Jobs at ACF International in Uganda - Income Generating Activity Officer

Job Title: Income Generating Activity Officer

•    Help small  scale  local  farmers  to identify  and develop  market  links  for their  products  such  as honey, tree seedlings , crop  produce , etc ,
•    Collect  relevant  data  for  socio-economic  monitoring  and  studies  for best  IGA  development  and implementation  of work plans  and budgets ;
•    Distribute  inputs  to project  beneficiaries  and  maintain  accurate records of the same ;
•    Work  closely  with other  technical  officers  (Soil  and Water Conservation officer ,  Agro  forestry  Officer  , M&E  officer , etc) to generate  success  stories  emanating  from  the  project ;

•    First  degree  in  Agricultural  economics /Agribusiness   management , economics , business  development . Post  graduate  studies  in  enterprise  and business  development  is an added advantage .
•    Four  or  more years  work  experience with a  focus  on  business  and enterprise  development  or related  interventions  ; however  a candidate is highly  preferred  to have  good  knowledge  and understanding  of  agricultural  business  development  and  market  linkages .
•    Familiarity  with  Non  government, government  and foreign   and project  operations .
•    Computer  literacy  with  standard  business  software  including  Word , Excel  and Powerpoint .

How to apply
Applications  should  include  a cover  letter  , CV  with  at least  three referees, copies  of  academic  certificates  and  a  daytime  telephone  contract  telephone  contact . For email  applications  please  note that  attached  documents  should  not  be  larger  than  3 MB. Any larger email will not be  considered.
Address  your  email  application to  mentioning  income  Generating  Activity  Officer  in the  subject  line.
Address  your  hand  copy  application  to the  Base  Administration  in ACF  bases  in Uganda  -Gulu, Otuke, Moroto, or Kaabong , and  Food  Security  & Livelihoods  Coordinator in Kampala  on  Plot  4303  Kiwafu Road  Kansanga,. Please  note  that  only  shortlisted  candidates  will be  contacted .

Deadline: 12 /08 /2013


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