USAID PIN Agricultural Field Officer Career Jobs – RECO Industries Limited

Organization: RECO
Industries Limited
Project Name: USAID/
Uganda’s Production for Improved Nutrition project
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Regional Field
Supervisor
About US:
RECO Industries Limited is implementing USAID/Uganda’s Production for
Improved Nutrition project. The project works to reduce the burden of under-nutrition by providing Ready to Use Therapeutic and supplementary Foods to
pregnant women, breast feeding mothers and People Living with HIV/AIDS in
Uganda.
Job Summary: The
Agricultural Field Officer will take the lead in implementing the Livelihood
components of the project in the district of coverage. The incumbent will be
the principal technical contact person in the districts of operations for
activities and interventions related to the project. The jobholder will also
collaborate with other existing community-based organizations (CBOs) and
non-government organizations (NGOs) to support Producer Organizations (POs)
produce the required staple/ commercial crops (raw materials) as well as engage
in homestead/ kitchen gardening (vegetables/ fruit growing) for home
consumption.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should hold a diploma or
equivalent in agriculture.
·        
A minimum of three (3) years of significant
professional experience in implementing agriculture programs and development
activities at the community and household levels.
·        
Technical expertise pertinent to Farmer Field
School.
·        
Familiarity with agronomical practices for
maize, groundnuts and soy beans.
·        
Previous exposure and experience in capacity
building and transfer or skills is also essential.
·        
Familiarity with and commitment to addressing
gender equality in agriculture is required.
·        
Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written
communication skills in English.
·        
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision
making capabilities.
·        
Team player with the ability to work in a
fast-paced environment.
·        
Ability to work with ail levels of national and
international staff as well as clients
·        
Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
experience.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications via E-mail to: 
hr@pin.reco-industries.com including an application letter, updated and
detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certifications / testimonials
and names of three professional referees. Please address to:
The Human Resource Office,
USAID / Uganda,
Production for Improved Nutrition Project
Deadline: 21st
November 2016

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