Livelihoods & Environment Officer NGO Job Careers – Straight Talk Foundation (STF)

Job
Title:           
  Livelihoods
& Environment Officer
Organization: Straight
Talk Foundation (STF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Director of Programs
About US:
Straight Talk
Foundation (STF) is a health communications National Non Governmental
Organisation that was founded in 1993. For the past 25 years it has been the
leading provider of various social and behavior change communication programs
to various stakeholders in Uganda. The organization has immense experience in
the use of modern communication program approaches in addressing diverse health
and development issues. STF implements activities through print, radio and face
to face communication. Its programs and interventions target young people as
its primary audience, while parents and teachers are its secondary audience.
STF utilises highly effective behaviour change communication models and
combines mass media and face to face community outreach and mobilization
programs.
Job Summary:  The Livelihoods & Environment Officer will
be responsible for providing oversight to planning, budgeting, implementation
and monitoring of Livelihood & Environment activities in the selected sited
communities to enhance increase in food production, household income level and
mitigate the impacts of climate change.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work with partners and the community groups to develop strategies
    for improving their livelihood & Environment situation especially
    among the selected communities.
  • Establish and maintain strategic partnerships and networks with key
    actors in the Livelihoods & Environment sector
  • Coordinate and monitor establishment of demonstration gardens in
    schools and communities
  • Supervise nursery development work and provide technical advice on
    their management
  • Establish and maintain linkages with institutions of learning and
    Non Formal Education schools/ communities in the implementation of STF
    livelihoods and environment programs.
  • Document and share lessons learnt during the implementation of
    Livelihoods and Environment activities by compiling and submitting
    activity progress reports to Line Manager
  • Ensure regular monitoring of Livelihood & Environment activities
    in the respective communities and follow up implementation of planned
    tasks and activities in the areas of operation.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Straight Talk Foundation (STF) Program
    Officer, SRHR Alliance job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Environment and Natural Resources Management, Agriculture or related
    field, or equivalent accrued working experience. Additional training in
    Project Management will be advantageous.
  • At least three years of work experience in Livelihoods, Environment
    and development-related programming in Uganda (preferably with an NGO).
  • Experience and skills in mobilizing community structures to improve
    environment, livelihoods, food security and Disaster Risk Reduction.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as
    necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including
    influencing, negotiation and coaching.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to apply online with a copy of updated CV and a cover letter
(attached as one document) indicating three professional referees addressed to;
Human Resource &
Administration Manager,
Straight Talk
Foundation
Plot 4, Acacia
Avenue, Kololo,
P.O Box 22366,
Kampala. Uganda
Email to:
straighttalkjobs@gmail.com clearly indicating the position applied for in the
subject line.
Deadline: 1st March 2019
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