Project Support Associate

Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2017/B5303/13483
Department/office AFR, KEMCO, Kenya MCO
Duty station Kampala, Uganda
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration 6 months (renewable subject to performance and availability of funds)
Application period 24-Nov-2017 to 03-Dec-2017


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The ‘Sawlog Production Grant Scheme’ (SPGS) is a Ugandan government project supporting establishment of the commercial forestry industry in Uganda through provision of retrospective subsidized grants to private sector farmers.  This initiative is as an incentive for long term investment in commercial forestry for rural incomes and mitigating climate change. The SPGS aims at increasing the incomes of the rural population through commercial tree planting by medium and large-scale private sector actors and the local communities themselves, while at the same time helping to mitigate climate change effects through intensive afforestation. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has obtained funding from the European Commission (EC) to support the implementation of this programme.



The Project Support Associate is to work closely with and support the Project Ma...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Skills The following skills are required;  Accounting & Fin...

Secondary education is required. Technical/Professional Diploma in the rele...

6 years of relevant working experience is required Experience in Project Man...

Fluency in written and oral English is required.  Basic Knowledge of L...

Contract type:Local Individual Contractor Agreement Contract level: LICA 6 Con...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

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