Non-profit Jobs – Program Officer – Postharvest Handling and Agro-processing at SAA/SG2000

Organization: Sasakawa Africa
Association (SAA/SG2000)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Sasakawa Africa
Association (SAA/SG2000) is an international non-profit organization that
promotes demonstration and widespread adoption of improved pre and
post-production agricultural technologies for smallholder farmers in Uganda in
collaboration with relevant government institutions, farmers’ organizations and
the private sector.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Provide technical support in developing and
implementing a country-specific extension program to promote and improve
post-harvest management and develop agro-processing enterprises;
·        
Analyze the economic and technical feasibility of
post-production technologies to be promoted and develop training manuals,
operation guides for the technologies;
·        
Actively promote labor and time-saving technologies
that reduce losses and generate income;
·        
Develop and implement training programs for farmers/
agro-processors, machine fabricators and service providers on fabrication, use
and management of improved technologies;
·        
The incumbent will work in liaison with other theme
staff and partners from other organizations on technology selection and
demonstrations;
·        
Perform any other related duties as directed by the
supervisors.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The applicant
should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Technology,
Postharvest management or in any other related field.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications via E-mail including
an application letter, updated CV with names of three referees and scanned
copies of relevant academic credentials to:
The Country Director,          
Sasakawa Africa
Association-Uganda,
Ruth Towers,
Plot 15A Clement Hill Road
P.O Box 6987,
Kampala-Uganda
E-mail:
sg2000uganda@saa-safe.org
Copy:   jnakiminyi@saa-safe.org
Deadline: 10th November, 2015

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