Land Coordination Officer

at Total Energies
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted January 24, 2023
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Activities

The job holder is responsible for:

Under the direction of the Land Acquisition Manager, work closely with the RAP contractor to ensure respect of the contract and schedule for land acquisition and identify any drift from the scope or planning.
Support the implementation of the strategy / management plan for permanent and temporary land acquisition, compensation and re-settlement.
Engage with project departments and staff in the successful creation and implementation of plans to address permanent and temporary land acquisition, compensation and resettlement issues.
Identify risks and solutions for problems or issues related to land acquisition and resettlement that could put the Project schedule or activities at risk.
Participate in engagement with all stakeholders on land acquisition and resettlement related issues, representing the Project and ensuring messages passed are consistent with the overall stakeholder engagement plan.
Work closely with the Livelihood restoration Coordinators to contribute to the design and piloting of livelihood restoration programmes.
Provide administrative support to the lands team such as certifying payments, data entry and monitoring, minute-taking, preparing reports and presentations with statistical data, as assigned
Qualifications/Experience required

Qualification: Bachelors degree in Social Studies, Environment, Sustainable Development or any related field

Experience:

Minimum 5 years experience in Environment/social position in developmental project
Experience in oil and gas industry and mining an added advantage
Knowledge of the IFC Standards and associated environmental and Social requirements
Clear understanding of Resettlement Action plans
Knowledge of the legal and regulatory standards on Land management in Uganda is an added advantage
Proven work experience as Support Officer, Administrator or similar role
Experience with office management software like MS Office

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