Job Opportunities at Uganda Rural Fund

Job Opportunities at URF and Hope Academy

Secondary School Teachers

We are looking for qualified and experienced high school or secondary school teachers. Teachers are expected to teach classes such as: english, math, geography, physics, biology, chemistry, entrepreneurship, luganda, agriculture, etc.

Vocational School Instructors

Instructors are needed for courses in: carpentry, agriculture, construction, mechanics, tailoring, catering, candle and shoe making, b business management, electronics, etc.

Location: Hope Integrated Academy is located at 35km on Masaka-Mbarara road approx. 2.5 hours from Kampala. It’s situated between Mbirizi and Kyazanga town at a small trading center of Kyetume.

How to Apply

To complete an online Application Form click below
http://www.hopeacademyuganda.org/job-opportunities.htm

The Global Conservation Organization Jobs Opportunities

Job Title: Project Manager
Overall responsibility: Reporting to the conservation Manager, The Project Manager shall ensure that the project is implemented properly and efficiently, on time, and within the budget. S/he will coordinate the efforts of team members, UWA-RMNP, local governments and third-party contractors or consultants in order to effectively deliver on the project purpose and outputs according to plan,

The successful candidate shall;

1. Manage the project, to ensure that its agreed purpose and outputs are achieved and implemented properly in accordance with the highest professional standards;
2. Ensure proper working relationships are maintained with local partners and government institutions, local authorities (this includes seeking approval of work plans, coordinating implementation of activities and submitting progress reports to local governments);
3. Ensure the completion of ToRs and sampling protocols for ecological monitoring and research and resource inventories in the RMNP;
4 Work with UWA to identify sites for ecological monitoring (assessment, inventory and identification) identified and agreed on parameters (plant and animal resources by species or habitats);
5. Support RMNP to develop simple data base of accessible primary data;
6. Work closely with UWA and consultants in defining, implementation, analyzing and reporting on ecological monitoring and research and resource inventories;
7. Formulate Community-based resource use management and ecological monitoring plans, and supervise their effective implementation together with UWA and the local community;
8. Ensure that ecological monitoring is done according to agreed protocols and that credible data on EMP, MSE are collected; analyzed and documentation of results and impacts of the project documented and disseminated;
9. Ensure that proper controls/protocols are maintained to safeguard funds sent to the field, as well as ensuring that all expenditures are properly accounted for and that detailed supporting documents are kept of all financial transactions;
10. With the MSE officer and the project administrator set up a functional monitoring system to monitor progress of the project against technical as well as financial indicators and prepare quarterly technical progress reports to WWF;
11, Document and disseminate project results, achievements and impacts. Where a consultant is involved, the manager will work him/her to ensure that credible documents are produced as required.

Minimum qualifications:
Education: Masters degree in Ecology, Forestry or natural resources monitoring. Post graduate in natural resources management is an added advantage.
Experience: Minimum of 5 years experience in nature conservation, ecological sampling, studies and analysis, natural resource management. Experience in managing donor funded projects is an added advantage.
Skills and ability: Proven communication and leadership skills, as well as proven capacity to collaborate effectively with representatives of governmental institutions and work effectively in a team with collaborators and stakeholders.
Apply for this job

Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications and CV including three contactable referees to:

The Country Director,
WWF Uganda Country Office,
Plot 12, Bukoto Street.
P.0. Box 8758, Kampala
Or by email to kampala@wwfuganda.org not later than 13,December,2010.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Natural resources Officer Job Vacancy in Uganda- The Global Conservation Organization

Job Title: Natural resources Officer
Overall responsibility: Reporting to the Project Manager, the Natural Resources Officer will take lead in the implementation of community forestry and other community level activities. He/she will coordinate environmental planning processes in selected sub- counties bordering RMNP and will also liaise with UWA to implement problem animal control and in-park resource use with the local community.

The successful candidate shall:
Coordinate with UWA to identify priority sites inside the park for in-park resource use;
Work with UWA and communities to develop and monitor in-park resource use;
Coordinate the training of UWA staff in in-park resource inventory techniques;
Work with local governments and communities on implementation of priority activities from environmental planning;
Liaise with local Government extension staff to plan and identify sites for implementation of community forestry;
Work with UWA and communities on testing and monitoring problem -animal control measures.
Education: The position requires a University degree in Socio-economics, environment and/or natural
Experience: minimum of five years experience from community work. Experience working with local governments and the community is an added advantage.
Skills and ability: proven ability to utilize community techniques like Participatory Rural Appraisal and formulating community environment training programme is essential. Work requires great flexibility and variety of tasks in dealing with the needs of the community.
Apply for this job

Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications and CV including three contactable referees to:
The Country Director,
WWF Uganda Country Office,
Plot 12, Bukoto Street.
P.0. Box 8758, Kampala
Or by email to kampala@wwfuganda.org not later than 13,December,2010.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Jobs and Vacancies at The Global Conservation Organization

Job Title: Monitoring and evaluation Officer
Overall responsibility: Reporting to the Project Manager, the M and E Officer will coordinate monitoring and evaluation work in the project and documentation of best practices and lesson. The officer will in addition provide technical support to other project staff on monitoring and evaluation issues.

The successful candidate shall:
Coordinate with other staff to ensure implementation of the Project's Monitoring and Evaluation plan;
Carry out regular updates of the MS E pi an as required;
In close collaboration with project team, collate, analyze consolidate monitoring data and prepare reports on the project activities and processes as required for reporting to
WWF Norway, WWF UCO and WWF ESARPO;
Provide technical guidance and be a resource person on M and E for other project staff;
Participate in monitoring visits and consultation/s on the review of progress on a quarterly, periodic basis as well as encourage stakeholders' involvement in all stages;
Document results of impacts and lessons learnt from project implementation and ensure exchange and dissemination of the documents;
Assist in conducting validation exercises, as may be required by WWF-UCO, WWF ESARPO, including project assessments, verification of progress towards targets, indicators and/or implementation of M6E recommendations;
Lead in the development of project communication materials based on lessons learnt from the project and others

Minimum qualifications:
Education: The position requires a University degree in ecology, Socio-economics, or monitoring and evaluation.
Experience: minimum of five years experience from monitoring and evaluation work and from publication and preparation of communication materials.
Skills and ability: proven analytical skills
Apply for this job

Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications and CV including three contactable referees to:

The Country Director,
WWF Uganda Country Office,
Plot 12, Bukoto Street.
P.0. Box 8758, Kampala
Or by email to kampala@wwfuganda.org not later than 13,December,2010.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Jobs at WWF Uganda

Job Title: Project Drivers
Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Finance and Administration Officer, the Project Drivers shall drive WWF project vehicles, monitor and report their condition for maintenance or repair.
To ensure maximum security of passengers and the vehicle; carry out minor repairs and adjustments on the vehicle, and maintain their cleanliness and a record of movements

Minimum qualifications:
• 0-Level School Certificate with a valid Driving Permit and clean driving record; training in Defensive Driving is an added advantage;
• 3 years of uninterrupted work experience as a driver, preferably in an NGO setting;
• Basic technical knowledge of motor vehicle operations, simple vehicle repairs /adjustments;
• Thorough knowledge of traffic laws and regulations, including the Highway Code and principles of road safety.

Duration of appointment for all the positions is two years
Apply for this job

Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their applications and CV including three contactable referees to:
The Country Director,
WWF Uganda Country Office,
Plot 12, Bukoto Street.
P.0. Box 8758, Kampala
Or by email to kampala@wwfuganda.org not later than 13,December,2010.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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