NFA Vacancies – Director Natural Resources at National Forestry Authority

Organization: National Forestry Authority (NFA)
Reports
to:
Executive Director
Duty
Station:
Headquarters
Kampala, Uganda
Salary
Scale:
NFA 2
About
NFA:
The National Forestry
Authority (NFA) is a body corporate established by the National Forestry and
Tree Planting Act, 2003 to manage Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) on a
sustainable basis and supply high quality forestry-related products and
services to Government, local communities and the private sector.
Job
Summary:
The Director
Natural Resources will be responsible for the sustainable management of natural
forests.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible
    for supervising the management of natural forests.
  • Responsible
    for the preparation of annual business operational plans;
  • Developing
    guidelines, policies, strategies, systems and working methods to ensure
    sustainable management of the natural forests;
  • Planning
    and managing budgets for the Directorate as allocated under the annual
    operating plan;
  • Managing
    the community partnership processes by supervising the initiation,
    administration and maintenance of partnerships with other agencies and
    institutions.
  • Developing
    financing and funding strategies for management of Natural Forests in
    accordance with the NFA Business Plan.
  • Oversee,
    mentor and monitor staff performance.
  • Supervising
    and providing advice to private tree farmers on the establishment, maintenance
    and tending of the trees.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant should possess an Honour’s degree in Forestry or Natural
    Resources.
  • Postgraduate
    training in relevant field is an added advantage.
  • At
    least 10 years work experience in a natural resources management
    environment 5 of which should be at a managerial level.
  • Excellent
    communication skills in listening as well as oral and written
    communication.
  • Possess
    high level of integrity, resilience and reliability.
  • Result
    oriented with proven experience in networking, resource mobilization and
    fund raising.
  • Strong
    Interpersonal, self-confidence, team building and organizational skills.
Age: 35 to 55 years
How
to Apply:
All interested candidates,
who meet the above requirements, should submit their applications, copies of
academic certificates & transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full
details of applicants education, qualifications, experience (with evidence),
present salary, three professional referees, provide postal, email and
telephone contacts to the address below;
The Executive Director,
Plot 10/20 Spring Road
Nakawa
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala,
Uganda
Tel: 031 – 264035/6; 041 –
230365/9
Fax: 0414 230369
N.B:
Those who had responded to earlier advertisements and are still interested
should reapply.
Deadline:
15th October 2013 by 17:00 hrs

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