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Natural Resources Management/Environmental Advisor

  • Post-graduate education
  • Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

SI is seeking a Mid to Senior Level Natural Resources Management/Environmental Advisor to provide support and expertise to the USAID/Uganda and IP staff. The Advisor will work with the mission and its IPs to ensure that they are compliant with USG laws as well as policies and regulations relating to environmental protection. S/he will be based in Uganda and work as part of a team of Social Science Advisors to serve as a source of expertise and guidance to USAID/Uganda throughout the duration of the contract.


Responsibilities

  1. Serve as a source of expertise and advice to USAID/Uganda and IP staff on natural resource management and environmental concepts, theories and best practices.
  2. Increase USAID/Uganda’s understanding of local context through rapid assessments, ongoing research and dialogue with Ugandan thought leaders.
  3. Coordinate with other subject matter experts and team members to provide a comprehensive perspective to USAID/Uganda’s learning.
  4. Draft SOWs for, help select, arrange meetings and site visits for, and deepen the work of visiting evaluation, analytic, assessment and activity design teams and individuals funded by USAID/Uganda.
  5. Facilitate collaboration among Ugandan thought leaders.
  6. Draft SOWs for, select, arrange meetings and site visits for, and deepen the work of visiting evaluation, analytic, assessment and activity design teams and individuals funded by USAID/Uganda.
  7. Help with the range of documentation preparation, monitoring and other tasks necessary to ensure that USAID/Uganda and its IPs are compliant with USG law and regulations, USAID policies, and Ugandan law, policies and regulations relevant to environmental protection.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
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); Research planning; Environment law; Documentation and record keeping; Agriculture and natural resources
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Social Impact

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 500-1000 people

We seek to understand, learn from, and improve global development activities. SI provides consulting, technical assistance, and training services to public and private aid agencies, non-governmental organizations, and governments. We help our clients plan for and measure development results. We strengthen staff and organizational performance. SI works across sectors to reduce poverty, improve health and education, promote peace and democratic governance, foster economic growth, and protect the environment.


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