Community Livelihood/Environmental Officer Job at ADRA - Jobs in Uganda

Community Livelihood/Environmental Officer

Location:  Uganda


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 11 December 2020

Hiring Organization  ADRA

JOB DETAILS:
Job Title: Community Livelihood/Environmental Officer
Duration: 14 Months
Duty Station: Bidi-Bidi Refugee Settlement
Reports to: Project Coordinator
Project: Program for Education Advocacy and Child Education – A Consortium program Stromme Foundation, ADRA and YGlobal funded by Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Job Summary: Coordinate with the UNHCR Environment Protection and Production Units and Local Government to ensure that all the activities in the project are delivered in a timely manner and with the desired level of quality. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Be directly responsible for the implementation of project activities which include:
• Mobilize and sensitize community leaders, SMCs, PTAs, village and settlement leaders on project activities
• Under the direction and supervision of the Project Coordinator, carry out community mobilization and sensitization about the activities of the project activities in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders including OPM, UNHCR and Local Government leadership structures, Partner NGOs and Community/Refugee leadership structures
• Mobilize support formation of Bonga Groups
• Sensitizes and train Bonga groups in livelihood, saving and investment opportunities
• Mobilize and sensitize youth to join non-formal vocational training
• Train target schools and host community in community environmental protection, livelihood/Agronomy activities
• Train and distribute tree seedlings to households, schools and surrounding host communities
• Guide targeted schools in planting and maintaining of wood lots
• Supervise, train and monitor construction of household energy-saving stoves
• Ensure that school committees comprising of Parents and Teachers are trained and actively promote environmental protection activities in the schools and community
• Attend sector meetings and other stakeholders’ meetings in the operation as shall be assigned by Environment protection officer
• Provide on-farm technical support to beneficiary schools and communities
• Coordinate with the Environment Protection and production units at UN and local government to ensure that all the activities in the project are delivered in a timely manner and with the desired level of quality
• Maintain well organized and up-to-date files containing comprehensive records of all activities of the project, as well as a file containing your work plans, activity reports, and any other relevant information relating to your work
• Make weekly/bi-weekly cluster reports and share them with the Project Manager, Sector working groups, OPM, UNHCR, District Local government and other stakeholders as shall be deemed necessary
• In compliance with ADRA Uganda’s M&E system, compile and submit to your immediate supervisor, monthly narrative and financial reports of all activities under your responsibility
• Follow up, compile and submit to ADRA Uganda Case stories and pictures and video clips that demonstrate project impact; and document and submit to ADRA Uganda best practices that have been realized during project implementation
• Maintain well organized and up-to-date files containing comprehensive records of all activities of the project, as well as a file containing your work plans, activity reports, and any other relevant information relating to your work
• Perform any other duties that are incidental thereto and as may be assigned

Qualifications and Skills
• A degree in a relevant field, preferably in Development Studies, Economy or Socio-Economic Development, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship
• A minimum of three years of experience required in working as a livelihoods officer
• Extent and relevance of experience in liaising with governments, multilateral and bilateral development agencies, civil society and communities
• Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
• Excellent data analysis and reporting skills
• Prior work experience in Bidibidi, is an advantage
• Possess computer/word processing skills and should be capable of working with people of different national and cultural backgrounds

Job Education Requirements: degree


Job Experience Requirements: three years


Application procedure

Use the link to apply: http://adrauganda.org/join-our-team/

Date Posted: 2020-12-10

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