Farm Manager USAID Project Job Careers – Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)

Job
Title:          Farm Manager
Organization: Uganda
Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)
Project Name: USAID’s
BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and Northern Uganda
Duty Station: Wakiso
(Masulita Town Council), Uganda
About US:
Uganda Women’s
Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO) is a national non-government organization which
was founded in 1986 by Ugandan mothers committed to providing relief aid to
needy children left parentless by the civil turbulence of the mid-1980’s and
the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
About USAID’s BETTER OUTCOMES Project:
Being a consortium
partner on USAID’s BETTER OUTCOMES for Children and Youth in Eastern and
Northern Uganda, UWESO currently is implementing an Economic Strengthening
component of BETTER OUTCOMES Project to reach out to 60,000 vulnerable households
in 20 districts in Eastern and Northern, the USAID funded Districts through
Livelihoods and other pathways over a five year period (2015-2020) .Village
Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) Methodology, Business Skills Training,
Financial Literacy Education and Bank Linkage are key interventions under the
economic strengthening component.
Job Summary: The
Farm Manager will mainly ensure maximum yield of the MCV farm in line with
UWESO policies and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To ensure strategic administration of the farm by planning,
    budgeting, monitoring and documenting all the yields for the
    sustainability of the farm.
  • Support in the development and preparation of currently used land
    for farming purposes.
  • Ensure regular repair and maintenance of farm buildings, machinery
    and equipment.
  • Ensure line management, regular training and capacity building of
    the subordinates.
  • Ensure quality of the farm products.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Farm Manager should preferably hold a Diploma in sustainable
    agriculture or any other related fields.
  • A minimum of three years’ working experience in a similar post
    working with a reputable farm.
  • Ability to use computer packages like Microsoft Office.
  • Proven success record in crop production and animal husbandry.
  • Ability to plan & lead a team of employees.
  • Leadership skills, result oriented, concern for standards and should
    be development oriented.
  • Adhere to child protection policies.
  • Age: Above 30
    years.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to send their softcopy applications with an
application letter and curriculum vitae electronically to jobs@uweso.org. The position applied for MUST
be indicated in the subject line of the email. (All applications should be in a
single PDF file of maximum size 5MB).
Deadline: 6th June 2018
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