Agricultural Adviser Belgian NGO Jobs – VVOB – Education for Development

Job
Title:         
 Agricultural
Adviser
Organisation: VVOB
– Education for Development
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
VVOB – Education for
Development is a Belgian non-profit organization that focuses on improving the
quality of education. VVOB has its head – quarters in Brussels (Belgium) and is
currently implementing education programmers in 8 countries in the global
South. As from May onwards VVOB will start implementing a new programme that
focuses on improving the quality of the business, technical and vocational
education and training (BTVET) sector in Uganda through strengthening the
professional development of Uganda’s Agricultural TVET instructors via
pre-service. This programme will be implemented in partnership with the
Department of Teacher and instructor Education and Training (TIET); the
Business, Technical, Vocational Education and Training (BTVET) Department of
the Ministry of Education and Sports(MoES); and the National Instructors’
College Abilonino (NICA) in Lira.
Job Summary: The
Agricultural Adviser is responsible for initiating capacity development
processes and trajectories, in cooperation with the strategic and operational
partners, with a specific focus on introducing innovations on agricultural
BTVET and agri-entrepreneurship education. S/he will provide technical advice
on sustainable agriculture, guidance and support to these capacity development
processes and trajectories and will be actively in planning, budgeting,
implementing, monitoring and evaluating the programme.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s Degree in Agriculture,
    Agribusiness, Business Management, Education, or related field;
  • A minimum of six years of experience in agricultural BTVET or
    education and/or capacity development processes in agriculture / agri-
    entrepreneurship / extension work;
  • Demonstrated experience in starting up and managing successful
    agri-businesses
  • An in-depth understanding of agri-entrepreneurship and knowledge of
    the latest developments and innovations in agri-entrepreneurship;
  • Knowledge of and / or experience with all phases of Project Cycle
    Management (PCM) and the standard instruments used for PCM in the
    development sector
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send in their Email applications to Toon.DeBruyn@vvob.be. Your application
should include:
  • In the subject line: Application: name
  • Position for which you apply Motivation letter; CV Salary
    expectations; Three reference persons and telephone and email contacts
    (former and current employers only);
Deadline: 31st March 2019
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