NRC Livelihoods and Food Security (LFS) Officer - Agronomy Jobs in Uganda

The purpose of LFS Officer-Agronomy Officer position is to contribute with specific technical competences to project implementation. This position will normally not entail management responsibility of staff, but under certain circumstances the job may entail management responsibility for a very limited number of staff at assistant level. These circumstances can either be related to a time-bound support or permanent but in scope limited administrative support.


NRC Livelihoods and Food Security (LFS) Officer - Agronomy Jobs in Uganda

Responsibilities

  • Customizing training model in Agronomy and support training.
  • Integration of environmental protection in implementation.
  • Technical support of LFS Technical Assistant
  • Follow up of Business groups and providing technical oversight.
  • Promoting products and techniques through training presentations
  • Keeping detailed records regarding fields, beneficiaries, crops, and samples.
  • Assisting with the plant selection process, planting and budgets, and timelines.
  • Studying plants and soil in order to develop better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improve crop yield, and solve problems facing the farmer beneficiaries

    Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field
  • 3+ years working directly with farmers
  • Candidates with proof of having worked with FFS projects have an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn new concepts
  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Good Time management
  • Excellent ICT skills (word, Excel and power point) excellent training and presentation skills
  • Very good team work, openness, patience, respect for target groups and divergent options.

    How to apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 12th September, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; NRC Livelihoods and Food Security (LFS) Officer - Agronomy Jobs in Uganda

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