Manager Finance and Administration Job at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) in Uganda

Job Title: Manager Finance and Administration
Reports to: Finance Officer, Administration Officer, Procurement Support Officer,

Job Purpose:
Responsible for the routine physical, Human and Financial Management of the organization activities, in charge of smooth flow and prompt accounting of use of funds, equipment and personel.

Key Functions:
  • Develop, adhere to and review financial and administrative guidelines and procedures for NAADS implementation
  • Manage NAADS recurrent and development budgets
  • Prepare and submit required financial reports to relevant authorities
  • Account for all NAADS resources
  • Provide and maintain all NAADS assets including office accommodation, facilities logistics and motor vehicles
  • Manage NAADS Secretariat payroll
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Commerce- Finance or B/Public Finance
  • Full membership to a professional body CIPs, ACCA or CPA
  • Master degree in the relevant field
Experience:
At least7 years relevant experience 3 of which must have been at head of department level with increasing seniority and responsibility demonstrated in the planning management administration development projects in the public and or private sector.

Competence:

* Management of the organization environment
* Strategic thinking
* High personal integrity and good oral and writing skills
* Leadership and team work
* Accountability.

How to Apply:
Applications with detailed cv recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and applicant's day time telephone contact should be sent between 8.30am-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
Rubaga Road, Mengo, Office B
Behind Rubaga Division Office and City Parents

Deadline: 3rd October, 2011 at 2.00p.m

Planning Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job in Uganda at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title: Planning Monitoring & Evaluation Officer( 2 posts)
Job Purpose:
coordinate and support overall planning and budgeting for the NAADS organization and develop project proposals to enable it attract the rquired resources to effectively deliver on its mandated functions

Key Functions:
  • Prepare strategic plans, master budget and guidelines to guide the NAADS Secretariat on the priority actions and resource allocation
  • Support local Governments and other stakeholders to undertake effective programming
  • Develop and disseminate Technical standards and guidelines for NAADS implementation
  • Plan and implement periodic technical audits of the NAADS activities at all levels of implementation.
Person Specifications
Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Statistics, BSc Econ, B/Agric Econ;
Masters in Planning and monitoring, public policy and planning.
Postgraduate qualification in Project Planning and Management

Experience:
At least 5 years relevant experience, 3 of which must have been at Senior Officer level, with increasing responsibilities demonstrated in the planning management administration of agricultural or rural development projects in public sector, perfomance monitoring and financing

Competence:

* Management of the organization environment
* Strategic thinking
* High personal integrity and good oral and writing skills
* Leadership and team work
* Accountability.

How to Apply:
Applications with detailed cv recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and applicant's day time telephone contact should be sent between 8.30am-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
Rubaga Road, Mengo, Office B
Behind Rubaga Division Office and City Parents

Deadline: 3rd October, 2011 at 2.00p.m

Manager Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Job at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Uganda

Job Title: Manager Planning Monitoring and Evaluation
Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: Supervise Regional NAADS Coordinators and planning, monitoring & Evaluation Officers

Job Purpose:
Supervise planning, monitoring, and evaluation activities of the organization. Coordinates semi and annual reviews of the performance of the organization

Key Functions:
  • Formulate and review strategies, targets, plans, budgets and guidelines for the organization
  • Develop M&E systems for the NAADS implementation at all levels
  • Provide technical guidance on the development of technical standards and guidance for NAADS implementation
  • Develop and maintain data base for NAADS organization implementation
Person Specifications:
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Statistics
  • Masters in a related field and PhD degree
  • Postgraduate qualification in Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.
Experience:
At least 7 years relevant experience, 3 of which must have been at head of department level, with increasing seniority and responsibilities demonstrated in the planning management administration of agricultural or rural development projects in the public sector, perfomance monitoring and financing.

Competence:

* Management of the organization environment
* Strategic thinking
* High personal integrity and good oral and writing skills
* Leadership and team work
* Accountability.


How to Apply:
Applications with detailed cv recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and applicant's day time telephone contact should be sent between 8.30am-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
Rubaga Road, Mengo, Office B
Behind Rubaga Division Office and City Parents

Deadline: 3rd October, 2011 at 2.00p.m

Social Development Officer Job in Uganda at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title: Social Development Officer
Reports to: Technical Services Manager

Job Purpose:
Support and enhance, Advisory Services and Farmer Institutional Development

Key Functions:
  • Build capacity of farmer Institutional Development(FID) promoters;
  • Establish framer group curriculum development
  • Coordinate Farmer institutional Development (FID) activities
  • Develop coordination framework for FID
  • Coordinate, planning, enterprise selection activities between the district and NAADS Secretariat
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Person Specifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in SWASA, Sociology, Agricultural Economics, Social sciences (Rural Economy Option)
  • Master of Sciences in related field will be added advantage.
Experience:
At least 5 years relevant experience

Competence:
  • Management of the organization environment
  • Strategic thinking
  • High personal integrity and good oral and writing skills
  • Leadership and team work
  • Accountability.
How to Apply:
Applications with detailed cv recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and applicant's day time telephone contact should be sent between 8.30am-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
Rubaga Road, Mengo, Office B
Behind Rubaga Division Office and City Parents

Deadline: 3rd October, 2011 at 2.00p.m

Agricultural Advisory Services Officer Job in Uganda at National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title: Agricultural Advisory Services Officer
Reports to: Manager Technical Services

Job Purpose
To support farm enterprise productivity and profitability through increased farmer access to improved technologies, quality advice and promotion of value chain development

Key Functions
  • Support and promote participatory planning, enterprise selection and technology development for advisory services and technology development and gender categories including the youth and vulnerable groups.
  • Support procurement of advisory services as well as agriculture advisory service providers' contracts management.
  • Prepare annual work plans, budgets and performance reports for the department prepared and forwarded to Manager Technical Services
  • Promote farmer Institutional Development supported and promoted
Person Specifications:
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Engineering, Veterinary Medicine,
  • Master of Sciences in Agriculture Extension, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Economics.
Experience
At least 5 years relevant experience
Competence
  • Management of the Organization environment
  • Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • High Person integrity and good oral and writing skills.
  • Accountability
  • Knowledge management, ethics and probity.
How to Apply:
Applications with detailed cv recent passport size photograph, names & addresses of two referees and applicant's day time telephone contact should be sent between 8.30am-5.00pm to:

The Chairman, NAADS Board of Directors,
P.O.Box 25235, Kampala
Plot 617/Bloc 4
Rubaga Road, Mengo, Office B
Behind Rubaga Division Office and City Parents

Deadline: 3rd October, 2011 at 2.00p.m

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