Several Fresher Livelihood Officer Job Opportunities – Atacama Consulting

Job Title:    Livelihood Officers (Several Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Atacama Consulting

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

Atacama Consulting on behalf of the Government of Uganda and the Joint Venture Partners; Total E&P Uganda (TEPU), China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) Uganda Limited and Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) is currently recruiting Livelihood Officers to work with the Tilenga Project Team in the implementation of the RAPS 2 – 5 Livelihood Restoration (LR) programs. This opportunity is open to residents of the project affected districts of Buliisa, Hoima and Kikuube. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Job Summary:  The Livelihood Officers will be the liaison between Project Affected Households (PAH) and the Tilenga RAPs 2-5 implementation Project team. They will be primarily responsible for collecting household data and working with the heads of household and other household members to develop a suitable Household Livelihood Plan (HLP) to help PAHs restore their livelihoods. The Livelihood Officers will also be tasked to track and monitor whether households have successfully transitioned their livelihood.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of work experience in the field of social work, community development, socio-economic studies, or monitoring and evaluation.
  • Strong understanding of livelihoods strategies, attitudes and incentives.
  • Ability to speak the local languages (Runyoro, Lugungu or Alur) is highly desirable.
  • Familiar with community dynamics and cultures in Buliisa, Kikuube or Hoima districts.
  • Strong ‘soft skills’ in communication and people handling.
  • Competent in note-taking and reporting A team player, organized, consistent, hands-on, and with demonstrated capacity to work under pressure.
  • Flexible with fieldwork schedule as working weekends is required


How to Apply:

Applications will be treated on a first come, first served basis. Applicants should send the following requirements via email ( ) or deliver them to the TEP Uganda Liaison Office in Buliisa town, Buliisa district:

  • Updated CV with complete contact information (cellphone number required), including 2 work-related references;
  • Application letter stating why you are interested in the position, and scanned or photocopy of your National Identity (ID) card.


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interviews.


Deadline: 23rd July 2021 by 5:00pm


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