Agricultural Officer Career Jobs at Welthungerhilfe Uganda

Welthungerhilfe is one of the largest German Non-Governmental Organisations in the field of Development and Emergency Assistance. Projects in Uganda are in Lira, Kabarole and Karamoja regions. The Regional Office of the Great Lakes Region in Kampala also supports projects in Rwanda and Burundi.
Welthungerhilfe has two vacant positions in Uganda to be filled in with suitable candidates.
Reports to: Project Manager
Duty station: Karamoja Region, Moroto.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Preparation of work- and monitoring plans for the Agricultural / Livestock Department;
·         Participate in the attribution of plots for timber production and fodder banks;
·         Procurement of seeds and tools
·         Assist the project management in reporting, monitoring and evaluation;
·         Liaise with agronomists from other NGOs active in Karamoja
·         Assist, coach and mentor members of the Agricultural Department
·         Apply the Agro-Pastoral Farmer Field School approach in the block farm areas
·         Degree in Agriculture or a related field.
·         Excellent knowledge of English (written and spoken) is obligatory.
·         A minimum of 2 years profound experience in FFS and JFFLS approach.
·         INGO project management experience.
·         Proficient with major computer programmes.
How to Apply
Applications are to be addressed to The Regional Director and should be submitted to: Welthungerhilfe Regional Office- Great Lakes Region, Kampala, Plot 1369 Kalema Drive, Muyenga, P.O. Box 71223, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: All applications must be received by 5:30pm on 6th August 2012
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