2 Fresher Vacancies – Field Assistant at GIZ

Organization: Deutsche
Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Project Name: GIZ “Climate
Change Adaptation” (CCA) Project
Duty Station: Uganda
About GIZ Project:
In the Lokere
Watershed Management Zone, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale
Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH implements GIZ “Climate Change Adaptation” (CCA)
Project in Karamoja will implement 2 pilot micro-watershed management
interventions to demonstrate measures in natural resource restoration and water
for production infrastructure. The project uses existing village, sub county
and district structures to implement activities at community level. The
approach is based on principles of participatory rural appraisal, do-no-harm
and gender. Based on extended experience in Karamoja, GIZ CCA has learned that
sustainability is best guaranteed if all level of stakeholder (individuals,
village, sub county, district) are involved from the very beginning in
participatory planning, joint implementation, monitoring and a structured exit
strategy. The measures focus on water conservation techniques, applying
agro-forestry systems, reduction of surface water run-off, soil conservation,
erosion control, improved agro-pastoral production techniques as well as
pasture and rangeland management.
Job Summary:  The Field Assistants will be responsible to
support the implementation of the water catchment management activities in
coordinating and implementing all GIZ CCA project activities within the
component of water catchment management (identification, sensitization,
mobilization, implementation and follow-up) in partnership with the local
government (at all working levels) and other relevant partners. The incumbent
will be supporting the Lokere Catchment Zone in project management in the
reporting of all activities and developments within the respective pilot area.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the Field Assistant jobs should
hold a diploma in natural resources management, agro-forestry, Agriculture or
climate change adaptation
Possession of a University Degree in a relevant
field is an added advantage
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send their applications to either of the following
addresses clearly indicating the position you are applying for as subject for
your cover letter.
application to:
Head of Human
Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
GIZ Office
P.O. Box 10346
Kampala Uganda
E mail to:
Or directly
deliver your application to:
GIZ – Climate
Change Adaptation Project,
Plot No. 82
Circular Road/North Division, Senior Quarters Moroto Municipality,
P.O. Box 140 Karamoja,
E-mail to:
Deadline: Friday, 30th October 2015

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