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Are you looking for Agriculture jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in FSL Extension Worker job at Action Against Hunger

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

April 10, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization which originated in France and is committed to ending world hunger. The organization helps malnourished children and provides communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger

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Job Title

FSL Extension Worker job at Action Against Hunger

Job Description

The Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Extension Worker is the front line technical in the delivery of our FSL programs. He/She will provide support and ensure successful implementation of food security and livelihood interventions, including agricultural development, business development, vocational skills training, and VSLA.

The incumbent plays a key role in the field with community mobilization, support training of project beneficiaries, monitoring of and support to field activities and documentation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties

Programme Implementation (70%)

  • Implementation of food security and livelihood activities within the scope of the projec

  • Community mobilization, targeting and monitoring movement and distribution of food security and livelihood inputs to the target groups

  • In consultation with the Food Security and Livelihood Officer and other staff organize and draw work plans

  • Where possible in liaison with FSL Officer link extension services to other existing institutions and organizations such as those responsible for providing credit, technology packages, marketing facilities.

  • Work with the refugees and host communities to explore indigenous technical experiences and develop cropping calendars and business Plans.

  • Facilitate adoption of livelihood and resilience innovations such as sustainable Optimized Land Use Model (OLUM), Block farming, VSLA methodology,Apiary,Poultry and Sustainable Income Generation alternatives.

  • Support the FSL Officer conduct FSL related trainings to the target beneficiaries


Effective Monitoring and Evaluation (25%)

  • Participate in surveys, assessments to continually identify agricultural and business gaps and needs in the district.

  • Conduct regular field visits to project sites and update the FSL Officer with the progress of project activities in the field

  • Prepare regular and comprehensive project progressive monthly and weekly reports.

  • Participate in Programme evaluation

  • Ensure that all the partners contracted by ACF, render quality service to the clienteles/beneficiaries as per the terms spelt out in the contractual agreements and give feed back to the FSL Officer

  • Other duties as required (5%)

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • A minimum of a Diploma in Agricultural Extension, Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Livestock, Business development, forestry or other relevant discipline


Required Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with agricultural development, business development, vocational skills training, and cash based interventions.

  • Previous exposure and experience in for agriculture value chain and income generating activities

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to write good reports

  • Previous experience with other local and international NGOs

  • Previous work in a refugee setting is desirable.

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently

  • Extremely flexible with the ability to cope with stressful situations

  • Knowledge of Madi and Arabic Languages is a must

  • Culturally sensitive

  • Fluency in written and spoken English

  • Must be able and willing to ride and possess a valid riding permit.

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How to Apply

APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE DONE ONLINE:
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