Water Governance Manager NGO Jobs – World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Job Title:   Water Governance Manager

Organisation: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of the largest independent conservation organizations in the world. We are an international NGO committed to environmental protection active in almost 100 countries. WWF has a growing conservation Programme in the Republic of Uganda. WWF Uganda Country Office (WWF UCO) works with central and local government agencies, private sector, civil society organizations (CSOs) and the local communities to implement its various conservation programmes on Energy and Climate, Forestry and Wildlife, and Freshwater in Uganda.


Job Summary:   The Water Governance Manager will support the Freshwater Program by leading planning, management, coordination, supervision, and monitoring of water governance related activities to ensure efficient and timely delivery of program goals, objectives, and targets.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelors Degree in Natural Resources Management, Environment Management, Civil Engineering. Resources Management, Hydrology, Agricultural and/or Irrigation Engineering.
  • A Masters’ Degree in any of the above fields is an added advantage.
  • At least seven years of professional experience in water resources and water catchment management and restoration work.
  • Specific experience in Integrated/catchment-based water resources management in Uganda is desirable.
  • Experience working with civil society organizations and the private sector is an added advantage. Additional specialized trainings in wetlands management and aquaculture, Water Governance, Riparian Management etc. is an added advantage.
  • Professional training in Project Planning and Management is an asset.
  • At least five years’ experience managing complex projects and budgets, preferably in an NGO with a strong focus on multi-donor projects.
  • Good general knowledge and understanding of the Uganda water sector and existing water governance framework is desirable.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested Candidates should submit their application, C.V and contact details of three (3) referees plus copies of academic qualifications (sent as one PDF document) indicating “the job title” in the subject line to: recruitment@wwfuganda.org


Deadline: 17th April 2024


NB: Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.


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Date Posted 2024-04-05
Valid Through 2024-04-17
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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