District Natural Resources Officer

at Rubirizi District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted December 10, 2019
Category Environmental Science
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : District Natural Resources Officer
Salary Scale : U1 E
Reports To : Chief Administrative Officer
Responsible For : Senior Land Management Officer
Senior Environment and Wetlands Officer
Senior Forestry Officer
Job Purpose
To coordinate, manage the sustainable exploitation and conservation of Natural Resources in the
District.
Key Outputs
i. District natural resources exploited sustainably;
ii. National Policies and regulations on Natural Resources Management implemented;
iii. Bye laws and ordinances on natural resources management initiated;
iv. Provision of extension services on natural resources coordinated and managed;
v. Security of land tenure ownership and lease holdings managed;
vi. Technical proposals appraised and environment impact assessment done;
vii. Work plans and budgets for the Natural Resources sub sector prepared, submitted and managed;
viii. Advice on natural resources tendered;
ix. Departmental staff supervised and appraised; and
x. Performance reports prepared and presented to District Council and other stakeholders.
Key Functions
i. Enforcing the implementation of National Policies, Rules, Regulations and Council byelaws on
sustainable exploitation of natural resources;
ii. Managing the provision of extension services on natural resources;
iii. Appraising work plans and technical proposals in regard to environment impact assessment;
iv. Preparing and submitting work plans and budgets for the Natural Resources subsector;
v. Tendering technical advice to the District Council and other stakeholders;

Skills

Planning, organizing and coordinating;
Human resource management;
concern for quality and standards;
Accountability;
Communication;
Concern for quality and standards; and
Time management.

Experience Requirements

At least 9 years working experience 3 of which at a Principle level in a natural resources management environment.

Education Requirements

An Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in either Forestry; Wetlands Management; Environmental Studies; Land Management or any other relevant Science Degree plus a Post-graduate Qualification in management studies from a recognized institution.