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Showing posts with label Agriculture Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts
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3 Abattoir Supervisor Job Placements - Biyinzika Poultry International Limited


Job Title:            Abattoir Supervisor (3 Job Placements)
Organization: Biyinzika Poultry International Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Biyinzika Poultry International Limited is one of the leading suppliers of Poultry and Poultry feeds in the country.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the Production Planning process of the Abattoir activities
  • Provide support in the production control process of the Abattoir section
  • Manage and supervise the Abattoir team


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Degree or diploma in Animal Husbandry or related Training
  • Three years of experience in the Poultry Business
  • Knowledge of Production YIELD in Poultry Abattoir is an added advantage
  • Good supervisory and team management skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with updated CVs attached and using the position title in the Subject Heading of the email to vacancies@biyinzika.co.ug.

Deadline: 22nd November 2018

NB: Only email applications will be considered, and only successful candidates will be contacted.
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30 No Experience General Abattoir Worker Job Opportunities - Biyinzika Poultry International Limited


Organization: Biyinzika Poultry International Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Biyinzika Poultry International Limited is one of the leading suppliers of Poultry and Poultry feeds in the country.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The applicant must be able to write and speak English

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with updated CVs attached and using the position title in the Subject Heading of the email to vacancies@biyinzika.co.ug.

Deadline: 22nd November 2018

NB: Only email applications will be considered, and only successful candidates will be contacted.
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Business Development and Marketing Officer Irish NGO Jobs - Self Help Africa (SHA)


Organisation: Self Help Africa (SHA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Agriculture Development Project Team Leader

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 years.

Job Summary:  The Business Development and Marketing Officer will work with farmers in the Albertine Region (initially focusing on Hoima, Nwoya and Buliisa), supporting them to develop their businesses so that they are able to produce, bulk, process and supply agriculture and related products to the increasing consumer demands in the region, and beyond. The BDMO will apply market system approaches to improve the competitiveness of agricultural producers to respond to new and expanding market opportunities. The BDMO will enhance SHA Uganda’s ability to deliver high impact market and enterprise development programming including: assisting farmer groups in on-farm and off-farm business development; value chain development; developing innovative financial inclusion models and approaches.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Support the development of dynamic and inclusive SMEs that are aligned to Uganda Country enterprise development programmes
  • Leading value chain and/or market analysis studies intended to support project design and/or implementation of ongoing projects.
  • Exploring and developing partnerships with public private sector actors to provide production and market services to smallholder farmers
  • Facilitating market driven linkages between farmers, input/output dealers, and other value chain actors by establishing business relationships and facilitating deals (both formal and informal) which open new market channels for producers.
  • Provide technical oversight on Farmers Organization Business plan development and implementation. 
  • Strong integration of enterprise development approach and inclusive market system approaches adopted in the Implementing Partners.
Support institutional and enterprise development for smallholder famers, including off-farm and on-farm businesses
  • Map and lead surveys of farmer groups to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Contribute to the development and strengthening of farmers groups and improve their competitiveness
  • Conduct refresher and specialized trainings as needed with staff, partners and farmer groups and design necessary educational materials (manuals, handouts etc.).
  • Conduct continuous market intelligence and assessments to inform programming including identification of sectors and value chains that have high potential to benefit the smallholder farmers            
Facilitate access to financial services for smallholder farmers
  • Facilitate the adaptation and operationalisation of rural financial inclusive model e.g. Saving with a Productive Purpose (SWAPP), Gender Action Learning (GALs) and Savings and Loan Associations (SLA) financial services model being advanced by SHA Uganda.
  • Monitoring and ensuring quality of VSLA services delivery to ensure it is accordance with adapted model;
  • Lead the documentation and sharing of lessons learnt on financial inclusive models
  • Explore and develop relationships with financial services providers to improve access to mainstream services by smallholders
  • Lead research initiatives on pro-poor financial services products and facilitate access to an adaptation of new financial services products to the target communities.
Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL)
  • Document and disseminate case studies, best practices on market development activities and lessons on working with private sector for innovative services
  • Support Implementing Partners with enterprise related data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Develop strategies that strengthen adoption of knowledge and skills acquired by partners


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Self Help Africa Business Development and Marketing Officer job must hold a bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Enterprise Development or related field,
  • Three years of working experience in enterprise development with NGO, private sector or government, focusing on any of the following fields: value chain development, value addition, pro-poor financial services, business management or agri-business with strong private sector linkages, processing and farmer institutional development.
  • Experience and knowledge in the design and implementation of both on-farm and off-farm enterprise development projects for individuals and groups
  • Working experience in agriculture, livestock, or the natural resources sectors, marketing with excellent analytical/problem-solving and research skills,
  • Skills in training/facilitation of development processes including organisation and mobilization of communities, enterprise development and networking among different development partners,
  • Strong skills in speaking an  d writing English with solid computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, power point and email.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to produce results within tight deadlines in a very busy environment
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and take initiative
  • Ability to solve problems and take corrective action.
  • Commitment to international and humanitarian NGO codes, standards and practices,
  • Ability to speak local languages in the Albertine Region will be an added advantage
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a completed application form, Download Here, CV & Cover Letter by E-mail as follows: – uganda@selfhelpafrica.net. Please type “Business Development and Marketing Officer” – [your name]” in the subject line of the e-mail.

Deadline: 19th November 2018

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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Area Response Coordinator Non-profit Careers - World Vision International


Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Response Operations Manager
Duty Station:  Uganda

About WVU:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary:  The Area Response Coordinator – Moyo/Adjumani will implement response objectives to external and internal standards to meet humanitarian need

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Leadership and Management
  • Ensure programme planning is informed by technical standards & operational viability to meet humanitarian needs
  • Responsible for external engagement within the area of operation –attends interagency coordination meetings ,makes sure sector leads participate in the sector working group meetings , coordinates with OPM ,UN and local government in matters that relate to WV operations in the area
  • Actively participate in resource mobilization and staff Operations unit to meet response needs
  • Carry out operational planning to ensure effective coordination & timely delivery of response activities
  • Implement and monitor programme to ensure achievement of response goals & objectives
  • Develop and implement operations reporting systems to support timely and accurate Response reporting
  • Implement response operations according to safety standards with support from the Security function
  • Coordinate with Support Services for provision of funds, staff, equipment, vehicles & supplies to ensure rapid program implementation
  • Identify, report & refer operational blockages caused by external actors to Liaison to be addressed through advocacy
  • Meet WV minimum quality standards and support improvement, reflection, learning and innovation in sectors
  • Manage, supervise and build capacity of staff under his supervision.
  • Conduct staff performance target setting and appraisals in accordance with World Vision performance management framework
  • Assure security of staff via implementation of sound security standards and working closely with the WNRR Security services
  • Cultivate a positive team working environment through staff coaching, mentorship and regular support to ensure all staff development issues are attended to ; ensure the administration of effective reward management systems according to World Vision P&C policies


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Area Response Coordinator job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural sciences, social sciences or development.
  • Three to five years of experience preferably with a busy NGO or UN agency, in a coordination role
  • He/she should be able to manage a team of staff as well as cooperate with other units. He/she must be keen on details and well organized individual.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.
  • Effective and efficient budget/financial management skills.
  • Excellent self-motivation skills.
  • Excellent communications skills in English, both oral and written
  • Previous experience in refugee programming in any settlements in Uganda
  • Proposal development experience
  • Ability to work both as a motivating member and a leader of a diverse team

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 16th November 2018

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Resilience & Livelihood Technical Program Officer NGO Job Careers - World Vision International


Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Resilience & Livelihood Technical Program Manager
Duty Station:  Uganda

About WVU:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary: The Resilience & Livelihood Technical Program Officer will contribute to achieving WVU’s child wellbeing targets in designated clusters through planning, monitoring and implementing the Resilience & Livelihood programme in line with applicable technical approaches and WVU national strategy. Oversee roll out of best practices and models in a manner that promotes ownership, sustainability

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project planning and implementation
  • Ensure that the cluster designs are in line with the Resilience &Livelihood national office strategy
  • Supervise and monitor ongoing activities under the Cluster Resilience & Livelihood projects
  • Ensure quality in the roll out of project models ensuring sufficient funds allocated to particular activities in annual plans
  • Coordinate and oversee Cluster Resilience &Livelihood projects being implemented by partners and technical resource persons.
  • Initiate and participate in Production and food production district Advocacy initiatives
  • Work closely with the National office technical specialists for quality implementation of Resilience &Livelihood projects.
  • Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in Resilience &Livelihood projects.
  • Ensure operational integration with other WV sectors in intervention areas such as Health, education and child protection.
  • Work with CSDAs to ensure Registered Children and their households are participating and benefiting from health programme interventions.
Technical support and training
  • Identify local level capacity needs and support capacity building activities for WVU staff and partners to improve the quality of resilience &Livelihoods
  • Participate in development /adaption of training curriculum/manuals for implementation in the program area
  • Mobilization and conducting trainings to build capacities of staff and partners on Resilience &Livelihood models
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to Farmer organizations helping in strengthening their organizational and institutional capacities
  • Identify technical experts to train partner with in training farmer organizations and and community groups
  • Liaise with the National Office technical specialists on staff capacity building in Resilience & Livelihood programming
Partnership and networking
  • Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the District level.
  • Participate and represent WVU in key donor engagements and technical working forums at district, Region and National level when applicable
  • Point of contact for consultation on issues to do with Resilience and Livelihood Cluster programming.
  • Work closely with District initiatives through the District Cooperative alliance and Production department Office
Research, Documentation and Evidence building
  • Effectively document all information related to project successes, innovations and promising practices and disseminate through appropriate mechanisms.
  • Responsible for capturing child well being indicators related to Resilience and Livelihood projects in the cluster
  • Ensure identification of research areas, conduct research and document key learning
  • Conduct information needs assessments in sustainable agriculture, value addition and marketing
  • Spear head the Cluster Resilience & livelihood output & outcome monitoring processes
  • Support processes of project baselines and evaluation of Resilience & Livelihood projects and interventions.
Resource Acquisition:
  • Identify and initiate viable funding proposals for resource acquisition to support Resilience &Livelihood programme interventions.
  • Participate in resource mobilization through concept papers/proposal writing for fund raising and market them with support offices and other donors


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Resilience & Livelihood Technical Program Officer – Western job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in BSC Agriculture
  • Five years practical experience in food security programming including Natural resource management. At least three of which must have been involved in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Good Training facilitation and coordination skills
  • Experience in development of Proposals/concept papers development for fund raising
  • Excellent Research, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Experience in conducting Needs assessment and report writing
  • Highly motivated to achieve quality results and service
  • Demonstrated accountability and integrity
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • A good team player
  • Ability to work with communities
  • Willingness to stay upcountry

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 14th November 2018

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline




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