Project Officer – Apiculture Youth Skilling NGO Jobs – Oxfam International

Job
Title:           
 Project
Officer – Apiculture Youth Skilling
Organization: Oxfam
International
Duty Station:
Uganda
About US:
Oxfam is a worldwide
organisation that employs works in more than 90 countries. We seek to overcome
poverty and suffering.  Oxfam’s global strategic goals include
contributing to achieving more profound and lasting change in the lives of
people living with poverty and injustice. We’re creating a worldwide
influencing network to unite the power of local organizations, who share a
common vision for change. Adequately resourced, local organizations are
bestpositioned to influence and actively participate in the fight against the
injustice of poverty.
Job Summary:  The Project Officer – Apiculture Youth
Skilling will be responsible for the designing, coordination and implementation
of the Youth Skilling Project for refugees and Host Communities in West Nile,
Arua District. S/he will support resource mobilization, specifically to help
scaling up Youth skilling for refugees and host communities in Uganda, support
implementing partners in all aspects of the project cycle, initiate and lead
monitoring, reporting and learning initiatives, and ensure the promotion of
gender and women’s rights in all project activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Oxfam Project Officer – Apiculture Youth
    Skilling job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Economics,
    Development Economics, Business administration and any other relevant
    academic qualification
  • A minimum of three years of practical experience in livelihood
    programming and Agriculture Value Chain Development or other relevant
    fields
  • Extensive knowledge Building Resilience Opportunities with focus on
    Youth skilling in Fragile Crisis Affected areas is added advantage;
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of apiculture and forestry,
    project/program management cycle, participatory appraisal techniques and
    Rights Based Approach;
  • Experience in gender mainstreaming in development projects mainly in
    livelihoods projects and programs, donor funding and financial and project
    management skills;
  • Knowledge of food security practices, land rights, DRR and
    identifying and addressing vulnerability.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs
and cover letters ONLY to oxfamuganda-jobs@oxfam.org indicating the position
name in the email subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be
contacted. 
Deadline: 18th May 2018
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