Entry Level Project Assistant – Environment/Agronomy NGO Career Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Assistant – Environment/Agronomy
Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station: 
About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of
experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees
and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced
populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food
security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Mobilize
    communities and create awareness on environmental protection, Rainwater
    harvesting technologies, fuel energy technologies and other appropriate
    land use practices.
  • Establishment
    and management of NRC fruit/tree greenhouse within Bidi bidi settlements.
  • Identify
    and train TOT’s on fuel efficiency stove making and extend support to
    target households.
  • Organize
    and facilitate trainings tailored towards environmental protection-Rain
    water harvesting, Fuel-efficient and energy technologies.
  • Participate
    in the distribution for all project inputs meant for target beneficiaries.
  • Regularly
    collect accurate project related information/Data for submission to the
    M+E for reporting.
  • Supervise
    and monitor VST skills instructors and other incentive workers at the VST
    Centre who support in routine management of the tree and fruit nurseries.
  • Represent
    NRC in coordination meetings organised at the settlement levels with other
    Key stakeholders including OPM, UNHCR and the District Environment

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Project Assistant –
    Environment/Agronomy job opportunity should hold a Diploma in Natural
    Resource management/Agriculture/Development Studies/Social Work and Social
    Administration.  Possession of a Degree
    in a related field will be an added advantage.
  • At
    least two years’ experience in a related field, preferably in a
    humanitarian context.
Personal Qualities:
  • Managing
    resources and achieving results
  • Handling
    insecure environments
  • Working
    with people
  • Coping
    with change
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified
Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief
organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web
link below.
Deadline: 13th March 2018
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