ACDI/VOCA NGO Jobs in Uganda

ACDI/VOCA NGO Agricultural Market Systems Specialist Jobs in Uganda


Overview

Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.

ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 49 projects in 30 countries and total revenues of $151 million.

Responsibilities

  • Lead planning, review, implementation, and monitoring of agriculture and market systems interventions
  • Develop support activities to refugee and host communities to enhance their agriculture productivity and availability of food to sustainably feed a growing number of people
    Guide market facilitation activities between farmers and retailers as appropriate
    Oversee the development of kitchen (key hole) gardens and access to seeds at the household level
  • Enhance small holder production through training and capacity building for farmers
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the integration of humanitarian response and development objectives
  • Through technical report writing, success stories, monitoring and evaluation identify
  • lessons learned, and cast studies in promoting agriculture productivity and market facilitation in an emergency and humanitarian aid context
  • Coordinate with the emergency response manager to promote holistic program integration and consistent messages across interventions

    Qualifications

  • Master's degree in agricultural studies, economics, business administration or closely related field
  • Minimum of eight years of work experience in related area, preferably in emergency and humanitarian response environments
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage teams to carry out objectives of the program
  • Demonstrated knowledge of market system facilitation and agriculture production
  • Strong leadership, planning and capacity building skills
  • Ability and experience developing partnership among other donor agencies and NGOs to align program activities to maximize impact
  • Experience with conceptualizing agricultural field demonstration and facilitation of scaling up
  • Excellent oral and written communication, analytical, ability to work efficiently and quickly under pressure
  • Fluency in English required
  • Regional experience East Africa preferred

    How to Apply:

    Apply online on or before 20th July 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; ACDI/VOCA NGO Agricultural Market Systems Specialist Jobs in Uganda





    ACDI/VOCA NGO Communication Specialist, Jobs in Uganda

    Overview

    Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy.

    Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.

    ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 49 projects in 30 countries and total revenues of $151 million.

    Responsibilities

  • Lead the design, development and implementation of the program’s communications strategy that utilizes various media including online platforms, a monitoring and evaluation portal for USAID, social media, and mobile apps, as appropriate
  • Communicate project activities, success stories and results to USAID/Uganda, stakeholders and donor community thorough project newsletters and other outreach methods and tools
  • Network and collaborate with other communications specialist within the region to enhance positive visibility of the project, the team, and ACDI/VOCA

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, liberal arts, humanitarian affairs, international development, political science or related field required, advanced degree preferred
  • A minimum of five years of relevant work experience, preferably in emergency and humanitarian response environments
  • Superior writing, reporting, and oral
  • Proficient in video editing desired
  • Regional experience East Africa required
  • Fluency in English required

    How to Apply:

    Apply online on or before 20th July 2017

    For more information and job
    application details, see; ACDI/VOCA NGO Communication Specialist, Jobs in Uganda




    ACDI/VOCA NGO Gender Specialist, Jobs in Uganda

    Overview

    Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy.

    Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.

    Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of the gender strategy and work plan with the Chief of Party and Emergency Response Manager
  • Mainstream gender as a cross-cutting theme into the analysis and design of program activities including program implementation, monitoring, evaluation, organizational structure and operations
  • Design the methodology, conducts fieldwork, analyzes findings, and proposes recommendations for program activities as well as responsible for the start-up gender analysis study
  • Integrate pyscho-social considerations on target beneficiaries and ensure women are sufficiently protected in an emergency context
  • Identify programmatic and operational constraints and corresponding opportunities for gender integration, gender equity and gender sensitivity
  • Advise and participate in the market assessment on integration of gender into the market process and the barriers to integration of gender
  • Develop and mobilize a stakeholder strategy for increased gender representation and participation in agribusinesses, cooperatives and service providers

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in sociology, anthropology, women’s studies, or other related discipline
  • Minimum of eight years of progressively responsible experience with an international NGO mainstreaming gender into food security, nutrition or agriculture programs to promote gender equity, including five years facilitating training on gender, gender audit and/or gender program analysis and gender target support
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and proven successful ability to conduct gender analyses and gender integration programming
  • Clear knowledge and understanding of gender relationships within the region.
  • Demonstrated awareness of and responsiveness to gender and social issues in East Africa cross-cultural context preferred
  • Must be politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy

    How to Apply:

    Apply online on or before 20th July 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; ACDI/VOCA NGO Gender Specialist, Jobs in Uganda




    ACDI/VOCA NGO Emergency Response Manager Jobs in Uganda

    Responsibilities

  • Provide overall leadership and technical direction for the program, including leading the strategic planning, implementation and reporting
  • Ensure the technical aspects of the emergency response are carried out efficiently in accordance with social considerations and sensitivity to women and children
  • Working closely with the monitoring and evaluation unit, ensure quality of the data collection, and properly capture and track the program activities
  • Contribute to quarterly, annual, and progress reports and highlight success and challenges in program implementation
  • Provide adaptive management approaches to help technical teams divert resources or recognize and overcome challenges promptly and efficiently

    Qualifications

  • An advanced degree in humanitarian affairs, international development, political science, public administration or related field
  • At least 8 years of technical experience, including substantial field based experience in emergency response and/or working with refugees and vulnerable groups
  • Demonstrated program management skills in acute emergency contexts
    Proven ability to lead, train and manage staff productively under stressful circumstances
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • Commitment to human rights based approach and accountability to affected communities
  • Experience coordinating program activities with government authorities, NGOs and donor community
  • Stamina and willingness to be extremely flexible and yet focused and reliable in environment of changing demands

    How to Apply:

    Apply online on or before 20th July 2017
    For more information and job application details, see; ACDI/VOCA NGO Emergency Response Manager Jobs in Uganda

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