Fresher Diploma Jobs – Shelter and Infrastructure Assistant- Forestry/Environment – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organization: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:
Reports to: Team
About US:
The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the
world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons
(IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of
forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC
works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct
for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
Job Summary:  The Shelter and Infrastructure Assistant-
Forestry/Environment will be tasked with overseeing the quality, timely
implementation of Forest and environmental conservation activities in
compliance with DRC standards and budgets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
with relevant external technical experts on issues related to forest and
environmental protection and conservation in Kitgum operation area and in
(Refugees and host communities);
participate in the designing and supervising of the forest operation and
management in of all food forest/woodlots in collaboration with the Kitgum
District Local Government KDLG Natural Resource Officer;
DRC with local authorities and other stakeholders in the District jurisdiction;
all Forestry related activities in the District of jurisdiction in
collaboration with other actors in the sector;
integration of environment protection and conservation in programming of all
sectors DRC is intervening
Forestry education in the designated areas of DRC operations with emphasis on
Resilience designs on promoting forest protection, development and climate
change adaptation;
the development and review community environment action plants in
collaborations with relevant stakeholders;
the establishment and or functionality of local environment structures in
collaboration with the district environment officer;
technical trainings for beneficiaries in relevant themes within host
Plan the
establishment and develop strategic plans to sustain them;
the development of ecotourism;
communities about the benefits of sustainable exploitation of forest resources;
mobilization of households and institutions to participate in the raising of
tree seedlings, planting and management;
in the development and implementation of the project’s M&E tools, project
plans/budget and funding proposals;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Shelter and Infrastructure
Assistant- Forestry/Environment job must hold a university degree or Diploma in
Forestry, Environmental science and Management from recognized University.
At least
two years of experience in implementing environmental conservation related
activities in Humanitarian and Development Context
Two years’
experience managing forest based resources and vibrant knowledge in raising
tree seedlings and woodlots establishment.
of working with UN or Non
communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness.
of CFW/VFW approaches, gender, protection and human rights.
knowledge is Result based Management in line with Agro Forestry.
knowledge in Risk based management of Humanitarian and Development projects.
organizational and people management skills.
ability to reside and work in the attached field locations within Adjumani Zone
B area of operation.
strong ability to operate light automobile machine and hold a valid driving
license class “A”.
knowledge in Cash for Work/Voucher for work intervention in line with Forest
and natural resource management.
trainings relevant to the position for instance; nursery bed establishment,
woodlots establishment, water and soil conservation, sustainable environmental
conservation and protection, Natural Resource management and among others
English- fluent and any one of
the local languages spoken in the host community and settlements. Knowledge of
local language spoken in Uganda.
How to Apply:
All Interested
candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience please submit
updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited
for the post.
Deadline: 6th May 2020
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