WFP Programme Policy Officer (Agriculture Market Support) Jobs 2023

WFP Programme Policy Officer (Agriculture Market Support) Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs. WFP Uganda looking for “Programme Policy Officer (Agriculture Market Support)“. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before Feb. 17, 2023.

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WFP Programme Policy Officer (Agriculture Market Support) Jobs 2023

The WFP has published a job vacancy announcement on Feb. 03, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Programme Policy Officer (Agriculture Market Support) to be based in Moroto, Uganda.

Recruiter World Food Programme
Position Programme Policy Officer (Agriculture Market Support)
Location Moroto, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum One years
Application Deadline Feb. 17, 2023

WFP Job Vacancy 2023

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

  • Provide technical support in designing, planning, and implementing initiatives that optimize value creation and commercialisation opportunities with a specific focus on climate-smart agriculture and post-harvest loss management along priority value chains in Karamoja sub-region.
  • Coordinate farmer organisation development in collaboration with District Local Governments (DLGs) and other relevant stakeholders through undertaking profiling exercises, identifying, and recommending capacity strengthening needs and supporting District Production & Marketing Departments (DPMD) and District Commercial Offices (DCOs) to design and implement tailored capacity strengthening initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the partners to ensure regular community dialogues and sensitisation meetings on agricultural issues including agri-nutrition, climate-smart agriculture, post-harvest management, and storage, strengthening farmer extension systems and establishing community seed banks.
  • Provide specialised support to cooperating partners to ensure that the various activities are performed within the established targets following WFP’s policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate needs assessments of target smallholder farmers, farmer groups and aggregators/lead farmers, using standardized tools and approaches.
  • Facilitate WFP supported farmer organisations and farmer-friendly aggregation entities to access agricultural services by coordinating with key value chain stakeholders e.g. aggregators, micro-finance instiutions.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID 358290
  • Posted 03/02/2023 – Short Term-SC WFP – Africa,
  • Central & Eastern – Uganda – Moroto


  • University degree qualification from a recognised university (certified by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – UNESCO) in Uganda in one of the following fields: Agriculture Economics, Agricultural Extension, Agronomy, Plant Sciences, Rural Development, Agribusiness Development, Post-Harvest Management, Agriculture & Food Systems, Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Management, Livestock, Rural Development, Environment and Natural Resource Management, Watershed Management, Food Transformation or another relevant technical field.
  • Responsible and relevant work experience in a humanitarian and development organisation and dealing with livelihoods, resilience building, market system development approach, nutrition, food security analysis, market linkages and etc. Experience in working with smallholder farmers on climate- smart agriculture and post-harvest management support at scale.  Working with small and medium enterprises (SME) in development.
  • Particular focus on selected value chains is required, with extensive experience working with value chain actors (including financial institutions, aggregators, government institutions, processors, and many others).
  • Experience working in such technical areas as livelihoods, resilience building, market system development approach, nutrition, food security analysis, market linkages, etc.
  • Demonstrated responsibility and initiative to respond independently to various queries with only general guidance and ability to use judgment in dealing with unforeseen operational problems.

How to Apply WFP Programme Policy Officer (Agriculture Market Support) Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: Feb. 17, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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