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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Warden Conservation Planning Job at Uganda Wildlife Authority ( UWA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Warden Conservation Planning

Jobs at:
Uganda Wildlife Authority ( UWA )

Deadline of this Job:
23rd April 2019


Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG


Summary
Date Posted: 8th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH
JOB DETAILS:
Uganda Wildlife Authority ( UWA ) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200. The Mission of UWA is: “To conserve, economically develop and sustainably manage the wildlife and protected areas of Uganda in partnership with neighboring communities and other stakeholders for the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community. UWA, an equal opportunity employer wishes to recruit a high caliber, selfmotivated and result oriented Ugandan national to fill the position below.
JOB TITLE : Warden Conservation Planning
DEPARTMENT : CONSERVATION
SCALE : UWA 06
DUTY STATION : UWA HEADQUARTERS
REPORTS TO : MANAGER PLANNING
SUPERVISES : NONE
VACANCIES : 01
CONTRACT DURATION : FOUR (4) YEARS RENEWABLE
AGE LIMIT : NOT MORE THAN 35 YEARS
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To prepare the Organizational plans including Strategic Plans, Protected Area Management Plans, among others and review their implementation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Participate in the preparation of Organizational Strategic Plan and review its implementation.
• Participate in the formulation and revision of management plans for Uganda’s wildlife Protected Areas including the incorporation of environmental considerations.
• Participate in the preparation and revision of guidelines, standards, and manuals for Protected Areas management plans, infrastructure development, site planning, environmental impact assessment and monitoring implementation of management plans.
• Review data and information needs, coordinate the preparation and analysis of such data and information for preparation of management plans.
• Participate in monitoring and tracking the implementation of Protected Areas management plans against set objectives, schedules and budgets.
• Participate in the preparation of site plans and infrastructure development plans for UWA.
• Prepare periodic plans, budgets and reports.
• Perform any other official duties as assigned by Management and or Supervisor from time to time

QUALIFICATIONS
• Should possess an Honors Bachelors Degree in Forestry, Wildlife Management, Project planning and management or a related field from a reputable University or Institution.
• Diploma or Certificate in Natural Resource Management is an added advantage.

EXPERIENCE
• Must have at least three (3) years relevant working experience from a reputable conservation related Organization.
• Knowledge and understanding of Protected Area systems is an added advantage.

COMPETENCES
• Planning, organizing and coordinating various assignments.
• Time management
• Leadership and Team Work
• Accountability
• Communication skills
• Ethics and Integrity..

Job application procedure
Suitable candidates should send their application Form with a detailed Curriculam Vitae bearing contacts of three (3) competent Referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of Academic Documents and relevant Appointment letters to any of the the addresses below:
Either: Email: hr-recruit@ugandawildlife.org or:
The Executive Director
Uganda Widlife Authority
Plot 7 Kira Road, Kamwokya
P.O. Box 3530 Kampala
CLOSING DATE: 23rd/4/2019
The Job Application Form can be accessed from the UWA website. http://www.ugandawildlife.org
NOTE:
• Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A’ level and O’ level certificates.
• Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
• Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please note that any form of lobbing will lead to automatic disqualification.
• All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not more than six months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.

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