Qries

Fresher Programme Assistant, Agricultural Market Development Jobs – PELUM Uganda

Organisation: Participatory
Ecological Land Use Management (PELUM) Uganda
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Since 1995, PELUM Uganda
has been working to improve the livelihoods of small-scale farmers and the
sustainability of rural communities, by fostering ecological land use
management. We: Share skills and knowledge about good practices and techniques,
Undertake research and demonstration projects and advocate for policies that
better support small-scale farmers. PELUM Uganda is part of a 12-country-strong
association of civil society organisations in eastern, central and southern
Africa.
Job Summary:  The Programme Assistant, Agricultural Market
Development will implement activities in line with PELUM’s strategy and
policies so as to contribute to realising PELUM’s goals. Job summary The
jobholder is responsible for the day to day direct implementation of field
activities as assigned by the Programme Officer – Agricultural Market
Development. This post belongs to the Agricultural Market Development
programme.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Programme Planning,
development and implementation
·       
Work
with Programme Officer – AMD to implement AMD project activities.
·       
Support
in the development of the AMD programme
·       
Develop
periodic work plans for activity implementation and write reports.
·       
Make
appropriate arrangements and prepare logistics for meetings, trainings and
other activities.
·       
Collect
and share relevant project information and data in accordance with the
Programme/project M&E frameworks including supporting M&E processes.
·       
Participate
in preparation (content) and conducting of trainings.
Other Key
Responsibilities
·       
Participate
in the organisation’s key events and represent the organisation in relevant
fora nationally and internationally.
·       
Provide
technical support in AMD to beneficiaries when required.
·       
Support
and participate in other programme area activities when required.
·       
Identify
existing and potential funding opportunities, and participate in the technical
aspects of project proposal development process in collaboration with the AMD
Manager and Officer.
·       
Support
preparation of high-quality activity, progress and donor reports.
·       
Participate
in defining programme and financial objectives, targets and monitoring
processes and collect, collate and share relevant project information in line
with the programme M&E framework.
·       
Participate
in the documentation and sharing of learnings from Programme implementation.
·       
Identify
thematic advocacy issues and forward them to the advocacy team.
·       
Ensure
resources under his or her care are properly deployed and utilised.
·       
Support
membership capacity building
·       
Regularly
update member information
·       
Compile
assessments of membership participation in PELUM Uganda activities
In addition to
individual respective tasks, all PELUM employees are expected to:
·       
Participate
in research agendas and ensure findings inform programme designs.
·       
To
adhere to our organizational values and to actively promote their application
amongst colleagues.
·       
To
undertake tasks in a creative, self-driven and innovative fashion.
·       
Participate
in raising resources for building PELUM’s reserves.
·       
Ensure
that all activities are implemented in a gender sensitive manner.
·       
Adhere
to PELUM’s policies, procedures, and performance expectations in all functions.
·       
To
identify and implement additional tasks/ ideas of benefit to the organization
(whether directly linked to one’s job or not).
·       
Perform
any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or in any related field
is desired. A Diploma in Agribusiness or Agriculture with relevant experience.
·       
Knowledge
in Agricultural Market Development, agriculture quality & standards and
value chain analysis.
·       
Research
and documentation.
·       
Training
and research skills.
·       
Industry
experience
·       
Good
knowledge and understanding of the agricultural sector. Management skills
·       
Team
player with positive attitude, flexible mind, motivational skills and Report
writing skills.
Personal qualities
·       
Open to
change.
·       
Keen
sense of ethics, integrity and commitment to PELUM’s mandate and Core Values.
·       
Able to
multitask and to work under pressure.
·       
Communication
and Interpersonal skills
·       
Ability
to understand new issues quickly and make wise decisions.
·       
Ability
to provide effective feedback.
·       
Comfortable
working in multi-cultural settings.
·       
Documentation
and oral skills.
·       
Effective
interpersonal skills to work with colleagues, stakeholders and donors.
NB: Women are
encouraged to apply
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their application including a cover letter giving reasons why you
are suitable for the post, plus a CV and copies of all relevant certificates,
testimonials and contacts of 3 referees, should be sent to: The Country
Coordinator, PELUM Uganda Plot 41, Factory Road, Ntinda P.O. Box 35804, Kampala
Applicants who choose to send their applications by E-mail can do so by sending
to pelumuganda@pelumuganda.org and copy to pelumuganda@yahoo.com
Deadline: Friday 10th July 2020 by 5.00 pm.
NB: Only
shortlisted applicants will be contacted
For more of the
latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com  or
find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline




Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *