Several Specialist Vacancies in Uganda at Tetra Tech ARD

Tetra Tech ARD seeks candidates for the following positions:

·         Agronomists specializing in enhanced production of targeted value chain products (coffee, maize, beans)
·         Producer and Local Organization Capacity Building Specialist
·         Marketing Specialist
·         Food Security and Nutrition Specialist
·         Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
·         Financial Officer

 

Tetra Tech ARD (http://www.tetratechard.com/) is accepting expressions of interest from qualified local and regional candidates for a range of technical specialist and administrative positions needed to staff the anticipated USAID-funded Feed the Future (FTF) Value Chain Project in Uganda. The project will focus on two intermediate results: 1) Increased crop productivity in FTF focus districts and 2) Increased access to competitive markets (domestic, regional and international). These results will be achieved through increased use of farm management practices, increased use of high quality agricultural inputs, increased access to production and market support services, improved market linkages and improved post-harvest handling. The project will focus on the three value chains identified in the Uganda Feed the Future (FTF) Strategy- coffee, maize, and beans.
Qualifications:
·         Master’s degree in a related field of expertise preferred, or at least 7 years of technically relevant experience;
·         A minimum of 7 years of work experience in the field of interest (production, post-harvest handling, processing, marketing, business development, Producer Association capacity development, M&E, financial management);
·         Prior experience working on agricultural production or value chain development projects funded by USAID or by other major donors. At least five years’ experience preferred;
·         Professional, relevant experience in Uganda is essential, regional experience also highly preferred;
·         Fluency in English language (reading, speaking and writing);
·         Local (Ugandan) language skills essential;
·         Private sector agribusiness experience (management, production, etc.) highly desirable.
How to apply: 
In addition to a collaborative and family-friendly work environment, Tetra Tech ARD values diverse, energetic, and enthusiastic team players who are committed to high levels of performance and who are dedicated to providing superior services at all levels of the firm.
To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of this on-line application process:  A cover letter explaining individual qualifications for this opportunity A current CV in reverse chronological format
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Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.
Tetra Tech ARD is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations – in the US and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workplace. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups. Tetra Tech ARD is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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