ABOUT CARE INTERNATIONAL IN UGANDA
CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We are known everywhere for our unshakeable commitment to defending the dignity of people. CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live with dignity and security. We put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. CARE has been working in Uganda for over 50 years. In FY ending June 2020, CARE improved the lives of nearly one million people in Uganda (62%
women). Our ambition for the next five years is to reach 5 million people, through life-saving and gender transformative programs. CARE International in Uganda seeks to recruit highly motivated and qualified professional to fill the following position:
1. Agribusiness Coordinator-1 Position.
Location: Fort portal- with travel to Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa districts
The Agribusiness Coordinator is responsible for direct implementation of the “She Feeds the World (SFTW) Uganda project”, a 4-year project funded by the PepsiCo Foundation and implemented by CARE International in Uganda with local implementing partners. The SFTW project is implemented in Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa districts in southwestern Uganda and ends in June 2022. The main goal of the project is to increase food security and build resilience and incomes for vulnerable women and girls.
The Agribusiness Coordinator will specifically lead implementing partners in planning and direct implementation of key project activities and ensure deliverables are achieved as per project documents. The coordinator is also responsible for the day-to-day engagement of partner staff, the grants team, district-level authorities, and locally-based district partners and INGOs to ensure specific focus to the project core areas of implementation. The coordinator will also provide guidance and oversight to implementing partners and ensure compliance with specific donor rules and regulations, management of assets assigned to the initiatives, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting. This position will report to the Senior Initiative Manager. The Coordinator will also keep in contact and coordinate
with key strategic partners and as well ensure information sharing and collaboration with the partners.
S/he will engage targeted communities in more sustainable ways of farming as a business, Market access through collective marketing, promote investment into women small-scale producers and give them access to the resources, support, information, and confidence they need to invest in their farms, businesses, families, and communities.
Candidates who are interested in the above job should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact and names, telephone contacts and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment email:(email@example.com) clearly indicating Agribusiness Coordinator in the email subject.
The deadline for submitting CVs is 25th June, 2021. For any questions please call our office on 0312258100/150.
CARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES, GENDER SENSITIVE, CORRUPTION, SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE INTOLERANT EMPLOYER. Please Note that CARE International in Uganda does not ask any applicant payment for any recruitment process
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