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Manager Procurement Employment Opportunity - Agri Exim


Job Title:      Manager Procurement
Organization: Agri Exim
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General Manager
              
About US:
Agri Exim was founded in 2012 in an age when going organic & natural was still more of a luxury than a lifestyle. Our main goal – which remains true today – was to make quality organic & natural ingredients more accessible to global customers, while making our credible farmers economically secure and productive. We recognized that there were so many farmers in communities who had the potential to offer high-quality products, but no way to scale or market them. We armed them with the necessary education and the tools, so they could realize their full potential and their vision.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Farmer and Vendor Procurement, Collect the rates from the Market Project
·        Disseminate our rate to projects! Vendors and take updates during the day
·        Track PO quantity Vs Delivered quantity on a daily basis
·        Prepare Procurement documentation for Payment, Coordinate with QC for Quality tracking, Prepare Deduction of Quality and Wt. differences
·        Payment Follow up with Accounts, Coordinate Vendor Sampling activities
·        Track material dispatches from Vendors/ Projects and
·        Tally the physical and book stock
·        Co-ordination with Vendors, Farmers, Transporters, Labor contractors, QC
·        MIS Report, Data Management, Management and Disposal of Stock.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a B.Sc. (Agriculture)
·        Knowledge of Agri Commodities, Agri Commodity Exports, Manufacturing, Food processing, organic products.
·        Age: Preferably 58 Years..

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs to HR@agriexim.co,ug

Deadline: 15th August 2020

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Technical Lead Agriculture Job Vacancies - Welthungerhilfe (WHH)


Organization: Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
Duty Station: Yumbe, Uganda

About US:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest non-governmental aid and development agencies in Germany. The objective of the program in Uganda is to improve livelihoods of the most vulnerable population in rural areas through interventions that increase their Food and Nutrition Security, improve sustainable access to WASH services and support the employability of youth through vocational and life skills training. We understand that livelihoods of the rural population in Uganda have improved in a sustainable way when people are able to meet their basic food needs, have access to clean drinking water and safe sanitation, live in a healthy environment and take up opportunities to earn and diversify a decent income.

In Uganda, Welthungerhilfe currently operates in the districts of Arua, Yumbe, Moroto, Nakapiripirit, Napak, Amudat, Fortportal, Katakwi, Amuria, Mukono, Wakiso and country office in Kampala.

About Project:
Welthungerhilfe is anticipating funding from BMZ to implement the project: “Cross-border strengthening of the resilience of South Sudanese refugees and their host and return communities in Uganda and South Sudan” in Yumbe district.
Duration: The initial contract will be for 12 months with possibility of extension to 3 years
Vacancies in the Project: Welthungerhilfe is looking for dynamic and team oriented staff who can work independently and contribute to further improving the quality of the Project. The successful candidates will be based in the Welthungerhilfe – Yumbe Project Office in
Yumbe Town. The positions are to be filled by September 01, 2020.

Job Summary:  Under the supervision of the Project Manager, the Technical Lead Agriculture is responsible for the provision of technical advice in the field of food and nutrition security activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Plan, coordinate and implement agricultural development and nutrition activities with farmer groups
·       Train, lead and supervise the technical extension team (Farmer Field School Facilitators)
·       Provide technical backstopping and follow up to Farmer Field Schools groups to ensure effective implementation and adoption of project activities and provide technical backstopping/ follow up study and commercial plots with the FFS groups
·       Support the Project Manager in monitoring and evaluating of project activities including the performance of the staff
·       Ensure the timely presentation of progress reports
·       Assist the Project Manager to prepare progress and donor reports
·       Coordinate with OPM Officials, District and Sub County officials in program implementation and monitoring of project activities.
·       Represent the organization in agricultural sector meetings on Settlement and Sub County level
·       Perform other duties as assigned by the Project Manager from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Required:
·       Minimum of bachelor’s degree in agriculture
·       Sound theoretical and practical background in concepts related to food security and nutrition
·       Project management experience (Planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling)
·       Experience of rural development project implementation, preferably with international organizations for at least 6years
·       At least 4 years proven work experience in Farmer Field School extension approach
·       Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, Power point, Access etc
·       Good command of English both oral and written
Desired:
·       Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
·       Experience in working independently and result oriented.
·       Valid riding licenses

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested applicants should submit via email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages) containing contact details and telephone numbers of 3 work related reference persons to uga.kampala.office@welthungerhilfe.de Files should be submitted in single email with standard file types like MS Word(.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and should not exceed 2MB.

Please indicate the position for which you are applying for in the subject line of your E-mail. Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job applicant's privacy notice: All the information you provide during the process will only be used for the purpose of progressing your application, or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements if necessary. We will not share any of the information you provide during the recruitment process with any third parties outside of this purpose.

Deadline: 12th August 2020 at 5:00 pm

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4 Fresher Field Officer Job Vacancies - USAID’s Integrated Community Agriculture and Nutrition Activity (ICAN)

Job Title:    Field Officer (4 Job Opportunities) 

Organization: USAID’s Integrated Community Agriculture and Nutrition Activity (ICAN)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Program Coordinator DDS-NK

 

About US:

USAID’s Integrated Community Agriculture and Nutrition Activity (ICAN) is USAID/Uganda’s flagship resilience project, awarded in July 2018. The Activity goal is to enhance the resilience of vulnerable households in the eight districts of Kanungu, Kisoro, Rukungiri (Kigezi sub-region); Gulu, Lamwo, Nwoya (Acholi sub-region); Kaabong and Kotido (Karamoja sub-region). ICAN Activity is majorly aimed at strengthening community resilience in the event of shock and stress with four core purpose areas: Increasing the resilience of Vulnerable households in 8 districts increasing economic and diversified livelihood activities; improving food and nutrition security; enhancing inclusive and effective governance processes; Gender and social inclusion being a cross-cutting component.

 

Job Summary: The Field Officer will support the day to today implementation of USAID ICAN activities in the districts of Kotido or Kaabong. The role shall involve, planning, implementation and reporting on progress to the program coordination consultant. The successful candidate shall work with community-based structures such as Village Health Teams, Business Service Providers, Elder’s councils, Governance Champions and also provide oversight to other local civil social organizations engaged by USAID ICAN. Specifically, it shall include the following;

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Prepare and submit timely plans for district of jurisdiction to the Program Coordinator.

·        Provide technical backstopping to community-based resource person engaged by ICAN in implementation of activities. The community resource persons shall include; VHTs, BSPs, governance champions and ere leaders.

·        In consultation with the Regional Team Lead and respective thematic area technical leads, monitor the day to day implementation of work done by private partners and other CSOs engaged by ICAN.

·        Identify technologies, practices, tools, equipment, and partners that have the greatest potential to improve the resilience capacities of the target households and communities.

·        Facilitate participatory disaster risk mapping; training of stakeholders on resilience; development of community resilience plans; monitoring of the implementation of resilience plans and Early Warning Systems strengthening of ICAN beneficiaries.

·        In consultation with the M&E Coordinator, ensure timely submission of all required data.

·        Ensure that BSPs, VHTs and Governance Champions understand and implement the ICAN activities as per approved approaches. The Field Officers shall provide regular updates on the functionality and effectiveness of this community resource persons on their day today implementation of activities.

·        Organize review meetings with community resource persons under area of jurisdiction to inform implementation progress, share lessons learnt and updates from management.

·        Provide accurate, effective and timely reports that closely track implementation of approved work plans.

·        Represent USAID ICAN in the relevant sub county meetings e.g. budget conferences and sub county disaster Management meetings.

·        Directly supervise and provide leadership to trainings of community groups at sub county level to ensure effective use of resources and successful targeting of services to the beneficiary farmers.

·        Perform any other duties as assigned as assigned by the Program Coordinator.

 

Key Deliverables

·        Monthly and Quarterly reports

·        Weekly briefs to line manager

·        Weekly schedule of activities

·        Meeting minutes and briefs

·        Monthly M&E data files

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for this vacancy should hold a relevant diploma or degree in areas to include; agriculture, business administration social work, nutrition, good governance, community psychology etc. In addition, Diploma holders should have Minimum of 3 years’ experience in community level development interventions while degree holders should have minimum of 1 years’ experience. Preference shall be those experience in the areas of food security, nutrition, good governance, market development and livelihoods in Karamoja region

·        Good leadership skills with ability to take personal initiatives to achieve results with minimal supervision. Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, and Power Point), Web Conferencing applications and information management systems.

·        Strong relationship management skills and the ability to work effectively in an environment of cultural diversities.

·        Strong written and verbal communication skill

·        Possession of a valid riding permit is a must.

·        Practical ability to ride a motorcycle is A must.

·        Ability to communicate in the Ngakarimojong is a must

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should submit an updated CV and short cover letter outlining your suitability for the role, Academic documents and recommendation letter from your pastor, priest or religious leader. Please email your applications to diocesan.developmentservicesnk@gmail.com with a reference “ICAN –Karamoja /Indicate position applied for”

 

Or Submit hand delivered applications to:

 

The Executive Director,

Diocesan Development Services - North Karamoja,

P.O. Box 26, Kotido. Uganda

 

Deadline: 14th August 2020

 

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Livelihoods Technical Coordinator NGO Job Careers - ALIGHT (American Refugee Committee)

Job Title:    Livelihoods Technical Coordinator

Organization: ALIGHT (American Refugee Committee)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Programs Coordinator

 

About US:

ALIGHT, formerly the American Refugee Committee (ARC), is an international nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that has provided humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries over the last 40 years. In 2011, Alight helped nearly 2.5 million people get essential services to regain their health and take back control of their lives. Alight works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to communities of refugees and internally displaced persons in seven countries in Africa, Asia and Europe, including Iraq, Kosovo, and in the Darfur region of Sudan and is currently providing for emergency relief and recovery in Haiti. Alight provides shelter, clean water and sanitation, health care, skills training, microcredit education, protection to help survivors of war and natural disasters to rebuild their lives with dignity, health care, security and self-sufficiency.

 

Job Summary:  The Livelihoods Technical Coordinator will be responsible for planning, coordinating, managing and monitoring the implementation of Livelihoods Program activities to assist the achievement of the program overall objectives. He / she will ensure that the ALIGHT livelihoods program delivers high-quality programming and builds on ongoing activities.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Provide overall technical leadership in developing and monitoring the implementation of ALIGHT livelihoods strategy and constantly push to maximize both value for livelihoods activities as well as innovation within the sector works.

·        Contribute to proposal development in regard to livelihoods, providing high quality and well researched elements to proposals when requested.

·        Ensure a cross-sectoral approach for integrating Protection, WASH and MHPSS mainstreaming, and disaster risk reduction in livelihoods program intervention across all sites and applying market systems approach across all sectors.

·        Provide leadership in planning and budgeting for the livelihoods sector at both Country and field level in line with Alight mission and financial management guidelines.

·        Manage livelihoods project budget at country level and ensures expenses are incurred in line with approved budget

·        Establish and maintain productive working relationships with Local Government officials, Line departments, Refugee leaders, OPM, UNHCR and other Partners implementing livelihoods.

·        Provide leadership in the support of creation of linkages, setting up IGAs, alternative livelihood options, business owners and financial skill development and expansion of good practices amongst the beneficiaries.

·        Monitor livelihoods program development/implementation and identify deviation from approved project plans and implement corrective measures when necessary to ensure that the partners meet the project objectives.

·        In liaison with the Operations department, develop and monitor the implementation of the procurement plan for livelihoods program intervention.

·        Provide technical support in identification, development and strengthening of partnerships relevant to the livelihoods sector at both country and site level in line with ALIGHT livelihoods strategy and Alight procedures.

·        Lead the process of reporting on the project progress for livelihoods intervention at country level through a Project Implementation Plan (PIP) on a periodical basis.

·        Coordinate the identification of staff capacity gaps and technical assistance needs for capacity strengthening and required interventions to support quality project implementation.

·        Contribute to capacity strengthening initiatives in livelihoods and market-systems programming for staff through helping develop learning and training strategies and agendas/curriculums, conducting trainings and workshops, and mentoring and coaching to staff.

·        Provide leadership support to livelihoods groups in the process of developing viable business, savings, and expenses plans, with heavy focus on integration of livelihoods activities in local markets, both refugee and host community, and, where relevant, regional markets;

·        Lead the development and implementation of livelihoods assessments, rapid surveys, and provide insight on opportunities for livelihoods promotion which reflect local capacities, resources, and aspirations of beneficiaries.

·        Engage with Alight Global Livelihoods Advisor and livelihoods staff across the organization to share experiences and learn new approaches and technology that might benefit our customers.

·        Perform any other duties assigned to you by supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Agriculture, Agric-Business Management, Economics, Finance, Food Security or related field;

·        A minimum of five years of work experience in Food Security and Livelihoods programming.

·        Strong familiarity with mobile financial management services and technology including PayGo

·        Previous experience in providing technical assistance and developing successful livelihoods proposals for external donor funding is required, in particular US government donors and UNHCR.

·        Demonstrated application of technical principles and concepts in Markets and Agricultural Livelihoods, including cash and market-based programming, and microfinance, General knowledge of other related disciplines to ensure proper cross-sectoral approach.

·        Experience in business development, human-centered project design and proposal development in Markets and Agricultural Livelihoods, including technical writing.

·        Experience and skills in networking and relations with donors, peer organizations, private sector and faith-based and civil society partners. Understanding of partnership principles.

·        Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks

 

Behavioral competences:

·        Strong strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment.

·        Strong written and oral communication skills.

·        Strong presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills.

·        Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented.

·        High level of integrity, accountability and responsibility.

·        Good interpersonal skills and ability and inclination to work in / with teams.

·        High level of self-drive, discipline and desire to achieve.

·        Ability to work with minimal supervision, hit deadlines, and produce high-quality outputs.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 7th August 2020

 

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Programme Officer — Value Chain and Livelihoods Job Placements - DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:   Programme Officer — Value Chain and Livelihoods

Organization: DanChurchAid (DCA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

DanChurchAid is a faith-based, non-missionary relief and development organization based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and founded in 1922. Our key competencies are food security and food crisis response, humanitarian cash transfer programming, civil society development and humanitarian mine action. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance, which is a faith-based, non-missionary humanitarian alliance, and one of the five largest NGO Alliances in the world with a combined turnover of over 1.5 billion USD annually.

 

Job Summary:  The Programme Officer (P0) has overall responsibility to grow and manage the Building Resilience Programme Portfolio, develop and coordinate relevant partnerships, promote private sector engagement and strengthen the capacity of Build Resilience partners to empower farmers to organise and to produce for the market.

The PO is responsible for the overall design, implementation. and finalization of projects under the Build Resilience programme and to ensure that the programme contributes to DOA Uganda Country Programme Objectives. He/she will, in addition proactively support resource mobilisation efforts for the Build Resilience programme in liaison with the partner organisations, the DCA Resource Mobilisation and Grants Advisor, the Digital and Innovation Coordinator and DCA’s self-implementing colleagues. .

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       In close collaboration with the HoP, prepare the Build Resilience Programme for review, evaluation/learnings and approval.

·       Coordinate efforts to build social, economic, and environmental resilience in the Build Resilience Programme

·       Provide strategic guidance on inclusive business strategies, pro poor market development approaches and decent job creation for especially youth and women.

·        Support partners in facilitating formation and strengthening of farmers‘ producer and marketing groups, and foster linkages between producers, processors, traders, financial institutions, policy-makers and other relevant actors in the value chain. Identity potential private sector actors to participate in various subsectors of the agricultural value chains.

·       In close collaboration with the HoP assist partners in developing proposals for approval and funding.

·       Provide direct capacity building support of partners (during monitoring visits, written feedback, interaction with partners, etc.) and organize formal training sessions, including thematic training.

·       Ensure that all partners submit timely and quality narrative and financial reports, including annual audit reports.

·       Collaborate with self-implementing colleagues to secure flow of learnings and innovation between DCAS partners and the DCA stall, that are implementing livelihood activities.

·       Identify other relevant activities which DCA Uganda alone or together with partners can implement to strengthen the programme i.e. exposure visits, external trainings, reviews etc. In this, special focus should be on linkages and potential synergies with DCA self- implementing activities.

·       In cooperation with the HoP, Global Funding Adviser and the Digital and Innovation Coordinator, the P0 contributes actively to

·        Identifying funding sources for the Build Resilience programme and if possible, DCAs Build Resilience work within DCA’s self-implementation work {i.e Nexus Projects)..

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Business Development or related field.

·       At least eight  years of practical experience of managing value chain and livelihoods projects

·       Good track record in leading and coordinating multi-stakeholder teams

·       Extensive experience and knowledge of value chain development for agro business, market facilitation, supporting systemic change

·       Experience on working with Local Partner Organizations under cooperation and partnership agreements

·       Practical experience in working with private sector

·       Knowledge of and application of UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

·       Experience of digital financial solutions and using mobile technology is an advantage

 

How to Apply:

All interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 15th August 2020

 

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