Recruitment and Training Officer Job Careers – RUFORUM (Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture)

Organisation: RUFORUM
(Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Regional
Job Reference No:
The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture
(RUFORUM), established in 2004, is a consortium of 42 universities in 19
countries of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (ECSA). The organisation
evolved from the Forum on Agricultural Resource Husbandry (FORUM) program of
the Rockefeller Foundation. RUFORUM is registered as an International
Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) and has mandate to oversee graduate
training and networks of specialization in the Common Market for Eastern and
Southern Africa (COMESA). RUFORUM has an MoU with the African Union for strengthening
science, technology and innovation capacity in Africa.
Key Duties and
The incumbent will coordinate recruitment and
training initiatives under the MCF@RUFORUM unit
Keenly monitor, evaluate and assess quality of
training provided to the MCF@RUFORUM students.
Actively participate in reviews for training at
the RUFORUM Secretariat, implementing universities and prepare appropriate
reports relevant for the project documentation.
Compile data for generation of need projections
to facilitate planning for training, budgeting, and cycle planning.
Update database of MCF@RUFORUM students
including tracker information and profiling of their performance during and
after training in the RUFORUM Information Management system (RIMS)
Perform any other business as assigned by the
Regional Coordinator
Qualifications, Skills and
ideal candidate for the RUFORUM Recruitment and Training Officer career opportunity must hold a least
Master’s degree in a relevant field of science including agriculture,
biological or environmental/ natural resources science.
A minimum of three years’ experience working in
a university/training institution.
Three years of coordinating student’s
recruitment and training processes.
Willingness to work over the weekends and
readiness to travel at short notice
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications via email to, or delivered in hard copy (with CD enclosed containing
soft copy) to:
The Executive Secretary
RUFORUM Secretariat, Plot 151 Garden Hill,
Makerere University, P.O Box 16811, Wandegeya
Kampala, Uganda.
(Ref: RUF/JOB/….: ……………….)
Applicants should quote the reference number and job applied for, and
should attach photocopies of necessary academic support documents, including
letters from two referees. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Screening of applications will begin in November, 2016, and will continue until
the post is filled.
Deadline: 30th
September, 2016 by 17:00 Hrs

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