Agri Business Coordinator UNFPA WAY Project Jobs – CARE International

  Agri Business Coordinator
Organization: CARE
Project Name: UNFPA Women and
Youth empowerment program (WAY)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About Us:
CARE International is a leading
global development and humanitarian organization. In 2014, CARE worked in 90
countries around the world, supporting 880 poverty-fighting development and
humanitarian aid projects, reaching more than 72 million people. CARE
International in Uganda (CARE) works with others to make a sustainable
improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus on women and girls. Our
current program focusses on women and girls’ economic rights, particularly
financial inclusion and governance of natural resources women and girls depend
upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health rights, including a life free
of violence. Our programming is guided by our core values of excellence, accountability,
respect, integrity and transparency.
About UNFPA Project:
CARE International is
the Women and Youth empowerment program (WAY) in partnership with UNFPA.
Job Summary:  The Agri
Business Coordinator will be a dynamic team player with strong technical skills
in Climate SMART agriculture, market infrastructure and access, supply side and
demand side constraints subsistence farmers face, the gender intersection with
agriculture, food insecurity and land ownership and farmer field business
schools. He/She will be responsible for leading the strategic development, and
mainstreaming of gender in the agricultural component of the WAY program. This
entails conducting gender analysis of the farmer groups and village savings and
loan associations (VSLAs) in the eight districts of West Nile and Northern
Uganda namely; Moyo, Adjumani, Arua, Agago, Amuru, Aleptong, Pader, Kitgum and
Lamwo. He/She will be familiar with the development and humanitarian nexus and
a passion for economic empowerment of women, promoting gender equality and
diversity, engaging men and boys and curbing gender based violence. He/she will
have strong mobilisation, networking and relationship building skills and
familiar with working in various partnership frameworks at local Government and
National levels. The Agri business coordinator will provide technical oversight
in all capacity development interventions, needs assessment, mentorship and
support supervision of the farmer groups. The position is based in Arua or
Gulu. The Key Responsibilities for the position is to lead the design and roll
out of the engendering of the agricultural elements of the WAY program, first
and foremost. Provide advisory support and guidance to the initiative manager
and the rest of the team. Roll out the Gender-Sensitive Livelihood Security
approach, gender integration in farmer empowerment processes, build capacities
of farmer groups gender justice and equality. He/She will also ensure periodic
project reviews, documentation, and timely reporting. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
applicant for the CARE International
Agri Business Coordinator job placement should preferably hold a Master’s
degree in agro economics, gender studies, adult education, climate change and
climate SMART agriculture or relevant Post graduate qualification.
knowledge and at least five years of prove practical experience technically
supporting gender transformative approaches.
experience and skills in effectively supervising technical specialists and
managing performance for success in technical support teams with a focus on
gender transformative approaches. 
Five years
of hands on professional experience in community development work (including
working with institutions, understanding their culture, breaking taboos in
conversations, ability to discuss sensitive topics such as masculinity and
sexuality in a sensitive but direct way) with experience implementing gender
transformative programs a must.
Broad knowledge
and strong skills in M&E, report writing and documentation.
How to Apply:
All applicants are encouraged
to send their application letters clearly articulating alignment with the above
profile and an updated detailed (CV) giving day time telephone contacts and
names and addresses of 3 (three) work related referees to
Deadline: 13th March 2018
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