Program Officer – Public Private Partnership and Market Access (Vegetable Oil Development Project) Careers – Sasakawa Global 2000-Uganda (SAA/SG2000)

Organisation: Sasakawa Global 2000-Uganda (SAA/SG2000)
Project
Name:
Vegetable Oil
Development Project
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Sasakawa Global 2000-Uganda
(SAA/SG2000) is a non-profit non-governmental international 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: 
  • Support
    the Thematic Co-ordinator in planning, budgeting and reporting
  • The
    incumbent will strengthen the capacity of farmer based organizations (FBOs)
    in organisational management and leadership / Farmer Institutional
    Development
  • Guide
    development of viable commodity business plans among FBOs
  • Strengthen
    the savings and loan schemes (VSLAs) among FBOs
  • The
    incumbent will link Farmers/FBOs /processors/ small & medium enterprises
    (SMEs) to finance institutions and markets
  • Keenly
    monitor and document volume and value of commodities traded by Commodity
    Associations (CAs) and FBOs
  • Collect,
    establish, maintain and manage the database on public private partnerships
    (PPP)
  • Ensure
    regular communication/coordination and exchange of experiences between
    Farmers/ FBO and key actors along the vegetable oils value chains.
  • Perform
    any other related duties assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a BSc in Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness, Rural
    Development or any other related field;
  • At
    least five years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent
    oral, analytical, writing and presentational skills;
  • Computer
    literacy skills
  • Proven
    ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder working
    environments.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their E-mail applications including a cover letter, a CV with names of three
professional 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 to: sg2000uganda@saa-safe.org
Deadline: 12th August, 2016

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