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Thursday, April 26, 2018

2 Disaster Risk Reduction / Naturals Resource Management Officers Job at CARITAS Moroto Diocese - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Disaster Risk Reduction / Naturals Resource Management

Jobs at:
CARITAS Moroto Diocese

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, 7th May 2018

Duty Station:

Position title: DRR/NRM Officer
Reports to: Resilience program manager
Duty Station:Iriirl Field Officer (1) and Nakapiripirit Field Officer (1)
Job Purpose: Responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive Natural Resource Management and Resilience Strategy across activities.
Responsibilities and Tasks:
  • Work closely with Integrated Water Resource Management(IWRM) and Conflict Qflicers, and Livelihoods Team :5 to coordinate the development and management of natural resources
  • Actively participate in designing, planning and implementing the Natural Resource Management (NRM) and community based disaster risk reduction activities to enhance resilience in the operational areas. -Work closely with IWRM Officer to support the integration of NRM activities within other Nuyok project components
  • Organizing community asset and needs assessments.
  •  Work closely with the Resilience Manager to design and adopt appropriate training materials and tools
  • Strengthen the capacity of program staff, especially community facilitators, on NRM and disaster management skills.
  • Work closely with the Foundational Purpose Team in the development of Village Development and community disaster preparedness Plans
  • Work closely with local government officials to facilitate leveraging of government action for implementing risk informed development actions.
  • Compile data provided at the community level as per project requirements.
  • Develop work plans and reports as per reporting schedules.
  • Keenly analyze project implementation strategies to identify constraints to program success and provide timely recommendations.
  • Bachelor in Agriculture, Agro-Forestry, Development Studies, Disaster management, Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Natural Resources, Rural Development, or any other related technical field.
  • 2 years of experiences in the area of natural resource management and community resilience or both will be required.
  •  Knowledge on Climate Change and mechanisms for Climate Change Adaptation (CCA)
  • Very good Knowledge of concepts, principles and practices of environment, climate change and/or disaster preparedness
  • Good knowledge (of legal and traditional Natural Resource Management (NRM) legislations/regulations. 1 ‘ A 1
  • Broad knowledge of emerging sustainable and appropriate climate smart technologies.
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills >
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and withstand work pressure. g
  • Sensitivity and diplomacy in working with government officials and socially disadvantaged communities.
  • Keen attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and meet deadlines and good team player
  • Excellent computer skills and very good analytical, information management skills.
  • Proven motorcycle riding skills and possession of a valid riding license.
  • Knowledge of Nga‘Karimoiong is an added advantage.
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.
Job application procedure
Qualified candidates should address and send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic and work based certificates to:
The Chairperson,
Caritas Moroto Diocese Commission,
Moroto Diocese,
P.O. Box 46, Moroto - Uganda.
And submit to the Caritas Moroto Diocese Head Office in Moroto or the nearby Catholic parish within Moroto Diocese.
Please send your application letter, CV, copies of relevant academic and work based certificates as well as contact details of three (3) FORMER direct supervisors as references before close of business on Monday, 7th May 2018.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • CANVASSING for support will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.