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Principal Agricultural Extension Coordinator

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted December 23, 2021.

Principal Agricultural Extension Coordinator Jobs in Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Ministry of Agriculture, Anim

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Public Officers serving in
Ministries/Departments/Agencies and Local Governments to fill Vacant Posts.
Applications should be filled ON-LINE not later than Wednesday 30 th
September, 2020 . The link to the e- recruitment system can be accessed at

Applicants are advised to: –

a Apply ON-LINE .

b Scan and submit relevant documents ‘O’ Level, ‘A’ Level, Degree and
Professional Documents, copies of letters of appointment, confirmation and
promotion on-line.

c Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents
format PDF is allowed.

d Print an Extract of PS Form 3 2008 and obtain recommendation from the
Responsible Officer. Scan the recommendation together with the rest of the
documents and submit online.

Application Process

i Visit the website ../../../ /ors.

ii Click on “register as a new user” to create your account and complete
your profile starting with the Bio data moving downwards.

iii If you already have an account simply sign in and update your profile.

iv Click a Job from the list of advertised jobs in the menu.

v View the Job Details and Click “Apply now”.

vi Review your application and SUBMIT .

NB. You can only apply for one post.

Please Note: –

a Only applications on-line will be considered.

b Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Unsuccessful applicants
will be notified through their e-mail addresses.

c Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring along with them their
original certificates, transcripts, letters of employment and a National
Identity Card during the Oral Interviews.

d Short listed Applicants should ensure that their Staff Performance
Appraisal forms for the last three 3 Financial Years are submitted to the
Commission before the date for Oral Interviews.

e In case of any inquiry, contact Tel. No. 0414254271 or 0414342279
or e-mail [email protected] mailto:[email protected]

Applicants should have the following Core Competencies:

‣ Public Sector Management, Results Orientation, Ethics and Integrity,
Interpersonal, Communication and Computer Skills, Ability to Adapt to Multi
Cultural Settings, Innovation, Concern for Quality, Standards and Technical
Competence, Ability to Coach Subordinates and Report Writing Skills.

‣ Strategic Thinking, Negotiation Skills, Team Building, Conflict
Management, Policy Development, Change Management, Research and Project
Management Skills.


Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries


Terms of Employment



HRM 46/70/02
Minimum Age

Maximum Age

Minimum Qualification

Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture; or Agricultural Extension; or Agricultural Economics; or Agribusiness; or Agricultural and Rural innovations; or Botany; or Zoology; or Fisheries; or Animal Production and Veterinary Medicine plus a Post Graduate Diploma in any of the above fields from a recognized University /Institution.
Working Experience

Applicants should have a minimum of six 6 years relevant working experience in the field of Agriculture or Agricultural Extension services, three 3 of which should have been at Senior Agricultural Extension Coordinator level in Government or from a reputable organization.
The incumbent will be responsible to the Assistant Commissioner,
Agricultural Extension Coordinator for performing the following duties:-

‣ Monitoring and evaluating Agricultural Extension Services in Local
Governments and Private Sector;

‣ Providing technical support and backstop field extension agents in Local
Governments and the Private Sector;

‣ Developing collaboration mechanisms and linkages with other actors
involved in delivery of Agricultural Extension Services;

‣ Registering and Certifying Agricultural Extension Service Providers;

‣ Supporting coordination activities of agricultural extension services in
the Local Governments and Private Sector;

‣ Supporting farmer institutional development in Local Governments;

‣ Developing ethics and standards for service delivery for all actors in
Agricultural Extension Service delivery;

‣ Setting standards and guidelines for provision of Agricultural Extension
Services periodically issued from time to time;

‣ Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

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