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    Kampala Kampala Kampala Kampala
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
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    Project Management
  • Deadline:
    April 3, 2020
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Job title: Project Officer-IWRM Organization: Joint Effort to Save the Environment (JESE) Duty station: Kamwenge & Buliisa Districts. Salary: Attractive. Reporting to: Head of Depart and Project Manager, Natural Resources Management.

About JESE: We are a not for profit organization, with a focus on natural resources Management. Founded in 1993, our projects and Programs have a national character and currently implementing activities in Northern Uganda, Rwenzori and the Albertine Regions. Our focus is on the following sectors; agriculture, Water and Sanitation and Natural Resources Management. Vision: A community where people and nature flourish.

Mission: To facilitate innovative actions for sustainable water and natural resources management and improved livelihoods.

Purpose of the Project Officer: To harness the effective implementation and management of; projects, resources, collaboration and networking and visibility of projects at various levels and areas of interventions. Description JESE is currently implementing the IWRM project in two catchments, Mpanga and Upper Lake Albert (Kamwenge & Buliisa Districts). The project is implemented in close collaboration with the Local government and Ministry of Water and the Environment. The project ends in 2021.

JESE, now invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right personal attributes to occupy the position of Projects officer under project. Key Duties and Responsibilities  Prepares monthly action plans for his/her engagements in the field  Collect data from households as and when it is needed  Prepares monthly activity reports  Plan and implement IWRM activities in Mpanga & Upper Lake Albert (ULA) – catchments.  Facilitate micro catchment planning activities in Mpanga & Upper Lake Albert (ULA).  Facilitate the formation and development of grassroots IWRM structures.  Facilitate sensitization of communities in Mpanga & ULA catchments in Natural Resources Management, and Sanitation related issues.
 Monitor the implementation of IWRM activities in schools supported by JESE and Protos-Join for water.  Identify the priority needs for IWRM related capacity building for community participants and developing IWRM pilots

 Participate in the design of capacity building plans and approaches for addressing community IWRM priority needs  Contribute to the development of IWRM related capacity building materials, processes and manuals  Contribute to the documentation of lessons learned from IWRM implemented activities  Developing and documenting IWRM advocacy issues and sharing with the district officials for implementation and follow up  Liaise and create linkage with the local government and relevant ministerial departments and directorates in Mpanga and Upper Lake Albert catchments to implement IWRM activities.  Plan and participate in Environment and WASH days in the district.  Perform any other duties as shall be delegated by the supervising authority. Personal specification (i) Qualifications  The ideal candidate should have at least a degree in Environment, Natural resources, Development studies, or any other degree in humanities but with previous experience in implementation of projects in environment, water resources Management and Conservation. The candidate should also demonstrate good writing and planning skills and MUST be able to work under minimum supervision. The candidate should also be fluent in English and Runyakitara languages and should possess basic computer skills; i.e., MS Office. (ii) Experience  The candidate must demonstrate experience, knowledge in project management and previous experience in managing Projects in the Water Resources Management. (iii) Competences  Planning, Organising and coordinating  Accountability,  Communication skills,  Time management  Assertiveness and self confidence  Concern for quality and standards Submission of application and deadline. All applications should be submitted to the Human Resources Manager at the following addresses; E-mail: jese@jese.org, Box 728, Fort-Portal. Or Hand delivered at JESE main offices, Kitumba Binanata Zone. All applications should be delivered note later than 31st March, 2020.

NOTE: 1. Applicants are required to attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A ‘level and O’ level certificate.
2. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Organisation
3. The list of successful candidates will be published on JESE notes board
4. Applicants whose names shall not appear on the list of successful candidates should consider themselves unsuccessful
5. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted
6. Canvassing or lobbying by applicants will lead to disqualification.
7. Candidates who present forged documents/testimonials will be referred to relevant authorities for action.
8. Women are highly encouraged to apply
“JESE is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any monies to any applicant during the recruitment process”

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