Manager Conservation Awareness and Education Employment Opportunity – Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Organisation: Uganda
Wildlife Authority (UWA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Deputy
Director Community Conservation Affairs
About US:
Uganda Wildlife
Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism,
Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in
accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200. The Mission of UWA is: “To Conserve
and Sustainably Manage the Wildlife and Protected Areas of Uganda in
Partnership with Neighboring Communities and Other Stakeholders for the Benefit
of the People of Uganda and the Global Community.”
Job Summary:  The Manager Conservation Awareness and
Education will effectively manage Conservation Awareness and Education within
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordination, formulation and implementation of Conservation
    Awareness and Education strategies and programs at national and local
  • In collaboration with UWEC, Wildlife Clubs of Uganda and other
    relevant stakeholders, design and coordinate implementation of Conservation
    Education in schools at all levels.
  • Identify and establish strong partnership arrangements with key
  • Undertake fundraising for conservation education and awareness.
  • Coordinate undertaking of periodic evaluation of the impact and effectiveness
    of Conservation Education and Awareness programmes.
  • Develop and implement work plans and timely prepare performance and
    other reports for the Unit.
  • Supervise and appraise Wardens under the unit.
  • Perform any other official duties as maybe assigned by the
    Supervisor and/or Management from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Manager
    Conservation Awareness and Education career opportunity must hold an
    Honors Bachelor’s Degree in either Natural Resources Management, Social
    Sciences, Social Work and Social Administration or Education from a
    recognised University or Institution.
  • For those without a Bachelors Degree in Natural Resources Management
    possession of a Masters Degree in Natural Resource Management is a Must.
  • For those with a Bachelors Degree in Natural Resource Management, a
    Masters Degree is either Social Sciences or Natural Resources Management
    is a must.
  • A minimum of six (6) years’ experience in Wildlife Conservation, two
    (2) of which should have been at senior officer level in community
    conservation in a reputable organization.
  • Team building and staff supervision
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent community mobilization skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ethics and integrity.
  • Financial and human resource management skills
  • Conflict resolution attributes
  • Fundraising skills
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Age Limit: Below
    50 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their dully completed Job
Application Form in triplicate, download
, each with a detailed Curriculum Vitae bearing contacts of three
(3) competent Referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of Academic
Documents and relevant Appointment letters to any of the address below:
The Executive
Uganda Wildlife
Plot 7 Kira Road,
P.O. Box 3530
Email to:
  • Applicants are required to scan and
    attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g.
    Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A’ level and O’ level certificates.
  • Academic documents for the successful
    candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are
    considered for appointment into the Authority.
Deadline: 7th June 2019
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