IRC Senior Climate Change Mitigation and Livelihood Officer Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs

IRC Senior Climate Change Mitigation and Livelihood Officer Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

IRC Uganda looking for “Senior Climate Change Mitigation and Livelihood Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before September 21, 2023.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

IRC Senior Climate Change Mitigation and Livelihood Officer Jobs 2023

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on September 09, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Climate Change Mitigation and Livelihood Officer to be based in Lamwo, Uganda.

Recruiter International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Position Senior Climate Change Mitigation and Livelihood Officer
Location Lamwo, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Three years
Application Deadline September 21, 2023

IRC Job Vacancy 2023

Duties and responsibilities


  • Work closely with ERD Assistant and community Volunteers to mobilize the community to engage in agriculture activities.
  • Supporting communities on biodiversity regeneration and restoration, agroforestry, permaculture etc.
  • Implementing soil and water management techniques for smallholder farmers
  • Develop tools to support communities in the green transition through documentation and evidencing the multifaceted benefits of climate change mitigation.
  • Prepare reports timely for all projects being supported to mainstream climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Cash Transfer Programming

  • Organize and supervise the distribution of cash to the targeted smallholder farmers.
  • Responsible for the selection and verification of smallholder farmer in coordination with community committee and authorities and the use of selection criteria
  • Actively engage and support in community sensitization activities on selection criteria, cash redemption process and feedback mechanism.
  • Develop distribution plans for Cash and share for final approval.
  • Maintain clear communication with cash transfer agents and beneficiaries in accordance with IRC policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with cash transfer agents on the schedule of distributions to make sure they are ready with cash to smoothly distribute cash to beneficiaries.
  • Organize cash distributions considering safety and dignity of beneficiaries.
  • Conduct field visits to project sites and meet with community leaders to select specific vulnerable locations for targeting and ensure a conducive community mobilization system.
  • Carry out the staff appraisal for the ERD Assistant.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req45301
  • Job Title: Senior Climate Change Mitigation and Livelihood Officer
  • Sector: Economic Recovery & Livelihood
  • Employment Category: Regular
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: Not Applicable
  • Location: Lamwo, Uganda


  • Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agroecology, Climate Studies / Natural Resource Management, Food Security studies, Livelihood studies, Rural Development or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in the relevant field
  • Good written and spoken English.
  • Experience in community-based programming, coordination, and stakeholder analysis.
  • Proven abilities in coordination within teams and with other stakeholders.
  • Prior experience in developing program implementation work-plans and program reporting.
  • Strong ability to organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility.
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, proven self-initiative and problem-solving abilities.

How to Apply IRC Senior Climate Change Mitigation and Livelihood Officer Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: September 21, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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