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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

12 Environment and Social Safeguards Officer Job at Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industry And Fisheries - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
12 Environment and Social Safeguards Officer 

Jobs at:
Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industry And Fisheries 

Deadline of this Job:
3rd December 2018. 

Duty Station:
Abim, Amudat, Amuria, Bukedea, Kaabong, Katakwi, Kotido, Kumi, Kween, Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripirit, Uganda 

Date Posted: 12th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Regional Pastoral Livelihood Resilience Project (RPLRP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contracts for Construction of Livestock Watering Infrastructure & Construction of Livestock Marketing and Production infrastructure in Abim, Amudat, Amuria, Bukedea, Kaabong, Katakwi, Kotido, Kumi, Kween, Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripirit.
The Permanent Secretary (MAAIF) wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill vacant positions under the RPLRP Project on one year contract terms.
Job Title : Environment and Social Safeguards Officer(12)
Salary : Attractive
Reports to : Project Manager.
Duty Station : Any of the above mentioned Districts
Job Summary: To support the implementation of social and environmental safeguards of the RPLRP at District levels.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  •  Check compliance with environmental, social, gender and labor legislation as provided in the project briefs and Certificate, and, World Bank safeguards policies;
  •  Monitor implementation of environmental and social mitigation measures of projects in the regions;
  •  Assist local governments to build capacity for environment and social risk management;
  •  Liaise with the District Project Coordinator, District Environment Officer, District Community Development Officer or Focal Point on Grievances and Complaints Handling to respond to all Environment and Social management matters/concerns raised by the public within the District;
  •  Serve as stakeholder’s liaison between the project affected parties and MAAIF (RPLRP) and build a strong constructive and responsive relationship for the successful implementation a of socially and environmentally acceptable project interventions; and,
  •  Perform any other relevant duties as may be instructed by the Supervisor.
Persons Specification
Academic Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in Environmental and/or Natural Resource Management, Natural or Physical Science, Environmental Engineering, Social Sciences or Developmental Studies from a recognized institution.
At least two (2) years of work experience in both social and environmental issues regarding development projects involving communities.
Skills and Competences
  •  Analytical skills
  •  Reporting skills
  •  Communication skills
  •  Good morals and high level of integrity; and
  •  High levels of confidentiality.
Job application procedure
Applicants should fill Public Service Commission (PSC) Form 3 (2008) in triplicate and attach certified copies of academic certificates, appointment letters as evidence of working experience and two referees, one of whom must be a current or previous employer and most recent passport photographs.
Applications should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, P. o. Box 102, Entebbe, and delivered to the Open Registry, not later than 3rd December 2018.