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Showing posts with label Agriculture Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts

Fresher Agricultural Extension Worker - KILP Non-profit Career Jobs - Send a Cow (SAC) UK


Organisation: Send a Cow (SAC) UK
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Coordinator

About US:
Send a Cow (SAC) was founded in the UK in 1988 to help transform lives, by helping African families and orphans to grow enough food to eat, sell their produce and develop small businesses that last. They have provided livestock, seeds, training and ongoing support, to help over a million lives and their families that live in abject poverty. The Send a Cow Group currently constitutes Country Programmes in seven African countries plus the UK and USA, together with a Group Executive which is based in the UK.

Job Summary:  The Agricultural Extension Worker- KILP will be responsible for spearheading the use of and capacity building of the beneficiaries in sustainable organic agricultural practices and natural resource management, and establish and maintain relationships with Farmer Groups, liaise with Project Partners and District Authorities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Formulate detailed work plans to implement activities which address identified Sustainable agriculture development needs of project participants, families and communities.
  • Coordinate and Participate in implementing training and retraining plans for staff/partners and to the selected farmer groups or associations
  • Ensure farmers are followed up regularly, and refresher programmes and continuous learning opportunities in sustainable agriculture take place during the project as required.
  • Advise on any emerging development needs with particular attention to community and household natural resource and production management
  • Reporting on follow up, trainings, support provided to groups, monitoring and evaluation activities, farm productivity, sustainable organic agriculture.
  • Documentation of success stories and case studies
  • Coordinate Peer Farmer Development individually and as a Group.
  • Participate in streamlining gender equity in groups and individual families
  • Train families in good farm management practices.
  • Collecting data for continuous updates of SACU Program data bases including web based systems.
  • Contribute to grant proposals as required, including taking part in community assessments
  • Ensure good networking and collaboration relationships with government and other development partners in the project area


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Send a Cow UK Agricultural Extension Worker- KILP job should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or any related field OR a Diploma in Agriculture or any related field with experience.       
  • Field development experience involving application of sustainable agriculture methodologies
  • Knowledge and experience in extension services delivery including use of participatory tools and approaches
  • Experience of monitoring and managing budgets and work plans
  • Knowledge of environmental good practice           
  • Experience in NGO work.
  • Community development experience
  • Experience in research and development
  • Ability to encourage and enable the rural poor, working within their communities
  • Ability to deliver training programmes using participatory methods
  • Numerate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Basic Excel and Database skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good networking skills.
  • Able to work well with government and other development partners
  • Riding skills with a valid riding permit
  • Good computer skills.
  • Knowledge of the language of the community      
  • Ability to build high quality group dynamics
  • Ability to manage conflict and deal positively with setbacks

Personal Qualities:
  • Have empathy with Send a Cow’s Christian foundation and core values
  • An initiator and self-driven
  • A good eye for detail
  • A team player. Flexible.
  • Understands the importance of confidentiality     

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their completed application forms, download here, with copies of your academic documents to applications@sendacow.org indicating the job applied for as the subject.

Deadline: 22nd March 2019 by 5:00 PM

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Assistant Program Officer Non-profit Jobs - The Hunger Project (THP-U)




Job Title:      Assistant Program Officer
Organisation: The Hunger Project (THP-U)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Head of Programs

About US:
The Hunger Project- Uganda is an international non-profit strategic organization committed to the sustainable end of world hunger and poverty through empowering people to lead lives of self-reliance.

Job Summary:  The Assistant Program Officer will oversee the day to day implementation of gender focused community led development programs in Food Production and Food security, income generating projects, water, sanitation and environment awareness, Vision Commitment and Action (VGA), HIV /AIDS and Gender equality, Functional Adult Literacy (FAL) and early childhood development, women empowerment and microfinance in Oruka, Purongo, Nwoya District..


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Hunger Project (THP-U) Assistant Program Officer job must hold a University Degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Development Studies and Agriculture or any other relevant degree
  • Four years of experience in managing development projects in not-for-profit organizations targeting rural farmers, marginalized groups
  • Fluency in Luo
  • A valid Motorcycle riding permit
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly computer literate.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work under minimum supervision.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should deliver their applications, detailed CV and copies of their academic certificates to The Hunger Project Uganda — Plot BA, Nakasero Lane, Kisozi Complex P.0. Box 26393, Kampala. Please indicate position applied for on top right hand corner, for the attention of Belinda; or by email to Uganda.Personnel@thp.org

Deadline: 29th March, 2019 by 5:00pm

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Senior Value Chains Development Officer Job Placement - Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)


Job Title:          Senior Value Chains Development Officer
Organization: Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Mission of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries is to “Transform Subsistence Farming to Commercial Agriculture”. The Government of Uganda has received credit from the African Development Bank towards financing the Agriculture Value Chain Development Project (AVCP1). The main goal of the project is to contribute to poverty reduction and economic growth in Uganda through enhanced productivity and commercialization of agriculture.

Job Summary:  The Senior Value Chains Development Officer will lead the technical implementation of the value chain development activities through planning and management of all operational activities under Component 1 on Production and Productivity Enhancement for Maize, Rice and Dairy/ Beef value chains, and, Component 3 on Market Development and Trade Facilitation. .


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Agricultural related field
  • A Master’s Degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics or Soil Science from a recognized University
  • A minimum of eight years of experience working on at least one of the country’s strategic or priority value chains in Agriculture or Rural Development Projects.
  • Experience of working with the private sector in value chain development will be an added advantage

How to Apply:
All qualified applicants should fill the Public Service Form 3, Download Here and send it to;

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries,
P. O. Box 102, Entebbe, Uganda

Deadline: Monday, 15th April 2019.  

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General Manager – Coffee Factory Job Placement - Kalam Global Consultancy Ltd


Job Title:           General Manager – Coffee Factory
Organisation: Kalam Global Consultancy Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Kalam Global Consultancy Ltd has been established on diversified activities to solve day-to-day challenges faced by organizations and institutions in its development.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Managing seeds purchase for the factory.
  • Managing personal, public relations and coordination with other partners.
  • Handling forming operations i.e. land opening, planting, disease control
  • Pre and post-harvest handling of cash crops.
  • Tree planting
  • Afforestation.
  • In charge of managing day to day factory activities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Agriculture from a recognized University with post graduate trainings in management is an added advantage
  • Over ten (10) years in agriculture practices.
  • Previous experience in individual in factory management, especially in coffee,
  • Should have the skills and knowledge of international operation procedures in seeds handling (cash crops),
  • Knowledge and skills in Agronomy and horticulture
  • Ability to identify good seeds during huge purchase‘

How to Apply:
All interested applicants should hand deliver copies of their motivational letters, curriculum Vita and valid academic documents to Kalam Global Consultancy Ltd, Kirabo Complex Room 213, Bukoto-Kisaasi road or email to: alicer.r3@gmail.com

Deadline: 15th March 2019

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Credit Analyst Agricultural Lending Jobs - UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)


Organization: UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Credit

About US:
UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and is adherent to the Central Bank's regulations and guidelines and was founded in 1994 to provide quality microfinance services.

Job Summary:  The Credit Analyst Agricultural Lending will undertake an intermediary role between the branches and Head Office. He/she will be in charge of analyzing credit data and financial information contained in the credit proposals submitted to Head Office by the various branches and making recommendations to the relevant approval committee(s). The goal is to determine the risk of non-payment of loans that have been applied for. The level of risk will be used to determine if the loan should be granted or declined.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Receiving loan proposal documents sent to Head Office by the various branches of UGAFODE
  • Analyzing loan data and financial statements in order to determine the level of risk involved in granting loans to agricultural loan applicants
  • Analyzing the security documentation and values of client’s securities to determine that they are sufficient in line with policy requirements of UGAFODE
  • Evaluating the financial status of clients and their agribusinesses using financial ratios with the aim of establishing their credit repayment capacity
  • Preparing credit reports following review of the credit requests sent in from branches
  • Recommend agricultural loan facilities to the relevant approval committee for approval in line with credit approval policy of the institution.
  • Following up of loan requests with branches and other departments such as Legal Department which are involved in the loan disbursement process to ensure that loans are disbursed in a timely manner.
  • Creating mirror files for all cases submitted to Head Office by the branches as a complete record of each case for future reference where needed.

Key Result Areas:
  • Coordination of all agricultural lending activities
  • Agricultural loan underwriting standards
  • Agriculture loan portfolio quality
  • Agriculture loan portfolio growth
  • Credit Officer productivity
  • Building Credit staff capabilities


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) Credit Analyst Agricultural Lending job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics or related field
  • Three years’ experience as a Credit Analyst specializing in Agriculture
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Able to research and evaluate data to make informed decisions and solve problems
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Sense of discretion and willingness to maintain strict confidentiality of pertinent and sensitive information

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their cover letter together with an up-to- date CV and Academic documents as one document to: recruitment@ugafode.co.ug (Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line). Applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resource

Deadline: 13th March 2019

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