NEMA Value Chain Officer Jobs in Uganda
NEMA Value Chain Officer Jobs in Uganda
To support implementation of project activities on coffee and staple crops value chain outputs of the projectResponsibility
Under the general supervision of the Project Manager and in close collaboration with the project partners, the Value Chain Officer is responsible for day-to-day implementation of project activities on coffee and staple crops value chains at field level.DutiesEnsure the timely and effective implementation of the approved project activities at field level;
Participate in the preparation of quarterly and annual work plans and budgets;
Ensure the accurate recording of all data relevant for operational, financial and results based monitoring;
Prepare accurate and timely quarterly and annual technical reports for activities undertaken as required;
Provide technical assistance to project partners at field level on implementation of project activities on biodiversity focal area as required;
Maintain linkages with district local governments for liaison, rapport and any other assistance as required;
Ensure proper use of project equipment;
Support the Project Manager in the preparations for meetings, workshops and seminars and the preparation of meeting and workshop reports;
Support the Project Manager in the organization of the mid‐term and final evaluations, and provide inputs as required;
Support the Project Manager in carrying out training related to the biodiversity focal area;
Provide technical knowledge and assistance in biodiversity conservation to the district local governments, NGOs/CBOs;
Support the Project Manager in the development of terms of reference for consultancy work and monitoring delivery of outputs by consultants against stipulated timeframe;
Provide support in integrating and promoting biodiversity conservation into district local government development plans and decision making processes and in on-going programmes;
Support the Project Manager in tracking implementation of project activities for the biodiversity
conservation focal area against the stipulated time frames;
Participate and represent the project in collaborative meetings with project partners and as required;
Provide support in the dissemination of information on biodiversity to the target beneficiaries;
Carry out other tasks as requested by the PM and carry out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
An Honors Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field of agriculture
A Master’s degree in the relevant field of agriculture is added advantage
At least three years of relevant experience in value chain development methodologies, program management, agribusiness or agricultural
development activities with international, national and local communities.
Competences and skills
Detailed knowledge and understanding of agricultural value chains
Proven exposure and experience supporting producer organizations to access agricultural inputs, advisory and business development services, and output markets; increase their production and marketing efficiencies; and enhance
Demonstrated experience in private sector development, entrepreneurship and support to women Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs);
Very good inter-personal skills;
Good communication skills;
High degree of initiative, flexibility and creativity;
Proficiency in the use of computer software such as MS Word, MS Excel and MS Publisher and MS PowerPoint.
How to Apply
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