Environment Officer – for project- Building Climate Resilient Community in Bugna Woreda of the Amhara Region

at The Lutheran World Federation World Service - Ethiopia
Location Bugna Woreda, Amhara, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 27, 2020
Category Social Sciences
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


  • rovide orientation about environmental issues and effects of climate change
  • Ensure that all the environmental component of the project in Bugna Woreda and surrounding communities implemented according to LWF policies and donor and government agreements,
  • Co-ordinate, develop and perform the environmental protection  activities of the project
  • Delivery program linked to LWF project in the Bugna Woreda entitled “Building Climate Resilient Community". specifically carry out technical, administrative and communication tasks associated with the project activity and delivery project,
  • Provide technical guidance in implementing the project interventions aim to build climate resilient community and the surrounding areas/kebeles of Bugna Woreda
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor environmental activities with the relevant stakeholders- communities and government  bodies,
  • Identify capacity gaps and provide technical support to target beneficiaries of the climate change adaptation.  Promote use of environment friendly inputs for improved agronomic practices,
  • Develop materials for awareness rising and conduct training for the community on environmental matter
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi annually and annual reports on environmental component of the project;
  • Undertake community mobilization and regular monitoring and evaluation of the project and reporting to the Team Leader;
  • Undertake LWF representation with Government, Partners and officials around the project area and with regards to climate change and environmental issues;
  • Carry out environmental, social feasibility Assessment in collaboration with the project officers and relevant sector offices;
  • Organize and train the beneficiaries on renewable energy technologies;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Team Leader;

Job Requirements


Bachelor or Masters Degree in Forestry, Natural Resource Management or related fields or relevant disciplines from recognized universality.

Required Experience

Minimum of 3 years relevant experience for Bachelor degree and 1 years for Masters Degree.

Key competencies:

  • Strong communication skill in English (written and oral)
  • Ability to interact with people
  • Previous related experience in NGO setup is advantage


Applying Instructions

Interested candidates who meet the above requirement can send ONLY detailed C.V and application letter through ethiojobs.

Women are encouraged to apply and only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Please include 3 references from current and former employers.

LWF Ethiopia is an equal opportunity employer. LWF Ethiopia considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to sex, color, religion, ethnicity, age, marital  status or disability.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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