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Friday, 26 April 2013

Technical Advisor - Chemonics

Job title: Technical Advisor

Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
Min. years of experience: 7 years
Minimum degree: Masters degree
Closing date: May 15, 2013 - 5pm
Chemonics seeks a senior technical advisor for environmental monitoring and management in the oil and gas sector for the anticipated USAID-funded Uganda Environmental Management for the Oil Sector project. The project will aim to build the capacity of government ministries, departments, and agencies; academic and research institutions; civil society organizations; the private sector; and other key stakeholders to be better prepared to manage and mitigate impacts arising out of oil and gas development on the environment and biodiversity of the Albertine Rift. This position will be based in Uganda. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Responsibilities include:
Provide technical assistance to Uganda's environmental institutions to build institutional capacity for inspection, monitoring, and reporting related to oil and gas impacts in ecologically sensitive areas
Provide guidance to the chief of party and other team members on biodiversity conservation and environmental management to achieve project objectives
Master's degree in environmental science, conservation biology, forest management, sustainable ecological systems, oil and gas management, petroleum engineering, geosciences, or a related field of study required
Minimum of seven years of experience working on or advising programs related to environmental monitoring and management in the oil and gas sector, of which at least two years include working in the developing world
Excellent track record of achieving results in similar types of capacity-strengthening activities
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
English proficiency required
Contact/How to apply:
Send electronic submissions to ugandaoil@chemonics.com by May 15, 2013. Please include the name of the position in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
In addition, please download and complete Chemonics' equal employment opportunity self-identification form and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with
nly ' Uganda Environmental Management for the Oil Sector - Technical Advisor of Environmental Monitoring' in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may ch eck 'I do not wish to complete the information requested.' Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.
Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.