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Project Officer

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted December 22, 2021.

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# Job Description

The primary role of this position is to provide efficient, effective and
timely programmatic, administrative and logistical support to all AWF’s work
in the Kidepo Valley area. This position reports to Program Manager

Responsibilities
• Head the Kidepo Program site team in attainment of all AWF’s work in the
Kidepo Valley including oversight on Classroom Africa objectives for Kidepo
• Liaise with UWA Kidepo Valley National Park in the implementation of all
in-park activities tourism, monitoring, law enforcement etc.
• Develop and strengthen natural resource management in Kidepo and designated
projects and ensure these plans are implemented
• Ensure the views and interests of UWA Kidepo Valley National Park, Local
Government and Communities are brought into the daily work and considerations
of AWF programs in Kidepo.
• Act as the key liaison between the ongoing Classroom Africa construction
projects at Kidepo Primary School and Sarachom Primary School and the local
communities; provide support and guidance where required.
• Oversee the administration of the field office and all AWF assets at the
Kidepo office.
• Support and ensure adherence to established, organizational reporting
mechanisms.
• Provide technical support as needed for Classroom Africa program
development, implementation and budgeting.
• Collate, monitor and report on the performance and status of all AWF
Programs in Kidepo
• Supervise AWF staff based in Kidepo.
• Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Requirements
• A university degree in Development work, Project Management, Business and/or
Natural resource management
• A minimum of 5 years work experience consistent with the types of duties
outlined above
• Demonstrated experience in conservation program work
• Fluency in Karamojong is Mandatory
• Practical experience of NRM and land use planning, and of protected area
management and community conservation preferred
• Excellent writing skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Good organizational aptitude
• Ability to work professionally and efficiently and to balance numerous
projects
• Possesses the flexibility to assess and react appropriately to changing
circumstances
• Ability to pay attention to detail
• Ability to meet strict deadlines
• Ability to work as part of a team in a multicultural environment
• Excellent coordinating ability
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Quick learner/Fast adaptor
• Enthusiasm and demonstrated commitment to conservation
• Computer literacy – ability to work effectively in Word, Internet and Excel
software
• Ability to conduct occasional field trips as required/appropriate

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URL:: Link to Apply

[ **Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here**
]https://www.awf.org/about/careers#job-843437

**Closing Date** : 2nd Jan. 2022

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