Non-profit Careers – Assistant Seed Production Officer (Contract Growers) at BRAC International

Organisation: BRAC
International
About US:
BRAC
International is one of the largest Non-Governmental Development Organization
in the world, working in a number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty
alleviation Programs, is registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization
implements integrated development approach combining Education, Health,
Agriculture, Livestock, Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In charge of seed production of composite maize,
rice, vegetable as per target by maintaining field standard (moisture, purity
and germination aspects)
·        
Carry out routine base supervision of the contract
growers’ plot/block especially on timely sowing/ planting, maintaining land
isolation or time isolation /sowing/planting with appropriate spacing, keeping
proper drainage system.
·        
Expeditiously follow up and ensure the roughing
especially in vegetative stage, flowering stage and ripening or before
harvesting stage.
·        
Managing and supervising the intercultural
operations like weeding, thinning, fertilizer application and provide pesticide
information after confirming the pests’ nature of damage.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal employee should preferably hold a Diploma
in Agriculture (Crop Husbandry) or any other relevant field.
·        
A minimum of one year of working experience
·        
Ability to work with seed production contract
growers.
·        
Working knowledge and ability to know seed purity
test, moisture test and germination
·        
Excellent report writing and communication skills
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters,
Curriculum Vitae (including bio-data such as: Date of birth, Education
qualification, language proficiency, work experience and at least 3 referees in
Ms. Office Word Document) and scanned copies of academic /other supporting
documents which should be merged in one PDF File. The two attachments i.e. CV
and application letter (one) plus academic documents (one) should be to hrd.uganda@brac.net.
NB: Only Softcopy applications will be considered, and
shortlisted candidates will be contacted. On the subject, must be the name of
the position applied for strictly.
Deadline: 7th September 2015.
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