Warden Planning (Conservation) Jobs – Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Organisation: Uganda
Wildlife Authority (UWA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager Planning
About Us:
Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the
Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and
is managed in accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200. The Mission of UWA is:
“To Conserve and Sustainably Manage the Wildlife and Protected Areas of Uganda
in Partnership with Neighboring Communities and Other Stakeholders for the
Benefit of the People of Uganda and the Global Community.”
Job Summary: The Warden
Planning (Conservation) will mainly prepare the Organizational plans including
Strategic Plans, Protected Area Management Plans, among others and review their
implementation
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Participate in the preparation of
    Organizational Strategic Plan and review its implementation.
  • He / she will also actively participate in
    the formulation and revision of management plans for Uganda’s wildlife
    Protected Areas including the incorporation of environmental
    considerations.
  • Participate in the preparation and
    revision of guidelines, standards, and manuals for Protected Areas
    management plans, infrastructure development, site planning, environmental
    impact assessment and monitoring implementation of management plans.
  • The Warden Planning (Conservation) will be
    tasked with reviewing data and information needs, coordinating the
    preparation and analysis of such data and information for preparation of
    management plans.
  • Participate in the monitoring and tracking
    the implementation of Protected Areas management plans against set
    objectives, schedules and budgets.
  • Play a role in the preparation of site
    plans and infrastructure development plans for UWA.
  • Participate in the preparation of periodic
    plans, budgets and reports for UWA Planning Unit.
  • Perform any other official duties as
    assigned by Management and or Supervisor from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Warden
    Planning (Conservation) job opportunity must hold an Bachelors Degree in
    either Forestry, Wildlife Management, Project planning and management and
    a related field from a reputable University or Institution.
  • Hold a Diploma or Certificate in Natural
    Resource Management related courses will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years of related
    working experience from a reputable conservation related Organization.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    Protected Area systems is an added advantage.
  • Planning, organizing and coordinating
    various assignments.
  • Good time management skills
  • Leadership and Team Work
  • Accountability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ethics and Integrity.
  • Age: Less than 35 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
dully completed Job Application Form in triplicate, download here, each with a detailed Curriculum Vitae bearing contacts of three
(3) competent Referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of Academic
Documents and relevant Appointment letters to any of the address below:
The Executive Director,
Uganda Wildlife Authority,
Plot 7 Kira Road, Kamwokya,
P.O. Box 3530 Kampala
Email to:  hr-recruit@ugandawildlife.org
NB:
  • Applicants are required to scan and attach
    CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Degree,
    Transcript, Diploma, A’ level and O’ level certificates.
  • Academic documents for the successful
    candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are
    considered for appointment into the Authority.
Deadline: 8th
September 2017
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