Natural Resource Management / Forestry Officer
International Medical Corps
lagos, NG
5d ago
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Job title : Natural Resource Management / Forestry Officer jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : May 24, 2022

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  • Job Summary

  • The Natural Resource management / Forestry officer is responsible for the overall management, implementation & monitoring of Environment and Natural Resource management activities in the Nutrition, Livelihoods and Resilience project in Shani LGA aimed at promoting resilience to climate change.
  • The Natural Resource management / Forestry officer will technically be supervised and supported by the Program manager
  • Main Responsibilities

  • Conduct rapid assessment to identify specific operational villages / locations for environmental and natural resource management activities such as production of tree seedlings and briquettes.
  • Lead the process of beneficiary selection (particularly the youth) in collaboration with local administrations and community representatives
  • Lead community-based participatory planning exercise and development of community action plans for environment and natural resource management activities
  • Lead the implementation of the environment and natural resource management component of the project as per the timeframe, budget and resources set and implement the project within the specified parameters
  • Actively participate in conducting the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in collaboration with the M&E officer
  • Actively engage in formation of local committees and community mobilization
  • Facilitate and provide community technical trainings in tree seedling production and Briquette making in collaboration with relevant line ministries
  • Joint planning and provide capacity building activities with the program manager
  • Provide capacity building and backstopping to volunteers under your supervision
  • Prepare and submit regular internal reports on all environment and natural resource management activities and prepare external reports as per the donor format
  • Implement tree seedlings and tools distribution
  • Build capacity of beneficiaries of tree seedling production and Briquette making activities, and conduct scheduled regular visits to their tree nurseries
  • Participate in food security & livelihoods related assessment missions with other stakeholders in the area representing International Medical Corps
  • Actively represent International Medical Corps in environmental / natural resource management coordination meetings
  • Capture lessons learnt from monitoring and evaluations, document success stories, and replicate successful projects and scale up.
  • Work with M&E team to develop monitoring tool, sending weekly update to the program manager, follow up closely and update the team if the situation in the ground is changing quickly.
  • Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse :

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
  • Compliance & Ethics :

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps' and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.
  • Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • B.Sc. in Forestry, Environmental Science & Natural Resource Management, or another relevant field with four years of the field in Natural Resource / Environmental management.
  • Experience in natural resource mapping, community consultations, program design and evaluation and technical training and support.

  • Familiarity with design and programming processes of different donors
  • Proficient analytical skills that demonstrate an understanding of the current concepts, priorities, and issues in program monitoring, data collection and evaluation.
  • Skills in implementing environment and natural resource management programs
  • Ability to exhibit tact, diplomacy, and resourcefulness in dealing with high-level officials from donor agencies, international organizations, and other foreign and domestic government officials and partners.
  • Must have excellent English written and oral communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments within International Medical Corps, donors, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector.
  • Accountability is required to develop and achieve activities.
  • Key Competencies

  • Strong communication skills : oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Should be a team player and culturally sensitive.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, email and utilization of the internet
  • Strong leadership, team building, conflict resolution and ability to deliver IMC's strategic objectives.
  • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations
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