Agricultural Extension Worker Job Vacancy at Send a Cow (SAC) UK

Job Title: Agricultural Extension Worker
Employer: Send a Cow (SAC) UK
Location: Amuru, Uganda

· Formulate detailed work plans to implement activities which address identified sustainable agriculture development needs of project participants, families and communities
· Coordinate and participate in implementing follow- up, training and retraining plans for staff/partners and the selected farmer groups or associations and advise on any other emerging development needs
· Reporting on follow up, trainings, support provided to groups, monitoring and evaluation activities, farm productivity, sustainable organic agriculture.
· Documentation of success stories and case studies
· Ensure farmers are followed up regularly and re-training programs in sustainable agriculture are implemented.
· Coordinate Peer Farmer Development individually and as a Group.
· Take part in streamlining gender equity in groups and individual families

· The applicant should preferably hold a Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or related field

· At least two to three years’ experience in providing extension services
· Must have a valid riding permit
· Previous experience in implementation of interventions involving application of sustainable agriculture methodologies
· Knowledge VSLA methodologies
· Experience in community development and NGO work.
· Ability to deliver training programmes
· Ability to ride a motorbike for long distances
· Excellent communication skills
· Good report writing skills
· Good networking skills.
· Able to work well with government and other development partners
· Ability to build high quality group dynamics
· Ability to manage conflict and deal positively with setbacks
· Have empathy with Send a Cow’s Christian foundation and core values
· An initiator and self -driven
· Good team player.
· High degree of flexibility

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their completed application forms, download here, with copies of your academic documents to indicating the job applied for as the subject.

Deadline: 24th November 2017 by 5:00 PM