Field Officer   Job – Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa (HRNS)

Job Title:   Field Officer  

Organisation: Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa (HRNS)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung Africa (HRNS) supports smallholder families in Uganda to take a proactive role in shaping their lives in an informed and self-determined way. Our approach combines the development of advanced agricultural practices, appropriate farm and household management strategies, adaptation to climate change, and member-oriented farmer organizations. Gender equality, intergenerational dialogue, skills development, and entrepreneurship for young people are vital in all our activities. We support the farming community to advocate for their needs and promote inclusion, respect, and integrity as values of decision-making. As a result, smallholder families are driving prosperous development of their livelihoods for themselves and their communities. Since 2005, we have supported more than 80,000 coffee growing households in 17 districts.

 

Job Summary:  The Field Officer will ensure youth are equipped with relevant skills, support strengthening of youth organizations and contribute to improved youth access to resources

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a university degree in agriculture or related field
  • A minimum of five years of experience working in agricultural extension work in rural communities/locations
  • Strong knowledge and experience in agronomy and climate change adaptation for coffee and seasonal crops will be an added advantage
  • Strong knowledge and experience in financial literacy and Village, Saving and Loans Associations will be an added advantage
  • Experience working with youth is an added advantage
  • Good knowledge of the Luganda language is required
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid riding license & at least two years of riding experience

 

How to Apply:

All interested candidates for the abovementioned position please send your application letter including, detailed CV (max 3 pages), monthly salary expectation (gross), the names and contacts of 3 referees to justine.alowo@hrnstiftung.org

 

NB: Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 9th September 2022

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