09 August 2016

Program Officer - Public Private Partnership and Market Access (Vegetable Oil Development Project) Careers - Sasakawa Global 2000-Uganda (SAA/SG2000)

Organisation: Sasakawa Global 2000-Uganda (SAA/SG2000)
Project Name: Vegetable Oil Development Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Sasakawa Global 2000-Uganda (SAA/SG2000) is a non-profit non-governmental international organization that promotes demonstration and widespread adoption of improved pre and post-production agricultural technologies for smallholder farmers in Uganda in collaboration with relevant government institutions, farmers’ organizations and the private sector.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the Thematic Co-ordinator in planning, budgeting and reporting
  • The incumbent will strengthen the capacity of farmer based organizations (FBOs) in organisational management and leadership / Farmer Institutional Development
  • Guide development of viable commodity business plans among FBOs
  • Strengthen the savings and loan schemes (VSLAs) among FBOs
  • The incumbent will link Farmers/FBOs /processors/ small & medium enterprises (SMEs) to finance institutions and markets
  • Keenly monitor and document volume and value of commodities traded by Commodity Associations (CAs) and FBOs
  • Collect, establish, maintain and manage the database on public private partnerships (PPP)
  • Ensure regular communication/coordination and exchange of experiences between Farmers/ FBO and key actors along the vegetable oils value chains.
  • Perform any other related duties assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a BSc in Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness, Rural Development or any other related field;
  • At least five years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent oral, analytical, writing and presentational skills;
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Proven ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder working environments.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their E-mail applications including a cover letter, a CV with names of three professional referees and scanned copies of relevant academic credentials to:

The Country Director,
Sasakawa Africa Association-Uganda
Ruth Towers, Plot 15A Clement Hill Road
P.O. Box 6987, Kampala-Uganda

E-mail to: sg2000uganda@saa-safe.org

Deadline: 12th August, 2016

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