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Fresher Renewable Energy Officer Non-profit Jobs – World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Job Title:        Renewable Energy
Officer
Organization: World
Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Renewable
Energy Manager
About US:
The World Wide Fund
for Nature (WWF) is one of the largest independent conservation organizations
in the world. We are an international NGO committed to environmental protection
active in almost 100 countries. WWF has a growing conservation Programme in the
Republic of Uganda. WWF Uganda Country Office (WWF UCO) works with central and
local government agencies, private sector, civil society organizations (CSOs) and
the local communities to implement its various conservation programmes on
Energy and Climate, Forestry and Wildlife, and Freshwater in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Renewable Energy Officer will implement
clean and renewable energy projects hosted/ supported by the Energy, Climate
and Extractives Programme at WWF Uganda Country Office (WWF-UCO) through
developing and promoting access to cost effective and environmentally friendly
energy solutions for domestic, institutional, and productive energy needs of the
country.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Plans
and implements renewable energy and climate change interventions supported by
the programme within the albertine Graben and at national level;
·       
Supervises
implementing partners to ensure quality outputs and conservation impacts;
·       
Organizes
and coordinates partners to implement renewable energy projects supported by
the Programme;
·       
Supports
district local government, local CSOs and cultural and religious institutions
to actively engage in implementation of the interventions towards increasing
access to low-carbon energy alternatives;
·       
Prepares
training courses and workshops for a variety of partners and stakeholders
within the albertine Graben and at national level;
·       
Monitors
progress of implementation of renewable energy projects for greater
conservation impacts.
·       
Develops
policy recommendations, fact sheets, briefs, press articles, and other media
tools to promote renewable energy in Uganda;
·       
assists
in organization and implementation of awareness meetings, sensitization
workshops, research studies, missions and other related events;
·       
Prepares
detailed and timely technical progress reports on the project, according to WWF
standards;
·       
Supports
the Renewable Energy Manager and the Energy, Climate and Extractives Programme
Coordinator in preparing proposals, reports and other documentation as required
by WWF-UCO and partners;
·       
Provides
technical support during Programme planning and implementation processes.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s Degree in Renewable Energy, Engineering,
or Environmental Science.
·       
Two
years of experience implementing renewable energy (including biomass
cook-stoves, solar PV, small hydropower, biogas, etc.) and climate change
projects is a must.
·       
Experience
working with local or international organizations and successfully working
closely with local communities and central government agencies on complex
issues is a must.
·       
Experience
in environmental and natural resource management is an added advantage;
·       
Experience
in implementing community mobilization, broad-based awareness raising,
advocacy, lobbying and capacity building (e.g. training, workshop facilitation
and capacity building) is preferable;
·       
a proven
ability to work independently as well as in teams is desired;
·       
Strong
interpersonal and networking skills are desirable;
·       
Experience
in non-renewable energy (e.g. oil and gas) development issues is an added
advantage;
·       
Experience
in managing donor funded conservation or natural resource management projects
is an added advantage;
·       
Working
knowledge of Swahili will be an added advantage;
·       
Computer
literacy, familiarity with GIS applications
·       
Knowledge
and ability and /or experience in development of fundable project proposals
desirable
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their application letters, detailed Curriculum Vitae including
names, email addresses and telephone contact details of three (3) referees,
plus copies of academic qualifications (sent as one document) should be emailed
to: recruitment@wwfuganda.org.

Please quote the
position title in the email subject line and remember to fill the Google
form, Click Here.
Deadline: 27th March 2020
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