DANIDA Project Careers – RALNUC Coordinator

Job Title: RALNUC
Organisation: Danish
International Development Agency (DANIDA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Advisor,
Head of the Coordination Function
The Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) is funding two
agricultural livelihoods programmes in Northern Uganda. DAR3 will be
implemented in Arua, Nebbi and Zombo districts in West-Nile while RALNUC3 will
be implemented Kitgum, Lamwo and Agago districts.
The two programmes are targeting 72,000 households and have three
strategic interventions: Agricultural Production and Marketing, Rural
Infrastructure and DLG Capacity Building.
The activities will be implemented by various local partners, e.g.
District Farmers Associations (DFAs) and Uganda National Agro-input Dealers
Association (UNADA). Some of the support services will be outsourced to private
Key Duties and
  • Manage the implementation of RALNUC3
  • Work closely with the District Local
    Governments about implementation of RALNUC3
  • Actively participate in District Technical
    Planning Committee Meetings when relevant
  • Advise the implementing partners on
    programme implementation
  • Intuitively review work plans and progress
    reports from the implementing partners
  • Hold coordination meetings with the
    implementing partners
  • Participate in development and maintenance
    of implementation guidelines for agricultural training, animal traction
    and collective marketing
  • Participate in development of agricultural
    training materials
  • Organise training courses for extension
  • Supervise the implementation of the
    agricultural activities
  • Offer technical backstopping for
    implementation of agricultural activities
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants should possess Master’s
    Degrees in Agriculture or similar fields
  • Five or more years’ experience in project
    implementation and agricultural extension work
  • Past exposure and experience in developing
    training materials
  • Well-developed and effective communication
    skills – both verbal and written
  • Good presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently, often under
    pressure to meet deadlines
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficient
    in Microsoft Office applications
  • Possess 
    a valid driving license
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send their updated CVs and cover letters with
three work-related referees to the address or e-mail below. All applications
should be marked: “RALNUC Coordinator”. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only the selected will
be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
Deadline: 30th, August
2014 by 5PM

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