20 Fresher Agricultural Extension Officer Job Vacancies – Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative (NURI)

Organisation: Northern
Uganda Resilience Initiative (NURI)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Agricultural Extension Supervisor
About US:
Northern Uganda
Resilience Imitative (NURI) is a DANIDA-funded programme, is to be implemented in
the districts of Moyo and Adjumani in the West Nile sub-region from 2019 to
2022. Activities on Climate Smart Agriculture (GSA) will be implemented by
Resilience Agricultural Units (RAUs). The main activity under the intervention
is to build resilience in communities in the face of a changing climate.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct selection of the farmer groups as per NURI guidelines.
  • Guide farmer groups in enterprise selection and preparation of
    production and marketing plans.
  • Identify training needs and conduct training of farmer groups
  • Establish demonstrations for hands-on learning
  • Carry out individual farmer visits to provide tailored advisory
    service. to each group.
  • Conduct periodic assessments of progress of farmers and training
    needs.
  • Guide farmer groups on marketing activities.
  • Collect production and marketing data
  • Distribute inputs to farmers in accordance with established
    guidelines
  • Organise and participate in farmer open days
  • Prepare monthly activity plans and Progress reports



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a diploma in Agriculture or
    Crop Production.
  • At least two years of work experience in agricultural extension.
  • Technical skills in program planning and implementation.
  • Fluency in English and a relevant local language. (Specifically
    Madi)
  • Basic computer skill i.e. MS Office.
  • Hold a valid motorcycle riding permit is a must.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send your cover letter and updated CV with 3 work related
referees as one PDF document to the email or address below for hand deliveries:
Email:
recruitment@nuri.ag 
OR
Hand deliver at
Address:
NURI Coordination
Function Office- Arua
C/o Danish Refugee
Office (DRC) -Arua
To the Attention: Regional
Coordinator Moyo and Adjumani
Kind note:
Specify your
preferred choice of duty station (i.e. Moyo or Adjumani but not both in the
subject area of your email)
Do not attach copies
of academic documents. Emails that exceed 2MB will not be considered.
No applicant is
allowed to apply for more than two positions.
Deadline: 6th June 2019 by 5:00pm
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