Environment and Energy Officer Non-profit Careers – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Organisation: DanChurchAid
(DCA)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Energy
and Environment Specialist
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 Officer will
primarily ensure the implementation of all Energy and Environment interventions
in the areas of operation. He/she is responsible for roll-out and
implementation of project activities and facilitate quality impact-focus
interventions. He/she will be responsible for the development, ongoing support,
continuing development, and daily technical backstopping of all Energy and
Environment 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: 
·        
Work
closely with the Project Manager, resolve issues and make decisions regarding
criteria for identification, selection, verification and graduation of
beneficiaries targeted for the Environment and Energy Project.
·        
Participate
in assessments to identify gaps and opportunities to strengthen and expand
Environment interventions in Yumbe
·        
Support
in the designing of 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.
·        
Actively
participate in the 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.
·        
Engage
with relevant staff to put in place a detailed implementation plan for the
Environment and Energy Project
·        
Design
systems and ensure accountability specifically to refugees, local communities,
Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), donors and other stakeholders.
·        
Closely
follow up on day to day implementation of Environment and Energy Project
activities and take corrective action to achieve key result indicators and
goals as specified in the work plan.
·        
Ensure
quality of project outputs through regular supervision and monitoring.
·        
Ensure
that the project beneficiaries i.e. refugees and host communities, are
participating as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of the
project.
·        
In
collaboration with data management and monitoring and evaluation officer, put
in place project field monitoring plan, tools and project database and ensure
the database is updated regularly with project information.
·        
Provide
timely, high quality project progress reports both for DCA internal and donor
requirements
·        
Collect
lessons learned, best practices, cases studies and support knowledge management
·        
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.
·        
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.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Environment and Energy Officer job
placement must hold a Bachelor of Science Renewable Energy, Environmental
Science, Natural Resources, agriculture, forestry or a degree in a related
field with commensurate work experience;
·        
At least
five years of experience in related work
·        
Excellent
interpersonal, communication, public speaking, and strategic planning skills
required;
·        
Demonstrated
ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, tasks efficiently;
·        
Excellent
analytical and organizational skills. Ability to think critically and
creatively;
·        
She
should have a passion for environment conservation and should have good
organizational skills.
·        
Experience
of working with Humanitarian Sector
·        
Possess
a valid riding permit
·        
This
position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve
results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
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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