Environment and Energy Coordinator NGO Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Organisation: DanChurchAid
(DCA)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Humanitarian
Team Leader
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 Coordinator will lead the implementation of all Environment and
Energy interventions in Yumbe district. He/she is responsible for roll-out and
implementation of project activities and facilitate quality impact-focus
interventions. This includes provision of technical advice, capacity building
of staff, as well as influencing policy and practice through research, analysis
and advocacy and building resilience by linking to longer term programming.
He/she will be responsible for the development, start-up, ongoing support, continuing
development, and daily technical backstopping of all Environment and Energy
activities under DCA in Yumbe. He/she will also work closely with all team
members, partners, counterparts and stakeholders in ensuring project outputs
are of the highest quality and that expected results are achieved in a timely
and efficient manner.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Lead
assessments to identify gaps and opportunities to strengthen and expand
Environment interventions in Yumbe including analyzing the functional chain
that links the consumption of charcoal as cooking energy to deforestation and
identify ways of mitigating these practices.
·        
Responsible
for designing appropriate interventions appropriate to Yumbe context to improve
charcoal production such as deployment of improved production technologies;
switch to alternative sources of biomass, etc.; including reforestation
programs.
·        
Responsible
for research and design of current stove designs/models to suit user demands in
terms of fuel type, access and cooking practices in both refugee camps and
hosting communities.
·        
Provide
capacity building training to staff and stove producers/entrepreneurs on
improved charcoal production technology including construction/development of
carbonization units, production of training manual and user manuals.
·        
Identify,
develop and upscale business opportunities along the Fuel-efficient cook stoves
value chain.
·        
Develop
and lead community sensitization and awareness campaign programs in inherent
benefits in suing energy saving cook stoves technologies.
·        
Take
lead in the development of Environment and Energy indicators and relevant
monitoring and evaluation instruments and provide real time technical support
to project staff through direct regular field visits.
·        
Ensures
that RI provides quality services that meet Sphere and other international
standards.
·        
Guide
the team to ensure that program implementation is responsive to communities and
consistent with DCA’s relevant program guidelines, principles, values, quality
standards and strategic plan.
·        
Integrate
community approaches, gender sensitivity and capacity building into all
activities as appropriate.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Environment and Energy Coordinator job
placement must hold a Bachelor of Science Renewable Energy, Electrical
Engineering or Bachelor of Environmental Science and Natural Resources or a
degree in a related field.
·        
At least
five years of professional experience in management position implementing
Environment and Energy programs in an IDP/refugee setting or with an INGO;
·        
This
position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve
results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
·        
Excellent
strategic planning skills required;
·        
Demonstrated
ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, tasks efficiently;
·        
Excellent
time management skills and resourcefulness with strong attention to detail;
·        
Excellent
analytical and organizational skills.
·        
Ability
to think critically and creatively;
·        
Excellent
interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and
respect for colleagues.
·        
Must be
capable of working both individually and as part of a team;
·        
Ability
to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment.
·        
Must be
flexible, willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours.
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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