SNV Agronomy and soil health Advisor Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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SNV Agronomy and soil health Advisor Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

SNV Uganda looking for “Agronomy and soil health 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 Agronomy and soil health Advisor to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

SNV Job Vacancy 2024

Job Purpose

  • The agronomy and soil health Advisor is part of the SNV Uganda Organisation and is appointed to be the leading expert on agronomy and soil health farming systems for the future INCLUDE project in the rural countryside being stationed in the INCLUDE project management office in Mbarara. The Agronomy and soil health advisor will lead in addressing all aspects of agronomy 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 systems, being a mixture of farm enterprises such as crops, livestock, agroforestry, and fruit crops. In this system, the family allocates its resources. It is to manage the existing environment to attain the family goal efficiently.

Position in Organization:

  • Position: Agronomy and soil health Advisor
  • Full-time
  • Contract type: National employment contract

Qualification:

  • A minimum of a University Degree in Agriculture with specialisation in agronomy and soil health farming systems, smallholder development, and extension and communication techniques
  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant work/field experience in programmes in areas of agronomy and soil health farming systems, smallholder farming development and resilience
  • Ability and demonstrated experience in 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 Agronomy and soil health 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/743999967505670

The Closing Date: March 07, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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