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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Environment and energy project manager Job at DanChurchAid - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Environment and Energy Project Manager [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Non-profit and NGO , Category: Agriculture ]

Jobs at: DanChurchAid

Deadline of this Job:
17th October 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, October 07, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
DanChurchAid is an international NGO which has supported development and humanitarian programming in Uganda for almost 40 years. DCA works in partnership with local partner', il', well as undertakes direct implementation. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance. Our key thematic focus and competencies in Uganda lies within livelihoods and food security, humanitarian response and civil society development. A gender-inclusive rights-based approach is mainstreamed throughout all DCA projects as well as within the organization. 10 further information on DCA, please visit:
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Position Responsibilities and Duties:
• Lead assessments to identify gaps and opportunities to strengthen and expand Environment interventions in Yumbe including analyzing the functional chain that links the consumption of charcoal as cooking energy to deforestation and identify ways of mitigating these practices.
• Responsible for designing appropriate interventions appropriate to local community context to improve charcoal production such as deployment of improved production technologies; switch to alternative sources of biomass, etc.; including reforestation programs.
• Responsible for research and design of current stove designs/models to suit user demands in terms of fuel type, access and cooking practices in both refugee camps and hosting communities.
• Provide capacity building training to staff and stove producers/entrepreneurs on improved charcoal production technology including construction/development of carbonization units, production of training Manual and User Manuals.
• Identify, develop and upscale business opportunities along the Fuel-efficient cook stoves value chain.
• Develop and lead community sensitization and awareness campaign programs in inherent benefits in suing energy saving cook stoves technologies.
• Take lead in the development of Environment and Energy indicators and relevant monitoring and evaluation instruments and provide real time technical support to project staff through direct regular field visits.
• Ensures that RI provides quality services that meet Sphere and other international standards.
• Guide the team to ensure that program implementation is responsive to communities and consistent with DCA's relevant program guidelines, principles, values, quality standards and strategic plan.
• Integrate community approaches, gender sensitivity and capacity building into all activities as appropriate.

Qualifications & requirements:
This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
• Bachelor of Science Renewable Energy, Electrical Engineering or Bachelor of Environmental Science and Natural Resources or a degree in a related field.
• Minimum of 7 years of professional experience preferably in management position implementing Environment and Energy programs in an IDP/refugee setting or with an INGO;
• Excellent strategic planning skills required;
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, tasks efficiently;
• Excellent time management skills and resourcefulness with strong attention to detail;
• Excellent analytical and organizational skills. Ability to think critically and creatively;
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for colleagues.
• Must be capable of working both individually and as part of a team;
• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment. Must be flexible, willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours.

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor of Science Renewable Energy

Job Experience Requirements: 7 years

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job application procedure
Application Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter via the application links provided. Deadline for applying is 17th October 2019. DCA offers a salary package (salary, insurance, and pension) in accordance to experience and DCA Uganda HR Manual.
DCA is an equal opportunity employer and all interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of age, race, gender, marital status and religious, political or ethnic affiliation.
While we appreciate your interest to work with DCA, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

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