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Project Assistant – (Environment & Energy)

LWF Uganda

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted June 17, 2022.

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# Job Description

Job Summary: Under the guidance of the Project Officer – Environment,
Energy, the Project Assistant – Energy is responsible for planning,
implementing, monitoring, and evaluating energy and environment activities in
the field. These will be conducted within the core commitments for children
and national, regional, and international principles and standards for
prevention and response to child protection concerns.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
Project Implementation:
Identification and supervision of beneficiaries for support in environment and
energy interventions; working with local artisan groups and RWCs/LCs and Block
leaders will select beneficiaries for support in clean energy technologies.
Conduct community mobilization campaigns to increase uptake of briquettes and
other alternative energy technologies. The Project Assistant will mobilize and
create community awareness sessions to dispense the benefits, costs, and
utilization of briquettes.
Support marketing initiatives; the Project Assistant shall support local
entrepreneurs with necessary skills in marketing briquettes.
Participate in the production and documentation of best practices for the
organization.
Supervises and supports incentive workers, and nursery operators for the
effective implementation of field activities.
Ensure that all Project’s activities are implemented and achieved based on,
and according to the work plan and within the agreed project period.
Coordination and planning:
Ensure that all weekly Projects activities in the field have approved work
plans agreed upon with the supervisor;
Ensure that all Work Plans, concept notes, budgets and beneficiary list are
for all projects activities in their project locations are submitted on time;
Build the capacity of project teams on project planning and scheduling.
Reporting and documentation:
Lead documentation of project progress including weekly, monthly and quarterly
progress reports, lessons learnt and interest stories.
Regularly and timely communicate to the Project Officer on progress of
briquette uptake, highlighting successes, delays, risks, challenges,
irregularities and opportunities encountered during work.
Ensures that all the all the stakeholders OPM, RWCs and Block leaders in
their location are aware, and where possible participate in the project
activities.
Ensure that he/she coordinates with the relevant authorities and other
community-based structures in identification and response to cases and
community awareness.
Actively participate and represent the organization at the field coordination
meetings.
Financial Management
Support the Project Officer in raising related financial requests and
budgeting.
Record financial expenditures and sales for the briquettes sold.
Update the Project team about the sales made and provide required financial
documents to the vendors engaged in small-scale businesses.

Education, Qualifications & Experience Required:
The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science,
Natural Resources, Forestry or a degree in a related field, sound knowledge of
project monitoring and evaluation is an added advantage, and At least 2 years
of experience in environment, energy interventions, in humanitarian or
development context, Experience in Market Based approaches in energy and
environment programming, Proven knowledge, and experience in developing and
implementing community mobilization projects.

Special Skills, Aptitude or Personality Requirements:
Problem Solving and Decision-Making skills, Good interpersonal skills and
excellent negotiation skills, Excellent English Language both written and
spoken, Information Technology MS Office, Internet, Ability to work under
pressure to meet tight deadlines, Good team worker with good, skills, Ability
to work independently, with minimum supervision, Ability to exercise sound
judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and to make decisions
independently where necessary.
Other:
Undertakes other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the
Supervisor.
Commitments to and understanding of LWF aims, values, and principles including
a rights-based approach.
Ensures that organization assets are maintained and taken good care.

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Applications should be addressed to; **LWF Uganda Office of Human Resources
Plot 1401, Ggabba Road, Nsambya P.O Box 5827, Kampala- Uganda Tel: +256 0
393 264 006/7/8**

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