Project Assistant (Environment & Energy)

at Lutheran World Federation (LWF)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Accounting & Finance
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Project Assistant (Environment & Energy) - National Position in Lamwo., Lamwo, Uganda

Coordination and planning:

Ensure that all weekly Projects activities in the field have approved work plans agreed upon with the supervisor;

Ensure that all Work Plans, concept notes, budgets and beneficiary list are for all projects activities in their project locations are submitted on time;

Build the capacity of project teams on project planning and scheduling.

Reporting and documentation:

Lead documentation of project progress including weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports, lessons learnt and interest stories.

Regularly and timely communicate to the Project Officer on progress of briquette uptake, highlighting successes, delays, risks, challenges, irregularities and opportunities encountered during work.

Ensures that all the all the stakeholders (OPM, RWCs and Block leaders) in their location are aware, and where possible participate in the project activities.

Ensure that he/she coordinates with the relevant authorities and other community-based structures in identification and response to cases and community awareness.

Actively participate and represent the organization at the field coordination meetings.

Financial Management

Support the Project Officer in raising related financial requests and budgeting.

Record financial expenditures and sales for the briquettes sold.

Update the Project team about the sales made and provide required financial documents to the vendors engaged in small-scale businesses.

Education, Qualifications & Experience Required: The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Natural Resources, Forestry or a degree in a related field, sound knowledge of project monitoring and evaluation is an added advantage, and At least 2 years of experience in environment, energy interventions, in humanitarian or development context, Experience in Market Based approaches in energy and environment programming, Proven knowledge, and experience in developing and implementing community mobilization projects.

Special Skills, Aptitude or Personality Requirements: Problem Solving and Decision-Making skills, Good interpersonal skills and excellent negotiation skills, Excellent English Language (both written and spoken, Information Technology (MS Office, Internet, Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, Good team worker with good, skills, Ability to work independently, with minimum supervision, Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and to make decisions independently where necessary.

 

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