Platform Trainer (Uganda)

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Platform Trainer (Uganda)


Platform Trainer (Uganda)
Organization: Farm Radio International

Posted9 May 2022 Closing date20 May 2022
Reports to: Regional Radio Craft Team Lead; Platform Stakeholder Engagement Manager

Works closely with: Manager, Radio Craft, Country Program Manager/Representative, Project Officers, Digital Innovation Team, Knowledge Management Team, Radio Network Services, Finance Department

Start Date : June 6, 2022, for one a year contract with possibility of renewal


Farm Radio International is a Canadian non-profit that has been working since 1979 to harness the power of radio to meet the needs of small-scale farmers. FRI works with more than 1350 radio organizations located in 38 African countries to fight poverty and food insecurity. With the benefit of FRI resources and training, our broadcasting partners deliver practical, relevant, and timely information to tens of millions of farmers. We also work with a range of partners to implement radio projects that address specific development challenges and community needs. FRI has been active in Uganda since 2007. FRI has implemented over 15 projects in Uganda with dozens of partners reaching every corner of the country with powerful interactive radio projects.


Plan and Execute Platform Training for the project specifically (80%)
Support design and training activities of other FRI projects in Uganda when appropriate (10%)
Support Radio Network and Radio Resources activities in Uganda (5%)
Other support to Farm Radio (5%)

Under the supervision of the Regional Radio Craft Team Lead and the Platform Stakeholder Engagement Manager to ensure that all Platform Training activities are planned and executed effectively and to the highest standards.

Design and Capacity building


5+ years experience in interactive and participatory training, facilitating and coaching

5+ years experience in Radio and/or Communication programming

3+ years experience in project management and reporting


Strong capacity for facilitating participatory, multi-stakeholder initiatives

Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills in English

Ability to speak at least one Ugandan language, more than one language is an asset

Strong capacity to support quality radio program delivery from a distance

Knowledge of Agricultural Extension

Ability to foster collaboration

High level of knowledge related to principles of gender equality, women and girls’ empowerment preferably in the agricultural and food security sector

Self motivation and ability to work independently, yet contribute to a team effort

Willingness to travel according to health and safety protocols

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