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Environment Officer NGO Job Careers - CARE International


Organisation: CARE International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Project Coordinator

About US:
CARE (Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, formerly Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe) is a major international humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development projects. Founded in 1945, CARE is nonsectarian, impartial, and non-governmental. It is one of the largest and oldest humanitarian aid organizations focused on fighting global poverty.

Job Summary:   The Environment Officer, Kyangwali Humanitarian Program will support sustainable utilization of natural resources, shared environment and promote safe access to energy (fuel). The incumbent will build resilience of the target communities’ in disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and ecosystem management. S/he will proactively promote appropriate smart climate (green) technologies and approaches in collaboration with private sector and development actors and determine how best to incorporate these approaches into CARE International in Uganda operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
 Take lead in field Implementation of Project activities (50% of time)
  • Formulate strategies/activities for sound sustainable management of natural resources and ensure that they are effectively implemented on time and within budget.
  • Offer technical support to ensure the integration of sound natural resource management considerations into the District Environment Action Plan and development plans;
  • Spearhead mobilization of households and institutions to participate in planting, growing of trees and construction of energy saving stoves.
  • Work in liaison with the relevant agencies, institutions and individuals to promote environmental management for mitigating environmental damage.
  • Plan to establish and maintain woodlots in the host community and refugee settlement. Promote restoration of the depleted forest cover through tree-planting at household levels.
  • Provide technical assistance to refugees and host communities in energy saving stoves and use to reduce the amount of fuel (firewood) required for cooking e.g rocket Lorena stoves.
  • Promote appropriate technologies and approaches to energy utilization, including fuels, renewable energy, stoves and lighting and powering technologies.
  • Promote awareness-raising on energy issues through community campaigns on the benefits and use of clean energy for cooking and lighting to enhance adoption.
  • Facilitate production of briquettes to conserve environment at household level; both domestic and commercial production in partnership with the private sector.
  • Promote new smart climate (green) technologies and approaches as necessary with possibilities of scaling-up and replication.
  • Promote environment educational programmes and resources to the target audience through leaflets, sign post brochures;
  • Liaise with colleagues, and community groups on the design and delivery of educational programmes;
  • Give talks in schools or to community groups on environmental issues;
  • Teach community groups and interpret the natural environment for them on-site by leading guided walks and answering questions;
  • Organizing events, debates and international environment days and activities to raise awareness of environmental issues;
  • Training stakeholders, such as teachers, scouts in schools and environment management groups in the use of natural resources and sustainable agricultural practices;
  • Develop plans for all activities under natural/energy/environment and ensure that they are effectively implemented within specified budget and time.
  • Coordinate energy and environment interventions with different stakeholders including the local authorities, implementing partners and private sector.
  • Working closely with the implementing partners of CAMP+ project by providing technical support
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) and Reporting for project under implementation (35%)
  • Conduct research studies on energy and environment for refugee’s /host community and establish effective coordination, monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Support the effort in resource mobilization for energy and environment-related activities with emphasis on non- traditional donors.
  • 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.
  • Document and draw from good practices and lessons learned for dissemination in collaboration with Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning guidelines.
  • In collaboration with data management 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.
  • Provide timely, high quality project progress reports both for CARE internal and donor requirements
  • Ensure quality of project outputs through regular supervision and monitoring.
Representation and coordination (10%)
  • Attend relevant meetings (Technical Working Group, coordination meetings etc.)
  • Representing CARE in relations with local authorities, partners, local and international NGOs and other relevant stakeholders
Others: Any other duties (5%)

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Woodlots established and maintained in the host community and refugee settlement
  • Restoration of the depleted forest cover promoted through household levels tree-planting.
  • Technical assistance provided to refugees and host communities in energy saving solutions
  • Research papers and success stories on energy and environment developed and disseminated
  • Coordination, monitoring and evaluation systems on natural resource management established.
  • Environment and Natural resource management good practices and lessons documented


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Environment Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Agro-Forestry or other related fields from recognized University or Institution.
  • At least three years of progressively working in natural resources, environment and energy with International NGOs or local government.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of emerging sustainable and appropriate energy technologies and renewable energy
  • Extensive knowledge of community participatory approaches and disaster risk reduction.
  • Broad knowledge of supporting a comprehensive approach to biodiversity, safe access to energy and/or climate change.
  • Knowledge of the concepts, principles, techniques and practices of energy, environment and/or climate change.
  • Extensive experience of working in natural resources, environmental management, climate change, mitigation and adaptation
  • Previous experience in coordinating of energy and environment-related proj ects in humanitarian and development settings
  • Good team player with excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, internet)
  • Excellent communication, including written and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to make accurate decisions.
  • Excellent analytical and coordinating skills
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English with working knowledge of Kiswahili an added advantage
  • Patient, understanding and of a pleasant character
  • Excellent management skills
  • Able to build and develop capacity of others
  • Show commitment to the organizational values
  • Ability to ride motorcycle, with a valid rider permit


Competencies
  • Planning
  • Proactive problem solving
  • Contributing to team success
  • Managing work
  • Building partnerships
  • Communicating with impact
  • Initiating action
  • Information monitoring
  • Adaptability
  • Stress tolerance
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Diversity
  • Excellence
  • Accountability

How to Apply:
Candidates who are interested in the above jobs should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact and names, telephone contacts and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment email: ugarecruitment@care.org clearly indicating the job title in the email subject.

NB: Please note that when you are successful for the above position, CARE will need verified copies of your academic documents.

Deadline: 14th September 2019

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2 Regional Engineer Job Vacancies - Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC)


Job Title:              Regional Engineer (2 Job Vacancies)
Organization: Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) was established under the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation Act of 2005 to provide for a successor corporate body to Radio Uganda and Uganda Television. It is mandated to provide national radio and television services. It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the Government of Uganda.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) Regional Engineer career opportunity must hold a Degree in Electrical /Telecommunication Engineering, BSC Electronic Engineering or equivalent qualification
·         Three years of experience in the engineering field

How to Apply:
All candidates should complete and sign Application Forms (Pick them from the address below) together with copies of academic certificates should be addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE.

Applications delivered through courier or post office will also be received. Applications must include a cover letter (Application letter or Letter of Interest) and all necessary supporting documents.
All Applicants should clearly indicate the post and the duty station applied for and on the envelope. Applications should be delivered to the Reception at the UBC Administration Block or delivered to the address below:

Managing Director
Uganda Broadcasting Corporation
Broadcast House
Plot 27/29 Nile Avenue
P.0 Box 2038, Kampala

Deadline: 13th September 2019

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Manager - Farm Supply Shop Employment Opportunity - Masaka Co-operative Union


Organisation: Masaka Co-operative Union
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Masaka Co-operative Union was established and registered as a Co-operative Union. The Union is a member based organization of small holder farmers dealing in a variety of agricultural related enterprises.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Manager - Farm Supply Shop job must hold a Degree in Agriculture.
  • At least two years of experience in a related role is desired

How to Apply:
All candidates should submit applications that include CV, copies of academic documents and contact addresses to:

Secretary Manager,
Masaka Co-operative Union Ltd

Email to: mskcoop@vahoo.com or call 0772617572, 0772620755.

Deadline: 18th September, 2019

NB: Those who have already applied should not reapply.

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3 Driver USAID Project Jobs - John Snow, Inc (JSI)


Job Title:     Driver (3 Job Vacancies)
Organization: John Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Transport Coordinator

About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years. The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health research and consulting organization.

About USAID RHITES-N Project:
USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda’s Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier projects. USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population-based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations.

Job Summary:  The Driver is a full-time position and will be based in any of the districts in Lango Sub region (Lira/Apac/Kole/Oyam/Dokolo/ Amolatar/Otuke/Alebtong/Kwania), Uganda. The position will be responsible for ensuring the security of Projects staff and visitors, maintaining a vehicle in a sound condition and providing driving services for the implementation of RHITES-N, Lango project. S/he will report to the Transport Coordinator.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide transportation, using RHITES-N, Lango project vehicles, of goods, staff and other authorized passengers in accordance with RHITES-N, Lango project policies and procedures.
  • Daily operate and maintain the vehicle assigned to him in a manner that ensures the greatest safety possible for the vehicle and its passengers and that maximizes vehicle working life.
  • Submit all receipts/vouchers regarding the expenses incurred during any trip; submit a report on vehicle performance after each field trip
  • Keep accurate and up to date records using the vehicle and fuel log sheets.
  • Inspect and be vigilant at all times for the detection of any faults and/or damage to the assigned vehicle, whether accidental or otherwise, and submit a written report on it as soon as possible to the Transport Coordinator.
  • Ensure that all necessary measures are taken to avoid theft of the vehicle(s). These measures should include among others: proper use of crook locks, locking the doors and windows and avoiding using vehicles in times and places of high risk and also to ensure that vehicles are parked in secure places.
  • Submit to the Transport Coordinator the monthly vehicle utilization report summarizing vehicle/fuel use and vehicle repair/maintenance. This report is accompanied by the fuel and vehicle log sheets for the period of the report.
  • Prepare and submit the Weekly Control Sheet to the Transport Coordinator for review and scheduling of repairs and maintenance as necessary.
  • Ability to deal appropriately with sensitive issues and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times
  • Additional responsibilities of a similar nature may be assigned from time to time in consultation with the job holder
  • The job holder should be flexible and will be required to interface and work with cross functional teams within the organization


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Driver job placement should hold a Valid driving license preferably classes B, CM & DL
  • Training in defensive driving desirable;
  • At least five years of driving experience with an International NGO;
  • Basic knowledge in mechanics and vehicle repair and maintenance;
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours and on public holidays;
  • Experience with driving to remote locations on project field trips and driving off the road in difficult conditions:
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and manage various activities in a team setting with minimal supervision:
  • Strong time management/task prioritization skills:
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Computer Knowledge is a plus.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their updated cover letters and updated CVs to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com addressed to the Human Resource Manager

Deadline: 20th September 2019

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EAC Jobs - Senior Legal Officer - Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA)


Job Title:     Senior Legal Officer
Organisation: Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Ref: CAS/HR/002/2019
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
The Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (EAC-CASSOA) is a self-accounting institution of the East African Community.

Job Summary:  The Senior Legal Officer will be responsible for overall management of the Legal Services and provision of advice to the Agency on all legal matters.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provides timely legal advice and guidance to the Executive Director;
  • Provides statutory advice and guidance on EAC Laws and Rules of Procedure during Board and Technical Committee meetings;
  • Provides legal advice and guidance during negotiations and drafting of Contracts, MoU’s, Loan and Grant Agreements;
  • Liaises with Partner States’ Authorities and Institutions on legal matters concerning the Agency;
  • Liaises with the Counsel to the Community (CTC) on all EAC matters that have a bearing on the Agency;
  • Represents the Agency in courts for all legal matters;
  • Coordinates with Partner States Authorities in charge of civil aviation in formulation of policies, laws and regulations in the area of aviation safety and security;
  • Ensures compliance of the Technical Department in the formulation of Civil Aviation Safety and Security regulations for consideration by the Board;
  • Liaises with Partner States Civil Aviation Authorities to ensure compliance with the Chicago Convention;
  • Provides legal advice to the Agency in relation to matters concerning administration and employment, interpretation of labour laws and reconciliation matters.
  • Provides legal support with regard to the interpretation of the EAC Treaty, the CASSOA Protocol and CASSOA Act.
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) Senior Legal Officer job must hold a Masters’ Degree in Law from a recognised institution;
  • Must possess a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and registered as a Practicing Advocate in any EAC Partner State.
  • Trainings in air law and regulations is an added advantage
  • Trainings in legal drafting is an added advantage
  • Chartered Secretary
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in the field of law as a legal practitioner;
  • Experience working in aviation sector and drafting aviation law/regulations is an added advantage
  • Experience in research and articulation of regional best practices in harmonization of national laws in the area of civil aviation safety and security
  • Experience working within a large aviation-related international organization.
  • Experience in organizing and managing technical groups, symposia, workshops and seminar.
  • Experience in using word, excel and power point
  • Experience with aviation related regional or international organization.
  • Experience in taking Board Meeting Minutes


Competences:
  • Professionalism: Knowledge of EAC laws, regulations, legal practices and procedures. Observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others; exhibits interest in having two-way communication; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Leadership: Serves as a role model that other people want to follow; empowers others to translate vision into results; is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives; establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; drives for change and improvement.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules;

NB: This vacancy is open to citizens of the Republics of Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda and United Republic of Tanzania.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who meet the requirements are advised to send their application letters, duly filled and signed EAC-CASSOA Personal History Form, Download Here, photocopies of academic degrees, professional certificates/licenses and a copy of national identity card, birth certificate or passport showing the date of birth, quoting the job advert reference number of the position applied for. The applications should be sent via email (all soft copies should be in MS Word or PDF) or in hard copies and addressed to:

THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
EAC CASSOA
P O Box 873,
ENTEBBE
UGANDA,

Email: recruitment@cassoa.org

Note: The recruitment of the above job will be subject to the EAC Quota system. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both. Applications which do not indicate nationality and age, the reference number, a signed application letter, duly filled and signed CASSOA personal history forms (Click here to download), do not include copies of academic degrees, other professional certificates and three referees shall be disqualified.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 11th October 2019

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