NGO Jobs – Volunteer Agricultural and Aquacultural Programmes Coordinator at Nobeah Foundation

Organization: Nobeah
Foundation
About US:
The Nobeah
Foundation is the not-for-profit counterpart of Nobeah Technologies Ltd.,a
technology company focusing on technology with deep potential for social impact
as well as the strong growth prospects required for sustainability. The
innovative technology developed by Nobeah Technologies Ltd. targets
transformative change, aiming to dramatically impact areas such as literacy,
and health care. The Nobeah Foundation’s Agricultural and Aquacultural
Innovation Programme delivers a combination of innovative business models and
technology with the intention of radically increasing viable employment
opportunities for a wide sector of individuals from the informal sector to professions,
from the long-term unemployed to interns and entrepreneurs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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Support in identifying government or donor
programmes that provide funding or other incentives that could increase the
impact of Nobeah’s own programmes and assist the fundraising team in pursuing
grant funding.
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Establish and maintain effective working
relationships with government and donor organization officials, legislators,
Nobeah Foundation staff and the general public.
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Assists in negotiating and administering contracts,
grants, and cooperative agreements with national, county, community and donor
organizations.
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Actively monitors national and county legislation relating
to economic development.
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Identify opportunities for economic development and
job creation initiatives by developing partnerships with the community and by
working with existing businesses to identify ways for them to scale and create
jobs through the faster hiring and more efficient management suggested by
Nobeah’s advanced work management methodology.
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Acts as a key liaison for technical and financial
resources between public and private sectors for the purpose of building
capacity and partnerships with the goals of exporting local made Nobeah
products overseas.
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Provide credible expert feedback before public
bodies (city, county, legislative, etc.) on behalf of the programme on topics
relating to his/her specialty or expertise. Act as a representative of the
programme in stakeholder meetings, and maintain existing project stakeholders
and partners. Propose strategy to achieve goals and objectives of the programme
to senior management.
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Prepare, oversee, and manage the programme budget.
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Actively facilitate and monitor the outcomes of
programme participants to establish sustainability and identify programme
development opportunities. Assess results for continuous improvement.
·        
Manage the delivery of all programme aspects,
including overall planning, development and administration as well as develop,
implement and administer program-based seminars, workshops or training sessions
on Nobeah’s related programmes and conduct selected training as required.
·        
Plans, coordinates and evaluates public relations
activities designed to promote and create awareness of programmes.
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Provides input where requested on development and
implementation of policies enhancing economic development.
·        
Provide leadership, coaching and supervision to
program staff.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicants for the Volunteer Agricultural and
Aquacultural Innovation Programmes Coordinator should hold a Bachelor’s Degree.
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The candidate must speak at least one local
language, in addition to being fluent in English both verbally and in writing.
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The candidate must also have a network of contacts
in the country to facilitate any required work there.
·        
Past experience in managing economic or community
development programs and experience in business development and with startup
businesses.
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Detailed knowledge and understanding of the needs
and priorities of business and industry including knowledge or experience of
national and county labor markets, and the application of labor market
information as well as related research and statistical techniques, with the
ability to work as an effective liaison between private organizations and
government.
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Working knowledge or experience of program planning
and management.
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Demonstrated leadership and ability to develop human
relations.
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Ability to serve as effective and collaborative team
member, working independently and meeting deadlines while prioritizing and
managing multiple projects concurrently and assigning work to a team.
·        
Excellent analytical, communication, organizational
and record-keeping skills.
·        
Ability to communicate effectively using verbal and
written processes, especially among diverse groups of people who may have
varying degrees of knowledge.
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Speaking in public to give presentations.
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Experience facilitating meetings and discussions at
a relatively high level.
How to Apply:
All candidates
interested in this placement should send an updated resume via E-mail to
hr@nobeahfoundation.org with the subject line: “Volunteer Agricultural and Aquacultural
Innovation Programmes Coordinator– Uganda.” Please ensure your name and other
contact details are both in your resume and in the email itself.
Deadline: 30th November 2015
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Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

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