Agribusiness Project Manager INGO Jobs – Self Help Africa (SHA)

Job Title:  Agribusiness Project Manager

Organisation: Self Help Africa (SHA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Programmes (HoP)

About US:

Self Help Africa
(SHA) is an International Non-Governmental Organization implementing rural
development, sustainable food and livelihoods security programmes in nine
countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. SHA’s vision is an economically thriving and
resilient rural Africa with a mission to support sustainable livelihoods for
Uganda’s smallholder farmers. SHA has been working in Uganda for close to 20

Job Summary:  The Project Manager will ensure development of
sustainable and profitable agri-enterprises (cooperatives, agro processors,
micro businesses, buyers, input dealers etc) that will improve the
competitiveness of agricultural producers to respond to new and expanding
market opportunities. The job holder will be responsible for proper budget
monitoring and management, supervision of Project Officers, representation and
coordination with key stakeholders at the District level.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Technical oversight;
  • Project Leadership and Management;
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Evaluation and Learning;
  • Network and Relationship building

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Self Help Africa Agribusiness Project
    Manager job must hold a  Bachelor’s
    degree (Masters degree preferable) in Business Administration,
    Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Enterprise Development or related
  • Three to five years of project management experience in NGO,
    government or private sector at technical level across development
    programmes focusing on enterprise development, value chain development,
    value addition, business management or agri-business with strong private
    sector linkages,
  • Experience and knowledge in the design and implementation of both
    on-farm and off-farm enterprise development projects for smallholder
  • Experience in on-boarding and managing private sector partners,
  • Working experience in agriculture, livestock, or the natural
    resources sectors, marketing with excellent analytical/problem-solving and
    research skills,
  • High level skills and experience in planning, budgeting and writing
    management and financial reports to donors,
  • Skills in training/facilitation of development processes including
    organisation and mobilisation of communities, enterprise development and
    networking among different development partners,
  • Commitment to international and humanitarian NGO codes, standards
    and practices,
  • Strong skills in speaking and writing English with solid computer
    skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, power point and email.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of team across different cultures.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and take initiative
  • Ability to solve problems and take corrective action.


  • Experience working in the project geographical region
  • Experience working with farmer groups and private sector actors.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send a completed application
form, Download
, CV & Cover Letter by E-mail as follows: – Please type “Agribusiness Project Manager” – [your
name]” in the subject line of the e-mail.

Deadline: 7th July 2019

Please do not send
certificates at this stage. Due to the anticipated high volume of applications,
kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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