Fresher Shelter and Infrastructure Assistant – Forestry/Environment NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

 

Job Title:    Shelter and Infrastructure
Assistant- Forestry/Environment

Organization:  Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Team Leader-Shelter and Infrastructure

 

About US:

The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the
world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons
(IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of
forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC
works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct
for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

 

Job Summary:  The Shelter and Infrastructure Assistant-
Forestry/Environment will be in charge of overseeing the quality, timely
implementation of Forest and environmental conservation activities in
compliance with DRC standards and budgets.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Collaboration
with relevant external technical experts on issues related to forest and
environmental protection and conservation in Kitgum operation area and in
(Refugees and host communities);

·       
Actively
participate in the designing and supervising of the forest operation and
management in of all food forest/woodlots in collaboration with the Kitgum District
Local Government KDLG Natural Resource Officer;

·       
Represent
DRC with local authorities and other stakeholders in the District jurisdiction;

·       
Coordinate
all Forestry related activities in the District of jurisdiction in
collaboration with other actors in the sector;

·       
Promote
integration of environment protection and conservation in programming of all
sectors DRC is intervening

·       
Spearhead
Forestry education in the designated areas of DRC operations with emphasis on
Resilience designs on promoting forest protection, development and climate
change adaptation;

·       
Spearhead
the development and review community environment action plants in
collaborations with relevant stakeholders;

·       
Support
the establishment and or functionality of local environment structures in collaboration
with the district environment officer;

·       
Organize
technical trainings for beneficiaries in relevant themes within host
communities;

·       
Plan the
establishment and develop strategic plans to sustain them;

·       
Supporting
the development of ecotourism;

·       
Sensitizing
communities about the benefits of sustainable exploitation of forest resources;

·       
Spearhead
mobilization of households and institutions to participate in the raising of
tree seedlings, planting and management;

·       
Participate
in the development and implementation of the project’s M&E tools, project
plans/budget and funding proposals;

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Shelter and
Infrastructure Assistant- Forestry/Environment job placement must hold
a University degree or Diploma in Forestry, Environmental science and
Management from recognized University.

·       
At least
two years of experience in implementing environmental conservation related
activities in Humanitarian and Development Context

·       
Two
years’ experience managing forest based resources and vibrant knowledge in
raising tree seedlings and woodlots establishment.

·       
Experience
of working with UN or Non
Governmental
organizations.

·       
Good
communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness.

·       
Understanding
of CFW/VFW approaches, gender, protection and human rights.

·       
Exceptional
knowledge is Result based Management in line with Agro Forestry.

·       
Outstanding
knowledge in Risk based management of Humanitarian and Development projects.

·       
Computer
skills.

·       
Good
organizational and people management skills.

·       
Has
ability to reside and work in the attached field locations within Adjumani Zone
B area of operation.

·       
Has
strong ability to operate light automobile machine and hold a valid driving
license class “A”.

·       
Strong
knowledge in Cash for Work/Voucher for work intervention in line with Forest
and natural resource management.

·       
Thematic
trainings relevant to the position for instance; nursery bed establishment,
woodlots establishment, water and soil conservation, sustainable environmental
conservation and protection, Natural Resource management and among others

·       
Languages:
English- fluent and any one of
the local languages spoken in the host community and settlements. Knowledge of
local language spoken in Uganda.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their online applications at the link below.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 22nd February 2021

 

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