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Friday, March 10, 2017

Agricultural Market Systems Job at Abt Associates - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Agricultural Market Systems

Jobs at:
Abt Associates

Deadline of this Job:
17 March 2017.

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Abt Associates, a global leader in research and implementing technical programs in the fields of economic growth, international health, social and environmental policy, and climate change, seeks highly qualified candidates for the anticipated USAID-funded improving Community Agriculture and Nutrition (ICAN) Project.
Candidates should possess the following qualifications: A university degree in agriculture, business administration, economics, communications, health and behavioral or social sciences or a related field is required. A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in one or more of the relevant technical areas listed below. USAID experience is highly preferred.
Facilitating market linkages with smallholders, adoption of climate smart farming systems and business planning, access to post-harvest handling and storage and small-scale processing technologies. Facilitating access to financial services from financial institutions (banks, SACCOs, MFls), inclusive digital financial services, and other financing models including mobile money to support agriculture financing and rural livelihoods.

Job application procedure
Interested candidates may send a CV and cover letter to lEGUgandaJobs@ahtassoc.com . Please include the title of the technical area and “ICAN" in the subject line of the email. One email per position application. Deadline for applications is 17 March 2017.
All positions are contingent upon program award and funding. Ugandan nationals are encouraged to apply.
Only qualified candidates will he contacted.
Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal/ Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse work force. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.