2 Project Officers Job at NatureUganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Project Officers

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:


Deadline of this Job:
05 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 24, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

About Us

NatureUganda is the BirdLife partner in Uganda and the operational organization of the East Africa Natural History Society. Having been established in 1909, it is the oldest conservation NGO in East Africa. It was set up as a scientific organization with the aim of documenting the diversity of wildlife in East Africa and its mission is to promote the understanding, appreciation and conservation of nature" in Uganda. In pursuing this mission, it strives to enhance knowledge of Uganda's plants, animals and habitats, create nature friendly public, advocate for policies favourable to the environment, take action to conserve priority species, sites and habitats.
Nature Uganda is an equal opportunity employer and seeking to recruit highly qualified, self-motivated and result oriented candidates for the following three (3) positions as detailed below,

Job title: 2 Project Officers (2 Posts)
Reporting to: Project Coordinators
Duration of appointment: 3 years
Location: Project locations with frequent movements to Kampala and to other programme sites across the country

Overall purpose of the Job
To support the overall Project implementation process and take leadership in ensuring its effective implementation at field level. He or she will be responsible for ensuring close linkage and working relationship with the National partners, District Local Governments in the project areas as well as other partner NGOs and organizations in the respective landscape
Key tasks of the position
• Be responsible for initiating strategic community programmes that are in line with NatureUganda areas of work and project requirements.
• Organize, guide and direct day to day project activities in accordance with the approved project documents and work plans
• Prepare reports and budgets for implementation of activities and ensure proper implementation of approved activities.
• Support the Project Coordinators in managing technical, financial, including maintenance of detailed and accurate accounts in delegated roles.
• Prepare and submit routine and timely technical reports and financial reports regarding project progress.
• Promote partnerships especially district local governments in project areas and other key partners involved in the project to ensure that they deliver on their tasks.
• Represent the project and/or Nature Uganda as necessary and at appropriate formal meetings/functions/occasions on matters related to the project.
• Ensure that all project activities undertaken are contributing towards the approved objectives of the project and are in accordance with the programmatic framework of the project document
• Coordinate the integration of project activities into the project and work plans of partner organizations particularly local government with a view of securing Synergies, improving their capacity and ensuring sustainability of the project interventions.

Required Qualifications and skills:
• Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Natural sciences, Environment Management conservation biology, or related Natural Sciences and related disciplines. An MSc or other relevant Post graduate qualification will be an added advantage
• Experience in Community Development and Social works
• Working knowledge of strategic planning processes, proposal development, project reporting and donor relations.
• At least 5 years relevant working experience in areas such as natural resources management, Landscape management, forests, wetlands and woodland restoration, climate change adaptation strategies, water catchment management and agroforestry.
• Experience in development of participatory management plans
• Excellent coordination and organizational skills.
• Experience in development of participatory management plans
• Excellent coordination and organizational skills.
• Fluency in oral and written English and good facilitator of meetings
• Experience in managing donor funded projects is essential Fluency in oral and written English and good facilitator of meetings.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job application procedure
Qualified candidates should send their online applications including a motivation letter, detailed CV, academic documents, contacts of two professional referees to:
The Executive Director
NatureUganda, P.O.Box 27034 Kampala
Email: info@natureuganda.org 
Applications should be completed and submitted ON-LINE not later than 5th September 2021.. Applicants are advised to: a) Apply ON-LINE b) Scan and submit relevant documents (Academic Transcripts and Professional Documents, other supporting documents) and sent on-line. c) Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents format (PDF) is allowed. d) Ensure the email subject contains your name and job applied e) Where possible obtain recommendation from a person in a relevant field.
Applicants who will not have received feedback 10 days after the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. More details of the jobs can be found on NatureUganda Web site page, www.natureuganda.org

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Job Info
Job Category: Administrative jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 05 September 2021
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 24-08-2021
No of Jobs: 2
Start Publishing: 24-08-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-08-2065
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