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Senior Agricultural Officer, Fruits And Nuts

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries

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

Senior Agricultural Officer, Fruits And Nuts 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
https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors.

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 https://vacancies.psc.go.ug ../../../ /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/Department

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal & Fisheries
Post

SENIOR AGRICULTURAL OFFICER, FRUITS AND NUTS
Scale

U3
Terms of Employment

Vacancies

1
Reference

HRM 46/70/02
Minimum Age

25
Maximum Age

Minimum Qualification

Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture; or Crop Science plus a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in any of the above fields from a recognized University/ Institution.
Working Experience

Applicants should have a minimum of three 3 years relevant working experience in the field of Agriculture or Crop Science at Agricultural Officer level in Government or from a reputable organization.
Duties
The incumbent will be responsible to the Principal Agricultural Officer,
Horticulture for performing the following duties:-

‣ Preparing guidelines in form of booklets/ manual outlining general nursery
practice for raising seedlings/planting materials for Fruits and Nuts;

‣ Providing technical advice and guidance to Local Government staff and
other service providers on improved Fruits and Nuts, production technology and
management;

‣ Carrying out promotional activities and organizing training programmes for
Nursery operators for specific Fruits and Nuts species/varieties suitable for
different zones and developing a national inventory;

‣ Establishing and maintaining a database of vegetable Fruits and Nuts
growing centres and trends of Fruits and Nuts production in the Country;

‣ Liaising with National Agricultural Research Organisation NARO on issues
of planting material improvement, resistant varieties, pest/disease control
and post-harvest technology;

‣ Establishing and maintaining collaboration linkages with Agribusiness and
other stakeholders on issues of improved production technology and marketing
of Fruits and Nuts;

‣ Carrying out capacity building for Local Government Staff and other
service providers and supervising the activities for production of Fruits and
Nuts;

‣ Preparing periodic workplans, budgets and performance reports on
production of Fruits and Nuts in the Sub-sector;

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

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