Production and Marketing Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:    Production and Marketing Assistant

Organisation: DanChurchAid (DCA)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

DanChurchAid is a faith-based, non-missionary relief and development organization based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and founded in 1922. Our key competencies are food security and food crisis response, humanitarian cash transfer programming, civil society development and humanitarian mine action. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance, which is a faith-based, non-missionary humanitarian alliance, and one of the five largest NGO Alliances in the world with a combined turnover of over 1.5 billion USD annually.

 

Job Summary:  The Production and Marketing Assistant will support all DCA production and marketing activities in Yumbe District. The activities include supporting VLSAs, IGA interventions, cash for work, capacity building of farmers, provision of agric-inputs and data collection including baseline. Furthermore, the Production and Marketing Assistant will support cash-based interventions including vouchers for agric-inputs, protection grants to farmers, post distribution monitoring using digital tools, market prices and market complaints handling using MMT. He/she will also be responsible for commodity quality control, troubleshoot any vendor interface challenges, and assist beneficiaries in market transaction.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Identification, registration and verification of beneficiaries for both production and marketing/ livelihoods and Cash and Markets interventions.
  • Effectively implement the day-to-day activities according to approved work plans and technical standards.
  • Assist in trainings of target beneficiaries under the production and marketing/ livelihood activities.
  • Actively participate in trainings at field level and establish producer group demonstration sites.
  • Actively mobilize beneficiaries for various activities as required
  • Work closely and coordinate project activities with sub county agricultural extension worker.
  • Identify crop pests and diseases and advice producer group members on control measures.
  • Link farmers to producer groups members to input and output markets.
  • Monitor and document DCA’s production and marketing/ livelihood activities.
  • Participate in Zonal, Parish and Sub county coordination meetings.
  • Produce reports to contribute to the weekly, monthly and other reports.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Production and Marketing Assistant job placement must hold a B.Sc. in Agriculture, Economics and or business development or related field
  • At least three years of working experience with VLSAs, IGAs and farmer support groups
  • Experience working in refugee settlements and host communities.
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint) with ability to work with data bases.
  • Understanding digital data collection using mobile monitoring technology (MMT)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to write good reports.
  • Understanding of the West Nile context and local languages will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess a valid riding permit

 

How to Apply:

All interested candidates who wish to join DanChurchAid (DCA) should send their CV and cover letter via the application link provided.

 

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Deadline: 13th July 2021

 

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