Several Agricultural Business Trainer NGO Jobs – Adventist Development and Relief Agency – (ADRA)

Job Title:      Agricultural Business Trainer
(Several Job Placements)

Organization: Adventist
Development and Relief Agency – (ADRA)

Duty Station:
Uganda

About US:

The Adventist
Development and Relief Agency – (ADRA) is the humanitarian organisation of the
Seventh-day Adventist Church tasked to serve humanity so all may live as God
intended. Working at ADRA is more than just a job—it’s an opportunity to be a
part of something bigger. Our work is making a difference in the lives of
thousands of people in Uganda. Through hard work, perseverance, and deep
commitment we turn limited resources into life-changing solutions.

Job Summary:
The Agricultural Business Trainers generally work as liaisons between farmers
and agricultural businesses, representing either the farm or the business.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

·       
Provide
business development advice, mentoring and coaching and facilitate change
management to farmers cooperatives that allow them to realize their business
growth potential.

·       
Analyze
the capacity needs of farmers organizations (FOs) and rural producer
organizations (RPOs) and suggest sustainable solutions

·       
Help
develop training and education structures within farmers’ organizations to
enhance their service provision, behaviour change and collective marketing
services.

·       
Provide
clients with guidance relating to promoting the interests

·       
of
smallholder farmers, their associations/cooperatives, with the authorities of
the relevant stakeholders

·       
Build
expertise in a specific area of interest

·       
Overall
planning and leadership of the development of Business Plans in coordination
with Team Leaders

·       
Coordination
and consultation with the Team Leader & stakeholders Coordination with
value chain stakeholders/actors

·       
Support
set-up technical assistance and training processes

·       
Support
reporting to Team Leader

·       
Ensure
quality of work and timely delivery of outputs

·       
Launch
training for progressive farmers in adopting appropriate practices in
agriculture

·       
Design
training to build the capacity of agricultural farmers.

·       
Coordinate
training to farmers in the surrounding villages for adopting improved
agriculture methods and technologies.

·       
Work
closely with the program manager to plan, design and assist in the
implementation of other project-related activities;

·       
Other
responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
position holder must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration,
Entrepreneurship, Adult Education, Agriculture, Marketing or related field.

·       
At least
five years’ experience working with Agricultural cooperatives

·       
Ability
to design training curricula based on a needs assessment and present in MS Word
and PowerPoint format to farmers and local staff.

·       
At least
5 years of experience in the design and delivery of agricultural training;

·       
Work
experience in Agricultural cooperatives is highly desirable;

·       
Strong
agribusiness and value chain skills;

·       
Experience
in working with a range of stakeholders that include the private sector,
government, agribusiness cooperatives and farmers’ associations.

·       
Strong
written and oral English skills, experience in report writing.

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 19th April 2020

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