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Plant Supervisor Job Opportunities - Busoga Forestry Company (BFC) Ltd


Job Title:       Plant Supervisor
Organization: Busoga Forestry Company (BFC) Ltd
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda

About US:
Busoga Forestry Company (BFC) Ltd is a subsidiary of Green Resources AS (GRAS), Africa’s leading Forestation Company and a leader in East African wood processing. GRAS owns 40,000ha of standing forest in Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda, established through its own planting activities. It also operates East Africa’s largest sawmill in Tanzania, transmission pole treatment and charcoal plants in,Tanzania and Uganda. GRAS is also one of the first global companies to receive carbon revenue from its plantation forests

Job Summary: The plant supervisor is responsible for ensuring effective supervision of all Pole preparations and treatment operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       To supervise all pole treatment operations including pole including pole off loading, pole inspection, pole  sizing and stacking.
·       Produce and submit daily and weekly production reports and make appropriate recommendations for improvements in efficiency and productivity/
·       Assist in the Verification of numbers of poles delivered to the plant, numbers of sized poles and size specifications and number of dispatched poles.
·       Assist the Line manager in implementing work schedules, shift supervision as well as meeting of set production targets.
·       Requisition, Verify and ensure proper utilization of raw material inputs for the pole plant including CCA chemical, supervise anti-split plates, etc
·       Maintain a clean working environment with proper management of off cuts and any bark from poles.
·       Help the production section (treatment section) most especially when one of the staff is off duty or as requested.
·       Monitor the quality of the raw materials received and the products that are dispatched taking interest in untreated pole/posts inspection and pole/posts selection before dispatch to customers.
·       Take direct responsibility for the performance management and discipline of direct reports and first-line staff.
·       Promote Health and Safety at the Plant by emphasizing safe handling and usage of all company equipment at the plant. Ensuring that all workers wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the appropriate tasks.
·       To ensure that all plant machinery such as bell loggers, generator, trucks, etc are in good working condition and be keep updated maintenance records.
·       Perform any other duties that may be assigned to by Management



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Wood Science, Bachelor of Conservation Forestry and Products Technology.
·       At least 3-5 Years’ relevant experience
·       Relevant Knowledge of CCA treatment plant operations
·       Knowledge of wood treatment & Management processes
·        Good direct-line supervisory skills

·       Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills

How to Apply:
All interested candidates please email the documents below in a single PDF file to the Human Resources Department at hruganda@greenresources.no indicating the position applied for in the subject: E.g. HRBFC001
·       An application For HRAF1 can be downloaded from www.busoga-forestry.com
·       Cover letter
·       A detailed Curriculum vitae (CV)

Deadline: 3rd April 2020

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Community Relations Officer Job Opportunities - Busoga Forestry Company (BFC) Ltd


Job Title:       Community Relations Officer
Organization: Busoga Forestry Company (BFC) Ltd
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda

About US:
Busoga Forestry Company (BFC) Ltd is a subsidiary of Green Resources AS (GRAS), Africa’s leading Forestation Company and a leader in East African wood processing. GRAS owns 40,000ha of standing forest in Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda, established through its own planting activities. It also operates East Africa’s largest sawmill in Tanzania, transmission pole treatment and charcoal plants in,Tanzania and Uganda. GRAS is also one of the first global companies to receive carbon revenue from its plantation forests

Job Summary: The Community Relations Officer will build and maintain relationships with host communities in order to establish a meaningful local presence for BFC.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Conduct regular engagements with host communities and other relevant stakeholders in areas of BFC operations.
·       Ensure that BFC activities, mandate, projects and impact to the communities are understood by the communities, key stakeholders and relevant entities in the areas of BFC operations.
·       Assist and support in the induction and holding of regular meetings with BFC Staff, and contractors, to ensure that they perform their activities in harmony with the community
·       Develop and maintain contact with community leaders and other stakeholders in BFC areas of operations.
·       Assist line manager in the implementation of ESG programs, workplans and participate in routine company audits.
·       Identify and promptly report any community issues and or grievances that may arise,
·       Keep a diary of all meetings and provide regular reports on the same.
·       Advise on societal related grievances to ensure that they are handled promptly and professionally in order to maintain good relationship with host communities and other relevant stakeholders.
·       Participate in regular field inspections and monitoring of operations.
·       Support land acquisition and compensation related activities.
·       Participate in development of appropriate Information, Education and Communication materials for sensitization of communities and other relevant stakeholders
·       Mobilize host communities to participate in relevant BFC activities and social programs.
·       Establish awareness amongst the communities about the role and work of BFC
·       Perform any other duties that may be assigned to by Management


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Degree in Community Forestry & Extension or any relevant field
·       At least 3-5 years of relevant experience in Community work preferably in rural areas
·       Experience in developing and Managing community programs
·       Ability to communicate and build relationships with individuals and groups
·       Good presentation and negotiation skills
·       Ability to communicate in both English and the native languages
·       Proven ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
·       Familiarity with environmental and socio-economic issues related to forestry.
·       Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills especially Persuasive Oral Communication

How to Apply:
All interested candidates please email the documents below in a single PDF file to the Human Resources Department at hruganda@greenresources.no indicating the position applied for in the subject: E.g. HRBFC001
·       An application For HRAF1 can be downloaded from www.busoga-forestry.com
·       Cover letter
·       A detailed Curriculum vitae (CV)

Deadline: 3rd April 2020

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Political Economy Analyst Job Careers - Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)


Job Title:           Political Economy Analyst
Organization:  Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:       Head of Facility
                                                  
About US:
The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) is a multi-donor funding mechanism aimed at strengthening governance, promoting and protecting human rights, enhancing access to justice, and improving accountability in Uganda by working with state and non-state institutions at national, regional and district levels throughout the country. It is funded by Austria, Denmark, European Union, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden.

Job Purpose: Realizing that the working environment of the DGF and its partners changes continuously, the DGF has opted for an ongoing political economy analysis (PEA) to inform learning processes and strategic programme adaptations at FMU, Steering Committee and DGF Board levels. Although first steps have been taken in implementing PEA and adaptive programming at the DGF, there is an established need to strengthen the implementation of both, by creating a new position fully focussed on driving political economy analysis as a basis for more systematic and evidence-based adaptive programming. The main responsibility of the political economy analyst is to look across the full breadth of the DGF's work to ensure that regular analysis on key issues is being produced which will inform adaptations in programming under the three spheres and DGF dialogue with the government.

Job Summary:  Reporting to the Head of Facility, the Political Economy Analyst will work closely with the sphere teams, the monitoring and evaluation specialists and the communication unit to collect and analyse information from DGF partners, media and other stakeholders related to democratic governance in Uganda at different administrative levels and in different sectors. The incumbent will offer thorough analyses of the key governance issues of interest to DGF, with a particular focus on thematic and geographic areas where DGF is currently supporting partners to inform current and potential new programming, making programming more realistic and effective.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Conduct on-going analysis of information related to the root causes of weak democratic governance in Uganda as obtained from DGF implementing partners and other relevant data sources, resulting in recommendations for consideration in programme review and organizational development.
·        Providing the FMU, SC and Board with a regular flow of analyses on key topics related to the DGF's mandate, focusing not only at the national level but at all administrative levels.
·        Build and maintaining functional working relationships with key economic and political actors in state, non-state partners and multi-national organizations


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a graduate degree in a relevant subject e.g. Political Science, Political Economy, Public Administration, Public Policy, International Policy, Law, Social Science, Development Studies or related areas.
·        At least 5 years of experience in democracy and governance programming.
·        Five years of expertise in collecting, analysing, and documenting PEA data and information in different sectors and at different administrative levels.

How to Apply:
Please email your Application letter, Curriculum Vitae including names, email addresses, and telephone contact details of three (3) work related referees to;
applications@dgf.ug Please clearly indicate the Job title in the email subject line.
Do not attach academic documents.
Address your applications to;

The Head of Facility,
Democratic Governance Facility,
P. O. Box 8772, Kampala - Uganda.

Deadline: Thursday, 26th March 2020

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UN Jobs - National Animal Production/Nutrition Specialist - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)


Organisation: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: FAO Representative

About US:
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has a global mandate to improve nutrition, increase agricultural productivity, raise the standard of living in rural populations and contribute to global economic’ growth. Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO’s efforts - to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives.

Job Summary:  The National Animal Production/Nutrition Specialist will support the ECTAD country team, technical and management leadership and advisory services on National Animal Production issues.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Provide technical backstopping to the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industries and Fisheries (MAAIF) in the implementation and institutionalization of feed inventory and balance, Predictive Livestock Early Warning System PLEWS, Pictorial Evaluation Tools PET and Feed Security Assessment.
·        Initiate and coordinate the selection of the implementation partner and management of the contract.
·        Facilitate in collaboration with national focal points the identification of trainees from the districts to carryout data collection, analysis and reporting for the livestock tools.
·        Co-ordinate in collaboration with the focal point from the Ministry all the skill development and training of districts staff on the livestock tools.
·        Provide technical support to the field data collection, reviews, analysis and reporting for the entire feed inventory and balance process.
·        Support in the ground verification process of data collected and assist in the preparation of technical validation workshops.
·        Facilitate and provide FAO technical support in national livestock feed security assessment.
·        Review and clear technical reports submitted by implementing partner and technical experts.
·        Provide technical support in the establishment of sentinel sites for PLEWS
·        Coordinate contribution from Uganda on review of article and publications of animal feed inventory and balance.
·        Facilitate and co-ordinate the development of relevant documentation and dissemination of the information and results generated to all stakeholders in Uganda.
·        Perform other related duties as required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        The ideal candidate for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) National Animal Production/Nutrition Specialist job opportunity should hold  a University degree in Veterinary Medicine/Animal Science with  additional training in one of the following fields: Animal Nutrition / Production, Grassland/rangeland Science
·        Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in implementation of livestock development projects covering animal feed issues and livestock value chains
·        Working knowledge of English
·        National of Uganda

FAO Core Competencies
·        Results Focus
·        Teamwork
·        Communication
·        Building Effective Relationships
·        Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Skills
·        Good interpersonal, communications and facilitation skills.
·        Sound knowledge and experience in writing reports.
·        Strong computer, word processing and statistical skills.
·        Good knowledge of the UN system, procedures and operational activities would be an advantage.
·        Livestock development policy formulation and strategic planning. Understanding of Livestock value chains.
·        Proven experience in successful management of livestock data in various production systems
·        Proven evidence of writing technical reports and publication of animal nutrition / production in refereed journals
·        Excellent networking with animal productions institutions and professional associations at national and regional level
·        Proven knowledge of Uganda national livestock sector bills, plans, strategies and policies
·        Excellent livestock production work experience and knowledge of districts and regions in the country

 NB:  FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan nationals should submit their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 23rd March 2020

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Fresher Renewable Energy Officer Non-profit Jobs - World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)


Job Title:        Renewable Energy Officer
Organization: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Renewable Energy Manager

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 Renewable Energy Officer will implement clean and renewable energy projects hosted/ supported by the Energy, Climate and Extractives Programme at WWF Uganda Country Office (WWF-UCO) through developing and promoting access to cost effective and environmentally friendly energy solutions for domestic, institutional, and productive energy needs of the country.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Plans and implements renewable energy and climate change interventions supported by the programme within the albertine Graben and at national level;
·        Supervises implementing partners to ensure quality outputs and conservation impacts;
·        Organizes and coordinates partners to implement renewable energy projects supported by the Programme;
·        Supports district local government, local CSOs and cultural and religious institutions to actively engage in implementation of the interventions towards increasing access to low-carbon energy alternatives;
·        Prepares training courses and workshops for a variety of partners and stakeholders within the albertine Graben and at national level;
·        Monitors progress of implementation of renewable energy projects for greater conservation impacts.
·        Develops policy recommendations, fact sheets, briefs, press articles, and other media tools to promote renewable energy in Uganda;
·        assists in organization and implementation of awareness meetings, sensitization workshops, research studies, missions and other related events;
·        Prepares detailed and timely technical progress reports on the project, according to WWF standards;
·        Supports the Renewable Energy Manager and the Energy, Climate and Extractives Programme Coordinator in preparing proposals, reports and other documentation as required by WWF-UCO and partners;
·        Provides technical support during Programme planning and implementation processes.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor's Degree in Renewable Energy, Engineering, or Environmental Science.
·        Two years of experience implementing renewable energy (including biomass cook-stoves, solar PV, small hydropower, biogas, etc.) and climate change projects is a must.
·        Experience working with local or international organizations and successfully working closely with local communities and central government agencies on complex issues is a must.
·        Experience in environmental and natural resource management is an added advantage;
·        Experience in implementing community mobilization, broad-based awareness raising, advocacy, lobbying and capacity building (e.g. training, workshop facilitation and capacity building) is preferable;
·        a proven ability to work independently as well as in teams is desired;
·        Strong interpersonal and networking skills are desirable;
·        Experience in non-renewable energy (e.g. oil and gas) development issues is an added advantage;
·        Experience in managing donor funded conservation or natural resource management projects is an added advantage;
·        Working knowledge of Swahili will be an added advantage;
·        Computer literacy, familiarity with GIS applications
·        Knowledge and ability and /or experience in development of fundable project proposals desirable

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their 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: recruitment@wwfuganda.org.

Please quote the position title in the email subject line and remember to fill the Google form, Click Here.

Deadline: 27th March 2020

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