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Fresher Receptionist Job – University Research Co., LLC (URC) Uganda

Job Title: Receptionist
Employer: University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Location: Jinja, Uganda
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since 2005, is implementing the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The purpose of this project is to support the implementation of a comprehensive, integrated investment in regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This five-year activity targets 11 districts in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services. URC is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following positions at the Jinja town and district based offices.
Job Description: 

The Receptionist is responsible for attending to visitors and deal with inquiries on the phone and face to face. S/he is expected to provide general information regarding the organization to the general public, clients and customers.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Perform general clerical duties, to include but not be limited to photocopying, scanning, faxing, filing, and mailing.
  • Provide office administrative support including organization and facilitation for internal meetings, drafting agendas, and taking minutes;
  • Maintain hard copy and electronic versions of a project archive, including contract and subcontract documents, client approvals, consultant documents, travel files, procurement files,  project deliverables, project reports , and minutes of meetings.
  • Manage and document correspondences between project offices, the home office, client, other partners, and stakeholders.
  • Support new staff orientation, onboarding and other HR initiatives.
  • Answer incoming telephone calls, take complete and accurate messages for people who are not available, and ensure they receive the messages.
  • Greet and escort guests.
  • Ensure timely settlement of office bills.
  • Assist with making logistical arrangements for project events and field activities.
  • Make logistical arrangements for project staff traveling outside their region or for international visitors.

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Leisure & hospitality Social Science, or other relevant field.
  • At least two (2) years of relevant professional experience in reception Management or customer case

Desired

  • Excellent knowledge and experience with Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other data processing and graphical presentation software.
  • Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy highly desirable.
  • Ability to assess problems and develop solutions.
  • Excellent inter-personal communication skills and excellent organization skills.
  • Oral and written English language fluency.

Apply:
Job application procedure
Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter, certificate of good conduct, completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheetcurriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references in the subject line addressed to:

Human Resource & Administration Coordinator, University Research Co., LLC — Centre for Human Services,
Plot 7 Ntinda View Crescent, Naguru
Kampala, UGANDA
Or E-mail: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com (Not more than 3MB)
While we thank all applicants for showing interest, only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Deadline:  Friday, 19th January 2018 by 12:00 pm

Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.

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Finance Trust Bank Jobs 2017 – Credit Assistants

Finance Trust Bank Jobs 2017

Job Title:   Credit Assistants – Agricultural Lending (Finance Trust Bank Jobs 2017)

Organization: Finance Trust Bank (FTB)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Credit Supervisor

About Us:

Finance Trust Bank Jobs 2017: Finance Trust Bank is licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank after taking over the financial services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Finance Trust Bank is a fully-fledged commercial bank serving a clientele of over 350,000 depositors and over 28,000’ borrowers, through a network of 36 branches countrywide. The bank offers a variety of Products and services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money transfer services and Bills payments to its target market which comprises of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.

Job Summary: The Credit Assistant – Agricultural Lending will implement credit policies and procedures in line with the operating manuals and the strategic plan.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The jobholder will market products of Finance Trust Bank
  • Keenly analyze loan applicants’ financial status, credit worthiness and property evaluations to determine feasibility of granting loans
  • The incumbent will compile and submit loan returns.
  • Identify, assess, train and counsel potential customers.
  • Regularly monitor loan customers, recover loan installments and mobilize savings.
  • Build and maintain a good quality agriculture loan portfolio.
  • Mobilize and sensitize farmers about the agricultural financial services.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicants for the Finance Trust Bank Credit Assistants – Agricultural Lending job opportunity should hold a diploma in Agriculture from a recognized Institution. Specialization in areas such as Crop option, Livestock production, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Economics, Agri-Business etc will be an advantage OR a Diploma in education with a bias in Agriculture.
  • Knowledge of rural economy is an added advantage.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Highly organized person and ability to multitask with ease.
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision and in a rural setting with farmers.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  •  High level of integrity and self initiative.
  • Willingness to work in the field at least 60% of the time.
  • Good motorcycle riding skills are required

How to Apply:

All qualified candidates should submit their applications which should include; photocopies of academic testimonials, a CV with at least three reference contacts, including the most recent employer, and telephone number to; Head, Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, Katwe, P. O. Box 6972, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 30th March 2017

Finance Trust Bank Jobs 2017 – No Experience Diploma Credit Assistants

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Embassy Jobs In Uganda 2017 – 3 Fresh Graduate Clerks at High Commission of India

Embassy Jobs In Uganda 2017

Vacancy title: 3 Clerks (Embassy Jobs In Uganda 2017)

Jobs at: High Commission of India

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About us: 

Embassy Jobs In Uganda 2017: This High Commission is also concurrently accredited to Rwanda and Burundi. There is no Honorary Consul of India in Rwanda and Burundi.

India established it diplomatic presence in Uganda in 1965, but the relationship between both countries dates back to the era when traders exchanged goods in dhows across the Indian Ocean. Eventually a number of Indians settled in East Africa, and many made Uganda their home. India’s freedom struggle inspired the early Ugandan activists to fight colonization and eventually achieved freedom in 1962.

Job details:
The High Commission intends to recruit urgently Ugandan Nationals/Residents of Uganda with a valid work permit/Resident Visa for the post of:

Clerks 3 positions

Qualifications:

  • Should possess a degree
  • Should be fluent in English
  • Knowledge of local language would be an asset.
  • Basic computer skills are must.

Job application procedure
Typed personal applications with complete Bio-data, Academic Qualification, Address and Contact Number should be addressed to:

The Head of Chancery, High Commission of lndia, Kampala and should be submitted at the Reception of the High Commission

or sent via E-mail to hoc.kampala@mea.gov.in  ,

Deadline: Before 15.03.2017.

Short listed candidates would be called for a written test and/ or interview.

Embassy Jobs In Uganda 2017 – 3 Fresh Graduate Clerks at High Commission of India

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Volunteering Jobs In Uganda – 2 Community Psychologist at CoRSU

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Job Title: Volunteer Community Psychologist (2 positions) (Volunteering Jobs In Uganda)

Reports to: Clinical Psychologist

About us:

Volunteering Jobs In Uganda: Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (for people with disability) was established in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization and is supported by Christian Blind Mission (CBM).

Volunteering Jobs In Uganda: CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre on Entebbe Road provides Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children with disability.

Objective of the position:

  • To be part of a team that develops and implements appropriate psycho-
    social therapy services to clients undergoing rehabilitation at CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital and their attendants.
  • Provide CoRSU patients, attendants and or caregivers with relevant information under the guidance of the clinical psychologist, on the prevention of disability to promote a better quality of life and social inclusion of people with disability in their communities.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Advocates for child safeguarding and ensures adherence of the policy.
  • Encourages child participation through play activities at the out-patient and in-patient areas.
  • Works with clients on a one-to-one basis, group, community or special setting based on their levels of function and severity of disability.
  • Provides psycho-social needs assessment for patients before they are seen by the clinical psychologist.
  • Participates in the development of training materials under the guidance of the clinical psychologist and capacity building of staff to enable the staff to address basic psycho-social client needs.
  • Ensure up to date record keeping including case preparation, keeping continuous counseling notes and daily records, and prepare periodic reports under the guidance of the clinical psychologist.
  • Refer clients to the respective specialists for consultation and appropriate intervention under the guidance of the clinical psychologist.
  • Ensure proper handling of department equipment during, and after use.
  • Participates in developing and or updating psychotherapy-specific rehabilitation protocols under the guidance of the clinical psychologist.Qualification, Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelors of Community Psychology
  • At least 1 year working experience working in a child centred setting
  • Good Communication and assertiveness skills.

How to Apply: 

Capable People with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

NB: Qualified persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter plus copies of Academic Qualifications) to The

Head of Human Resources, CoRSU Hospital P.O. 46 Kisubi or email to hr@corsu-hospital.org. Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews.

The closing date: 3rd March, 2017

Volunteering Jobs In Uganda – 2 Community Psychologist at CoRSU

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Agriculture Jobs In Uganda Today – Graduate Resource and Production Manager at Uganda Grows

Agriculture Jobs In Uganda Today

Job Title: Resource and Production Manager (Agriculture Jobs In Uganda Today)

Duty Station: Mbale

Job Details:

Agriculture Jobs In Uganda Today: Uganda Grows is seeking to recruit a self-motivated Resource and Production Manager to implement the strategic plan designed by the Board of Directors.

About Us:

Agriculture Jobs In Uganda Today: Uganda Grows is a non-profit international agriculture organization whose mission is to improve the socio-economic conditions of farmers in Eastern Uganda. Our organization works closely with farmer groups to supply improved seed, value addition, marketing and extension services.

Please refer to our website for more information: www.ugandagrows.org

Key Responsibilities: Under the guidance of the Center Manager, the position is required to implement and enhance the organization’s agriculture programs to include the following:  ·

  • Develop demonstration gardens to act as avenues for farmer’s training and collaborate with other development organizations to deliver training to farmers  ·
  • Plan, organize, coordinate and conduct appropriate training for farmers at appropriate times ·
  • Liaise with farmer groups to determine technologies and inputs requirements and organize delivery of farm technologies and inputs to farmers at appropriate times.
  • Ensure that recoveries of inputs credit by farmers is timely, according to agreed upon schedules ·
  • Coordinate with farmer groups to plan and execute marketing of their produce to identified marketing points ·
  • Follow up project activities by making regular field visits to farmer group’s sites, while also providing technical guidance and advice to farmers on production management ·
  • Develop monthly work plans and write monthly reports giving details of progression of field activities ·
  • Assist to establish, collect, maintain and manage the farmer groups data base, providing details of production area under cultivation, harvest data, inputs distribution and recovery updates  ·
  • Any other related duties assigned by the Center

Manager Competences

  • Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills •
  • Ability to work independently, implementing work agenda with minimum supervision •
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of MS Office application •
  • High self-motivation and willingness to support others in multidisciplinary teams •
  • Knowledge and skill in farmer participatory learning •
  • Valid Motorcycle Riding Permit

Educational and experience requirement

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or similar degree •
  • At least one year’s experience working with farming enterprises as salaried employee or as a graduate student

General information: The initial contract for the position is for a trial period of 6 months at which time the position is for one year: renewable subject to performance and availability of funds.

How to apply:  

Applications including curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, telephone numbers, email address and names and contact information for two referees should be Hand Delivered to:

Uganda Grows Center, Iki Iki, Uganda

OR emailed to irollins@ugandagrows.org

Deadline: 24th February 2017

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Fresh Graduate Jobs in Uganda:  Agriculture Jobs In Uganda Today – Graduate Resource and Production Manager at Uganda Grows

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Banking Uganda Jobs – Fresher Officer Travel & Cost Job – Stanbic Bank

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Job Title:         Officer Travel & Cost (Banking Uganda Jobs)

Organisation: Stanbic Bank

Job ID: 21377

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:

Banking Uganda Jobs : Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn owned by Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking and financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking group focused on emerging markets.

Banking Uganda Jobs : It is the largest African banking group ranked by assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank in Uganda by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of banking services through two business units; Personal and Business Banking (PBB), and Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Provide support in the development strategic policies and programs for corporate travel
  • Organise timely travel arrangements including reservation and ticketing for air travel with high levels of service and relates operations. Handle any reimbursements
  • Build and manage relationships with travel agencies and vendors
  • Support negotiation of contracts or rates with travel service providers
  • Provide advice and key updates on travel documentation, insurance, related regulations etc.
  • Regular reporting on Travel and Entertainment
  • Ensure / Drive compliance in all aspects of travel policy and procedures
  • Drive continuous improvement of travel processes and experience
  • Understand the travel industry and associated the policy trends.
  • Ensure that operational travel and expense teams administer the policy in a way that also greatly considers employee experience.
  • Manage scope for travel and expense related tools that support the overall policy.
  • Prepare monthly Cost and Travel reports for submission to the country EXCO
  • Prepare intra week cost and accrual reviews
  • Prepare weekly/monthly detailed analysis and commentary on travel and cost performance, identifying areas for improvement and corrective action;
  • Tasked with monitoring travel and expenditure, making recommendations and appropriate action to ensure sound financial controls;
  • Conduct required trend analysis, budget variance analysis and business analysis to extract insights to be used in making recommendations to EXCO
  • Support in the preparation of the annual cost plans and budget
  • Coordinate and determine enterprise travel needs and facilitate developing of travel plan, based on planned business activity

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Stanbic Bank Officer Travel & Cost career opportunity should hold a B.Com (Accounting/Finance) / 1st Class / 2nd Upper Degree in Business related field
  • ACCA Level (2) will be an added advantage
  • Proven experience in travel management
  • 0 – 2 years banking experience
  • Previous experience with analytical tools and spreadsheets
  • Previous experience with Business case creation and review
  • Good computer skills and presentations tools – PowerPoint
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of international travel regulations and customs
  • Knowledge of Travel and Cost reporting
  • Working knowledge of corporate travel management solutions
  • Previous exposure and experience in balancing financial and business performance and coaching non-financial managers will be an advantage

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the one of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Standard Bank in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.

Click Here

Deadline: 24th February, 2017

Jobs in Uganda: Banking Uganda Jobs – Fresher Officer Travel & Cost Jobs – Stanbic Bank

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Fresher Front Desk Assistant Job – Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Public Relations Officer

About Us:

Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC) is a semi-autonomous body established by an Act of Parliament (UNCC Act Cap 50). It is mandated to preserve, promote and popularize Art and Culture in Uganda and beyond.

Job Summary: The Receptionist/ Front Desk Assistant will receive, guide and attend UNCC patrons and clients.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The jobholder will be responsible for UNCC reception.
  • In charge of receiving visitors of the organization.
  • Handles inquiries and complaints of the Organization’s patrons and clients in line with UNCC Policy.
  • Participates in selling the company’s products and services.
  • Organizes and documents all the work accomplished each day to include among others, clients’ complaints and recommendations among others.
  • Transfers phones and takes notes for messages and forwards them to the right Offices.
  • Answers phone, which often involves the use of a phone system with multiple lines, and also makes return phone calls for management or other office staff
  • In charge of filing Organization’s communications and recording patrons’ and clients’ requests information.
  • Offers support in keeping the managers busy schedules flowing smoothly and with minimal interruption by programing their guests.
  • Maintains Organization’s visitors register.
  • Regularly monitors visitors and the lobby area in general, just in case they notice suspicious activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant should preferably hold a Diploma in Secretarial, Public Relations or an equivalent.
  • Certificate in customer care is an added advantage
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in reception related job in any reputable organization.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with updated curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates along with the names and contacts of three professional referees either by post or hand delivery  to;

The Human Resource and Administrative Manager,

Uganda National Cultural Centre,

Plot 2,4 &6 De-Winton Road,

P.O. Box 3187, Kampala,

Drop by hand delivery to Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC), National Theatre.

Deadline: 23rd November, 2016 by 5:00PM

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Fresher Administrative Assistant Job – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Uganda

Location: Infectious Diseases Institute Kampala.

Salary: Commensurate with training and experience

Classification: Fixed term contract, full time

Reports to: Project Manager -MAPD

Background:

The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases, through research and capacity development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research, Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University-John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach services.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently approved funding for a five-year project known as the “Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD)”. The project aims to prevent and control malaria illnesses and deaths in order to minimize the social economic effects of the disease among the overall population of Uganda, especially in children under five years of age. The project covers 43 districts with a total population of more than 13 million.

Key responsibilities:

  • The Administrative assistant will perform general project administrative duties at IDI such as filing, faxing, and copying, typing and binding documents;
  • Take meeting minutes, type them and distribute them and perform minor data entry as and when required.
  • He/she will upload and/or distribute project management documents;
  • Ensures adequate communication of finer details to selected activity implementers and other beneficiaries;
  • Receives and archives documents related to MAPD activities;
  • Distribution of schedules and necessary training materials to trainers, trainees and other stakeholders;
  • Follows up to ensure resources required for activity implementation are in place;
  • Participates in preparation of payments to trainers and trainees as directed;
  • Periodically communicate with MAPD alumni on issues of continuing medical education;
  • Participates in report writing;
  • Arrange for mailing and courier services, manage project calendars (creating meeting, lunches, etc.);
  • Update project contact lists and organization chart updates and assist with document control;
  • Provide general administrative and secretarial support to program staff, and to program consultants as appropriate;
  • Compose written communication related to the project; oversee distribution of messages, letters, and other written materials, as requested, to program partners;
  • Schedule all program meetings; attend and take minutes as appropriate;
  • Develop a database of contact information; maintain distribution lists for various kinds of program communication;
  • Establish and maintain a manual and electronic filing/record-keeping system for easy storage and retrieval of documents, reports and correspondence related to the project ;
  • Ensure that office supplies and equipment are maintained; and
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • A minimum of one year relevant work experience;
  • Experience in handling logistics for a facility based training for health workers is a must;
  • Experience in entering data related to training in an electronic data bases such as Management Information
  • System for Training (MIST) and T3.NET is a must;
  • Outstanding secretarial skills, including advanced abilities in word-processing, spreadsheets, filing, and
  • general computer use; knowledge of MS Excel, Word and other common software programs is essential;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong writing skills are essential;
  • Capability to perform difficult typing/word processing duties; knowledge of written communication formats
  • and composition of such communications is crucial;
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures particularly in filing, gathering and compiling information;
  • An ability to work independently and with minimal supervision; and
  • A team player

To Apply:

Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply, may hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees, to:

The Manager, Human Resources; Infectious Diseases Institute, P. O. Box 22418, Kampala. Email: hr@idi.co.ug

Deadline : Tuesday 8th November 2016.

IDI is an equal employment organization and does not solicit for any fees at any stage of the recruitment process

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Project Assistant (Bursary) – Straight Talk Foundation Uganda

Duty Station: Moroto, Uganda

About us:
STF implements activities through print, radio and face to face communication. Its programs and interventions target young people as its primary audience, while parents and teachers are its secondary audience. STE is highly effective in behaviour change communication models and combines mass media and face to face community outreach and mobilization programs.

Job Purpose: In close consultations with the Project Coordinator, Bursar, the Project Assistant, Bursar will be responsible for managing bursary information effectively and efficiently 1I1 line with STF bursary quality standards.

Academic Background, Experience and Person
Specifications:

  • Minimum of a Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Business Computing or related field.
  • At least 2 years working experience in development ‘ programmes of managing Bursaryl Sponsorship operations is essential.
  • Having experience and skills in photo and video taking is an added advantage.
  • Must have good computer typing speed. Experience in database management is an added advantage. ‘
  • Must be willing to extensively travel to the field in supporting sponsorship data collection and business.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

Job application procedure
Please send your hand delivered copy of your CV with a cover letter indicating 3 referees, to;

THE MANAGER
Human Resource & Administration
Straight Talk Foundation
Plot 4 Acacia Avenue, P.O. Box 22366, Kampala

OR Send by e-mail to: straighttalkjobs@gmail.com
Clearly indicating the position applied for in the subject line.

DEADLINE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY 11th NOVEMBER, 2016 AT 05:00PM UGANDAN TIME.
Disclaimer:
Straight Talk Foundation does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents.

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2 Fresher Agriculture Trainer Jobs – FRC Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About us:
FRC is an NGO promoting adult education and community development among refugees since 1997 as an operational partner to OPM and UNHCR. FRC seeks to employ Ugandans for:
Two (2) Agriculture Trainers; one at Nakivale Refugee Settlement, lsingiro and one at Kyaka ll Refugee Settlement, Kyegegwa District. These positions are for year 2017 with a possibility to continue if funding is granted.

Main duties and responsibilities
– To plan and design trainings and materials, and conduct trainings related to agriculture, nutrition, environment, agribusiness for adult learning and youth groups.
– Support adult literacy and English courses and curriculum by providing additional materials, exercises, practical hands-on projects for adult learners in order to emphasize functionality.
– Identify, formulate and initiate relevant methods, models and practices for adult training.
– To sensitize and motivate adult learners, youth groups and other project beneficiary groups in agriculture related activities, and provide technical expertise to them.

Academic Qualification and Competences
– Bachelor of Science in Agriculture for in Agricultural Extension Education or similar. ‘
– Strong experience on training, material development, participatory methods.
– At least 2 years professional work experience with communities.

Job application procedure
Send Application by 11th November, 2016 by 3 pm. to frcugandaadmin@refugeecouncli.fi
Submit: Application letter, which includes your salary expectation, and max. 5-page CV, incl. contacts to 3 professional reference persons, and your language skills.
Do not send copies of your certificates at this stage

Deadline of this Job: 11th November, 2016 by 3 pm