TPO Entry Level EU Project Jobs – Agriculture Extension Worker

Organization: TPO
Project Name: Enhancing
livelihoods of vulnerable Child headed Households
Funding Source: Plan
Germany and European Union (EU)
Duty Station: Lira,
Uganda
         
About US:
TPO Uganda is- a national
Ugandan Non-Governmental Organization that has been operating in Uganda since
1994. TPO-Uganda services are delivered through a community and family oriented
intervention model. We envision a society where vulnerable and marginalized
people enjoy mental health, social and economic wellbeing and lead harmonious,
mutually supportive and productive lives.
About Plan International Project:
TPO Uganda in partnership with
PLAN Uganda (and supported by Plan Germany National Office and the EU) are
implementing three year projects on enhancing livelihoods of vulnerable child
headed households and youth empowerment for sustainable livelihoods in Lira and
Alebtong districts, Northern Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Agriculture Extension Worker will be
responsible for the coordination of the implementation of the livelihoods and
socio-economic strengthening component of the “Enhancing livelihoods of
vulnerable child headed households” project; in particular focusing on
improving the socioeconomic status of vulnerable child headed households; and
will provide project implementation support to the Extension Assistants,
partners and other stakeholders in the project implementation area. The
incumbent will also be responsible for program work, coordination and
representation; and program administration.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural
    economics, Rural Development, Business Development, Economics or any other
    relevant field.
  • A
    minimum of two or more years working experience in a holistic livelihoods
    improvement program with practical experience in Agriculture, OVCs,
    socio-economic development, monitoring and evaluations.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their application letters  to the Human Resources Manager, and include
and updated CV and a table showing your past 3 year salary history to;
info@tpoug.org or Hard copy to: P.O. Box 21646, Kampala-Uganda.
NB:
Only persons meeting these specifications should apply. Female candidates are
in particular encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be
contacted.
Deadline: 20th March, 2015

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