Environment and Energy Project Manager

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DanChurchAid assists the world’s poorest to lead a life in dignity. Aid is given regardless of race, creed, political or religious affiliation. 

Vacancy title: Environment and Energy Project Manager

Deadline of this Job:08 July 2020  

Post: Environment and Energy Project Manager, DanChurchAid
Yumbe Office, Uganda
DanChurchAid (DCA) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Environment and Energy Project Manager, in Yumbe, West Nile, Uganda.
Position Summary:
Working under the supervision of the Head of Humanitarian Operations, 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 the roll-out and facilitate quality impact-focused interventions. This includes the 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 actively participate in new proposal/concept note development, project startup, ongoing support, 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..

Required qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Renewable Energy, Bachelor of Environmental Science and Natural Resources or a degree in a relate 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;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, tasks efficiently.
  • 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.

DCA’s Uganda Programme
DCA has supported the development and humanitarian programs in Uganda since 1979, working in partnership with local partners. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance. Our key competencies in Uganda are livelihoods and food security, humanitarian response, and civil society. For more information please visit https://www.danchurchaid.org/where-we-work/uganda

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter via the application link https://www.danchurchaid.org/join-us/jobs/national-vancancies/environment-and-energy-project-manager    
The deadline for applying is 8th July 2020.
DCA recruitment standards:
DCA offers a salary package (salary, insurance, and pension) in accordance to experience and DCA Uganda HR Manual.
DCA is an equal opportunity employer and all interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of age, race, gender, marital status, and religious, political, or ethnic affiliation. Due to the urgency for the position, the hiring team will not wait for the deadline to pass. Applications will be reviewed as they roll in and suitable candidates may be interviewed in the process. While we appreciate your interest to work with DCA, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.