Senior Value Chains Development Officer Job Placement – Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)

Job Title:          Senior
Value Chains Development Officer
Organization: Ministry
of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The Mission of the
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries is to “Transform
Subsistence Farming to Commercial Agriculture”. The Government of Uganda has
received credit from the African Development Bank towards financing the
Agriculture Value Chain Development Project (AVCP1). The main goal of the
project is to contribute to poverty reduction and economic growth in Uganda
through enhanced productivity and commercialization of agriculture.
Job Summary:  The Senior Value Chains Development Officer
will lead the technical implementation of the value chain development
activities through planning and management of all operational activities under
Component 1 on Production and Productivity Enhancement for Maize, Rice and
Dairy/ Beef value chains, and, Component 3 on Market Development and Trade
Facilitation. .

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or
    Agricultural related field
  • A Master’s Degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Agricultural
    Economics or Soil Science from a recognized University
  • A minimum of eight years of experience working on at least one of
    the country’s strategic or priority value chains in Agriculture or Rural
    Development Projects.
  • Experience of working with the private sector in value chain
    development will be an added advantage
How to Apply:
All qualified
applicants should fill the Public Service Form 3, Download
and send it to;
The Permanent
Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries,
P. O. Box 102,
Entebbe, Uganda
Deadline: Monday, 15th April 2019.  
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