Vredeseilanden Jobs

Location: East Africa.

Vredeseilanden Jobs: Vredeseilanden is a Belgian international NGO that seeks to contribute to viable livelihoods for organized family farmers through improved income from sustainable agriculture (SA) through its development interventions.

It wishes to fill the following positions:

Regional Sustainable Agriculture Chain Development (SACD) and Advocacy Coordinator - Kampala, Uganda

Qualifications:

  • Academic degree in Agricultural Economics, Agri-Business,
  • Finance and related agricultural policy Development or other relevant subject with a focus on chain development and policy advocacy
  • Familiar with relevant Computer software
  • High level of proficiency in English
  • Knowledge of Swahili language is necessary and important
  • 5 years experience with SACD development, marketing advice, agricultural economic policies and supporting farmers organisations
  • Experience with facilitating credit and agricultural financing for small family farmers is an added advantage
  • Experience in facilitating lobby and advocacy
  • Experience in facilitating participatory learning, monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience of living and working in East Africa
  • A good knowledge of the region (Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania) and regional trade dynamics.

    Send your motivation letter, CV, your salary expectation & availability date to: The Regional Representative, VECO East Africa Regional Office, Plot 57, Kanjokya Street, P.O Box 7844 Kampala Uganda, or mail it to: veco-ea [at] veco-eastafrica.org, before 13th May.

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