Fresher Research Officer Jobs – Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)

Job Title:     Research Officer
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 Research
Officer will offer support in developing and undertaking relevant studies and
analyses in line with the Project objectives
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of developing and undertaking
    relevant studies and analysis in line with the Project objectives
  • Responsible for collecting data, analyzing
    and reporting
  • Designing research schedules to monitor the
    activities of production, value addition and marketing
  • Keenly reviewing gathered research, analyze
    and collate data sets and writing analytical reports
  • Compiling quarterly and annual progress reports
    for the project regarding implementation
  • Perform any assigned duties from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree with honors in Statistics or Economics from a recognized University
    or Institution
  • At least one year experience working
    experience in data collection and analysis
  • Relevant computer knowledge and skills
    especially MS Excel, MS Access, MS power point and MS Word.
  • Previous experience in statistics and data
    processing especially household level data is an added advantage.
  • Practical working knowledge in survey
    methodologies and statistical analysis is also desirable
  • Team work and capacity building skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
    skills
  • 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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