Fresher Policy and Advocacy Officer Jobs – Advocacy Coalition for Sustainable Agriculture (ACSA)

Job Title:      Policy
and Advocacy Officer
Organization: Advocacy
Coalition for Sustainable Agriculture (ACSA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Advocacy Coalition
for sustainable Agriculture (ACSA) is a national network of civil society
organizations providing sustainable agriculture, agricultural market
development, research and advocacy aiming at increasing farmer’s understanding
and policy issues affecting small holder farmers in Uganda. ACSA is seeking to
recruit a National Coordinator to support the fulfilment of her mandate, which
is [HE1]”Advocating for the agrarian policy environment for small holder
farmers in Uganda” among 29 CSOs.
About Project:
ACSA has got funding
from Misereor – Germany to implement a three-year project under the title
“Influencing Agrarian Policy Environment in Uganda for better service
delivery”, commencing in August 2019.
Job Summary:  The Policy and Advocacy Officer will liaise
with private and public institutions to influence a friendly agrarian policy
environment in Uganda. The ideal candidate should be a good organizer /
mobilize and willing to network with both public and private sectors with a
passion to improve the quality of life of smallholder farmers. The candidate
will contribute to the design of innovative and multi-sectoral interventions
that lead to friendly agrarian policies in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Organize and conduct meetings, fora, conferences and seminars to
    inform ACSA member organizations agrarian related policy issues
  • Develop position papers with ACSA member organizations and other
    stakeholders about agrarian policies in Uganda
  • Plan and budget for ACSA monthly / quarterly advocacy activities
  • Write progressive reports and present them to the National
  • Engage in advocacy activities related to agrarian policies organized       by other stakeholders
  • Be a focal person for advocacy related issues on different platforms
  • Be a good resource mobilizer
  • Disseminate information on agrarian practices to other practitioners
    using media channels.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
  • Experience and Knowledge of Policy and Advocacy
  • Resource mobilization skills
  • Basic Sustainable Agriculture Skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Report writing skills
  • Ability to drive a car is an added advantage
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively in the project areas
  • High proficiency in spoken and written English.
How to Apply:
Please submit a
letter of application with curriculum vitae, names and addresses (including
telephone/e-mail) of three referees, and date of availability. You can send
your application addressed to: The ACSA Chairman Board of Directors, P. O. Box
21556, Kampala or by email, stating the job title in the subject line to
Or hand – deliver
your application to Caritas Kampala Offices at Nsambya, plot No. 1538/39 Old
Ggaba road between Monday and Friday during working hours (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM).
Deadline: 17th July 2019
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