Environment and Energy Officer UNHCR Project Jobs – Nsamizi Training Institute for Social Development

 

Job Title:    Environment and Energy
Officer

Organisation: Nsamizi
Training Institute for Social Development

Project Funding Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to:
Field Extension Coordinator

 

About US:

Nsamizi Training
Institute for Social Development is an Implementing Partner (IP) for UNHCR that
positively contributes IOWBTGS improving sustainable living standards of
refugees and other Persons of Concern, through; Provision of Water, Sanitation
and Hygiene (WASH), Livelihoods and Environment & Energy services in
refugee and hosting populations. With funding from UNHCR, Nsamizi Training
Institute of Social Development, is to carryout recruitment of staff to work on
its UNHCR funded project in lnsingiro, Kyegegwa and Kamwenge Districts.

                                                  

Job Summary: The
Environment and Energy Officer will primarily ensure the implementation of all
Energy and Environment interventions in the areas of operation. He/she is
responsible for roll-out and implementation of project activities and
facilitate quality impact-focus interventions. He/she will be responsible for
the development, ongoing support, continuing development, and daily technical
backstopping of all Energy and Environment activities. He/she will also work
closely with all team members. partners, counterparts and stakeholders in
ensuring project outputs are of the highest quality and that expected results
are achieved in a timely and efficient manner

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Work
closely with the Field Extension Coordinator, resolve issues and make decisions
regarding criteria for identification, selection, verification of beneficiaries
targeted for the Environment and Energy interventions

·       
Participate
in assessments to identify gaps and opportunities to strengthen and expand
Environment interventions

·       
Support
in the designing of appropriate interventions to improve charcoal production
such as deployment of improved production technologies; switch to alternative
sources of biomass, etc.; including reforestation programs.

·       
Actively
participate in the research and design of stoves/ models to suit user demands
in terms of fuel type. access and cooking practices in both refugee settlements
and hosting communities.

·       
Engage
with relevant staff to put in place a detailed implementation plan for the
Environment and Energy activities

·       
Design
systems and ensure accountability specifically to refugees, local communities,
Office of the Prime Ministry (OPM), donor and other stakeholders.

·       
Closely follow
up on day to day implementation oi Environment and Energy Project activities
and take corrective action to achieve key result indicators and goals as
specified in the work plan.

·       
Ensure
quality of project outputs through regular supervision and monitoring.

·       
Ensure
that the project beneficiaries i.e. refugees and host communities, are
participating as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of the
project.

·       
In
collaboration with data clerk and monitoring and evaluation Officer. put in
place project field monitoring plan. tools and project database and ensure the
database is updated regularly with project information.

·       
Supporting
community initiatives for the renewal and sustainable exploitation oi the
natural environment

·       
Provide
timely, high quality project progress reports both for Nsamizi internal and
donor requirements

·       
Collect
lessons learned, best practices. cases studies and support Knowledge management

·       
Provide
capacity building training to staff under the environment and energy sector

·       
Guide
the team to ensure that project implementation is responsive to communities and
consistent with Nsamizi’s relevant project guidelines, principles, values,
quality standards and strategic plan.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate TOF the Nsimizi Environment and Energy Officer job placement
must hold a Bachelor of Science Renewable Energy, Environmental Science,
Natural Resources. agriculture, forestry or a degree in a related field with
commensurate work experience;

·       
At least
three years of experience in related work

·       
Excellent
interpersonal, communication, public speaking, and strategic planning skills
required;

·       
Demonstrated
ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines. tasks efficiently;

·       
Excellent
analytical and organizational skills.

·       
Ability
to think critically and creatively:

·       
He; She
should have a passion for environment conservation and should have good
organizational skills.

·       
Experience
of working with Humanitarian Sector

·       
This
position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve
results in a demanding and fast paced environment.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver an application letter,
curriculum vitae and all academic documents to:

 

The Principal,

Nsamizi Training
Institute for Social Development,

P. 0. Box 149,
Mpigi.

Address: Mpigi
campus

 

Deadline: 3rd March 2021 

 

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