5 Agribusiness Advisor Vacancies – SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

Organization: SNV
Duty Station: Kampala, Arua,
Lira, Fort Portal and Mbarara, Uganda
About SNV:
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation was founded in the Netherlands
over 50 years ago and has built a long-term, local presence in 38 countries
across Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of advisors use their
specialist expertise in Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Water, Sanitation and
Hygiene to contribute to solving some of the leading problems facing the world
today. SNV has been working in Uganda since 1989 and is currently working in
108 districts. Our advisory services are in line with Ugandan policies and are
tailored for specific Ugandan organisations, enterprises and districts. SNV
agriculture programme promotes value chain development and inclusive business.
We broker inclusion of smallholder farmers, and develop competitive and
equitable value chains, for improved income and food security. SNV develops
solutions in climate smart agriculture to enhance adaptive capacity and
mitigation potential across agricultural landscapes. Our solutions offer
benefits that go beyond the scope of climate change to food and nutrition
security, biodiversity conservation, and poverty alleviation. Promoting
sustainable economic opportunities for women and youth takes a central place in
SNV’s work in agriculture. At SNV we believe that no-one should have to live in
poverty and that all people should have the opportunity to pursue their own
sustainable development
Job Summary:  The Agribusiness Advisors will support our
agriculture programme in Uganda and they should have expertise and good
networks in two or more of the following fields: dairy, youth development,
climate smart agriculture, women empowerment, inclusive business, value chain
financing, pastoral livelihoods, food security or nutrition.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold a Master’s
    degree in agribusiness related discipline.
  • Relevant working experience in two or more
    of the above mentioned fields.
  • Past experience in the private sector will
    be an added value.
  • Proven experience in capacity building and
    empowerment of different actors in the value chain and facilitation of
    multi-stakeholder processes.
  • Past exposure and experience in gender,
    governance and accountability is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in project
    planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and budget management.
  • Proven experience in business development,
    programme design, proposal writing, international donor and private investor
    relationship management.
  • A self-motivated person with good
    leadership, teamwork, coaching, communication, networking and
    organisational skills.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. Advanced
    proficiency in MS word, excel, PowerPoint and social media.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
    skills in English.
How to Apply: 
All interested candidates should apply by sending: a motivation letter,
an updated Curriculum Vitae, Names and contact details of two professional
referees and 2-page write-up showing your added value on your best business
case or project. Please clearly indicate the fields of expertise in subject
line e.g. application for agribusiness advisor: dairy, youth development,
climate smart agriculture, women empowerment, inclusive business, value chain
financing, pastoral livelihoods, food security or nutrition. Also, indicate the
preferred duty station.
The complete applications should be sent via email to: uganda@snvworld.org
and pomach@snvworld.org.
Deadline: 30th May
2015.
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