Fresher Diploma Jobs – Agricultural Extension Worker – Roots of the Nile Limited

Job
Title:        
 Agricultural Extension Worker
Organization:
Roots of the Nile Limited
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Business
Manager
About US:
Roots of the Nile
Limited is a social enterprise producing organic moringa products in northern
Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Agricultural Extension Worker will be
tasked with the dissemination of information on production of moringa products
and its nutritional value among the community.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Prepare
work plan and budget on a quarterly basis
·       
Keep up
to date records and monitor the activities of the company
·       
Develop
indicators for evaluating the socioeconomic impact of the company
·       
Pilot
outgrowers model
·       
Conduct
promotion, awareness and sensitization campaigns
·       
Facilitate
the establishment and management of demonstration plots, and the provision of
moringa seeds to community members
·       
Prepare,
support and conduct skilling of the out growers and broader community
·       
Facilitate
the diffusion of information among the trained community members and the out
growers
·       
Ensure
compliance with statutory and organic production guidelines, and ensure
validity of national and international certificates
·       
Support,
conduct and update market assessments for selected organic products
·       
Identify
market opportunities and marketing strategies
·       
Organize
and conduct exchange visits and open days
·       
Assure
linkages between stakeholders of the value chain
·       
Build
good relationship with communities neighboring the farm



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold a Diploma in Agriculture or related fields from a
recognized institution
·       
Proven
track record of at least two years in agricultural extension
·       
Technical
skills in project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
·       
Experience
in adult learning/ education
·       
Excellent
communication and reporting skills
·       
Knowledge
and experience in organic agriculture is an added advantage
·       
An innovative,
dynamic person with the capability to work with limited supervision
·       
Excellent
interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate others
·       
Fluent
in English and Luo
·       
Valid
driving license for a motorcycle
·       
Knowledgeable
in basic computer applications i.e. Microsoft (Word, Excel)
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their updated CVs and cover letters with 3 work related referees
ONLY by e-mail to richardakeraopiyo@gmail.com, please use your name and the
position you are applying for as the subject of your email. While we thank all
applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be
contacted.
Deadline: 14th June 2020 by 23:59 Hours
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