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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

A2 Climate Change And Natural Resource Adviser Job at Department for International Development Dfid Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
A2 Climate Change And Natural Resource Adviser 

Jobs at:
Department for International Development Dfid Uganda 

Deadline of this Job:
3rd November 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 18th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

POSITION : A2 Climate Change And Natural Resource Adviser
SALARY : UGX 180,946,984 – 258,832,564 PER ANNUM
Summary of the role
We are looking for an experienced individual to lead our work on climate change, natural resource management and environment. The role will involve providing technical and management support to a range of programmes, and engagement and policy influencing with key players in the sector. The role will promote UK’s position and interest in ensuring a sustainable and prosperous Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
We are looking for a motivated individual to;
  •  Take forward the UK Government’s policy engagement on Climate and Natural Resource in Uganda, in relation to the UK overseas development assistance and contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals.
  •  Provide technical, advisory and management support on climate, resilience, natural resource management and green growth within development programmes in renewable energy, commercial agriculture, urban planning, infrastructure, livelihoods and humanitarian sectors.
  •  Ensure that DFID Uganda programmes give appropriate consideration to climate and environment risks and opportunities in their design and implementation. Qualifications and Experience Essential:
  • A bachelor’s degree in climate change, environment or natural resource management or a related field.
  •  Minimum 5 years’ experience working in climate change, environmental or natural resource management roles.
  •  Demonstrated understanding of climate change economy and natural resource management policy, including resilience, adaptation, mitigation, low carbon development and environmental stewardship. Desirable:
  •  A masters’ degree (or equivalent experience) in climate change, environment or natural resource management or a related field.
  •  Understanding of the working of Government in relevant sectors and/or of development partners projects, policies and strategies.
  •  Relevant experience in the private sector and research or academic experience.
Core UK civil service competencies:
Candidates should be able to clearly demonstrate in their application examples of the following Civil Service Behaviours:

  •  Seeing the big picture
  •  Working together  Communicating and Influencing
  •  Changing and improving Level 4 should be used when completing the application form. Technical Competencies
  •  (please refer to detailed job description)
Details of the above UK Civil service competencies are available by clicking this link. For more information on the details of the position or to download the application form, please follow the link below:
Job application procedure
 The candidate must complete the application form and send it to the AfricaHRHubRecruit@DFID.GOV.UK  with a copy of their most recent CV.
 Please quote the following reference number when applying “UGA/0818”. Failure to do so may result in your application not being viewed.

 Closing date of applications is midnight on 03 December 2018. Applications shown as being received after this time will not be accepted.
 Feedback will only be given to candidates who reached the interview stage.
Failure to follow the outlined procedure may result in the application not being considered

 While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
 Applicants must be legally authorised to live and work in Uganda.
DFID is committed to equal opportunities in its staffing policy and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation or disability. Selection will be on merit. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply