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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

3 Capacity Development Officers Job at Ministry of Water and Environment - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 Capacity Development Officers 

Jobs at:
Ministry of Water and Environment 

Deadline of this Job:
21st September 2018 

Duty Station:
Lira, Mbale & Kabale /Mbarara 

Summary
Date Posted: 10th September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 

 

JOB DETAILS:
Ministry of Water and Environment with the support from Adaptation Fund is executing a project on Enhancing Resilience of Communities to Climate Change through Catchment Based Integrated Management of Water and Related Resources in Uganda (EURECCCA).
The project started in May 2017 and will be completed by April 2021. It is implemented in 3 catchments of Aswa in Upper Nile Water Management Zone (WMZ), Awoja in Kyoga Water Management Zone and Maziba in Victoria Water Management Zone.

The Ministry of Water and Environment as an execution Entity therefore wishes to recruit qualified persons to provide technical support to the project as specified below.

Job Title: 3 Capacity Development Officers
Reports to: Team Leader, Water Management Zone
Duty Station: Lira, Mbale & Kabale /Mbarara
Terms of Appointment: One (1) year Contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Coordinate the preparation and implementation of various training events in the catchment and ensure harmonization to avoid conflicts.
  • Coordinate the training activities under the demonstration site and ensure that the various trainings in there are well coordinated and implemented.
  • Supervise consultants and contractors implementing various project activities and ensure that capacity development aspects are given adequate consideration.
  • Advise and make appropriate recommendations to the project management team on identified project capacity building needs and strategies and operational problems through reports, review meetings and site visits
  • Monitor the progress of project capacity building activities to ensure adherence to set standards and specifications and agreed implementation time schedules
  • In liaison with the sector capacity Development office, prepare and carry out awareness and training to project stakeholders on issues related to catchment based water resources management.
  • In liaison with the Social Development Officer and other officers, organise training and awareness raising events for communities ensuring their involvement in and ownership of catchment based integrated water resources management interventions in the project area.
  • Ensure the integration of training activities during the project implementation and management.
  • Collaborate with local governments, NGOs and other actors to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in planning, development and management of training and awareness raising activities during the project implementation.
  • Participate in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual project work plans and progress reports.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisors.
Qualification and Experience:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies or its equivalent from a recognised University
  • A post graduate degree in capacity development or any related field is an added advantage.
  • Should have at least (6) years’ general experience in capacity development, awareness raising, engagement and training of various stakeholders.
  • Experience in conducting training of trainers will be an added advantage
  • Minimum knowledge in environmental and social safeguards management and Gender issues
  • Should have excellent technical skills in communication and stakeholders engagement
  • Knowledge of at least one local language spoken in the project area is a must
Job application procedure
All applications must be accompanied with recent (3) passport size photographs and CVs detailing work experience, present position, current remuneration, professional and educational qualifications. Applicants must also include contact details (telephone and email) of three (3) referees.
Application should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water and Environment, Old Port bell Road, Luzira P. O. Box, 20026, Kampala and should be delivered to the Ministry Registry not later than Friday 21st September, 2018 Female candidates are encouraged to apply.