SNV Livestock Advisor Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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SNV Livestock Advisor Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

SNV Uganda looking for “Livestock Advisor”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before March 07, 2024.

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is a not-for-profit international development organisation, established in the Netherlands in 1965. Driven by the Sustainable Development Goals, SNV makes a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty by helping them raise incomes and access basic services.

The SNV has published a job vacancy announcement on February 16, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Livestock Advisor to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

SNV Job Vacancy 2024

Job Purpose

  • The goat and sheep livestock Advisor is part of the SNV Uganda Organisation. It is appointed to be the leading expert on goat and sheep farming systems for the future INCLUDE project in the rural countryside being stationed in the SNV regional office in Fort Portal. The goat and sheep livestock advisor will be leading in addressing all aspects of goat and sheep livestock farming challenges within a large team of subject matter experts and 20 PIP field officers all located in the four project areas. The advisor should also understand that livestock farming is an integral part of the SHF farming system being a mixture of farm enterprises such as crop, livestock, agro-forestry and fruit crops. In this system family allocates its resources. It is to efficiently manage the existing environment for the attainment of the family goal. Farming system represents a proper combination of farm enterprises and the resources available to the farmer to raise them for profitability. Farm enterprises can be cropping systems, horticulture, livestock, forestry, poultry, etc. It interacts adequately with the environment without dislocating the ecological and socioeconomic balance on the one hand and attempts to satisfy the smallholder farming and income goals on the opposite.

Position in Organization:

  • Position: Livestock Advisor
  • Full-time
  • Contract type: National employment contract

Qualification:

  • A minimum of a University Degree in Agriculture with specialisation of livestock farming systems, smallholder development and extension and communication techniques
  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant work/field experience in programmes in areas of goat and sheep livestock farming systems, small holder farming development and resilience
  • Ability and demonstrated experience of designing and appraising inclusive business cases.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to work within a large multidiscipline team.
  • Able and willing to support other INCLUDE regions by conducting 4 to 5 days field visits/trip
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Command of local Uganda languages is preferred.
  • Computer literate, proficient with MS Word, Excel, and financial applications.
  • A self-motivated achiever with excellent leadership, teamwork, coaching,
  • Extension, Communication, analytical and organisational skills.
  • Strong work ethics, high level of confidentiality and Integrity
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid riding permit is a MUST.

How to Apply SNV Livestock Advisor Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://www.smartrecruiters.com/SNV/743999967526222

The Closing Date: March 07, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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