Community Development and Livelihood Restoration Officer Oil & Gas Careers – TOTAL

Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Total is a global
integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas
company, and the world’s second-ranked solar energy operator with SunPower. Our
100,000 employees around the world are committed to better energy that is
safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many
people as possible.  As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on
ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently
deliver economic, social and environmental benefits.  In Uganda, we are a
major player in the Oil and Gas sector with 125 service stations across the
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The job holder based on site will be responsible for the support to
    the execution of the community impact initiatives identified in the ESMPs,
    participate in the Monitoring and Evaluation of these to ensure compliance
    with International best practices such as International Finance
    Corporation (IFC).
  • Work closely with implementing contractors such as RAP contractor in
    the identification of both positive and negative Project impacts on
    community, household and individual livelihoods. Identifying livelihood
    restoration needs focusing particularly on land based livelihoods but also
    identifying other livelihoods that may be affected by the Project and the
    land acquisition process such as tourism, small businesses, and informal
    sector activities etc.
  • Leading engagement at the regional district and village level with
    government stakeholders and community representatives in the
    identification of livelihood challenges and opportunities for livelihood
  • Under the direction of the Social Studies and Land Acquisition
    Coordinator, work closely with the RAP contractor to ensure respect of the
    contract and schedule for the development of the livelihood restoration
    plan and identify any drift from the scope or planning.
  • The job holder will also be key in ensuring requirements for
    contractors as per the ESMP are adhered to for example those related to
    labor and working conditions, recruitment and training etc.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the TOTAL Community Development and Livelihood
    Restoration Officer job opportunity should hold a Degree in agronomy,
    agricultural engineering, development economics, geography, demography,
    social sciences or related discipline.
  • At least 10-15 years professional experience in working with rural
    communities in Uganda, preferably within the area covered by the future
    pipeline and terminal.
  • A minimum of 5 years professional experience working in livelihood restoration
    for the extractives or a related industry.
  • Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to develop and
    maintain good relations with stakeholders including government authorities
    and local communities. Negotiation and conflict management skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Good Computer skills; report writing and analytical skills.
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) and Kiswahili essential,
    other relevant local languages an advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 31st August 2018
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