Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Position Title: Country Program Officer Livelihood and Agriculture
Position Location: Kampala
Employment type: International position, 12 months renewable
Starting date: As soon as possible
Application deadline: 1 st September 2017
Reports to: Head of Programs
COUNTRY PROGRAMME OFFICER LIVELIHOODS AND AGRICULTURE
ZOA is an international NGO which offers RELIEF to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters. ZOA wants to contribute to a new perspective of HOPE in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the RECOVERY until they can provide to take care of their livelihoods. The work of ZOA is coordinated from Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. From Apeldoorn ZOA operates in seventeen countries in Africa, Middle East Region and Asia. ZOA works approximately with 1000 employees worldwide.
In Uganda, ZOA has offices in Kampala, West Nile (Arua), Acholi (Nwoya), and Karamoja (Amudat). ZOA Uganda works both in relief and recovery on the themes of food security & livelihoods, WASH, primary/accelerated/vocational education, and conflict management with a special focus on land security.
Purpose of the position
As the Country Program Officer Livelihoods and Agriculture, you are responsible for high-quality programming of ZOAs livelihood and agricultural interventions (relief and recovery) in Uganda. You will be ZOA UGDs main internal and external representative on livelihoods and agriculture. You will support the field offices in the high-quality implementation of existing livelihood and agricultural interventions, and in the identification, formulation, and development of new livelihood and agricultural interventions. You will be in charge of writing donor project proposals on livelihood and agriculture, and you will support the Country Director in related donor acquisition. On behalf of ZOA you will be the livelihoods coordinator of the EU TF Consortium.
Duties and Responsibilities
Working with ZOA
ZOA offers you a challenging job, an inspiring and motivated team in the program country and good benefits and remuneration which suits the charities sector. For more information about ZOA, please visit our website www.zoa-international.com.
If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Mrs. Nienke Maris HR Officer, email email@example.com. If you are interested in this position and you fit in the profile, please apply via: http://www.zoa- international.com/country-programme- officer-livelihoods- and-agriculture.
Those that already live in Uganda, can also hand-deliver a hard copy of their application to the ZOA office in Uganda. Address: plot 2245, William Kalema Driver/Diplomat Road, Muyenga, Kampala, Uganda.
The closing date for application is 1 st September 2017
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.