Welthungerhilfe NGO Jobs – Deputy Project Manager, Head of Department Agriculture

Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
Project Name: RIAS –
Strengthen Resilience through Infrastructure, Agriculture and Skills
Funding Source: German
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded
in 1962, is today one of the biggest non-governmental aid and development
agencies in Germany. We campaign against worldwide hunger and for sustainable
food and nutrition security by promoting site-appropriate farming, establishing
access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene, improving healthcare and
education for people living in rural areas. Welthungerhilfe currently has four
areas of operation in Moroto, Lira, Adjumani, and Fort Portal.
About RIAS Project:
In anticipation of a grant from
the German Government, the organization will implement a long-term project
“RIAS – Strengthen Resilience through Infrastructure, Agriculture and Skills”
in Arua and Adjumani District possibly starting in March 2015.The project aims
to improve the livelihood of refugees and local host communities in the
settlement areas.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Technically
    support the Manager to implement projects covering livelihoods, food
    security, infrastructure rehabilitation, DRR and informal vocational
    skills development for youth
  • Responsible
    for the coordination and guidance of the project team in all sectors
    including the administration/finance and logistic departments
  • In
    charge of the coordination and liaise the cooperation with District
    Government Departments and ail other implementing partners (NGOs,
  • Initiate
    and conduct skill development for the project team
  • Take
    lead and manage the establishment and operation of Farmer Field School
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture
  • Past
    exposure and experience of eight years in rural development project
    implementation, preferably with international organizations
  • Six
    years proven work experience in Farmer Field School extension approach.
  • Sound
    theoretical and practical background in concepts related to food security
    and nutrition
  • Strong
    project management experience (Planning, organizing, staffing, leading and
    controlling), preferably in a leading management position (e.g. project
  • Excellent
    interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Excellent
    English oral and written ability
  • High
    degree of capacity to multi task and coordinate diverse activities under
    pressure in rural remote areas
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send a pdf document consisting of cover letter (1
page) and CV (max. three pages) to: co.uga.recruitment@welthungerhilfe.de
Please identify the position
for which you are applying in the subject line of your E-mail.
Deadline: Friday, 27th February 2015 by 4PM
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