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


Job Title:    Environment and Energy

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:  

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

quality of project outputs through regular supervision and monitoring.

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

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.

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

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

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

capacity building training to staff under the environment and energy sector

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:

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

interpersonal, communication, public speaking, and strategic planning skills

ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines. tasks efficiently;

analytical and organizational skills.

to think critically and creatively:

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

of working with Humanitarian Sector

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,

Address: Mpigi


Deadline: 3rd March 2021 


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