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Saturday 2 March 2013

Senior Agricultural Specialist Jobs Vacancy in Uganda

at Chemonics in Kampala

Senior Agricultural Specialist, Uganda

Chemonics seeks a senior agricultural specialist for the anticipated five-year USAID-funded Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Agriculture (EEA) project in Uganda. The project will partner with Ugandan private and public institutions to improve the enabling environment for agricultural development, trade, and adaptation to climate change. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Responsibilities include:
Provide technical leadership and oversight for activities aimed at strengthening the capacity of Government of Uganda institutions to facilitate agricultural development and trade
Job Requirements Qualifications:
Advanced degree in agricultural economics, economics, business, international development, public policy, or other relevant field required; bachelor's degree in a relevant field plus four years of experience can be substituted for an advanced degree
Minimum eight years of international experience in agricultural development
Demonstrated high-level technical, analytical, writing, and interpersonal skill
Proven track record of achieving results in similar types of capacity strengthening and improved enabling environment activities
Strong oral communication skills
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Fluency in English required
Application Instructions:
Please send electronic submission of CV, cover letter, and four references, with the position title in the subject line to UgandaEEARecruit@Chemonics.com by February 13, 2013. No telephone inquiries, please. Only finalists will be contacted.
In addition, please download and complete Chemonics' equal employment opportunity self-identification form ( https://www.box.com/shared/6a3rsaexmr2unn6zmmv7) and submit it separately to EEOselfidentify@chemonics.com with only 'Specialists - Uganda EEA' in the subject line. If you prefer not to disclose your sex, race, or ethnicity, you may check 'I do not wish to complete the information requested.' Thank you for completing the form and supporting our equal employment opportunity reporting requirements.
Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.
How to apply:
Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/sxsqtnj
Deadline: 06-03-2013