Job Title: Value Chain Assistant (s)
About this Job:
GOAL is an International Humanitarian Organisation working in Uganda since the late 70s. Our mandate is to ensure that the poor and vulnerable are able to exercise their fundamental rights and meet their basic needs. GOAL is an’ equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against HIV positive people or people with disabilities.
GOAL Uganda has programmes in the Health (including Water, Sanitation & Hygiene and HIV) and Livelihoods sectors. A new programme lor Health Sector Accountability is under development.
GOAL is committed to the safety and protection of children in our care from intentional and unintentional harm. Candidates will therefore be expected to comply with GOAL Uganda’s child protection policy. GOAL reserves the right to reject any application from a candidate who is currently employed by a local partner organization.
GOAL OFFERS AN ATTF1ACTIVE SALARY & BENEFITS PACKAGE WHICH INCLUDES, AMONG OTHER BENEFITS, MEDICAL INSURANCE FOR EACH EMPLOYEE & DEPENDANTS.
GOAL is currently recruiting for various position based in Kampala, Abim and Bugiri.
3.Value Chain Assistant (s) X7- Abim
: General Description of the Role
This position of Value Chain Assistant will assist the Livelihoods \ Manager in the implementation of the project. Specifically the position ; will be responsible for providing extension services to farmer groups ‘ through Agro-pastoral farmer field school methodology (APFS) and i assist in strengthening market linkages to other livelihoods actors,
Diploma or certificate in agriculture or its equivalent;
• At least 2 years’ experience of extension work in food security programming and other agricultural related activities in an
emergency/crisis recovery situation;
Knowledge of facilitating farmer field schools;
• Basic knowledge of VSLA concepts, principles and methodology; i • Good communication skills including good spoken and written
English and Local Ithur or Luo language;
• Good computer skills, good working knowledge of Microsoft excel and word;
• Ability to ride a motorcycle:
• Willing to live in remote locations.
How to apply:
CANDIDATES WHO RESPONDED TO THE ABIM LIVELIHOODS ASSISTANT POSITIONS EARLIER THIS NEED NOT APPLY.
Applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications which must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character references, including current or most recent employer), daytime contact number and salary history by 15th June 2012. DETAILS FOR THE ML&E COORDINATOR POSITION CAN BE OBTAINED ON REQUEST FROM THE EMAIL BELOW: Only Short listed applicants will be contacted. Applications should be addressed, delivered and/or emailed to:
The Human Resource and Administration Coordinator, GOAL Uganda, P.O. Box 33140, Kampala, Lubbobo Close, Muyenga, or email: AdminKampala@ug.goal.ie
PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES ON EMAIL AND REMEMBER TO INDICATE THE POSITION APPLIED FOR IN THE SUBJECT.