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Street Children Ngo JobsInternational Union For Conservation Of Nature (IUCN)

This is a Full-time position in Yumbe posted February 23, 2021.

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Job Title Project Officer – Street Children –Prevention through
Sustainable Graduation from Poverty ]
Organisation International Union for Conservation of Nature IUCN
Duty Station Uganda
About US
Caritas Switzerland CACH has formed a consortium with Agency for Accelerated
Regional Development AFARD and IUCN to implement a 3-year project in Yumbe
District, West Nile, Uganda – the “Graduating Refugees and Nationals into
self-Development GRAND Project”. The graduation approach technical support
to this project is provided by the BOMA Project, Kenya. The project is a
multi-sectoral intervention that includes child protection, livelihoods and
sustainable natural resource management NRM components.
The project employs a holistic approach to strengthen the resilience of
vulnerable refugee and host community households with children and youth at
risk of living and working in the streets through addressing root drivers of
why children live and work in the streets. The project thas three outcome
areas including:1Strengthening community-based structures to support
children’s rights and protection; 2 Strengthening the resilience of
vulnerable households using the Graduation approach; and 3 Promoting
sustainable natural resource management as a basis for sustainable
Job Summary Under the overall supervision of the Senior Programme Officer
will support an integrated and holistic implementation of the Natural
Resources Management NRM component of the project in tandem with the
graduation approach of the child protection and livelihoods components of the
project. The officer will directly support the overall coordination,
management and implementation of the Graduating Refugees and Nationals into
self-Development GRAND Project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Ensuring that project activities are implemented on track and contributing
to the timely achievement of the project’s deliverables.
Providing technical inputs and guidance into the outputs of the projects
under the guidance of the Senior Program Officer.
Collating information on a regular basis from the project components and
prepare project reports, technical series and other innovative communication
materials as appropriate.
Maintaining very close working relationships with District Local
Governments, Civil Society and Private Sector Organisations in the region as
well as linking with local opportunities in the region
Project management, administration and implementation;
Organise, supervise and support the implementation of the NRM component
activities of the project, including those implemented in collaboration with
Managing projects’ budgets according to the work plan, and in accordance
with IUCN accounting procedures and CARITAS reporting guidelines.
Identification, training, supervision and mentoring of Refugee Settlement
Leaders/Extension Workers for the implementation of the project.
Organisation and implementation of workshops, seminars and training
activities, and providing technical guidance and logistical support to these
Coordinating and working with District Local Governments, Civil Society and
Private Sector Organisations in the area in the implementation of the
projects’ activities.
Contributing to the implementation of cross-district, national and other
related project assignments when required by the job direct and functional
reporting lines.
Providing monthly updates on the project to the Project Implementation Team
with support from the Senior Program Officer.
Project planning, assessment and reporting;
Drawing up of detailed budget and activity plans.
Preparation of technical and financial reports, according to the project’s
agreements and internal institutional monitoring requirements.
Facilitating project monitoring and evaluation processes.
Technical support and guidance;
Providing technical input into workshops, meetings and reports that pertain
the project under the guidance of the Senior Program Officer.
Contributing to national and sub-national discussions and debates relating
to the project, and such other matters on emerging issues relating to the
project implementation.
Ensuring quality regarding the engagements as well as deliverables at
National and sub national level.
Providing support in the implementation of other related projects to
strengthen synergies and linkages
Networking, relationship building and communications;
Facilitating and supporting the development of strategic communications’
products and contributing to the effective presentation of project experiences
and lessons learned with the technical assistance of the Senior Program
Convening planning and coordination meetings for key project partners on a
regular basis.
Developing and maintaining close working and communications relations with
existing relevant national and regional networks.
Building relationships and coordinating activities with staff and other
implementing organizations of the project, both at local, district, regional
and national levels.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to
environment and natural resources management.
The position requires a professional with at least seven years’ experience
in field level implementation of integrated development and sustainable
natural resource management projects.
Seven years of work experience in managing and coordinating projects within
the environment sector.
Proven experience in participatory natural resource planning and
Proven ability to organize and facilitate multi-stakeholder participatory
Proven ability to undertake community level demonstration activities on
natural resource management and livelihood enhancement.
Demonstrated capacity to work in a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural and
multi-partner environment.
Proven ability in project management and administration.
Ability to communicate with different partners and stakeholders
Demonstrated skills in computer literacy, technical report writing and
Possession of driving licence and ability to ride a motorcycle
Demonstrated ability to work with government agencies, research
institutions and NGOs
Demonstrated ability to work in a team
Fluency in English and knowledge of languages spoken in the project area is
an added advantage
Functional competencies;
Willingness to work and travel in a remote and refugee settlement situation
Ability to be innovative and pro-active
Understanding of and motivated to work towards achieving the IUCN vision
Ability to work with minimum supervision and function in a
multidisciplinary environment
Sensitivity to local conditions, ethics and norms and sensitivity to gender
and children issues
Willingness to travel frequently in-country and in harsh conditions and
Core Competencies;
Transparency: Able to build trust and contribute to informed and
responsible decision making by carrying out the work of IUCN in a transparent
manner; provides clear guidance to ensure that objectives and desired
measurable results are understood by members of the team.
Inclusiveness: Understands and accepts cultural diversity, and provide a
tolerant, positive and supportive working environment that fosters respect for
diversity, demonstrates ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic
environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of
different nationalities and cultural backgrounds.
Professionalism: Promote the organization’s interests, objectives and
values in a diligent and professional manner.
Accountability: Takes responsibility of individual and collective actions,
promotes the IUCN One Programme approach.
How to Apply
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Deadline: 3 rd March 2021

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