7 Field Extension Staff at Community Enterprises Development Organization (CEDO)

Organisation: Community
Enterprises Development Organization (CEDO)
Funding Source: Lutheran
World Relief
Project Name:
Sustainable Enterprises for Trade Engagement (SENTE)
Duty Station: Masaka,
Bukomansimbi, Lwengo, Sembabule, Lyantonde, Rakai, Kalungu, Uganda
About CEDO:
Community Enterprises
Development Organization (CEDO), a member- based, indigenous non-governmental
organization based in Kalisizo-Rakai. District has received funding from
Lutheran World Relief and Progresso to take lead with other two partners in the
implementation of a Project, Sustainable Enterprises for Trade Engagement
‘SENTE.” The project aims at contributing to improved livelihoods of
smallholder farmers through sustainable agriculture and has a strategic
objective of increasing incomes of targeted smallholder Bean, Coffee, and Maize
farmers of the greater Masaka area from the marketing of their cash crops.
Job Summary: The Field
Extension Staff will primarily be required to motivate community based
facilitators.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Officers should hold Diplomas in Agricultural or community development/
    development studies and related disciplines, from reputable institutions
  • A
    minimum of three or more years’ experience in the successful
    implementation of agricultural marketing projects.
  • Exhaustive
    working knowledge of organization development
  • Practical
    knowledge of promotion of savings and loans association, bulk marketing
    and
  • Possession
    of the ability to conduct unified extension services will be an added
    advantage.
  • Deep
    commitment to eradication of poverty and alignment with CEDO, LWR and
    Progresso’s missions
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. Microsoft Word, excel, Access and email)
  • All
    applicants must be willing to work and reside within the project area
  • A
    motivator for a team and commitment          to
    work towards project objectives
  • English
    Language proficiency i.e. Fluent in both oral and written
  • Possess
    the ability to work on tight schedules
  • Willingness
    to work under performance based reward system
  • Ability
    to work with minimal supervision
  • Possess
    the ability and willingness to ride a motorcycle.
How to Apply: 
All candidates who wish to
apply for the aforementioned positions should specify the position, district or
value chain (where applicable), send a letter of motivation and CV combined in
a single pdf file to: info-ug@lwrearo.org and cedofarmers2000@gmail.com
Deadline: 20th June, 2014

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