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Africa Energy Programme Coordinator - Uganda

  • Post-graduate education
  • Project, program management
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

WWF is looking for an Africa Energy Programme Coordinator to be based in Kampala.

How to apply
Qualified candidates should email their CV and cover letter.


  1. Supports and facilitates further development of the Africa Energy Programme, in alignment with the WWF Global Energy and Climate Practice Strategy, including development of an overall Programme Strategic Framework and a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) plan.
  2. Leads the identification, packaging and marketing of new project proposals to potential donors and partners.
  3. Facilitates the establishment of an Africa Energy Enabling Team, including identification of suitable representatives of both internal and external partners and serving as a secretariat for the same, to facilitate the successful implementation of the Africa Energy Programme.
  4. Where necessary provides technical leadership and management support, as appropriate, to the implementation of ongoing energy projects in the participating countries, as far as they relate to the Africa Energy Programme, taking into consideration the fact that any inCountry activities are to be led and implemented by local Country Office Teams.
  5. Prepares annual and quarterly work plans for the implementation of the Africa Energy Programme (and associated projects) in close consultation with the line manager and Africa Energy Enabling Team.
  6. In close cooperation with the Africa CEP Leadership Team member and the Africa Climate Change Adaptation Programme Coordinator, coordinates Africa country offices contribution to and involvement in the WWF CEP.
  7. In close collaboration with the WWF Governance Practice and the Africa Policy and Partnership Director, coordinates development and dissemination of policy recommendations on key energy issues targeting Africa and regional governance bodies, including among others the East African Community (EAC), Southern African Development Community (SADC), Africa Union (AU), UNFCCC.
  8. Coordinates regular and consistent communications and updating of Africa energy programme and projects related developments to donors and other relevant partners, as required and in close consultation with participating country teams.
  9. In cooperation with Communication staff from participating WWF Country offices, develops and coordinates public engagement and communication campaigns (such as Earth Hour) on key energy issues in the region.
  10. In close collaboration with the WWF African Development Bank Focal Point and the Climate Change Programme Manager, take a leading role in the development and management of WWF partnerships with the African Development Bank as it relates to Energy and Climate Change matter.

General Information

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Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Power and energy solutions; Partnerships; Programme management; Bidding and proposal generation; Project implementation; Agriculture and natural resources
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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