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
Perform any other related duties as directed by the
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
Ruth Towers,
Plot 15A Clement Hill Road
P.O Box 6987,
Deadline: 10th November, 2015

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