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Project Manager – Integrated Natural Resources Management, Agro-Pastoral Farmer Field Schools, Watershed Management and Sustainable Land Management

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

IIRR is implementing a project on Integrated Natural Resources Management and Sustainable Land Management practices using Agro-Pastoral Field School and watershed management approaches in Karamoja between September 2020-February 2022. The project aims to increase production through climate-resilient production techniques, and also support efforts to diversify production to increase income and reduce vulnerability to food insecurity. A strong emphasis is on rehabilitating degraded ecosystems and ecosystem services through the restoration of degraded landscapes, agro-forestry, Climate Smart Agricultural practices, natural regeneration, and sound pasture management. The project puts target specific activities towards women and youth, who are among the most vulnerable, to ensure equality of participation and remove underlying vulnerabilities in Karamoja During project implementation, the Project Officer Agro-pastoral Farmer Field Schools/Integrated Watershed Management is expected to apply the concepts of integrated Natural Resources Management (INRM) and Sustainable Land Management (SLM) to build community capacities to sustainably manage land and water resources, and promote a more productive landscape in the target districts through Farmer Field Schools/ Agro-pastoral Farmer Schools and Watershed Management approaches
Education and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Natural Resources Management, Integrated Watershed Management, Agriculture, Development Studies or a related field
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience ideally with an international NGO
  • Knowledge of technical principles and concepts in integrated natural resources management (INRM), Sustainable Land Management practices, and watershed approach
  • Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), GIS, Web Conferencing Applications and good report writing skills
To apply for this job, email your application letter and CV.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper and timely project activity planning, budgeting, and execution based on the project’s document and set detailed implementation plans (DIP)
  • Identify all key project activities and develop the project’s overall detailed implementation plan.
  • Provide technical leadership for implementing – Integrated Natural Resources Management, Agro-Pastoral Farmer Field Schools, Watershed Management and Sustainable Land Management (INRM/SLM) interventions/practices in Kaabong/Karenga
  • Work with key local leaders and relevant stakeholders to identify and select the beneficiaries based on the set criteria
  • Plan, coordinate, implement, supervise, monitor, and evaluate all project activities in line with the approved project documents and signed cooperation agreement
  • Coordinate and supervise all project staff and take appropriate action to ensure efficient and effective performance
  • Ensure that the activities are conducted as planned with appropriate adjustments when deemed necessary
  • Ensuring that project beneficiaries are properly identified/ selected, organized into groups, and trained/ supported with required skills in IWRM/SLM.
  • Plan and implement a weekly and monthly schedule of activities in the fields
  • Prepare periodic project work plans and budgets with the other project staff and finance to ensure appropriate utilization of project resources
  • Prepare and submit quality and timely reports as required from time to time by Program Director
  • Develop project M&E tools to assess the project and report on the progress and quality of completed and on-going project activities
  • Conduct visits to beneficiaries in project sites to determine and verify project implementation against project standards and donor requirements
  • Coordinate project activities with the district, head office, the donor, and other stakeholders
  • Ensure that the activities are conducted as planned with appropriate adjustments when deemed necessary
  • Document lessons learned, good practices, and success stories

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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