Food and Livelihoods Assistance Manager NGO Jobs – Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)

Job
Title:              
 Food
and Livelihoods Assistance Manager

Organisation:
Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)

Duty Station: Rwamwanja
Refugee Settlement, Uganda

Reports to:
Field Coordinator

About US:

The Adventist
Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is a global humanitarian organization of
the Seventh-day Adventist Church that demonstrates God’s love and compassion.
Through an international network, ADRA delivers relief and development
assistance to individuals in more than 140 countries—regardless of their
ethnicity, political affiliation, or religious association.

Job Summary:  The Food and Livelihoods Assistance Manager
will be responsible for planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation,
and reporting on all nutrition sensitive activities under the GFA Project; and
to ensure that the objectives of the GFA project and ADRA Uganda are achieved
through adherence to project documents, ADRA’s policies, mission and operating
principles.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·        
Manage
food distribution and all nutrition sensitive activities targeting both
refugees and host communities in Rwamwanja.

·        
Provide
skills on backyard gardening, drip irrigation, value chain management of the
targeted crops.

·        
Conduct
market research to guide the farmers and value chain participants.

·        
Link
farmers to market opportunities and to access information on food markets and
value addition technologies.

·        
Provide
supervision to volunteers engaged in backyard gardening and value chain
development activities.

·        
Guide
ADRA Uganda on technologies to improve refugee-host community farming models
that use small plots of land yet ensuring food security for participants.

·        
Coordinate,
implement, monitor and report on all GFA food assistance and nutrition
sensitive programing activities in consultation with the Field Coordinator.

·        
Maintain
the security and safety of project associated assets and equipment in the
execution of the project activities.

·        
With
guidance and support from the project’s M&E Officer and Field Coordinator,
develop and maintain a system for reporting regularly on activities, outputs,
outcomes and impact of the project including success stories.

·        
Build
the capacity of volunteers and other staff in backyard gardening, value chain
management and marketing of farm produce for better realization of the set
objectives.

·        
Suggest
strategies to ADRA Uganda for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the
project by identifying bottlenecks and or risks and developing plans to
minimize, mitigate or eliminate them.

·        
Develop/participate
in developing project proposals and Concept Notes aimed at improving or
expanding the operation.

·        
Perform
any other duties that are assigned or are incidental to his job.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Nutrition from a
well-recognized University

·        
Three
years’ experience in similar role

·        
Ability
to communicate and interact well with people from different educational,
linguistic, cultural and religious backgrounds

·        
Ability
to speak Swahili and Kinyabwisha will be an added advantage

Contract Duration: Six months

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates should send their CVS and all academic certificates to hrm@adrauganda.org

Deadline: 29th July 2019 by 5pm.

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