SNV Netherlands Development Organisation Jobs – Dairy & Livestock Senior Advisor

Organisation:
SNV Netherlands
Development Organisation
Duty
Station:
Uganda
About
SNV:  
Established in the
Netherlands in 1965, SNV Netherlands Development Organisation works in over 35 countries across Africa, Latin America, and the Balkans. We are
dedicated to a society in which all people enjoy the freedom to pursue their
own sustainable development.
SNV has been working in
Uganda since 1989, with our field offices in West Nile, Rwenzori, Northeast and
Kampala. Working directly with over 75 local organisations, in more than 50
districts in Uganda, SNV enjoys a strong field presence in these regions. Our
advisory services in agriculture, renewable energy and water, sanitation &
hygiene are in line with Ugandan development policies and are tailored for
specific organisations and districts.  The dairy & livestock advisor
will contribute to increased production, food security, income, employment and
improved livelihood for households active in dairy and livestock and small &
medium enterprises.
Key
Duties & Responsibilities:
1.     
Delivery
of advisory services to different actors in the value chain:
  producer group and service
provider strengthening, market intelligence, financial brokering,
evidence-based advocacy that promotes an enabling legal and policy environment.
 
2.    
Programme
management:
  provide
direction to dairy & livestock projects, lead and coach teams of SNV
advisors and local capacity builders, financial management and reporting to
donors.   
3.    
Business
development:
 
design competitive project proposals and develop new partnerships.  
Develop an innovative livestock programme for Karamoja.  
4.    
Knowledge
development:
 steer
learning from dairy and livestock practice, publish
best practices and contribute to a wider knowledge agenda at national and
international
level.  
5.    
External
representation:
 
represent SNV in meetings with government, public and private investors and
other (inter)national development
partners.
Qualifications,
Skills & Experience:
  • The
    candidate should hold a Master’s degree in Livestock or agribusiness
    studies.
  • Ten
    years of relevant working experience in livestock / dairy value chain
    development of which 5 years at senior level and at least 2 years in
    pastoralists’ environments such as Karamoja.  
  • Proven
    experience with programme design, proposal writing, international donor and
    private
    investor relationship management
  • Demonstrated
    experience with project planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and
    financial management.
  • Proven
    experience in advisory services including capacity building, empowerment,
    facilitation of multi-stakeholder processes, organisational learning, and
    change processes. 
  • Proven
    experience in knowledge development and evidence based advocacy
  • Experience
    in inclusive business, climate-smart agriculture, youth entrepreneurship,
    gender mainstreaming and governance is an added advantage. 
  • A
    self-motivated achiever with excellent leadership, teamwork, coaching,
    communication, networking and organisational skills.
  • Proficient
    in MS word & excel at advanced level.
     
How
to apply: 
All interested applicants
should send a motivation letter, an updated Curriculum Vitae, Names and
contact details of two professional referees and Concrete examples of proven
experiences as
indicated above will be an added value via email to uganda@snvworld.org.
Deadline:
8th July, 2013 by 17:00 Hours
For more information on
SNV, please refer to our website: www.snvworld.org/Uganda
 

We do not appreciate third-party
mediation based on this advertisement.

Qualified women are encouraged to apply 

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