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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Officer Job at CARITAS Moroto Diocese - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Officer

Jobs at:
CARITAS Moroto Diocese

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, 7th May 2018

Duty Station:

Position title: IWRM Officer
Reports to: Resilience program manager
Duty Station: Nakapiripirit and Napak
Job Purpose: Support the water and resource management needs per relevant project activities.
Responsibilities and Tasks:
  • Work closely with NRM/DRR and Conflict Officers as well as the Livelihoods Team to coordinate the development and management of water and related resources
  • Integrate IWRM activities into other Nuyok program components.
  • Promote environmental protection, foster economic growth and sustainable agricultural development in Nuyok operational areas.
  • Promote a cross-sectoral policy approach with project participants in the implementation of the IWRM strategies; l
  • Provide expertise in the MRM field throughout implementation.. -Together with the project/team, design training manuals and conduct community-based trainings as per the project design. A .
  • Develop work plans and reports as per reporting schedule.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress of Nutrition program activities. ,
  • Keenly analyze project implementation strategies to identify constraints to program success and provide timely recommendations.
  • Bachelor's in Environmental Sciences, Agro-forestry or any other in Natural Resources Management related course with 2 years of experience in natural resource management programming.
  • Diploma in Water Management, Diploma in Civil and building Engineering, or other related fields and 3 years of experience in the area of natural resource management or WASH. -Knowledge on Climate Change and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) is an asset
  • Extensive experience working in natural resources, environmental management, climate change, mitigation and adaptation programming
  • Very good Knowledge of concepts, principles and practices of environment, climate change, water harvesting and/or disaster preparedness.
  • Good knowledge of legal and traditional Natural Resource Management (NRM) laws.
  • Broad knowledge on emerging sustainable and appropriate climate smart technologies.
  • Knowledge of community participatory approaches and community resilience/empowerment.
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with minimal or no supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Keen attention to detail, follow procedures and meet deadlines and team player
  • Excellent computer skills and very good analytical, information management skills
  • Willingness to work in any of the Nuyok programme duty stations_
  • Proven skills in riding a motorcycle and possession of a valid riding license
  •  Knowledge of local language Nga'Karimojong 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.