Duties and responsibilities of District NAADS Coordinator.
The District NAADS coordinator working under the District Production Coordinator (DPC) will be responsible for and will undertake the following activities and functions:
• Consolidate the Sub-County annual work plans and coordinate development of annual District NAADS plans and activities. The Coordinator has to ensure timely presentation of consolidated work plans, budgets, reports and accounts developed from individual service contracts and sub-projects.
• Working with the District Planning Office, ensure incorporation of the NAADS work plan and budget
estimate into the overall District work plan.
• Develop quantitative and qualitative indicators from the immediate objectives and outputs of the District NAADS activities.
• Working with Subject matter specialists (SMS) ensure application of standards and criteria for selection of service providers and procurement of goods.
• In collaboration with the District Contracts Committee, arrange for technical assistance to Sub-Counties and Farmer Fora for the tendering process and review of all procurements for the District NAADS Programme.
• Receive and review all reports including monitoring and evaluation studies of NAADS at District and Sub-County levels.
• Facilitate District NAADS meetings and act as Secretary to the District Farmer Forum.
• Coordinate with the District Finance officer on financial management matters.
• Working under the CAO, supervise NAADS expenditures;
ensure accountability and that value for money is delivered.
• Supervise NAADS implementation in the District.
• Any other duties assigned to him by the Chief Administrative Officer.
1. A degree in Natural sciences, Economics, Agri-Business, Development Studies or related disciplines.
2. At least fi ve years experience in Agricultural Extension or Rural Development and working with farmers.
3. Innovativeness and adaptability to novel approaches to agricultural service delivery.
4. A good understanding of principles and practice of community based rural development and participatory methods and approaches.
5. A strong knowledge of rural development dimensions including rural poverty and gender concerns.
6. Demonstrated, administrative and management skills including an understanding of the decentralization policy and operations.
7. Computer literacy in standard Computer Packages (Word processing and Spread Sheet Packages)
8. A postgraduate qualifi cation in any of the following areas; Agricultural Extension, Rural Development and Agricultural Marketing and thorough knowledge of the working area will be added advantage.
Hand written applications, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, two passport size photographs, names and addresses of three referees, applicants daytime telephone contact and photocopies of all academic testimonials should be submitted to and received by the under mentioned District Service Commission not later than 24th September, 2010.
The written application should be accompanied with dully filled PSC form-III to be collected from Public Service Commission or respective District Service Commission.
The Secretary, District Services Commission; Agago, Albetong, Amudat, Buhweju, Buikwe, Bukomansimbi, Bulambuli Butambala, Buvuma Gomba, Kalungu, Kasese, Kiryandongo, Kibuku, Kole, Kyankwanzi,
Kyegegwa, Kween Lamwo, Luuka, Lwengo, Mitooma, Namayingo, Napak, Ngora, Ntoroko Nwoya, Otuke, Rubirizi, Serere, Sheema Zombo, Moroto and Yumbe, Districts