National Forestry Authority Plantations Development Officer Jobs in Uganda

National Forestry Authority Plantations Development Officer Jobs in Uganda


  • Plantations Development Officer (1 Position]

    Reports to

  • Coordinator Plantations Development

    Duty Station

  • Headquarters, Kampala

    Salary Scale

  • NFA 4

    Terms of employment

  • Three (3) year contract (Renewable)

    Job summary

  • Responsible for the sustainable management of Plantation forests

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspect plantations to ensure their integrity and cost effectiveness.

  • Coordination and development of Annual Work Plans and oversee implementation.

  • Coordinate the timely development and implementation of procurement plans.

  • Review financial requirements versus budget and Work Plan for Plantation areas

  • Advise on selection of sites and species for plantation development.

  • Advise and guide plantation managers on plantation silvicuture and management.

  • Coordinate development of FMPs and business plans for plantation forests.

  • Training and skills development of plantation staff in all aspects of plantation
    establishment and management

  • Contribute/Advise on plantation development policy.

  • Collaborate development and ensure implementation of NFA wide planting programme.

  • Collaborating with National Tree Seed Centre to identify, establish, select and manage tree species for seed sources.

  • Preparation of reports i.e. monthly, quarterly and annual reports (based
    on the content) for example a field report with the specific purpose of the visit.

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

    Qualifications, Work experience, Abilities and personal attributes

  • A Bachelor Degree (Honours) in forestry, or related discipline from a recognized University.

  • At least three years of experience in management of forest plantations with relevant hands on experience in nursery management, plantation establishment, plantation
    management, fire management, species to site matching and all plantation silvicultural operations.

  • Good interpersonal, communication, team building and organizational and plantation technical skills.

  • Planning , budgeting and reporting

  • Knowledge of silvicultural operations

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