Friday, January 17, 2014

Manager Agro Job at Extension and Research- People Performance Group - Employment Opportunity in Uganda

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Extension and Research- People Performance Group

Vacancy title:
Manager Agro

Deadline of this Job:
31st of January 2014
Job details:
Our Client The HUB-Pajule is a starting social enterprise and an initiative of MWH4impact, a Dutch impact investment fund. We create opportunities for both smallholders and emerging commercial farmers. Through innovative approaches we “provide everything for agriculture”. We are committed for the long- term and flexible in our approach and funding.

For our activities in Northern Uganda we seek to employ a;

Job title:

Manager Agro- Extension and Research

Employment type:

Full time

Country:

Uganda

City / Location:

Pajule Town

Job category:

Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing

Minimum degree:

Masters degree

Closing date:

January 31, 2014 - 5pm

Manager Agro- Extension and Research

As manager of our Farmer Resource Centre you will:
• Manage the agro-skills trainings
• Link with researchers and research institutions around soil fertility, crop production and conservation agriculture and translate insights to the daily practice of smallholder farmers.
• Realize on-site demonstrations and experiments.
• Manage commercial 20 acres demonstration farm which is part of the FRC.
• Realize and supervise a small laboratory for soil fertility and seed quality.
• Identify and test simple farm technologies for smallholder farmers.

You will lead a small team that will help you realize your goals.
You will also be part of the Pader Management team and work under the direct supervision of the director of MWH in Uganda.

Duty Station: Pajule Town on the Lira- Kitgum road.

Minimum qualifications
Masters Degree in Crop Production, Soil Science or Plant Breeding and Seed Systems.


Job application procedure


To apply please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the e-mail below. E-mails must not exceed 2 MB.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close,
Kampala, Uganda
E-mail: application@ppg.co.ug
Closing date is 5 PM on the 31st of January 2014
While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

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