Sasakawa Global Post-Harvest & Agro Processing (PHAP) Theme Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Sasakawa Global Post-Harvest & Agro Processing (PHAP) Theme Coordinator Jobs in Uganda


  • SAA/SG2000 is a non-profit non-governmental international organization that promotes demonstration And widespread adoption of improved pre- and postproduction agricultural technologies for smallholder farmers in Uganda in collaboration with relevant government institutions, farmer' organizations and the private sector.

  • Sasa kawa Global 2000-Uganda wishes to recruit a highly competent, organized, pro-active, self-driven and experienced professional to fill the position of;

    Post-Harvest & Agro Processing (PHAP) Theme Coordinator

    Job Overview:

  • The PHAP Theme Coordinator coordinates and leads the PHAP team consisting of at least a Program Officer and/or a Senior Program Officer, and in coordination with other themes, carry out program activities that contribute to the implementation of the value-chain extension approach. .

    Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Lead development of PHAP program (monthly/ quarterly/ annual) work plan and budget and also lead the development of partnerships.

    • Conduct, analyze and report on PHAP needs assessment and contribute to baseline survey in selected sites in collaboration with other themes.

    • Analyze and develop an extension program to promote improved postharvest handling, storage and other value-adding technologies, including the development of off farm agro-processing enterprise and improving nutrition for rural families.

    • Plan, organize, coordinate and conduct training on PHAP for Subject Matter Specialists or Extension Agents and farmers, especially women, youth and People with Disabilities.

    • Analyze the technical performance and economic viability of PHAP extension models to be promoted.

    • Develop PHAP training materials for use by trainers and farmers under the guidance of TD/CD.

    • Provide feedback to thematic colleagues and partners on technology selection, performance and impacts through demonstrations, meetings and reports.

    • Prepare monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual technical reports and submit to CD and TD.

    • Supervise and
    evaluate staff, and train them in relevant topics to update and improve their technical expertise.

    • Capacity building for extension agents. .

    • Collect information on other donors on PHAP and write project proposals in consultation with CD/TD

    • Participate in fundraising (proposal writing), and lead development of MoUs. Promote synergy among other themes along the value chain

    • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisors.

    Education Background and Experience:

    • MSc in Postharvest Management, Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Food Technology, Rural Development, or any other relevant education.

    • Bachelors in Agricultural Engineering, Food Technology, Related Field Must have 12+ years of experience in the relevant field.

    • Econometric and statistical analysis and reporting skill Knowledge on Postharvest technologies and food system analysis

    • Agri-business skills

    • Ability to develop relevant partnership and networking

    • Project Management skills

    How to Apply

  • Send by E-mail an application letter, a CV with names of 3 referees and scanned copies of relevant academic credentials (as one Attachment) not later than 29th May 2020 to: The Country Director, Sasakawa Africa Association-Uganda Ruth Towers, Plot 15A Clement Hill Road P.O Box 6987, Kampala-Uganda E-mail:

  • sg2000uganda@saa-safe.org

  • CC: catherine@saa-safe.org

  • Sasakawa Global 2000 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • All successful applicants should be ready to start work immediately.


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