DanChurchAid Environment and Energy Project Manager Jobs in Uganda

DanChurchAid Environment and Energy Project Manager Jobs in Uganda


DanChurchAid (DCA) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Environment and Energy Project Manager, in Yumbe, West Nile, Uganda.

Working under the overall responsibility of the Humanitarian Team Leader, the Environment and Energy Project Manager will lead the implementation of all Environment and Energy interventions in the DCA Humanitarian sector. He/she is responsible for roll-out and implementation of project activities and facilitate quality impact-focus interventions.

This includes provision of technical advice, capacity building of staff, as well as influencing policy and practice through research, analysis and advocacy and building resilience by linking to longer term programming. He/she will be responsible for the development, start-up, ongoing support, continuing development, and daily technical backstopping of all Environment and Energy activities.

He/she will also work closely with all team members, donors, partners and stakeholders in ensuring project outputs are of the highest quality and that expected results are achieved in a timely and efficient manner.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

    Requirements

  • 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.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter via the application link provided.
    Deadline for applying is 17th October 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; DanChurchAid Environment and Energy Project Manager Jobs in Uganda

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