Project Officer Environment & Natural Resources US Non-profit Jobs – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Job
Title:               Project Officer Environment
& Natural Resources
Organisation:
Lutheran World Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Team Leader
About US:
Lutheran World
Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with local partners to
provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering. LWF Uganda
works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their
potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and
needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in Pader, Kitgum,
Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Job Summary:   The Project Officer Environment & natural
Resources is in charge of the implementation of the Environment & natural
resources components of the LWF multi-sectoral UNHCR Funded emergency project
in Kyangwali. She/he will provide direct supervision and facilitate
implementation of the budgetary control, M & E and reports. In addition to
support in Protection and management of the natural resources through
establishment of woodlots and creation of tree nurseries
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Facilitating development of groups on making of energy saving stoves
    and briquettes ICWs to facilitate community-wide sensitizations on
    environmental protection/natural resource management on radio and
    strengthen community structures (CERPs) Implement and manage appropriate
    project monitoring and evaluation framework
  • Prepare high quality reports, both narrative and quantitative
    information and reporting on relevant indicators and outcomes.
  • Ensure that all reports are delivered according to high quality
    standards and are always submitted on time as per project agreement
    induction, training.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World Relief (LWR) Project
    Officer Environment & natural Resources career opportunity should hold
    a Bachelor’s Degree in Natural resources/ Water resources management,
    Agriculture, Forestry, or related fields.
  • Post-graduate diploma in project planning & management is
    desirable.
  • Three years of relevant and practical experience in implementation
    of projects related to watershed management.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in implementation of catchment
    management measures such as soil and water conservation, tree planting,
    wetland restoration, energy saving technology
  • General experience in water resources planning, investment projects
    preparations and implementation of catchment restoration measures
    involving livelihood improvements and income generation activities is an
    added advantage.
How to Apply:
Applications
(motivation letter and detailed curriculum vitae in English), with the names
and e- mail addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally by
Email to: recruitment@lwf.or.ug.  Please
do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc. Please use the title
of the job you are applying for as the subject line. Hand delivered
applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the
position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:
The Human Resource
Manager,
Lutheran World
Federation,
Plot 1401, Ggaba,
Road after the American Embassy,
P. O. Box 5827,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 21st January 2019
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