Programme Coordinator Energy, Climate and Extractives NGO Careers – World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Coordinator Energy, Climate and Extractives

Organization: World
Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Conservation
Programme Manager

About US:

WWF is one of the
world’s largest independent and experienced Conservation organizations
operating in over 100 Countries in the world. WWF UCO implements a number of
national programmes promoting environment conservation in Uganda. WWF’s mission
is to stop the degradation of our planet’s natural environment, and build a
future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

Job Summary:  The Programme Coordinator Energy, Climate and
Extractives will provide overall coordination, technical guidance, and
supervision of the WWF Uganda Country Office (UCO) Energy, Climate &
Extractives Programme to ensure timely delivery on the WWF Energy, climate
& Extractives Programme’s strategy and plan through efficient and cost-
effective implementation of a coherent and well-articulated portfolio of
project activities

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Initiates, develops and prepares fundable grant program/ project
    proposals and concepts, in collaboration with other members of the
    Organization (technical teams), in order to develop the WWF UCO Energy,
    Climate & Extractives programme and ensure sustained growth and
    expansion of the programme in line with WWF’s Mission, UCO Strategic Plan
    objectives and donor guidelines.
  • Develops and monitors the implementation of the WWF UCO Energy,
    Climate & Extractives Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting systems,
    for monitoring the programme performance, progress and impact
  • of ECP projects in line with the set performance indicators, donor
    requirements and WWF guidelines
  • Creates strong alliances and networks with civil society
    organizations, public and private organizations for concerted advocacy
    efforts, greater participation in policy dialogue and sustainability of
    WWF UCO Energy, Climate & Extractives priorities.
  • Provides technical support to government and other relevant
    stakeholders in developing, comprehensive and harmonized policy, legal,
    institutional and financial frameworks for Energy, Climate &
    Extractives development in Uganda in line with WWF UCO guidelines.
  • Provides technical oversight in capacity strengthening of UCO and
    its partners on Energy, Climate & Extractives issues in line with WWF
    UCO guidelines.
  • Builds and maintains a competent “WWF UCO Energy, Climate and
    Extractives team” through backstopping, coaching and mentoring,
    giving constructive feedback, capacity development, in line with the WWF
    human resources guidelines.
  • Coordinates planning, design, and implementation of targeted
    research studies to generate new information and innovative ideas to
    address specific Energy, Climate & Extractives related issues relevant
    to WWF UCO’s interventions in Uganda
  • Leads in planning, organizing and coordination of campaigns,
    dialogues and negotiations on topical issues in extractives (mining, oil
    & gas) in line with the WWF guidelines and priorities.
  • Supports the development and implementation of WWF’s Africa Energy
    Programme hosted by WWF UCO, and establishes synergies with WWF UCO’s own
    national Energy, Climate and Extractives programme and projects.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Programme
    Coordinator Energy, Climate and Extractives job must hold a Masters’
    Degree in Energy and/or Climate Studies, Development Studies, Social
    Sciences, Environmental and Natural Resource Management or related field;
  • Post Graduate training in program/Project Development and Management
    is an asset
  • At least five years of professional experience in environmental
    conservation preferably in energy and climate related conservation work;
  • Experience in sustainable energy development systems (with a good
    balance of renewable energy as well as oil and gas work) is a requirement
  • Experience in civil society organizational capacity development,
    lobbying, advocacy, natural resources management is a must;
  • Fluency in English and at least one other major language spoken
    (Swahili, Luo and/or Runyakitara) in the Albertine Rift is an added

How to Apply:

Application letters,
detailed Curriculum Vitae including names, email addresses and telephone
contact details of three (3) referees, plus copies of academic qualifications
(sent as one document) should be emailed
to: and quote the position title in the
email subject line and remember to fill the respective Google form, Download Here.

Deadline: 27th September 2019

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