Deadline: 12th August 2016 by 5:00 PM

Organization: Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)

Project Name: Agro Processing and Marketing of Agricultural Products (APM) Project

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

Reports to: Project Coordinator

About US:

The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) is working in collaboration with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in implementing a project to support “Agro Processing and Marketing of Agricultural Products (APM) Project.” The overall goal of the Project is to establish an Agro Processing and Marketing Strategy through empowering and building capacity of the rural based farmers to undertake agro processing and marketing of Maize and Rice.

Job Summary: The Enterprise Development Officer will assist in developing an agro processing and marketing strategy

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support the Project Implementation and Project ManagementConsultancy teams in assessment of agro processing and marketing of maize and rice in the beneficiary districts
  • In charge of the identification and assessment of capacity gaps in terms of resource and skills of the key stakeholders
  • In charge of designing capacity building plans and training content for participating farmer groups
  • Conducting regular monitoring and (evaluation of partner stakeholders)
  • Actively participate in strategic planning, budgeting, drafting work plans and report preparation as necessary
  • Planning and coordinating related events, which may include meetings, workshops, briefings, and conferences
  • Performs ad-hoc assignments as assigned to ascertain the underlying issues and proposed corrective actions
  • Perform any other assignments and duties from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • The ideal candidate should hold a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness Management or Business Administration or Economics from a reputable University or Institution.
  • One year of experience in the same or related field
  • Previous experience in working with an agricultural related field is an added advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to develop work plans and output based reports
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Age: Between 21-35 years

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates should fill public Service Form Three ,download here, and submit to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, P.O. Box 102, Entebbe, Uganda.





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