3 Project Officer US NGO Job Vacancies – Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

Organization: Lutheran World
Federation (LWF)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager-DINU
About US:
Lutheran
World Federation (LWF) is part of the Lutheran World Federation Department for
World Service (LWF-DWS), an international humanitarian and development agency.
LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize
their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems
and needs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Provide appropriate
extension sen/ices in crop production and management amongst smallholder
farmers, focusing on diversification and intensification of agricultural
production, and promoting integration into value chain activities;
·       Organize. prepare and
facilitate ToT and other trainings, as required, to selected community members
on specific sustainable and environmentally appropriate agronomic practices.
·       In collaboration with
the District extension officers; provide support and monitoring post-training
to ensure knowledge is appropriately cascaded to other interested members, and
regularly monitoring the same in keeping with project requirements;
·       Participate in
designing, planning, and implementing innovative approaches to agricultural and
value chain activities.
·       Promote best practice
technologies, appropriate for the environments of identified project livelihood
zones, to encourage production of agricultural products having potential to
increase household income, recommended dietary diversity and market share;
·       Compile clear and
accurate reports on key project inten/entions, project progress and other
aspects, as required.
·       Design, establish and
manage appropriate project monitoring and evaluation framework for all DINU
farm initiatives
·       Ensure that all project
activities are effectively and efficiently implemented as per the project document
and donor guidelines
·       Extract lesson learning
from project implementation, and compile and share case studies with the
organization and other project stakeholders as required.
·       Carry out any other
duties assigned by the supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must
hold a Bachelors Degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, Entomology, or any other
agricultural related field.
·       Possession of a Post
Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management or Monitoring and Evaluation
is an added advantage,
·       At least  three (3) years oi relevant work experience,
including experience on sunflower and sesame value chains, and working with
local communities.
·       Experience in farm
equipment and mechanization
·       Excellent interpersonal
skills
·       Proven networking,
team-building, organizational and communication skills
·       Proven sound judgment
and decision-making and Computer literate in MS Office (Word. Excel, Outlook).
How to Apply:
All
Candidates who are interested  should
submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact
and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our
recruitment email recruitment.uga@lutheranworld.org  clearly indicating the job title in the email
subject.
Deadline: Monday 3rd
February 2020 by 5:00pm
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