Rural Sociologist NARO Jobs – National Agricultural Research Organisation

Job Title:   Rural Sociologist
Organization: National
Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)
Duty Station (Institute):
Nabuin ZARDI (Nakapiripirit), Uganda
About NARO:
The National Agricultural Research Organisation is established by the
National Agricultural Research Act 2005 as a body corporate with the mandate to
provide strategic direction for publically funded agricultural research in
Uganda. The organisation is composed of the Council as its governing body,
Committees of Council, a Secretariat for its day-to-day operations with
semi-autonomous Public Agricultural Research Institutes (PARI’s) under its
policy guidance.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Collect,
collate and analyse data pertaining to peoples livelihoods and farming systems
including cost benefit analysis
·        
Carry
out field studies, including marketing, baseline surveys and needs assessment.
·        
Manage
the monitoring and evaluation of the technologies, developed and disseminated.
·        
Carry
out studies and impact assessment on technology adoption.
·        
Take
part in the formulation of strategic management plans for the research
institute, including development of annual work plans and budgets.
·        
Identify
priority constraints in agriculture and livestock production.
·        
Develop
grant proposals to secure funding for conducting specific research
programmes in line with the Institute’s strategic management plan.
·        
Design
and implementing innovative and integrated research projects based on thematic
multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams.
·        
Formulate
and design experiments/studies with implementation plans and schedules.
Also determining resources requirements and preparing annual budgets as required
for the research project.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicants should hold a Master’s Degree in
Rural Sociology or Socio Anthropology.
·        
At least three years of working experience in a
related field in a reputable organization.
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join NARO are encouraged to send their
applications to the Director General, NARO, P.O. Box 295, Entebbe, Uganda.
The complete applications should include three copies of your
Curriculum Vitae and one copy of certificates, transcripts and other relevant
documents. Applicants are advised to quote the reference number of the post
applied for on the top left hand corner of the envelope and on the application
letter specifying the institute of preference (Check at top of the advert) and
should apply for a maximum of two (2) posts which should be addressed below:
Deadline: 3rd November 2017 by
5.00p.m
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