Expert Rural Development Career Jobs at Welthungerhilfe NGO

Location: Moroto, Uganda
Deadline:  30th Sep 2012
Welthungerhilfe (www.welthungerhilfe.de) is one of the large and respected private organisations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. It carries out projects in almost 40 countries and campaigns for fairer cooperation with developing countries. If you are prepared to dedicate yourself to carrying out projects under sometimes difficult conditions and you match the requirements set out below, we look forward to receiving your application for the position of Expert, Rural Development in Moroto, Uganda
The post is to be filled as soon as possible, and is scheduled to end on 31/12/2013. The office is located in Moroto, Uganda. The project locations are situated in Karamoja.
Duties and Responsibilities
In Uganda, Welthungerhilfe is implementing a BMZ-financed project in the area of “Food Security and Peacekeeping”. The objective of this position is to improve food security and reduce the violent conflicts in the Karamoja region. As the Expert for Rural Development, you are responsible for implementing and supervising all of the agricultural, technical and social project activities in the project region.
Your most important duties are as follows:
  • Support the project manager with the planning, implementation and Represent Welthungerhilfe to other governmental controlling of the projects  
  • Setting up international actors in consultation with the project manager  
  • Support Search, selection and training of new project personnel new office  the project manager with the preparation of narrative reports
Qualifications, Skills & Experience
Your qualifications will include:
  • A university or polytechnic degree in the area of tropical agriculture (semi-arid regions), water construction, local community development or a  Several years of experience in implementing projects of similar education  
  • Coordination and international (aid) organisations, preferably in this region  organisational skills – even under a high workload and difficult local 
  • Good command of Ability to communicate and work in a team with English
We offer you the opportunity of working in an extremely committed team, and a range of duties involving a high degree of responsibility. Naturally, our offer also includes comprehensive induction training and a variety of attractive social benefits.
How to apply: 
Please send a covering letter and CV by e-mail, quoting “UGA 10212” by 30th  September 2012 to Barbara Kürsten (recruitment.kuersten@welthungerhilfe.de)
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