2 Agroecology Field Officer Non-profit Job Opportunities – The Hunger Project (THP-U)

Organisation: The
Hunger Project (THP-U)
Funding Source:
Swedish Post Code Lottery
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Head
of Program-TPH-U & Program Officer: Sustainable Farming Systems- PELUM
Uganda
About US:
The Hunger Project-
Uganda is an international non-profit strategic organization committed to the
sustainable end of world hunger and poverty through empowering people to lead
lives
of self-reliance.
About Project:
The Hunger Project
Uganda, a global Non—profit strategic Organisation committed to the sustainable
end of World hunger and poverty is partnering with Participatory Ecological
Land-Use Management Uganda (PELUM Uganda) a network of Civil Society
Organisations working to improve the livelihoods of small scale farmers and the
sustainability of rural communities, through the fostering of ecological land
use management, on a four (4) years project on agro ecology farming funded by
the Swedish Post Code Lottery.
Job Summary:  The Agroecology Field Officer will spearhead
provision of community based technical support towards implementation of Agro
ecology interventions at the THPU Epicenters. The job holder will support the
joint project team from THPU and PELUM Uganda to implement the Agro ecology
Project activities and interventions at the Epicenter and targeted community
beneficiaries (farming households). S/he provides technical support to the
hunger project Epicenter on agro ecology in close coordination with the
sustainable farming systems program team at PELUM Uganda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Organic Agriculture,
    Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, Agro-Ecology, Environmental
    management or in any related field. Training in participatory community
    resource management approaches is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge in Agro ecology/organic/Sustainable Agriculture and
    Project – Planning and implementation.
  • Ability to mobilize and utilize resources
  • Good research and documentation skills
  • Training/facilitating skills
  • Experience in managing and accounting for funds and other resources.
  • At least three years of experience in the field of Agro ecology
    Sustainable Agriculture in NGO related setting and directly working with
    smallholder farming communities;
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Agro-ecology, climate
    resilience. agriculture market development and seed systems;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the agricultural sector;
  • Previous experience of managing grants; and in working with
    interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with various internal
    and external stakeholders.
  • Team player with positive attitude, flexible mind and good coaching
    and metivaticnai skills.
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants should hand deliver their applicants, detailed CV and copies of
their academic certificates addressed to: The Country Director, The Hunger
Project -Uganda, Plot 3A Nakasero Lane; Kisozi Complex, P.O Box 26393, Kampala
– Uganda or to Iganga/Namayumba Epicenters
Deadline: 18th July, 2018 at 5:00pm
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