FAO Forest monitoring and policy specialist Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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FAO Forest monitoring and policy specialist Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

FAO Uganda looking for “Forest monitoring and policy specialist”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before February 28, 2024.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger and improve nutrition and food security. Its Latin motto, fiat panis, translates to “let there be bread”. It was founded in October 1945.

The FAO has published a job vacancy announcement on February 15, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Forest monitoring and policy specialist to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

FAO Job Vacancy 2024

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Lead MRV work in Uganda in close collaboration with FAO/NFO HQ-based teams.
  • Supervise and coordinate GIS-MRV team in Uganda.
  • Document the global carbon market opportunities and requirements for financing.
  • Explore and inform stakeholders about potential carbon financing for Uganda.
  • Work closely with the MAFAP and the policy teams in Uganda on public expenditure analysis on forestry in Uganda.
  • Assist the HQ-based teams to improve the work in the country, and improve the relation with the National Forest Authorities, the relevant Ministry/ies and other relevant MRV stakeholders.
  • Support the NFM and REDD+ teams with the collection of local data and setting up interviews as required.
  • Assist with gap assessments and drafting of documents as required.
  • Present results of the MRV and REDD+ teams by organizing and facilitating information and technical workshops.
  • Take initiative about MRV work in Uganda by capturing emerging issues and adapting to the priorities of the government of Uganda.
  • Any other duties as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Posting: 13/Feb/2024
  • Closure Date: 28/Feb/2024, 4:29:00 AM
  • Organizational Unit: FRUGA – FAO Representation in Uganda
  • Job Type: Non-staff opportunities
  • Type of Requisition: NPP (National Project Personnel)
  • Grade Level: N/A
  • Primary Location: Uganda-Kampala
  • Duration: From 3 to 11 months
  • Post Number: N/A
  • IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that Closure Date and Time displayed above are based on date and time settings of your personal device

Qualification:

  • University degree in Forestry, Environmental science, or a related study.
  • At least five years of experience in the field of forest resources monitoring and assessment or forest management.
  • Working knowledge (Level C) of English is required.
  • National of Uganda

FAO Core Competencies

  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical/Functional Skills

  • Experience in planning, monitoring and reporting in forestry.
  • Knowledge of National Forest Monitoring Systems.
  • Knowledge of Uganda’s REDD+ context and institutions (NFA, FSSD, etc) is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under limited supervision and to take initiative.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.

Selection Criteria

  • Experience in forest MRV and policy activities.
  • Knowledge of Uganda ’s REDD+ context and institutions (NFA, FSSD, etc) is an advantage.
  • Experience in coordination and planning.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under limited supervision and to take initiative.

How to Apply FAO Forest monitoring and policy specialist Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://jobs.fao.org/careersection/fao_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=2400530

The Closing Date: February 28, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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