Assistant Crop Agronomist Jobs – Living Earth Uganda (LEU)

Job Title:    Assistant Crop Agronomist

Organisation: Living Earth Uganda (LEU)

Duty Station:  Albertine Region (Hoima, Buliisa and Kikuube Districts), Uganda

Reports to: Senior Agronomist


About US:

Living Earth Uganda (LEU) is a company limited by Guarantee that provides services in the areas of Natural resources and environmental management, and Social and community support that include among others livelihoods, skilling and humanitarian responses has been contracted by Total Energies EP Uganda B.V to provide agricultural support services under Tilenga Project RAPs 2-5 in the districts of Buliisa, Hoima and Kikuube.


The Overall Objective of this Project is to support farmers to access and utilize good agronomical practices so as to improve their household income levels. This project intervention builds on more than 20 years of Living Earth Uganda’s experience and presents an opportunity to engage in a wider set of challenges that will emerge as the country becomes an established Oil producing.


Job Summary:  The Assistant Crop Agronomist will provide crop extension services to Project Affected Persons (PAPs) under Agriculture support services project in Buliisa, Hoima and Kikuube district.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Compile and submit Monthly work plan and report
  • Train Project Affected Households (PAHs) in good agronomic practices (GAPs)
  • Demonstrate appropriate methods and technologies in crop and tree nursery demonstrated to farmers (PAHs)
  • Identify and report on Crop pests and diseases
  • Ensure agricultural and related statistical information/data is collected
  • Ensure that demonstration tools and plots are set up in various areas;
  • Training farmers and carrying out demonstrations in modern agronomic practices;
  • Identifying crop pests and diseases and advising farmers on control measures;
  • Monitoring and reporting on natural disasters;
  • Producing periodic reports on implementation of activities;
  • Collecting and compiling agricultural statistical data
  • Implementing agricultural development activities of the project.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Senior Agronomist.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Agriculture or in related discipline from a recognized Institution.
  • At least three years of field related experience
  • Project Management;
  • Records and information management;
  • Communicating effectively;
  • Concern for quality Standards;
  • Time management
  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports.
  • Must have knowledge in computer applications like Microsoft Office


How to Apply:

Applicants interested in the above positions should send their applications, detailed CVs, copies of academic certificates (certified originals to be presented at the interview and copies of the recent last 3 months’ pay) to: The attention of the Human Resource Officer at with copies to and


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Buliisa, Hoima and Kikuube locals are encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 14th October 2022 by 5:00pm


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Date Posted 2022-10-05
Valid Through 2022-10-14
Hiring Organization Living Earth Uganda (LEU)
Job Location , , Hoima, 0256, Uganda