Livelihoods and Food Security (LFS) Officer – Agronomy NGO Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station: 
About US:
The Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60
years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for
refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of
displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education,
emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Customizing training model in Agronomy and support training.
  • Integration of environmental protection in implementation.
  • Technical support of LFS Technical Assistant
  • Follow up of Business groups and providing technical oversight.
  • Promoting products and techniques through training presentations
  • Keeping detailed records regarding fields, beneficiaries, crops, and
  • Assisting with the plant selection process, planting and budgets,
    and timelines.
  • Studying plants and soil in order to develop better planting,
    cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improve crop yield, and solve
    problems facing the famer beneficiaries

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Livelihoods
    and Food Security (LFS) Officer – Agronomy job placement should hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field
  • Three years of experience working directly with farmers
  • Candidates with proof of having worked with FFS projects have an
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn new concepts
  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Good Time management
  • Excellent ICT skills (word, Excel and power point)
  • Excellent training and presentation skills
  • Very good team work, openness, patience, respect for target groups
    and divergent options.
How to Apply:
All interested and
qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief
organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web
link below.
Deadline: 13th September 2019
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