2 Project Assistants – Nature Uganda

February 6, 2023

Job Title: 2 Project Assistants

Organization: Nature Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Assist Project Officers in promoting conservation and development activities in the target area including interventions to improve livelihoods of host communities, and empower Local civil society groups to engage in rights based advocacy processes.
  • Support and or participate in monitoring project interventions and data collection activities as planned to track the performance of project interventions such as restoration actions.
  • Facilitate community mobilisation for meetings and other project activities and interventions.
  • Support communities in wetlands or forest monitoring and compliance with regulations.
  • In collaboration with other members of project teams, create awareness about the value of wetlands, woodlands, forest and agroforestry by outlining conservation benefits.
  • Guide communities on project implementation through provision of on-site training and follow up of project interventions.
  • Support communities to understand their roles and responsibilities as regards to access and use of the wetland, woodland or forest resources.
  • Support capacity building of collaborating partners as well as the local community to effectively participate in the implementation of programme activities
  • Support establishment of demonstrations on Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA), and other sustainable land management practices and also follow up the performance of established demonstrations on project interventions.
  • Support monitoring implementation of all project activities in the operational areas
  • Represent Nature Uganda whenever called upon at various community meetings and other stakeholder engagements and any other functions.
  • Support and input into developing elaborate activity work plans and budgets for implementation of project activities at site level and produce regular progress reports.
  • Support and contribute to other quarterly and annual reports as necessary


Minimum Qualifications & Skills

  • The applicant should have a minimum of a Certificate/ Diploma in Education, social work, natural resources management, tourism or community Development
  • A degree in community development, natural resources management, social work, or any other relevant subject in community development and natural resources management is an added advantage
  • Experience working with community, extension and mobilisation skills, experience of working at remote locations essential.
  • Should have good working knowledge of the project area selected
  • Should be willing and ready to live in the respective project area
  • Ability to write reports and meet strict deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, with ability to work under limited supervision, strong commitment to nature conservation.
  • Knowledge and experience in NGO work, community work, and or working with district authorities.
  • Basic knowledge in the use of computers or smartphones, and other data collecting tools/gadgets.
  • Fluent and excellent verbal and written proficiency in English and at least one local language widely used in project area.


Application Instructions

Applications addressed to:

The Executive Director Nature Uganda

Interested applicants should submit their applications consisting of a CV and cover letter and be emailed to:


or delivered to
Nature Uganda Offices on
Plot 1 Katalima Crescent Lower Naguru
P. O. Box 27034 Kampala
, no later than 5pm on 17th February 2023.

Closing Date: not later than 12th FEB 2023

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