ICCO Assistant Project Officer Non-profit Job Opportunities – Share An Opportunity Uganda (SAO-U)

Organisation: Share An Opportunity Uganda (SAO-U)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
Share An Opportunity Uganda (SAO – U) is a National Christian founded
child focused NGO empowering households and communities to fulfill their
obligations in child care and development and affiliated to Baptist Union of
Uganda. Share An Opportunity – Uganda’s key thematic areas are child health,
Basic Education for OVC’s, Child Advocacy, Enterprise Development and food
security, and institutional development for community based organisations while
HIV/AIDS is mainstreamed in the program.
Job Summary: The Assistant
project officer will support in implementing and monitoring ICCO activities
focusing on agronomy. He/She will utilise a monthly and quarterly template to
document progress, impact and learning of this livelihood intervention in the
project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
        
Actively participate in planning at organization
level, community level and farmers’ group level.
        
The incumbent will also identify areas of growth
and  build capacity of group and
individual farmers attached to the project.
        
To implement activities in the community and
follow up the practice changes.
        
The jobholder will document the changes in the
farmers groups and associations.
        
Link with Local Government, markets and CSO’s on
matters that can promote programme objectives and initiatives.
        
To plan and report periodically on work done.
        
Carry out periodic follow up and monitoring of
small scale farmers and their groups.
        
Develop technical simplified training materials
that can be used by benefeciaries at all times.
        
Manage community livelihood initiatives and
support the area office resource mobilization initiatives.
        
Actively contribute to lobby and advocacy on
market access for small scale farmers on selected value chains.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
        
The applicant must hold a BSC Agriculture, BA
Rural Economy, BSC Environment management or equivalent degree in a related
field
        
At least two years of related work experience
        
Capacity to work with people from diverse
cultural backgrounds
        
Capacity to work efficiently within a
multidisciplinary team
        
Strong ability to work independently
        
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
        
Good computer skills
        
The job holder must be a hardworking, focused
and trustworthy individual that upholds a high sense of integrity and
accountability and commitment to the vision, mission, values and aspirations of
SAO-U.
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
application with from their  pastors or
reverend and updated resume to the Human Resources & Administration Manager
Share An Opportunity Uganda P.O. Box 23408, Kampala
Email to: info@saouganda.org or hand deliver at the Head office in
Kitala Zone, Kanyanya. Uganda
Deadline: 12th March
2018
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