Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust Program Officer Community Development Jobs in Uganda

Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust Program Officer Community Development Jobs in Uganda



The overall responsibility of a Programme Officer Community Development is to carry
out; Community awareness of the BMCT’s Mission, Vision and Objectives, implementation and monitoring of community livelihood improvement projects


Responsibilities


  • Develop institutional linkages with Local Governments and NGOs in the BMCT
    area connected with conservation of BMCA
  • Maintain a liaison and co-operation with partners in realizing BMCT mission
  • Identify enterprises / income generating activities for improving livelihoods for
    communities in BMCT working area and in particular the Batwa
  • Administer and implement approved community development projects and
    activities through the agreed work plans and budgets
  • Carry out community awareness education in sustainable conservation in BMCA region
  • Identify training needs to support community projects of beneficiaries
  • Facilitate participatory assessments and identification of constraints/opportunities
    for improving livelihoods of communities in BMCT’s working area with special
    emphasis on Batwa.
  • Develop and implement donor work plans ensuring proper utilisation of resources.
  • Coordinate Batwa land identification, purchase, survey, allocation and utilization
  • Identification of enterprises / income generating activities for improving
    livelihoods for Batwa.
  • Coordinate and monitor Batwa support activities including Batwa school support
    initiatives.
  • Coordinate service delivery with service providers for livelihoods
    improvement/poverty eradication.
  • Produce
    and maintain project development, implementation monitoring and
    evaluation reports in accordance with laid down procedure.
  • Maintain liaison and coordination with other agencies in provision of community
    education and awareness
  • Any other task as may be requested by BMCT.


    Requirements


  • A good degree in Agriculture, Natural Resources Management, Environmental, Rural
    Development Studies or related field.
  • Experience in PRA methods, computer literate, ability to work with minimum
    supervision.
  • A minimum of three years’ similar experience of working with a rural development/
    conservation NGO.
  • Possession of a valid motor cycle riding licence is an added advantage


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 16th August, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Trust Program Officer Community Development Jobs in Uganda


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