality and diameter classes in a cluster
any other non-spatial information as required by Strategic Planning Expert
the captured data in the forest inventory database
out any other tasks that the Strategic Planning Expert specifies
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
soft skills: Paying attention to detail, communication, team work, planning and
of IT tools: including MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point
Fluent in written and spoken English
and practical experience in forest mensuration and inventory
in usage of forest inventory tools (e.g. Suunto Hypsometer, Calipers, and
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.
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.
does not charge applicants any fees at any stage in the recruitment process.
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