Fresher Enterprise Development Officer Career Jobs – Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)

Organization: Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and
Fisheries (MAAIF)
Project Name: Agro Processing and Marketing of Agricultural
Products (APM) Project
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: Project Coordinator
About US:
The
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) is working in
collaboration with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in
implementing a project to support “Agro Processing and Marketing of
Agricultural Products (APM) Project.” The overall goal of the Project is to
establish an Agro Processing and Marketing Strategy through empowering and
building capacity of the rural based farmers to undertake agro processing and
marketing of Maize and Rice.
Job Summary: The Enterprise Development Officer will assist in
developing an agro processing and marketing strategy
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the Project Implementation and
    Project Management Consultancy teams in assessment of agro processing and
    marketing of maize and rice in the beneficiary districts
  • In charge of the identification and
    assessment of capacity gaps in terms of resource and skills of the key
    stakeholders
  • In charge of designing capacity building
    plans and training content for participating farmer groups
  • Conducting regular monitoring and (evaluation
    of partner stakeholders)
  • Actively participate in strategic planning,
    budgeting, drafting work plans and report preparation as necessary
  • Planning and coordinating related events,
    which may include meetings, workshops, briefings, and conferences
  • Performs ad-hoc assignments as assigned to
    ascertain the underlying issues and proposed corrective actions
  • Perform any other assignments and duties from
    time to time
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold a minimum of
    Bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness Management or Business Administration or
    Economics from a reputable University or Institution.
  • One year of experience in the same or related
    field
  • Previous experience in working with an
    agricultural related field is an added advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
    skills
  • Ability to develop work plans and output
    based reports
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Age:
    Between 21-35 years
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified candidates should fill public Service Form Three , download
here
, and submit to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture,
Animal Industry and Fisheries, P.O. Box 102, Entebbe, Uganda.
Deadline: 12th August 2016 by 5:00 PM
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