Agribusiness Facilitator Job at Self Help Africa (SHA) – Career Opportunity in Uganda

Overview
Job Category: Environment, Forestry and Agriculture
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  23 February 2021
Duty Station:  Kiryandongo
Posted: 17-02-2021
Requirements
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Agribusiness Facilitator

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Agribusiness ]

Jobs at:

Self Help Africa (SHA)

Deadline of this Job:
23 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kiryandongo , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Self Help Africa (SHA) is an International Hon-Governmental Organisation implementing rural development. sustainable food and livelihoods security programmes in nine countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. SHA's vision is an economically thriving and resilient rural Africa with a mission to support sustainable livelihoods for Uganda's smallholder farmers. SHA has been working in Uganda for close to 20 years. SHA in partnership with UN World Food Programme LWFP} and two District Local Governments [DLGs} is implementing the next phase of the Agriculture and Market Support [AMS) project in Kiryandongo and Adjumani Districts. The projects overall objective is to contribute to resilient and diversi?ed livelihoods for smallholder farmers, especially women. SHA urgently seeks to recruit a suitable candidate to ?ll the following position to support the work of the Project.
Agribusiness Facilitator (Based in Kiryandongo)
Under the overall supervision of the Agribusiness Project Manager, the Agribusiness Facilitator will support the effective planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the AMS project in their respective districts. S/he will provide technical backstopping to producer organisations and associations in order to promote and expand capacity in agro-marketing.
Reporting directly to the Agribusiness Project Manager, the Agribusiness Facilitator. .

Key responsibility areas include:
• Mobilize farmer organisations to contribute resources for production, post-harvest management and marketing selected agro commodities;
• Develop and or improve comprehensive training materials for effective delivery of training to the farmer organisations and associations:
• Support. strengthen bulking and collective marketing, including training on bulking and collective marketing. support to SCP lending schemes:
• Support and/or facilitate farmer organisations and associations to develop and implement comprehensive business and store plans to improve their business operations.

The Job Description for this position and Application Form can be downloaded at https://seIfheIpafrica.org/ie/category/careers-uganda  


Work Hours: 8

 

Job application procedure
Quali?ed candidates should send a completed application form by E-mail as follows: [email protected]   Please type "Agribusiness – [your name]" in the subject line of the e-mail.
The closing date tor receiving the documentation is not later than Close of Business on Tuesday. 23rd February 5:00PM. 2021.
Please do not send certi?cates at this stage. Due to the anticipated high volume of applications, kindly note that only short listed applications will be contacted.
Familiarity with the local context (language and culture) will be an added advantage.
Self Help Africa is an equal opportunities employer.
Self Help Africa is completely against fraud, bribery and corruption. Self Help Africa does not ask for money for bids. If approached for money or other favours, or if you have any suspicions of attempted fraud, bribery or comiption please report this at selfhelpafrica.ethicspoint.com.
Please provide as much detail as possible with any reports.


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