Economist & Access To Markets Advisor, Kampala

Last update 2024-07-16
Expires 2024-08-16
ID #2216973746
Economist & Access To Markets Advisor, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified July 1, 2024


Job Description Project Strategy Actively promote knowledge sharing, learning and joint actions amongst implementing partners and key stakeholder for livestock development.

Conduct monitoring and evaluation through technical assistance and capacity building to implementing partners, dairy cooperatives, women and youth in data collection and analysis.

Support project planning and quality control of implementing partners deliverables according to the project document, budget, and SNV/donor requirements.

Networking and Partnership Development Participate in relevant conferences/events and communicate project results and best practices to a broader audience and stakeholder.

Actively support livestock platforms in information sharing, learning and joint action for livestock development.

Support livestock cooperatives in building working relationship with private sector, government and relevant service providers.

Build and maintain relationships with project stakeholders, including ministries, local government authorities, private sector, and partners.

Operational Support Support the project in preparing cost benefit assassment on intervention proposed by the project.

Prepare costprice analyses on all kind of agricultural production activities (livestock and crops) and establish a market prices monitoring system.  Knowledge Development Provide support in knowledge development, case studies, testimonials and documentation of the evidence and results from the project interventions.  Provide support in the SHF access to finance agenda.

Qualifications Master’s Degree in Economics or Business Administration, preferably with specialisations in rural development, microfinance, or agriculture economics.

Eight (8) years plus of experience in the relevant field of agricultural finance or rural development programs/project support in a reputable organisation.

Eight (8) years of proven experience working with input/out market actors as well as with financial Institutions in Uganda.

Experience in managing partner relations with NGOs, government departments, research and knowledge institutes, and private sector market actors.

Ability/experience in guiding and coaching a team with the knowledge, skills, and financial product development.

Knowledge and skills in documentation, planning, monitoring and evaluation of project activities, etc.  Leadership, coaching, mentoring, back-stopping, and self-reflection skills.

Innovative, entrepreneurial, and business oriented.

Excellent verbal communication and writing skills (in English).

Good analytical skills combined with a practical and pragmatic approach oriented towards lasting results.

Sensitive and committed to gender equity and diversity.

Additional Information Key Competencies   Leadership: The ability to provide direction and guidance to a group of people and to encourage cooperation between team members to attain an objective.

Planning and organising: The ability to determine goals and priorities and to assess the actions, time and resources needed to achieve those goals.

Decisiveness: The ability to make active decisions or to commit oneself by speaking one’s mind and taking position.

Conceptual thinking : Having and gaining insight into situations, problems and processes.

Deconstructing problems and systematically investigating the various components.

Having a complete picture of the context and overview of the whole problem Result orientation: The ability to take direct action to attain or exceed objectives.

Focus on quality: Setting high quality standards and striving for continuous improvement and quality assurance.

How to apply If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV and motivation letter in English on Smart Recruiters.

Deadline is Thursday 18th July 2024.

Working at SNV We offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to growing your skills in a fulfilling and diverse working environment.

Our staff benefit from and contribute to an international global network of experts.

For more information, please visit our website:

NB: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We do not appreciate third-party mediation based on this advertisement.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Economist & access to markets advisor

⇐ Previous job

Next job ⇒     


Contact employer

    Employer's info

    Quick search:


    Type city or region