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Fort Portal, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

November 16, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

Job Title

Agriculture Extension Officer -Livestock job at Kabarole Research and Resource Centre (KRC-Uganda)

Job Description

Under the guidance of the Project Manager, Agricultural Extension Officer (Livestock) will take lead to implement, monitor and report on all KULEA WATOTO Project activities that target the clients organised in Care Groups, Business Groups and VSLAs in the project targeted areas. She he will closely work with community-based structures especially the Community Based Facilitators, Care Group Volunteers among others to ensure effective implementation of the livestock and animal health related project activites in Kyaka ll refugee Settlement and selected host communities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific Job Roles

  • Conduct capacity needs assessment of livestock farmers and utilize the findings to design capacity enhancement plan for livestock farmers.

  • Identifying, monitoring and controlling occurrence and spread of animal diseases

  • Conduct inspection of livestock including offering either direct treatment or linkage of farmers to veterinary services

  • Undertake training and guiding of farmers on improved/modern livestock management techniques and practices.

  • Undertake monitoring and provide training services to livestock farmers with focus on animal welfare, housing, breed selection and improvements aimed at improving overall animal production and productivity.

  • Conduct market surveys for potential livestock markets and create the necessary linkages to ensure that farmers access such markets.

  • Produce weekly, monthly and quarterly analysis of the market and revenue from all corporate and local clientele

  • Prepares weekly, monthly and quarterly plans on sales and marketing

  • Any other task (s) assigned by the immediate supervisor

Qualifications and Competencies

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Corporate Marketing or related field.

  • The applicant should exhibit practical 2-3 years-experience in a similar or related field.

  • Having related training is marketing and business administration is an added advantage.


Essential skills

  • Good communication skills.

  • Ability to multitask

  • Self-motivated and self-driven

  • Time management and ability to meet sales targets

  • Ability to solve problems

  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision

  • Knowledge of media production and communication

  • Ability to work well with others (Team work)

  • Ability to sell products and services

  • Good computer skills

How to Apply

Applications from interested and qualified candidates should be submitted to the Human Resource Manager, Kabarcie Research 8 Resource Centre-Uganda plot 28, Mugurusi Road. P.O Box 782, Fort-Portal- Uganda.

Requirements
• A complete and signed application letter
• A curriculum Vitae / Resume
• Copies of academic Transcripts. Copies of National ID
• Names, contact numbers and addresses of three (3) professional references

Closing Date: Thursday 16* November 2023 at 5:00pm either by hand delivery OR Email to
humanresource@krcug.org

Date for Interviews: To be communicated to shortlisted candidates

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