NGO Jobs – Agriculture and Business Officer at Oxfam

Organisation: Oxfam
Duty Station: Kitgum, Uganda

About Oxfam:
Oxfam is a worldwide organisation that has been working in Uganda for over 40
years. We’re proud of the difference we’ve already made, through our long-term
programmes of development and essential emergency relief.  In spite of
this progress we are aware that many Ugandans are still living below the
poverty line and we continue to review our focus in order to respond to various
faces of poverty and suffering. 

The Programme
officer – Agriculture and Business will deliver on agribusiness activities of
the program and technically support the program partners.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • You
    will be part of the Kitgum programs team and will participate actively in
    designing interventions and business models relevant for agribusiness development,
    providing timely and on-going capacity building and lead on partner
    granting processes.
  • You
    will create linkages with the private sector and other relevant
    stakeholders such as NARO, MAAIF and Local government agricultural offices
    , in order to delivering a effective services to agribusiness entities and
    actively participate in building a strong , effective and efficient
    multi-stakeholder platform of chain of actors .
  • Ensure
    timely reporting, track and monitor project outcomes, lessons, challenges
    and successes, Convene learning initiatives with partners, farmers and
    relevant actors to reflect on project /program successes, challenges and
  • Ensure
    women are at centre of all agribusiness initiatives and disaster risks and
    climate change are addressed in the programme.
Skills & Experience:
  • A
    University degree in agribusiness development, agricultural economics,
    rural development, development studies or in a area of institutional development
    linked to agriculture.
  • You
    should have at least 5 years of relevant working experience preferably in
    rural areas.
  • Proven
    experience in value chain development and gender enterprise and markets.
  • You
    should have proven track record in provision of business development
    services to small and medium enterprises plus demonstrated experience in
    process facilitation and institutional development especially producers
  • Extensive
    knowledge of gender and social inclusion concepts and governance for
    empowerment principles as well as an extensive understanding of
to apply:
All interested applicants
should send their applications with detailed CV in English detailing your
experience for the post and include the daytime telephone contacts to:
.  The subject of the E-mail email should
be the title of the position.
10th May 2013
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