Mt. Elgon Labour-Based Training Centre Training Assistant – Environment Jobs in Uganda

Mt. Elgon Labour-Based Training Centre Training Assistant – Environment Jobs in Uganda



Mt. Elgon Labour-Based Training Centre (MELTC) is a Project under the Ministry of Works and Transport. MELTC is the National Training Centre for the application of Labour- Based Technology (LBT) in the rehabilitation and maintenance of National, District, Urban and Community Access Roads.

The Training Centre is located 20 Kms from Mbale Town along the Mbale - Budadiri road; adjacent to Uganda Technical College-Elgon. The training conducted at MELTC is both classroom and field based. .


Responsibilities


  • Sensitizing MELTC staff, trainees and other stakeholders on environment and social safeguards in road works
  • Provide guidance to MELTC on new and emerging environmental and social safeguard policies, laws and regulations issued by regulators like NEMA
  • Provide technical support to community based initiatives on the renewal and sustainability of the natural environment
  • Participate in conducting Training Needs Assessments (TNA) for trainees in regard to environment and social safeguards in road works
  • Carry-out Environment and Social Impact Assessments (ESIA) on training roads/sites and trial contracts and submitting them to NEMA for clearance and approval
  • Monitoring the implementation of the Environment and Social Management Plans (ESMP) in Local Governments
  • Preparing periodic reports on the state and implementation of environment and social safeguards
  • Preparing work plans and respective budgets for the implementation of environment and social safeguards in road works at MELTC and districts
  • Provide technical and outreach support to contractor trainees and local governments on the implementation of environment and social safeguards in road works
  • Participating
    in the updating and/or review of the MELTC training curriculum in regard to environment and social safeguards


    Requirements


  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s of science degree in Environmental Science/ Management
  • Three years of hands-on experience in mainstreaming environmental and social safeguard matters in the roads sub sector
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including team management and understanding others
  • Ability for conceptual and analytical thinking (to perform action research and theory-driven enquiry)
  • Ability to work independently & proactively
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)


    How to Apply


    Applications accompanied by (i) a capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy for the assignment and experience; (ii) copies of testimonials (iii) detailed curriculum vitae; (iv) current salary level, telephone contact(s) and email should all be included in the application and addressed to;

    Permanent Secretary
    Ministry of Works and Transport
    Plot 57-59 Jinja Road
    P.O. Box 7174,
    Kampala -Uganda.



    Applications forms should be delivered to the open Registry Ministry of Works and Transport Headquarters

    Application deadline: 31st July 2019

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