Horticulturist NGO Jobs – Concern Worldwide

Job Title:    Horticulturist
Organisation: Concern
Worldwide
Duty Station:  Uganda
About Concern:
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.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
The 
Horticulturist will work directly with 15 water user committees to
implement vegetable gardens – sales from which will support water user fee
collection and contribute towards water user committee cash savings. This
includes offering training on best practice in agriculture, post-harvest
handling and sales of vegetables.
·        
Offer support to the project’s linking of WASH
to Nutrition initiative.
·        
In charge of monitoring, Reporting and
Documentation.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the Horticulturist job
placement must hold a Diploma or Degree in Agriculture or Agriculture Extension
Services;
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience in planning
and implementation of a livelihoods/ Nutrition/WASH project focusing mainly on horticulture.
·        
Extensive knowledge on vegetable garden
techniques.
·        
Broad knowledge of gardening techniques,
pesticide use, safety techniques and conservational agriculture.
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills;
·        
Demonstrates excellent training/facilitation
skills;
·        
Possess a valid Class A’ driving permit.
·        
The candidate must speak Luo;
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications and detailed CV (max 4 pages) with a covering letter, copies of
relevant certificates, with day time contacts, names and addresses of three (3)
work related referees’.
The complete applications should be sent and addressed to: The Human
Resources Department, Concern Worldwide Uganda, P.O. Box 6599 Kampala, Uganda
or email to resourcingug@concern.net.
Deadline: 25th
November 2016 by 5PM.
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