Climate and Environmental job at Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

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Vacancy title: Climate and Environmental

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Deadline of this Job:
15 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda Arua , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 03, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) jobs in Uganda

Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (IFRC). Uganda Red Cross implements lifesaving services across the country and would wish to invite applicants that meet job requirements for the vacant positions in our organisation. Applications from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are hereby invited.
Grade: UR 5
Reports: Technically to the Manager, Climate Action and Environment and administratively to the Project Supervisor
Location: Arua
Duration: One (1) year with possibility of renewal
Job Purpose:
The Climate and Environment Officer will ensure project development and responsible for planning, implementation and reporting of the activities under the Netherlands Red Cross (NLRC) funded Chronic Crisis
II Project especially under DP results
(i) Communities in disaster-affected areas adapt climate, water risk informed and environmentally responsible values and practices.
(ii) The District Management Committees take active steps to strengthen their preparedness for timely and effective response to disasters and
(iii) Hygiene promotion and climate risk awareness activities are provided to the entire affected population. He/she will provide technical support in the project implementation team in field of climate and environment to ensure that the objectives and goals are achieved in Arua and Madi- Okollo.
The Officer will support the Manager, Climate and Environment to ensure the operationalization of the URCS Climate Action and Environment Unit under the DRM department and will offer programmatic support under the four themes; Climate Sciences, Mitigation, Adaptation and Cross Cutting (Climate Change and Health, Youth and Persons with Special Needs (PSN), Policy, Training and Outreach) across all the departments.
All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment. The full job descriptions and application forms can be viewed and downloaded from the jobs section of our website at   Please send your filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
The filled application forms, academic transcripts and certificates should be e-mailed to; [email protected]   or hand delivered, and or by post to:
The Secretary General,
Uganda Red Cross Society,
Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,
P. O. Box 494, Kampala - Uganda.
Email; [email protected] 
Closing date for receipt of the applications is 15 th August, 2022 at 5.00p.m.
Due to large volumes of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

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