Job Title: Assistant Crop Agronomist 

Reporting directly to: Senior Agronomist 

Department: Programme

Location: Albertine Region (Hoima, Buliisa and Kikuube Districts)  

Contract length: 12 months


Job Purpose:  To provide crop extension services to Project Affected Persons (PAPs) under Agriculture support services project in Buliisa, Hoima and Kikuube district.

Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Compile and submit Monthly work plan and report
  • Train Project Affected Households (PAHs) in good agronomic practices (GAPs)
  • Demonstrate appropriate methods and technologies in crop and tree nursery demonstrated to farmers (PAHs)
  • Identify and report on Crop pests and diseases
  • Ensure agricultural and related statistical information/data is collected
  • Ensure that demonstration tools and plots are set up in various areas;
  • Training farmers and carrying out demonstrations in modern agronomic practices;
  • Identifying crop pests and diseases and advising farmers on control measures;
  • Monitoring and reporting on natural disasters;
  • Producing periodic reports on implementation of activities;
  • Collecting and compiling agricultural statistical data
  • Implementing agricultural development activities of the project.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Senior Agronomist.

Education and Experience

  • A Diploma in Agriculture or in related discipline from a recognized Institution.
  • At least 3 years of field related experience


  • Project Management;
  • Records and information management;
  • Communicating effectively;
  • Concern for quality Standards; and
  • Time management
  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills with ability to write reports.
  • Must have knowledge in computer applications like Microsoft Office

How to apply

Applicants interested in the above positions should send their applications, detailed CVs, copies of academic certificates(certified originals to be presented at the interview and copies of the recent last 3 month’s pay) to: The attention of the Human Resource Officer at with copies to  and  not later than 5:00p.m, 14th October, 2022.

NB: Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted. Buliisa, Hoima and Kikuube locals are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 10 Oct 2022 – 5:00pm