Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 15 July 2016 at 08:52

New Jobs in Ethiopia

Dear Members, 

Please find a number of new jobs from different organizations working in Ethiopia. The deadline for application is put in brackets, and click on each job for detail information.

Digital Green Foundation

Director-Ethiopia Programs (24 July 2016)

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI)

Team Leader (28 July 2016)


Program Coordinator (29 July 2016)

Oxford Policy Management

Team Leader (31 July 2016)

CARE Ethiopia

Collaboration, Learning, and Adaptation Advisor (10 August 2016)

Land O'Lakes International Development

Chief of Party - East Africa (11 August 2016)

Sheladia Associates, Inc.

Project Manager (13 August 2016)


Short Term Grants Coordinator (15 August 2016)

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 July 2016 at 11:49

Job Vacancy at ZOA Uganda

ZOA Uganda is an International Christian Non-Governmental Organisation for Humanitarian and Rehabilitation Assistance. Our mission is to restore the livelihoods of returnees in Northern Uganda who are affected by warfare, conflict or natural disaster. We operate in fifteen countries in Africa and Asia. The Uganda Programme started its programme implementation in Pader district in September 2007. The project activities concentrate on Food security and agricultural livelihoods/ economic development, education, and water and sanitation, in close cooperation with counterpart structures.

We wish to recruit for the following position:

Finance Officer

Deadline: 8th July, 2016

Duty station: Nwoya/Anaka

Reports to: Administrator/Management

Starting date: To be communicated after interviews

Find Job details here

How to apply

ZOA Uganda is looking for personalities who are able to integrate and express Christian values in re

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 27 June 2016 at 12:05

Job Vacancy at AVSI

Organisational Description:

AVSI Foundation is an International NGO which has been operating in Uganda since 1984, implementing various programmes in Health, HIV/AIDS, Disability, Education, Food Security, Agriculture, Livelihoods and Nutrition.

Programme background:

AVSI is implementing a 5 year project titled “Skilling Youths for Employment in Agribusiness (SKY)” which is funded by the Royal Dutch Embassy in Uganda. The goal of the project is to enhance sustainable creation of employment of youths in the agribusiness sector. 

Avsi is looking to hire;

Title: Private Sector Development Specialist – SKY Project - 1 position

Duty Station: Based in Kampala, Uganda

Find job details here

Application procedure:

A convincing cover letter, accompanied with an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating 3 work-related referees, plus copies of relevant certificates, should be addressed to: The Human Resource Manager, AVSI Foundation, P.O.Box 6785, Kampala, Uganda and sent to hr.ka

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 15 June 2016 at 12:07


Growing specialist Africa: Fine beans, sugar snaps and snow peas.

Van Oers United is an internationally operating producer and year round supplier of fresh vegetables. The company has been active for decades on the European market and beyond. The intensive cooperation with both company owned and partner growers is Van Oers United’s guarantee for the shortest possible and fastest supply chain, resulting in optimal freshness. Van Oers United has its own cultivation locations in the Netherlands, Morocco and Senegal. In addition, Van Oers United has various agreements with growers across Europe and Africa. Central to our company are skilled professionals who meet the wishes and the needs of our customers on a daily basis. Providing optimal availability, excellent quality and efficiency, supported by an outstanding service organisation results in daily amazement for Van Oers United’s customers. Key values within our company are vigor, skill and commitment.

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 2 June 2016 at 02:57

More Jobs at CNFA for USAID-funded Feed the Future Project

Deadline: June 26, 2016

Chief of Party

Market Systems/Value Chain Specialist

Livelihood Specialist

Financial Services Specialist

Project Description:

CNFA is currently accepting applications for technical experts for an anticipated USAID-funded Feed the Future (FTF) project in Ethiopia to support and enhance livelihood opportunities of the chronically food insecure households. The program will focus on USAID Ethiopia’s livelihood priorities: (1) on-farm income generating activities (IGAs) and crop and livestock market systems; (2) off-farm IGAs and non-farm enterprise development; (3) non-farm labor and wage employment; as well as (4) collaborative learning for scaling and sustaining gains made in the 3 livelihood - on-farm, off-farm and employment – pathways.

Please click on each positions above for more detail qualifications.

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 2 June 2016 at 02:43

Project Director for Ethiopia Dairy Development Activity

Job Opportunity at CNFA, New Zealand Aid Programme (NZAID)
Deadline: June 13, 2016

Project Description

The New Zealand Aid Programme (NZAID) for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is planning a new five-year Ethiopia Dairy Development Activity. The goal of the Activity is to develop a commercially sustainable Ethiopian dairy sector that is inclusive of smallholder dairy farmers. The Activity will be carried out in two phases: Phase 1 will consist of the design of the Activity and the production of an Activity Design Document (ADD). Phase 2 will consist of the implementation of the Activity.

Position Summary

CNFA seeks a Project Director to lead Phases 1 and 2 of the anticipated Ethiopia Dairy Development Activity. The ideal candidate will have commercial dairy experience and exemplary relationship management skills, as well as experience in designing and implementing private sector development programs, familiarity with market systems

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 2 June 2016 at 02:37

Short-Term Technical Assistance - Dairy Sector

Job Opening at CNFA, AGP-LMD
Deadline: June 18, 2016

Project background: USAID-Ethiopia’s Agricultural Growth Program-Livestock Market Development (AGP-LMD) Project is a five-year project implemented as part of the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future Initiative. This investment, in concert with the crop value chain program (AGP-AMDe), serves as part of USAID’s contribution to the Government of Ethiopia’s Agricultural Growth Program (AGP). The AGP’s goal “to end poverty and enhance growth” aligns with Feed the Future’s goal to “sustainably reduce poverty and hunger.” The Project aims to foster growth and reduce poverty through improving the productivity and competitiveness of selected livestock value chains: meat, live animals and dairy. Program operations take place in AGP-targeted woredas of Tigray, Amhara, Oromia, and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR), in order to effectively reach large n

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Burundi
Posted 30 May 2016 at 11:19

Administrative officer and  Programme officer


Twin is a development through trade NGO working with 33 producer organisations representing 300,000 coffee, cocoa and nut smallholders in 17 countries across Latin America, Africa and Asia. Our coffee company, Twin Trading, works to access value-added markets for our producer partners and offers quality coffee with development impact.

We unlock the power of trade to strengthen producer organisations and deliver social justice, economic development and environmental sustainability for smallholder farmers. We are engaged throughout the value chain to balance producer support with creating market demand, building partnerships that deliver sustainable, scalable and meaningful change.


Twin through its Kigali office is looking to recruit Administrative Assistant to provide support to ensure the smooth running of the office and provide support on daily administrative activities including support on office financi

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Janine Schoeman Dear Emery, thank you for sharing these vacancies on our platform! May I suggest you make 2 different posts, one for each vacancy? You can just cut and past the second job into a new post. Good Luck! Any questions, please let me know.

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 23 May 2016 at 11:25


Give Us Wings (GUW) is a registered independent international organization working in Kenya and Uganda. With its key slogan as, “Rebuilding villages and restoring hope in Uganda”, Give Us Wings Uganda (GUWU) country program’s vision is, “An equitably Empowered Ugandan Society enjoying sustainable livelihoods” and its mission is, “To empower and advocate for the improved livelihoods of vulnerable people through the promotion of adequate health, quality education and sustainable economic solutions”. With financial support from its strategic partner, Give Us Wings USA (GUWUSA), GUWU implements three key programs in the areas of economic empowerment of women, health and education. 

GUWU has been streamlining its programs to ensure effective performance as they work towards changing the livelihoods of target communities. To effectively enhance its performance, GUWU seeks services of committed and qualified people to work as Volunteers in the B

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 23 May 2016 at 04:24

Request for expressions of Interest

Vacancy at Forum for agricultural research in Africa (FARA)

Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) has received a grant from the Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) towards the cost of implementation of the Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) Pillar IV strategy of the African Union’s New Partnership for Africa’s Development (AU-NEPAD).

FARA intends to use part of the proceeds to the following consultant services:

To engage an Individual Consultant to Develop the Science Agenda for Agriculture in Africa (S3A) Theory of Change and Results Framework
Name of project: FARA Multi-Donor Trust Fund (FARA-MDTF)
Grant No: FARA-MDTF TF095129
Project ID No.: P112684
Assignment Ref. No.:Reference: KDS/2.1.3
Assignment Duration: 4 months staring in June 2016
Location: Accra, Ghana
Deadline: 27th May, 2016
Job details:Here

The attention of interested consultants is drawn to Paragraph 1.9 of World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 19 May 2016 at 02:10

Job Opening: HEKS/EPER Country Director for Ethiopia

HEKS/EPER (Hilfswerk der Evangelischen Kirchen Schweiz/ Entraide Protestante Suisse) is the aid organi-sation of the Protestant Churches of Switzerland. HEKS/EPER has it’s headquarter in Zurich/Switzerland and works in more than 20 countries in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid. HEKS/EPER supports more than 200 projects of mostly local or national partner organizations in the programmatic key countries. HEKS/EPER is a member of the ACT Alliance. For more information, visit our website http://www.HEKS/

Ethiopia is one of the key countries of the international cooperation. The thematic focusses of the development program in Ethiopia are food sovereignty, access and protection of natural resources and resilience building in rural contexts.

They are looking for a committed development professional (m/f) for the position of HEKS/EPER Country Director for Ethiopia

Detail responsibilities, offers and applicat

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 18 May 2016 at 12:06

Career Opportunity at Youth ALIVE Uganda

Youth Alive is looking to recruit an inspired individual with passion and skills to offer innovative children/adolescents/ youth integrated development solutions under the USAID/Uganda BEITER OUTCOMES for youth and children in Eastern & Northern Uganda project in the position of:

Youth Coordinator: YAU007 (one) Position 

Duty Station: Jinja

Job details here

Deadline: 25th May, 2016

This position reports to the Director of Programs-Youth Alive & Deputy Chief of Party of BEITER OUTCOMES project and its main purpose is to take the technical lead in managing youth OVC interventions of the project

Application Process:

To apply, please deliver your application by hand to the office of the 

Executive Director: 

Plot 148b, Old Kira Road, Kamwokya, Kampala 

OR email your application to

Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 13 May 2016 at 07:10

Vacancy Extension officer - Chongwe Organic Producers and Processors Organisation (CHOPPA)

CHOPPA is looking for an applicant to carry out extension and related activities to small-scale farmers, especially those under CHOPPA, in Chongwe and Rufunsa District.

For the full vacancy click here

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 11 May 2016 at 12:55

Vacancy: Marketing and Communications Position

AgriProFocus Kenya is looking for a dynamic and creative individual to fill the position of marketing and communications facilitator.

About the position

As a network, our vision is to be the “go to network” in the agribusiness sector in Kenya. To achieve this, we need to position the network strategically in the sector. The main role of the marketing and communications facilitator is to profile AgriProFocus, both online and offline, through brand visibility, marketing the products and services of the network as well as develop and implement effective communication strategies both internally with the team and externally with network partners and stakeholders. This role supports the team to build and effective multi-stakeholder platform for sustainable agri-entrepreneurship. The nature of the role dictates vibrancy, energy, self-drive and creativity.

See details here

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 10 May 2016 at 12:51

Consultant: Aquaculture Gender impact study

Deadline: 16 - May 2016

Farm Africa was founded in 1985; and has a track record of implementing successful grassroots development projects and improving relevant policies on agricultural development. We currently work in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. We support our beneficiaries in value addition for their products and harvests and link them to markets in order to establish viable income-generating enterprises.

Farm Africa has received funding from the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands (EKN) to implement the Kenya Market-led Aquaculture Programme (KMAP). In order to support the design of the project implementation, Farm Africa is seeking to engage a consultant with experience in conducting research into gender dynamics, opportunities and challenges to develop recommendations for the approach to empower women to benefit from engaging with the aquaculture value chain. The research should assess the household, community, cultural an

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 4 May 2016 at 11:12

Job Opportunity - EAGC Country Program Manager Rwanda

Deadline: 5th May 2016

The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) is a membership-based organization registered in Kenya with country offices in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Rwanda. Our members are key stakeholders and players in the grain value chain including cereal growers, millers and processors drawn from within and outside the East Africa States. Our core mandate is to develop and promote orderly structured marketing systems and provide market information for grains so as to reduce transaction costs and eliminate barriers’ to regional trade

We seek to fill the advertised position with an individual who is analytical, has good organizational skills, development skills, and is capable of working independently or as part of a team. The successful candidate should be highly professional, self motivated and a proven high achiever with good leadership skills.

Reporting to the Regional Manager – Marketing Information and Communications, the

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 25 April 2016 at 03:10

Latest Job & Consultancy Opportunities / Rwanda - April 2016

1. USAID Project Management Specialist - Agriculture Productivity Team Leader (Deadline: 6th May 2016)

USAID/Rwanda is seeking an Ordinarily Resident citizen or individual with the required work permit for employment as USAID Project Management Specialist (Agriculture Productivity Team Leader) USAID/Rwanda offers an Equal Employment Opportunity (regardless of age, sex, race, handicaps, national origin, etc.). Read more

2. Sales Officer at EasyHatch (Deadline: 29 April 2016)

easyHATCH Ltd is offering a prime role for energetic, dynamic and seasoned sales professional that can seamlessly open and close large enterprise deals as well as sales to smallholder farmers.

The successful candidate will need to be fairly autonomous and approach their job as a business within a business ensuring that they can create their own leads and are technically confident enough to handle most levels of complexity. Read more

3. MINAGRI SPIU Coordinator fo

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 19 April 2016 at 04:53

Regional Director-Africa


The International Center for Tropical Agriculture ( works to reduce hunger and poverty, and improve human nutrition in the tropics through research aimed at increasing the eco-efficiency of agriculture. CIAT is a member of the CGIAR Consortium (, a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food secure future. The Center’s research focuses on increasing productivity of key crops (cassava, common bean, rice, and tropical forages), reversing soil and land degradation, and using information to foster better decisions about issues such as climate change and environmental management. Headquartered near Cali, Colombia, CIAT has regional offices in Nairobi, Kenya, and Hanoi, Vietnam, with staff posted in other developing countries as well.

In Sub-Saharan Africa, agriculture will face a combination of high population growth, rapidly degrading farmland, and emerging c

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 19 April 2016 at 08:35


Bench marking the tea, coffee fruits and vegetable sub sectors and Enabling Policy Environment interventions in Uganda  

Solidaridad with funding from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Royal Kingdom of the Netherlands, and in partnership with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kampala and AgriProfocus Uganda, identified member Fruits and vegetable Associations in Uganda, selected core and support role private sector actors, knowledge Institution and other stakeholders who are implementing a five year project titled ‘Enabling Policy Influencing for Improved Livelihoods in Uganda (EPE – Uganda) – Fruits and vegetables component.’

The overall goal of this component is: ‘To contribute towards policy influencing on food safety, institutional capacity, traceability and national policy for enhanced sustainability and livelihoods of actors


1. The

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 19 April 2016 at 03:09

My organization ( is searching for a trained agronomist with at least 3 years work experience, we are looking for a hands on person who has experience managing a big team of workers and is not afraid to get their hands dirty. He/she must be a stand up and responsible candidate with good references (we will check all references provided). The candidate should be trustworthy and good at record keeping and monitoring managerial system. Please email your CV and Cover letter to:

Marion Alyek Dear Eric, Next time when you are advertising a job, kindly post it under our jobs and call for proposals section. I have also tagged your post under that section so that its easier for those searching for such opportunities to be able to find this post

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