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Technical Advisor I - Agro - Forestry And Social Cohesion

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Kampala, Uganda

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Agriculture Officer - Luuka District Local Government

Kampala, Uganda

UNDP

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Kampala, Uganda

Food & Agriculture Organization For The United Nations

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Kampala, Uganda

Technical Advisor I - Agro - Forestry And Social Cohesion

Closing: May 31, 2022

7 days remaining

Published: May 23, 2022 (1 day ago)

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Education and Experience:

• Master’s Degree in forestry, or relevant natural resource management degree required.

• Minimum of three years relevant work experience with progressive responsibilities, ideally with an international NGO, with minimum of two years relevant field-based experience in agro-forestry.

• Knowledge of technical principles and concepts in agro-forestry (i.e. woodlots, bamboo value-chain, etc.), in additional to familiarity with principles of social cohesion and/or conflict management and mitigation. General knowledge of other related disciplines to ensure proper cross-sectoral approach.

• Experience in project design and proposal development. Experience in writing content for proposals.

• Knowledge of capacity strengthening best practices. • Experience with program monitoring and evaluation and analysis.

• Experience and skills in networking and relations with donors, peer organizations, and faith-based and civil society partners. Understanding of partnership principles

Preferred Qualifications:

• Relevant technical experience in the context of refugee settlements and their host communities in Uganda.

• Experience working with stakeholders at various levels and strengthening community partnerships.

• Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Strong relationship management skills with ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under direct supervision and to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings

• Good strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment

• Good technical writing skills

• Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills

• Proactive, resourceful, and results-oriented

Required/Desired Foreign Language: English fluency, including excellent oral and written skills, required

Travel Required: Must be willing and able to travel up to 70%.


Responsibilities

Education and Experience:

• Master’s Degree in forestry, or relevant natural resource management degree required.

• Minimum of three years relevant work experience with progressive responsibilities, ideally with an international NGO, with minimum of two years relevant field-based experience in agro-forestry.

• Knowledge of technical principles and concepts in agro-forestry (i.e. woodlots, bamboo value-chain, etc.), in additional to familiarity with principles of social cohesion and/or conflict management and mitigation. General knowledge of other related disciplines to ensure proper cross-sectoral approach.

• Experience in project design and proposal development. Experience in writing content for proposals.

• Knowledge of capacity strengthening best practices. • Experience with program monitoring and evaluation and analysis.

• Experience and skills in networking and relations with donors, peer organizations, and faith-based and civil society partners. Understanding of partnership principles

Preferred Qualifications:

• Relevant technical experience in the context of refugee settlements and their host communities in Uganda.

• Experience working with stakeholders at various levels and strengthening community partnerships.

• Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Strong relationship management skills with ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under direct supervision and to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings

• Good strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment

• Good technical writing skills

• Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills

• Proactive, resourceful, and results-oriented

Required/Desired Foreign Language: English fluency, including excellent oral and written skills, required

Travel Required: Must be willing and able to travel up to 70%.


• Support the development and contribute to the implementation of agency-wide strategies, standards, tools and best practices in agro-forestry and social cohesion that effectively engage partners, donors, and governments. Help ensure a cross-sectoral approach integrating gender, protection mainstreaming, and disaster risk reduction.

• Provide technical solutions to CP teams, remotely and on-site, for strategic planning and how to best apply standards, best practices, partnership principles, tools, and M&E, helping to ensure high-quality implementation.

• Contribute to, and in some cases lead, the development of the technical design for proposals. Support the process of preparation, design, submission and approval of project concepts and full-fledged proposals. As needed, act as a technical writer on proposal development teams. Advise project teams on integrating donor strategies, priorities, and technical requirements into CRS’ approach.

• Support capacity strengthening initiatives in agro-forestry and social cohesion programming for staff and partner through helping develop learning and training strategies and agendas/curriculums, conducting trainings and workshops, and coaching. • Collect and analyze program data, capture, and share lessons learned and best practices for specific projects to facilitate improvements in decision-making and contribute to the agro-forestry and social cohesion learning agenda.

• Contribute to maintaining relationships with donors, peer organizations, research, and other institutions, participate in forums in the area of agro-forestry and social cohesion to collect and share best practices and promote CRS’ work.


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