GIZ Non-profit Jobs – Natural Resources Officer

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 Natural Resources Officer will be responsible
for the implementation of water catchment management in the two pilot areas,
i.e. (1) Mount Moroto and (2) rangeland between Arecheck dam and Napak
Mountain.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a University
degree in natural resources, environmental sciences, forestry, agro-forestry or
other related fields with profound knowledge in watershed management
·        
Possession of a postgraduate qualification in
management 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.
Send
application to:
Head of Human
Resources
Deutsche
Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
GIZ Office
Kampala
P.O. Box 10346
Kampala Uganda
E mail to:
barbara.matovu@giz.de
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,
Uganda
E-mail to:
edward.mazinga@giz.de
Deadline: Friday, 30th October 2015

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