Agricultural Adviser NGO Jobs – VVOB – Education for Development

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 Your application
should include:
  • In the subject line: Application: name
    – Position for which you apply 
  • Motivation letter; 
  • Updated CV 
  • Salary expectations; 
  • Three reference persons and telephone
    and email contacts (former and current employers only);
Deadline: 27th May 2019
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