Jobs at Community Enterprises Development Organization

Job Title:  Field Extension Staff (7 Vancancies)
Community Enterprises Development Organization (CEDO), a member- based, indigenous non-governmental organization based in Kalisizo-Rakai. District has received funding from Lutheran World Relief and Progresso to take lead with other two partners in the implementation of a Project, Sustainable Enterprises for Trade Engagement ‘SENTE.”
The project aims at contributing to improved livelihoods of smallholder farmers through sustainable agriculture and has a strategic objective of increasing incomes of targeted smallholder Bean, Coffee, and Maize farmers of the greater Masaka area from the marketing of their cash crops.
Job Summary: The Field Extension Staff will primarily be required to motivate community based facilitators.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Officers should hold Diplomas in Agricultural or community development/ development studies and related disciplines, from reputable institutions
  • A minimum of three or more years’ experience in the successful implementation of agricultural marketing projects.
  • Exhaustive working knowledge of organization development
  • Practical knowledge of promotion of savings and loans association, bulk marketing and
  • Possession of the ability to conduct unified extension services will be an added advantage.
  • Deep commitment to eradication of poverty and alignment with CEDO, LWR and Progresso’s missions
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. Microsoft Word, excel, Access and email)
  • All applicants must be willing to work and reside within the project area
  • A motivator for a team and commitment          to work towards project objectives
  • English Language proficiency i.e. Fluent in both oral and written
  • Possess the ability to work on tight schedules
  • Willingness to work under performance based reward system
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Possess the ability and willingness to ride a motorcycle.
How to apply for the job: 
All candidates who wish to apply for the aforementioned positions should specify the position, district or value chain (where applicable), send a letter of motivation and CV combined in a single pdf file to: and
Deadline: 20th June, 2014
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