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Business Development Officer – Coffee & CSOs EU Project Jobs - Farm Africa


Organization: Farm Africa
Funding Source: European Union (EU)
Duty Station: Kanungu, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director

About US:
Farm Africa is an international non-governmental organization working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa. We work to increase the incomes and improve food security of smallholder farmers, pastoralists, agro-pastoralists, and forest dwellers in East Africa. A core part of our strategy is to ensure that our interventions are both economically sustainable and scalable. The systematic integration of market linkages in implementing programmes is crucial to our ability to scale our interventions cost-effectively. Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement.

About EU Project:
Farm Africa has the ambition to be the leading European NGO specialising in Agriculture,
Natural Resource Management and Market Engagement. It has recently been awarded a grant by the European Union for a €615,000, three-year project supporting young coffee farmers in Western Uganda’s Kanungu district.  The project focuses on building the capacity of Civil Society Organisations (CSO) to create employment and self-employment opportunities within the coffee value chain for 4,800 young women and men Kanungu district. A broad range of CSOs will be engaged in the project ranging from coffee growers cooperatives to national stakeholder platforms representing both young farmers and coffee farmers.

Key project activities will include capacity building of four Coffee Grower Cooperatives (CGC) - in particular growing their membership of young women and men, delivering extension services using smartphones and promoting sustainable production methodologies to their members. At the same time the project will support the establishment of washing and processing facilities as well as specialist trainings to enable CGCs and their members to increase the quality and quantity of coffee produced, and ultimately enter export and premium markets.

Job Summary:  The Business Development Officer – Coffee & CSOs is responsible for building the business and commercial capacity of coffee growers’ cooperatives, input SMEs, and coffee farmers’ groups. The BDO will also be responsible for capacity building and mentoring of the wider field team on market-based approaches to development and business development, as well as ensuring best practices in these areas are integrated into all field activities. In addition, the BDO will contribute to Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) activities, particularly with regards to developing and disseminating record keeping tools for the different stakeholders engaged in business-focused activities. The post-holder will be based in Farm Africa’s Kanungu office, and will be reporting in to the Project Coordinator – Coffee & CSOs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Delivery of markets and business-focused activities in line with the Coffee and CSOs project implementation plan:
  • Ensure that business development-related project activities are implemented and outputs achieved as planned and within the agreed budget including:
  • Assess and analyse existing businesses (SMEs) supporting the sustainable coffee production and provide business training – supporting them to build their customer base including access finance to grow their businesses
  • Support district committees and associations in growing their member base, improving their governance and developing income generating activities to enable them to cover regular operational costs
  • Participate in the assessments of the cooperatives organizational capacities
  • Provide business development and access to finance training and continuous support to the cooperatives using FA standard packages
  • Provide mentoring and ad hoc support to the extension workers of the cooperatives on business development and access to finance
  • Ensure that Farm Africa Approaches to business development, access to finance and trade facilitation are used to guide high-quality delivery
  • Ensure that business development and markets focused activities are aligned with, and mutually supportive of other interventions in the same areas
  • Work with the Project Coordinator (PC) and the Project Accountant and Administrator (PA&A) to ensure all activities are planned and conducted according to the organization and the donor financial and procurement requirements and procedures.
  • Work with TWIN (implementing partner) to ensure collaboration between delivery of all business development activities, market linkages and supporting cooperatives and farmers to achieve market requirements, including certification standards
Support project management and coordination
  • Support the PC & PA&A with activity planning and budgeting as requested
  • Keep abreast of business development activities being implemented by other partners operating in a similar intervention area and sharing this information with the PC and wider team as appropriate
  • Proactively identify and monitor any risks to non-delivery and, where required, develop and implement action plans to address issues identified
  • Support the PC to identify and analyze the causes of spend variances to the budget and make recommendations on actions to be taken as required
Monitoring, evaluation and reporting
  • Contribute to internal and external reporting, with a particular focus on collecting and collating information from the supported Coffee Growers’ Cooperatives and SMEs in line with set targets or standards
  • Regularly report on implementation learnings, and make recommendations on areas for improvement or changes in delivery strategy to the PC
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Plan (MLP) – and in particular support with developing data collection tools that will gather relevant business data from the cooperatives, SMEs and farmers’ groups engaged in the project
  • Contribute to quarterly internal progress reviews and annual project performance reviews and workshops
  • Collect information for stories, case studies and lessons learnt on market linkages and business development
Play a key role in delivering the wider objectives of both the Coffee and CSOs project, and Farm Africa’s work in Uganda.
  • Participate in project team meetings as requested by the Project Coordinator.
  • Support the wider project delivery team to integrate market approaches within work plans and stakeholder engagements
  • Work in close collaboration with TWIN in ensuring that knowledge, learnings and tools are shared
  • Maintain regular and effective communications with the wider project team, Uganda Country Office and implementing partners
  • In consultation with the PC, act as an ambassador, promoting the project and the work of Farm Africa, including hosting visitors, speaking at workshops, conferences and meeting donors and other officials as and when required
  • Contribute to the development of relevant Farm Africa policies and strategies


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Farm Africa Business Development Officer – Coffee & CSOs job placement must hold a Degree or equivalent in in a relevant field, such as agricultural economics, rural development, business or economics
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of market-based approaches to development and particularly approaches which encourage greater participation of women and youth
  • At least two years’ experience working for an INGO or agri-business
  • Experience of supporting the growth of businesses within the agriculture sectors
  • Experience of capacity building CSOs, cooperatives and/or small or micro enterprises
  • Experience of planning and delivering project activities and reporting on their impact
  • Experience of designing or delivering interventions that specifically encourage or maximise the participation of youth
  • Experience of supporting producer organisations to formalise the operations and access finance
  • Experience of supporting smallholder farmers to enter formal markets
  • Desirable
  • Experience conducting organisational capacity assessments
  • Experience of working in coffee value chain
  • Experience of conducting market assessments
  • Experience in designing and conducting business development trainings for micro-enterprises or SMEs
  • Experience of developing record keeping tools for micro/small enterprises
  • Experience of delivering activities focusing on the economic empowerment of rural women
  • Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders and communities based on trust and collaboration
  • Ability to communicate and share knowledge with a broad range of stakeholders with differing backgrounds and abilities.
  • Problem identification, analysis and solving of complex issues
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Ability and willingness to travel widely and frequently both within and outside Kanungu district
  • Confident user of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to ride a motorcycle in the field, with a valid riding permit (Class A)
  • Fluency in Runyankore / Rukiga

Desirable
  • Further relevant academic qualification in the area of agricultural economics, rural development, business or economics
  • Knowledge and understanding of the coffee value chain in Uganda
  • Working knowledge of sustainable consumption & production (SCP) principles
  • Multi stakeholder facilitation skills
  • Ability to influence others in order to drive change

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV, salary history, and a two-page supporting statement detailing how you meet the person specification to ugandarecruitment@farmafrica.org including “Business Development Officer C&C” in the subject line.

NB: Please DO NOT send additional documents such as certificates and references with your application. Shortlisted candidates ONLY will be required to provide these documents during the interview process.  Interviews are expected to take place w/c 23rd July 2018 at Farm Africa's country office in Kampala. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 11th July 2018 by 5.00pm EAT

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Fresher Field Facilitator Canadian NGO Jobs - Right To Play


Job Title:     Field Facilitator
Organisation: Right To Play
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Manager, Communications & Marketing

About US:
Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Right To Play is a global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict, disease and poverty. Established in 2000, Right To Play has pioneered a unique play-based approach to teaming and development which focuses on quality education, life skills, health, gender equality, child protection and building peaceful communities. 

The Uganda Country Program is currently recruiting Field facilitator for the on-going project - Enhancing Nutrition, Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) interventions in primary schools in four refugee settlements and host communities in Adjumani district,

Job Summary:  The Field Facilitator reports directly to the Project Manager (PM) and is responsible for the implementation of Right To Play (RTP) project activities and providing support and guidance to the community team in using RTP tools for the Adjumani project. He/she is also responsible for monitoring the project for the quality of delivery and effectiveness.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Activity planning and implementation
  • Monitoring and reporting
  • Establish and maintain partnerships
  • Supervision and guidance
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Education and adult Education or any related discipline.
  • Two years of experience working in project implementation and facilitation part of which should have been in leading a team.
  • Ability to confidently represent oneself and Right To Play
  • Effective planning and organizing skills
  • Coaching and feedback skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong development and team building skills
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of adult education principles
  • Computer literacy in outlook, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet
  • Effective report writing
  • Understanding of a community-led process
  • Understanding of the concept of sport tor development
  • Understanding of child rights and child protection
  • Languages: Excellent spoken and written English and local language(s) in West Nile /North
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send an updated resume and cover letter to: UgandaHR@righttoplay.com  and kindly include “Position” and your name in the subject line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter.

Deadline: 26th June 2018.

NB: While we thank all applicants for their interest, consideration will be given to applicants from West Nile and North, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Please note that applications should not be hand delivered.

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2 Fresher Livelihood Assistant NGO Job Opportunities - World Vision International


Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Livelihood Officer

About US:
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 Livelihood Assistant will implement all project activities in the designated Refugee settlement area and promote the adoption of recommended farming and business practices in line with donor and World Vision Uganda (WVU) policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project implementation and reporting:
  • Promote the use of modern farming practice and techniques through training, advising farmers, farm visits and demonstrations so as to transform targeted families from subsistence to commercial farmers.
  • Promote Resilience and Livelihoods programme model for faster adoption of improved farming technologies towards building secure livelihoods
  • Actively participate in Resilience and Livelihood planning, budgeting, implementation and monitoring of progress.
  • Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora.
Community engagement and advocacy
  • Identify project beneficiaries in collaboration with Local structures and in accordance with the laid down guidelines/rules and timeframe.
  • Coordinate project activities with sub-county authorities, government extension agents and other partners at community level.
  • Ensure Small holder farmers’ groups are mobilized, organized and strengthened into strong business groups/cooperatives (rural producer cooperatives, marketing cooperatives, Savings groups/Savings and Credit Cooperatives) for bulk purchase of inputs, value addition, bulking and collective marketing of produce
  • Develop the farmer's capacity to improve production and productivity of selected enterprises of desired quality by the market through demonstrations to farmer's
  • Establish and follow up demonstrations to facilitate production and productivity among the farmers
Documentation, Reporting and knowledge management
  • Document and maintain records pertaining to training, production activities forward issues to management for decisions and appropriate action in line with WVU policies.
  • Write up accurate and timely reports pertaining to all planned activities in the required format and submit to the Project Coordinator Livelihood
  • Ensure Care givers/Foster parents of unaccompanied Refugee children are members of farmer business groups/cooperatives and are accessing business developments services.
  • Participate in monthly / quarterly reflection meetings with Child Monitors and guardians/parents and child protection committees to address findings from monitoring.
Child Protection and Wellbeing
  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child protection policy and guidelines.
  • Work closely with local leaders to protect children from child violations and abuses
  • Sensitize children including most vulnerable, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Livelihood Assistant job opportunity must hold a diploma in agriculture or agribusiness or forestry or any other relevant discipline
  • Previous experience in community work and engagement Agricultural, Economic Development and Livelihood is and added advantage
  • Experience of the local context of south west region is an added advantage
  • Entrepreneurship, micro finance and strong agribusiness skills
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Writing and reporting skills
  • Good networking and influencing skills
  • Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s) is and added advantage
  • Passion for children.
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependable
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

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: 24th June 2018

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4 Project Field Officer - Agriculture & Market Support UK Charity Job Placements - Self Help Africa


Organization: Self Help Africa
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Coordinator

About US:
Self Help Africa (SHA) is an International Non–Governmental Organisation implementing rural development, sustainable food and livelihoods security programmes in nine countries in Africa. SHA’s vision is an economically thriving and resilient rural Africa with a mission to support sustainable livelihoods for Uganda’s smallholder farmers.

About WFP Project:
Self Help Africa Uganda, in partnership with World Food Programme (WFP), will implement Agriculture and Market Support (AMS) Project in the Districts of Masindi, Kiryandongo, Omoro and Adjumani, from July 2018 until May 2021. The project will offer training and other capacity building services intended to improve livelihoods for farmers.

Job Summary: The Project Field Officer will support the effective planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the AMS project in their respective districts. S/he will provide technical backstopping to producer organisations and associations in order to promote and expand capacity in agro-marketing. The purpose of the job is to facilitate the planning and implementation, monitoring and reporting of project activities directly with beneficiaries and other stakeholders. This includes technical backstopping and other support to beneficiary individuals, producer organisations and associations and other stakeholders like local CBOs/NGOs and private sector players, who are working with project beneficiaries.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Facilitate activity planning and implementation of plans with beneficiaries
  • Sensitise communities on what the project will do, including project methodologies and approach.
  • Build good relationship with local leaders and opinion leaders in the area.
  • Coordinate mobilization and scheduling of community and/or group meetings.
  • Facilitate participatory needs identification and problem analysis and planning exercises.
  • Make follow-ups to review progress on implementation of the plans.
  • Prepare reports on group and/or community planning processes in accordance with the project implementation plan.
Liaison and linkage with government officials, local businesses, CBOs and other service providers within the project area
  • Promote linkages and cordial relationship with government officials and other NGOs
  • Identify public and private sector service providers within the project area whose services and activities may be useful to the project beneficiaries
  • Provide information to the beneficiary communities and groups on existing service providers and businesses in the area.
  • Support the PM in creating awareness on project activities and approach to government officials, businesses and NGOs in the project area.
  • Perform any other assignment that may be given to you regarding linkages and liaison with other NGOs, private sector and government. • Effective linkages with local government officials, CBOs/NGOs, and private sector.
Supporting institutional and business development for smallholder farmers and/or farmer groups
  • Support groups formation and organisational development processes, including registration and development of constitutions and/or group rules
  • Training group members and leaders in group dynamics, leadership and other aspects of organisational development.
  • Facilitate access to and dissemination of information on agricultural technologies and related business opportunities
  • Support the identification and access to appropriate agricultural technologies for enhance production and value addition
  • Promote the production of extension materials to promote the dissemination of technologies within the communities.
  • Provide training in VSLAs and other pro-poor financial services to project beneficiaries
  • Support and train producer groups and networks in market information systems, market data collection, analysis and dissemination, price determination and setting, and accessing and utilising market information through different channels. Ensure the provision of weekly commodity market price information.
Support the integration of women and other marginalised groups in project activities
  • Sensitise communities on gender related issues.
  • Undertake diagnostic studies to understand women’s constraints to full participation in project activities
  • Using appropriate participatory tools, identify community criteria for wellbeing and how its distributed among the community by gender and other dimensions
  • Identify and promote measures to enhance the participation of women and other marginalised groups in project activities
  • Work in liaison with the M&E coordinator to ensure gender concerns are manifested in the project M&E reports
  • Do any other duties assigned to you by your supervisor concerning the maximisation of women’s and other marginalised groups’ involvement in project activities,
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)
  • Implement project M&E plans with support from PM and M&E coordinator
  • Participate in data collection based on agreed M&E tools and processes as advised PM and M&E coordinator
  • Facilitate learning, promote peer-learning between staff and partners, participate in relevant national networks and actively engage in organization level focal groups.
  • Explore opportunities for positioning, innovation, upscaling and potential follow up projects


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The prospective employee for the Self Help Africa (SHA) Project Field Officer job must hold a Diploma in any field (preferably agriculture, extension, social sciences, agribusiness, business administration or related disciplines)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community facilitation skills
  • Experience in participatory market system programming and value chain analysis/Development of different agricultural commodities
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of key aspects of SHA development work; including food, nutrition and livelihood security and cross-cutting themes (e.g. youth, social inclusion, environment, HIV and AIDS);
  • Skills in training and facilitation of community processes, including organization and mobilization of communities and networking among different development partners such as youth groups, community-based organisations, government officers and SHA staff;
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and presentation skills management and organizational skills, including proficiency in computer packages especially with MSOffice and other related packages;
  • Show commitment to international and humanitarian NGO codes, standards and practices;
  • High level of integrity and high standards of personal conduct
  • 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
Desirable
  • Experience working in project geographical region
  • Experience working with farmer groups and private sector actors

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a filled application form, download here, with a cover letter indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to uganda@selfhelpafrica.net. Please type Project Field Officer (Based in Kiryandongo, Omoro, Adjumani)” – [your name]” in the subject line of the e-mail.

Deadline: 22nd June 2018

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2 Fresher Project Field Officer - Sustainable Livelihoods and Inclusive Markets For Refugees Project NGO Jobs - Self Help Africa


Organization: Self Help Africa
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
Salary: UGX 1,500,000 p/m

About US:
Self Help Africa (SHA) is an International Non–Governmental Organisation implementing rural development, sustainable food and livelihoods security programmes in nine countries in Africa. SHA’s vision is an economically thriving and resilient rural Africa with a mission to support sustainable livelihoods for Uganda’s smallholder farmers.

About Project:
SHA Uganda Programme will in July 2018 start a pilot project with South Sudanese Refugees living in settlement areas in Adjumani District. This project builds on the work that we are doing in agricultural marketing with the host communities in the refugee settlement areas in Adjumani District, Northern Uganda. The project will specifically promote a range of Climate Smart Agriculture technologies so as to support refugee communities to sustainably produce diverse high value nutritious foods in the small plots of land allocated to refugees in settlement areas.

Job Summary:  The Project Field Officers will support the effective planning and implementation, monitoring and reporting of the Sustainable Livelihoods and inclusive Markets (SLIM) refugee’s project. S/he will provide technical backstopping and support to refugees and host community producer organisations and associations to promote and expand capacity in production and marketing of bio-fortified foods in Adjumani District.  The purpose of the job is to facilitate the planning and implementation, monitoring and reporting of project activities directly with beneficiaries and other stakeholders. This includes technical backstopping and other support to beneficiary individuals, producer organisations and associations and other stakeholders like local CBOs/NGOs and private sector players, who are working with project beneficiaries.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Facilitate activity planning and implementation of plans with beneficiaries
  • Sensitise communities on what the project will do, including project methodologies and approach.
  • Establish good relationship with local leaders and opinion leaders in the area.
  • Coordinate mobilization and scheduling of community and/or group meetings.
  • Facilitate participatory needs identification and problem analysis and planning exercises.
  • Make follow-ups to review progress on implementation of the plans.
  • Prepare reports on group and/or community planning processes in accordance with the project implementation plan.
Liaison and linkage with government officials, local businesses, CBOs and other service providers within the project area
  • Promote linkages and cordial relationship with government officials and other NGOs
  • Identify public and private sector service providers within the project area whose services and activities may be useful to the project beneficiaries
  • Provide information to the beneficiary communities and groups on existing service providers and businesses in the area.
  • Assist the PM in creating awareness on project activities and approach to government officials, businesses and NGOs in the project area.
  • Perform any other assignment that may be given to you regarding linkages and liaison with other NGOs, private sector and government.
Supporting institutional and business development for smallholder farmers and/or farmer groups
  • Support groups formation and organisational development processes, including registration and development of constitutions and/or group rules
  • Training group members and leaders in group dynamics, Prepare and conduct producer organization and association profiling and capacity assessment to identify needs including training and input needs.
  • Develop and or improve training material
  • Lead in training in Good Agronomy Practical (GAPs), soil and water conservation, farming as a business, postharvest handling, VSLA and value addition and in accordance with the training curriculum agreed.
  • Train the refugees and host communities in nutrition education and including supporting them to establish permaculture/kitchen gardens.
  • Link farmers to market players including input providers, post-harvest equipment, suppliers, financial institutions, market information providers, and buyers.
  • Manage the implementation of agro-input voucher system activity.
  • Lead organise farmers to engage seeds multiplication and local seeds business.
  • Strengthen bulking and collective marketing,
  • Contribute to the planning and carrying out exchange visits, conferences and farmer exhibitions on produce marketing.
  • Conduct regular crop performance monitoring and provide technical production advice to producer groups.
  • Conduct linkage of producers to market information providers.
Support the integration of women and other marginalised groups in project activities
  • Sensitise communities on gender related issues.
  • Identify and promote measures to enhance the participation of women and other marginalised groups in project activities
  • Work closely with M&E coordinator to ensure gender concerns are manifested in the project M&E reports
  • Do any other duties assigned to you by your supervisor concerning the maximisation of women’s and other marginalised groups’ involvement in project activities.
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)
  • Implement project M&E plans with support from PM and M&E coordinator
  • Participate in data collection based on agreed M&E tools and processes as advised PM and M&E coordinator
  • Facilitate learning, promote peer-learning between staff and partners, participate in relevant national networks and actively engage in organization level focal groups.
  • Explore opportunities for positioning, innovation, upscaling and potential follow up projects
  • Effective monitoring, reflection and evaluation system


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The prospective employee for the Self Help Africa (SHA) Project Field Officer job must hold a Diploma in any field (preferably agriculture, extension, social sciences, agribusiness, business administration or related disciplines)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community facilitation skills
  • Experience in participatory market system programming and value chain analysis/Development of different agricultural commodities
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of key aspects of SHA development work; including food, nutrition and livelihood security and cross-cutting themes (e.g. youth, social inclusion, environment, HIV and AIDS);
  • Skills in training and facilitation of community processes, including organization and mobilization of communities and networking among different development partners such as youth groups, community-based organisations, government officers and SHA staff;
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and presentation skills management and organizational skills, including proficiency in computer packages especially with MSOffice and other related packages;
  • Commitment to international and humanitarian NGO codes, standards and practises;
  • High level of integrity and high standards of personal conduct;
  • 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
Desirable
  • Experience working in project geographical region
  • Experience working with farmer groups and private sector actors

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a filled application form, download here, with a cover letter indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to uganda@selfhelpafrica.net. Please type Project Field Officer (Based in Adjumani) – [your name]” in the subject line of the e-mail.

Deadline: 22nd June 2018

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