2 Agriculture-Nutrition Officer Job Placements – Concern Worldwide

Organisation: Concern Worldwide
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Concern
Worldwide is an international non-governmental, humanitarian organisation
dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate
elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. Our mission is
to help people living in extreme poverty achieve major improvements in their
lives which last and spread without on-going support from Concern.
Job Summary: The Agriculture-Nutrition Officer will work with
the nutritionists in the development and expansion of the keyhole gardens
initiative for the Mother Care Groups (MCG’s) and the Male Change Component
(MCAs). These gardens will help to meet the nutritional needs of the
communities.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Agriculture-Nutrition
    Officer job placement should hold a Diploma in Horticulture, Agriculture
    or Agricultural Extension Services. Possession of a Degree in Horticulture
    /Agriculture/Agricultural extension services is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years’ practical experience
    in the implementation of a livelihoods/Nutrition/WASH project focusing
    mainly on horticulture.
  • Working knowledge of gardening techniques,
    pesticide use and safety techniques and conservational agriculture are
    required.
  • Agribusiness skills, Supervisory skills and
    Good computer skills are vital.
  • The candidate must be proficient in both
    spoken and written English.
  • Possession of a valid motorbike permit (Class
    A) is desirable.
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and
updated CVs (max 4 pages) with day time phone contacts, names and addresses of
three (3) professional referees via email to resourcingug@concern.net with the
job title as the subject of email or address hard copies to: The Human
Resources Department, Concern Worldwide Uganda, P.O. Box 6599, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 12th February 2016 by 5:00pm
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