Environment and Energy Assistant Non-profit Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Organisation: DanChurchAid
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Environment
and Energy Officer
About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA)
is a faith-based, non-missionary relief and development organization based in
Copenhagen, Denmark and founded in 1922. DCA has supported development and
humanitarian programs in Uganda for over 35 years, working in partnership with
local partners. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance. Our key competencies in
Uganda are livelihoods and food security, humanitarian response, and civil
society development.
Job Summary:  The Environment and Energy Assistant will
assist in the successful implementation of environment interventions, including
community mobilization, beneficiary registration and verification, and
monitoring of and support to field activities. The Assistant will also support
the quality and timely implementation of the activities in compliance with DCA
standards and budgets. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure the quality of project outputs through being on-site in the
    communities as per the work plan, monitoring project activities and
    supporting and pushing to achieve results as necessary
  • Ensure that the beneficiary communities are participating as equal
    partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of projects.
  • Conducting environmental awareness campaigns.
  • Supervising construction of energy saving stoves at household and
    institutional levels
  • Responsible for the establishment of woodlots in area of operation
    and maintaining the existing woodlots
  • Maintaining the central nursery bed and ensure quality seedlings are
  • Mentor and train community environment workers in environmental
    related issues
  • Work closely with District Local Government, Refugee Welfare
    Council, Local Environment committees, School ECO Clubs, Local Leaders and
    OPM in implementation of all planned activities.
  • Providing technical support and guidance to Nursery bed workers
  • When in the field, take initiative and corrective action to address
    problems and issues arising from dialogue with communities and
  • Working together with the MEAL Assistant, help to gather data using
    the field monitoring tools
  • Collect lessons learned, best practices, case studies  and support knowledge management;
  • Show initiative. Put beneficiaries and host communities first. Be a
    team player. Make suggestions for improvement to project implementation.
    Work with communities in a way that shows them dignity and respect. Listen
    to their concerns with an open heart.
  • Prepare timely activity, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual
  • Contribute to project planning, development of proposals and lessons
    learned processes
  • Prepare and submit weekly action plan to the supervisor
  • Participate in assessments, surveys, and other monitoring and
    evaluation and project reporting needs
  • Identify, document and disseminate relevant project success,
    challenges and follow up on implementation of project’s action points
  • In collaboration with community representatives, undertake detailed
    situational analysis and propose appropriate project implementation
  • Assist in participatory needs/vulnerability and capacity assessments
    of affected communities
  • Participate in project evaluations and assist in the analysis of

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Environment and
    Energy Assistant job placement must hold a University degree in
    Environmental Management, Environmental science, Natural resources
    Management or Forestry from recognized Institution.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in implementing environmental
    conservation related activities.
  • Experience in using mobile technologies, including MMT
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to write good reports and
    facilitate trainings
  • Previous experience with other local and international NGOs
  • Understanding of gender, protection and human rights.
  • Ability to work in the field and should hold a Valid Riding license
  • Knowledge of local languages
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the DanChurchAid (DCA) in
the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 31st January 2019
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