3 Environment and Energy Assistants Job Vacancies – DanChurchAid (DCA)


Organization: DanChurchAid (DCA)
Duty
Station:
 
Uganda

About
US:
DCA aims to ensure that all people live peacefully
in a thriving, democratic society with equal fulfilment of their rights and
access to and control over resources

DCA’s Uganda Programme DCA has supported development
and humanitarian programs in Uganda since 1979, 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.
  
Job
Summary:  
Working under the responsibility of the Environment and Energy Officer,
the Environment and Energy Assistant will assist in the successful
implementation of environment and Energy interventions, including community
mobilization, beneficiary registration and verification, and monitoring of and
support to field activities. The Assistant will also support the quality and
timely implementation of the activities in compliance with DCA standards and
budgets.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·      
Ensure the quality of project outputs through being
on-site in the communities as per the work plan, monitoring project activities
and supporting and pushing to achieve results as necessary.
·      
Ensure that the beneficiary communities are
participating as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of
projects.
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Conducting environmental awareness campaigns.
·      
Supervising construction and distribution of energy
saving stoves at household and institutional levels.
·      
Responsible for the establishment of woodlots in
area of operation and maintaining the existing woodlots.
·      
Supervising and monitoring the central tree nursery
site operations and ensure quality seedlings are raised.
·      
Mentor and train community environment workers and
VHTS in environmental related issues.
·      
Work closely with District Local Government, Refugee
Welfare Council, Local Environment committees, School ECO Clubs, Local Leaders
and OPM in implementation of all planned activities.
·      
Providing technical support and guidance to Tree
Nursery workers.
·      
When in the field, take initiative and corrective
action to address problems and issues arising from dialogue with communities
and beneficiaries. Working together with the MEAL Assistant, help to gather
data using the field monitoring tools.
·      
Collect lessons learned, best practices case studies
and support knowledge management
·      
Show initiative. Put beneficiaries and host
communities first. Be a team player. Make suggestions for improvement to
project implementation. Work with communities in a way that shows them dignity
and respect. Listen to their concerns with an open heart. Prepare timely
activity, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports. Contribute to project
planning, development of proposals and lessons learned processes. Prepare and
submit Weekly action plan to the supervisor
·      
Participate in assessments, surveys, and other monitoring
and evaluation and project reporting needs.
·      
Identify, document and disseminate relevant project
success, challenges and follow up on implementation of project’s action points.
·      
In collaboration with community representatives,
undertake detailed situational analysis and propose appropriate project
implementation approaches.
·      
Assist in participatory needs/vulnerability and
capacity assessments of affected communities.
·      
Participate in project evaluations and assist in the
analysis of results,
·      
Represent DCA in zonal sector coordination and
inter-agency meetings.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor of Science
degree in Environmental Management, Environmental science, Natural Resources
Management or Forestry from recognized Institution.
·      
At least three (3) years’ experience in implementing
environmental conservation related activities
·      
Experience in using mobile technologies, including
MMT.
·      
Excellent communication skills and ability to write
good reports and facilitate trainings.
·      
Previous experience with other local and
international NGOs.
·      
Understanding of gender, protection and human
rights.
·      
Ability to work in the field and should hold a Valid
Riding license.
·      
Knowledge of local languages.

How
to Apply:
All Interested candidates should send their CV and
cover letter via the link below

DCA offers a salary package (salary, insurance, and
pension) in accordance to experience and DCA Uganda HR Manual.
DCA is an equal opportunity employer and all
interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of age,
race, gender, marital status and religious, political or ethnic affiliation.
Due to the urgency for the position, the hiring team
will not wait for the deadline to pass. Applications will be reviewed as they
roll in and suitable candidates may be interviewed in the process.
While we appreciate your interest to work with DCA,
only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline:  2nd
February 2020.

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