Uganda Sustainable Landscape – GGGI Internship Opportunity

Uganda Sustainable Landscape – GGGI Internship Opportunity


Current Opportunity

  • We are looking for a talented individual to work with us in the Sustainable Landscapes (SL) field to assist the team especially with research and program development.

  • All below deliverables are Uganda focused.

  • The intern will be working directly with the Uganda Country Representative and with the Sustainable Landscape Thematic Lead in GGGI Head Office and their team.

    The assignment will include but not limited to the following:

  • Stakeholder Analysis within the relevant Sustainable Landscape-related sectors as agreed upon at the start of the assignment. This includes private sector players, financial institutions and civil society.

  • Project Analysis – Analysis of relevant government- and ODA-funded programmes and projects and their geographic distribution.

  • Environmental, geographic and socio-economic information on biodiversity, deforestation and land degradation hotspots.

  • Policy Analysis – Analysis of Government of Uganda plans, policies, strategies and other relevant documents, together with an assessment of implementation gaps.

  • Put together a ‘Lessons Learned’ package containing key lessons learned in agroforestry, forest protection and restoration, and Payments for Ecosystem Services.

  • Support the team during relevant events, meetings and workshops.

  • Support project design, development and implementation where relevant.

  • Provide other support when requested.

    Qualifications

  • The candidate has either completed a Masters or Ph.D. program in the past 12 months, or is currently enrolled in a Masters or Ph.D. Such
    should be in an Agriculture, Forestry, Sustainable Landscapes or Environmental Management field (or another relevant field)

  • You are committed and available to work full-time (40 hours per week) for the contracted period in the GGGI office or any other mutually agreed upon location within Kampala

  • Proven, strong academic and research track record

  • Knowledge and understanding of sustainable development issues

  • Experience in gathering, analysing and reporting data

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented with good organizational skills

  • Excellent computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office and active usage of various social media is an advantage

  • Proven analytical and report writing skills are advantageous.

    Behavioral Competencies:

  • Well-organized and self-motivated

  • Demonstrated ability to do research

  • Maturity, initiative, tact and high sense of responsibility

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team

  • Creativity, dependability, flexibility, and ability to maintain confidentiality.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Sustainable Landscape – GGGI Internship Opportunity


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