2 Fresher Market Site Officer Job Opportunities – Adjumani District Farmers Development association (ADFDA)

Organisation: Adjumani
District Farmers Development association (ADFDA)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Adjumani District farmers development association (ADFDA) is membership
based organization formed in 1997 and registered as a CBO ,a company limited by
guarantee ,NGO with board to represent small holder famers in Adjumani district
with the aim of promoting gainful agriculture through technology development
with the goal of increasing household food security, income and poverty
alleviation.
Job Summary: The Market Site
Officer  will assist the emergence and
set-up of the Market Stakeholders Platform in each of PRELNOR supported
satellite I wholesale .market for MSPs to play a proactive role in the
governance and use of these markets; (ii) Ensure that the local concerted
processes involving all market stakeholders (producers, traders, transporters,
Dockers, local authorities) is effective in the concerned market site; (iii)
Support and organise market stakeholders within MSP (iv) Ensure that all
performed activities are gender & youth inclusive.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Diagnose the different existing market stakeholders
(groups and individuals);
·        
Enhance market stakeholders’ platform involving
all different identified groups;
·        
Prepare and convene regular MSP meetings related
to thematic issues pertaining to the overall market development process;.
·        
Participate in the identification of market
stakeholders felt needs to strengthen their capacities and to facilitate;
·        
Facilitate peer exchanges and host peer visits;
·        
Strengthen each categories of market local
stakeholders (particularly producers) to be able to stand for their interests
in the market governance structure and beyond to become pro-active DFA leaders;
·        
Support market oriented farmers’ groups to
identify action plans and develop business plans to access the PRELNOR matching
grant set-up;
·        
Ensure that market site activities are gender
and youth inclusive;
·        
Participate to all market site meetings and
liaise with local authorities;
·        
Market information gathering and dissemination;
·        
Preparation of monthly and quarterly reports;
·        
Any other duties as may be assigned from time to
time.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a Diploma in
agribusiness, agriculture, rural economy with knowledge in agricultural
extension, adult education.
·        
A minimum of one to three years’ experience in
domains linked to family farming agri-business with direct support to business
oriented farmers’ groups (cooperatives, producers’ groups, post-harvest handing
activities, SACCOS);
·        
Ability to write: the candidate must present
such notes that s/he had to produce in previous assignments;
·        
Ability to operate in a team work context;
·        
Ability to work with e-tools (main software,
social networks.) will be tested;
·        
Hold a valid driving licence (motorcycle);
·        
Working language: English, Madi language is a
must.
·        
Age: Between 25-40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their hand delivery
applications with detailed curriculum vita, photocopies of academic transcripts
including names and addresses of three referees should be submitted to the
address below:
The Chairperson, Board of Directors,
Adjumani Farmers Development Association,
P.O. Box 67, Adjumani, Tereza Lane, Adjumani Town Council.
Deadline: 30th
November 2017
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