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Agriculture Sector Officer job at Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)

About the Organization

The Korea International Cooperation Agency was established in 1991 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of South Korea as a governmental organization for Official Development Assistance.

Job Description

As an Agriculture Sector Officer, your responsibilities will involve a range of tasks related to KOICA Uganda's agriculture and rural development projects. These tasks include maintaining high-quality, consistent, and appropriate communication, managing and analyzing data, assisting with project design and formulation, managing relationships with key stakeholders, and supporting monitoring and evaluation activities.
You will report to the Country Director, while receiving guidance and supervision from the Program Manager and Deputy Country Directors.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that technical communication materials, activities, processes, and messages meet certain standards in terms of quality, consistency, and appropriateness.

  • Assist in coordination, organizing and overseeing project activities in line with the agreed workplan and budget.

  • Supporting the development and execution of monitoring frameworks and plans, collecting, interpreting, aggregating, and analyzing data to evaluate project progress and impact using established indicators.

  • Supporting the design and formulation of agricultural and rural development projects by conducting research, reviewing, and evaluating proposals from the Government of Uganda MDAs.

  • Assist in the development and management of crucial stakeholder relationships relevant to the agriculture and rural development projects.

  • Performing any other duties as required in relation to the role.

Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

Skills and Abilities:

  • Expertise in training and working in partnership with government

  • Impeccable level of integrity and confidentiality

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Good computer skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, access & other widely used applications

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and handle pressure

  • Initiative, flexibility, and creativity in problem-solving

  • Independent work ethic and strong coordination abilities, with the ability to write clearly and concisely.

  • Experience in organizing stakeholder meetings or workshops with different partners.

  • The Applicant should have the ability to interpret and analyse a wide variety of Program issues, maintain accurate and precise records, and work effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Performance Measurement

  • Updated and quality communication: Ensure all communications are current, clear, and professional.

  • Well-organized and quality filing of project documents: Maintain an organized and systematic filing system for all project-related documents.

  • Timely and quality reports: Produce and submit accurate and detailed reports on time.

Level of Compensation

  • Up to $1,000 per month, based on the applicant’s qualifications, inclusive of government tax.

Contract terms

  • The initial three months of the contract are a probationary period, with official employment subject to a performance review.

  • The employment contract will be renewed annually, subject to an annual performance review.

How to Apply

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