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International Crane Foundation Jobs – Field Officer

Job Title: Field Officer – International Crane Foundation Jobs

Organization: International Crane Foundation Uganda

Duty Station: Southwestern Uganda


International Crane Foundation Uganda Profile:

The International Crane Foundation, registered in Uganda as an International Non-Governmental Organization, is looking for a dynamic, committed and confident Ugandan with passion, integrity and innovation to fill the position of Field Officer- Southwesstern Uganda. The person will be responsible for overseeing and implementing our projects in southcentral Uganda, initially focusing in the Rukiga District.


Roles and Responsibilities:

• Oversee and implement the ICF/EWT Partnership projects in southwestern Uganda, initially focused in the Rukiga District.
• Collect baseline data on cranes, wetlands and communities, and follow data collection protocols to monitor impact over time.
• Assist, where relevant, the mitigation of the threat of crane trade and powerline collisions, or any other threats that are identified.
• Fulfil an integrated approach to conservation through appropriate and relevant partnerships, incorporating a rights-based approach to family planning, improving human health and livelihood development both at a landscape level and through Conservation Agreement.
• Develop and maintain good relationships with both the local government authorities and local communities to promote mutual trust and strong program‐stakeholder relationships.
• Identify, mentor, supervise and coordinate the work of Crane Custodians, ambassadors for crane conservation efforts.
• Improve community awareness of cranes and wetlands, and the integrated family planning and human health aspects of our projects.
• Assist the East African Regional Manager with the production of technical reports and minutes of meetings.
• Participate in the drafting of project work plans, budgets and technical reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Management, Biological Sciences, Science Education or related fields. Additional training in youth education will be an added advantage.
• At least 2 years field work experience in environmental education or community conservation projects.
• Ability to facilitate community-based workshops and training.
• Computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc.).
• Proven ability to work in a team and facilitate work of other experts in the field.
• Good command of oral and written English.
• Good time management and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to respond positively to feedback and differing points of view.
• Willingness to work in remote areas.
• Ability to maintain good team discipline and motivation.


How To Apply for International Crane Foundation Jobs 2020:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications merged in one document to [email protected] with the position title in the subject line of the email.

Deadline: Applications close on 16 August 2020, and any applicants who will not have heard from the International Crane Foundation by 21 August 2020 should consider their application unsuccessful.


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