Raising The Village Agriculture Assistants Jobs in Uganda

Raising The Village Agriculture Assistants Jobs in Uganda


  • Reporting to the Agriculture Officer/Project Manager, Raising The Village (RTV) Agriculture Assistant works to implement RTV methodologies throughout the implementation of the Ready To Eat initiative within RTV Partner villages and other mapped out districts facing a problem of food shortage.

  • This Ready To Eat Initiative will focus on setting up projects which are agriculture based within these communities focusing on production of seedlings which will later be transplanted to households and Ready to Eat in 3-4 weeks.
  • They will work in collaboration with various stakeholders, including government officials and community members to translate the project to provide a single meal per day for all partner households. .

    The Agriculture Assistant’s role is as follows:


    Project Management

    • Monitor project expenditures and budgets;

    • Develop Manage and implement work plans

    • To mobilize benefiting communities for the RTE project and also to secure land for setting up the project.

    • To coordinate all RTE activities within the allocated districts.

    • Responsible for making setting weekly targets and completing reports as required

    • Coordinate and co-facilitate training activities being conducted within each village and ensuring maximum participation and coordination from the households

    • Responsible to implement RTV’s project methodologies with the purpose of ensuring stable food supply from distributed crops

    • Responsible to verify goods/inputs prior to distribution;

    • Conduct project follow-up and provide support and guidance to community groups and individual households to ensure project compliance and continuation;

    • Identify potential risks and issues and provide mitigation measures and recommendations for improvements;

    • Conduct regular meetings with leadership and community members on performance, participation, and perceptions of the RTE project

    Reporting and Administration

    • Complete administrative reporting on a weekly basis and provide support with information sharing for donor reporting and activity performance tracking.

    • Attend and participate in weekly project meetings to highlight issues and success and outline next steps;

    • Complete weekly financial request, submissions and accountabilities to the District Lead;

    • Take photographs and share for data repository;

    Monitoring and Evaluation

    • Support the Planning and Evaluation team in data collection, reporting and analysis;

    • Providing feedback and recommendations to the District Lead, and the implementation team to improve RTE processes and way of work;

    Provide suggestions to management on potential activities that need to be redone, reviewed or introduced to ensure sustainability of RTE project in providing a meal at household per day.


  • Other requirements might be required by their direct supervisor and/or management.

    Requirements and Experience

    Technical and Administrative Skills

    • Organizes workload effectively while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines;

    • Accurately completes multiple tasks while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, available resources and multiple reporting relationships;

    • Strong training & facilitation skills;

    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written English;

    • Fluent in local languages where RTV works;

    • Proficient in Microsoft Suite;

    • Project management at a village level experience;

    • Experience working at community levels and to support their development;

    • Understanding of Community Based Development Principles

    • Energetic and physically able to hike on high terrain, ability to travel 85% of time;

    • Able to work independently to accomplish tasks, but also as part of a team to achieve mutual goals and objectives;

    • Able to think outside of the box to provide plausible solutions to issues and challenges;

    • Strong work ethic, flexible, and able to build relationships with various stakeholders most notably colleagues, government and community members.

    • Knowledge on agricultural zoning i.e. topography, soil science will be an added advantage.

    • Knowledge of local language.

    Education, Qualification and Experience

    • A diploma in Agriculture and animal husbandry, horticulture, crop management, sustainable agriculture, farm mechanization, Agronomy or related field of study with knowledge in community development.

    • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience

    • Understanding of Agricultural Zoning, Soil Science and Local context of project areas;

    • Must know how to ride a motorcycle.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Raising The Village Agriculture Assistants Jobs in Uganda

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