01 May 2013

NGO Jobs - Renewable Energy Officer at World Wide Fund (WWF)

Organisation:  World Wide Fund (WWF)
Reports to: Renewable Energy Manager 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About WWF:
WWF is one of the world’s largest Independent and experienced conservation organizations operating in over 100 countries in the world WWF UCO implements a number of national programmes promoting environment conservation in Uganda. The applicants in addition to the specific job requirements below must have demonstrated a high level of integrity and honesty, and- excellent communication and interpersonal skills. S/he must be a team player and ready to travel outside his/her own workstation. S/he must adhere to WWF-UCO values of “Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging”.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • ·         Plan and implement Renewable Energy programme interventions of WWF UCO.
  • ·         Supervises relevant implementing CSOs and SMEs to ensure quality outputs and conservation impacts;
  • ·         Supports District local governments, local CSOs and cultural and religious institutions to actively engage in renewable energy initiatives:
  • ·         Prepares training courses and seminars for a variety of partners and stakeholders on renewable energy and related aspects;
  • ·         Develops policy recommendations, fact, sheets, briefs, press articles, and other media tools to promote  renewable energy and energy efficiency in Uganda;
  • ·         Designs and implements monitoring and evaluation plan for WWF UCO renewable energy projects;
  • ·         Prepares detailed and timely technical progress reports on the project, according to WWF standards.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • ·         A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Renewable Energy, Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Science or other relevant course
  • ·         Experience in environmental and natural resource management is an added advantage;
  • ·         Preferred competences:
  • ·         Experience in implementing renewable energy projects (including biomass cook-stoves, solar PV, small hydro-power, biogas, etc) 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;
  • ·         Experience in non-renewable energy (e.g. oil and gas) development issues is an added advantage;
  • ·         Experience in managing capacity building) is preferable;
  • ·         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; Computer literacy, familiarity with GIS applications Knowledge and ability and /or experience in development of fundable project proposals desirable.

 How to apply:
All applicants should send their applications to the People/ Development Manager – WWF UCO, Plot 2, Sturrock Road, Kololo, P. O. Box 8758, Kampala or email kampala@wwfuganda.org 
Deadline: 10th May 2013

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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