IRC ERD Assistant Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs

IRC ERD Assistant Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

IRC Uganda looking for “ERD Assistant”.

Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before September 21, 2023.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

IRC ERD Assistant Jobs 2023

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on September 09, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of ERD Assistant to be based in Lamwo, Uganda.

Recruiter International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Position ERD Assistant
Location Lamwo, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Three years
Application Deadline September 21, 2023

IRC Job Vacancy 2023

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support in the identification, selection, and registration of farmer groups
  • Work closely with community Volunteers to mobilize the community to engage in agriculture activities.
  • Train farmer groups on Good Agronomic Practices, monitor and provide agriculture related support to farmer group.
  • Plan and participate in farmers’ day, world food day, trade fairs and other relevant celebrations.
  • Ensure all agricultural activities are properly documented using approved tools.
  • Participate in resolving conflict and violence among farmer groups and provide feedback to ERD Officer or Manager.
  • Support formation, mentoring, training, and supervision of collective marketing committees
  • Organize farmer groups to sell collectively to potential buyers.
  • Participate in coordination meetings, joint monitoring, and other related coordination activities.
  • Coordinate activities closely with the sub county.
  • Look out for and document success stories among farmers and/or groups.
  • Undertake activities as delegated by the supervisor.

Financial inclusion (VSLA)

  • Facilitate the formation of VSLAs following the VSLA principles and methodology.
  • Support training of volunteers and VSLAs on VSLAs component
  • Conduct enterprise selection and business skill training to VSLAs
  • Support VSLA to register at the sub county or district to obtain certificates.
  • Support linkages of VSLAs to formal financial institutions
  • Support routine monitoring and mentorship of VSLAs including individual members.
  • Work with financial institutions to conduct financial literacy training to VSLAs.
  • Collect VSLA data as guided by the M&E.
  • Support the process of business cash grant to VSLA groups/members.
  • Look out for and document success stories among VSLA members and/or groups.
  • Undertake activities as delegated by the supervisor.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req45302
  • Job Title: ERD Assistant
  • Sector: Economic Recovery & Livelihood
  • Employment Category: Regular
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: Not Applicable
  • Location: Lamwo, Uganda


  • Diploma in Entrepreneurship, Business, Economics, Agribusiness, or related field. A degree in Entrepreneurship, Business, Economics, Agribusiness is desirable.
  • At least 3 years of experience implementing livelihoods projects, Agriculture, VSLA and Vocational skills.
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) experience preferred, proven abilities in; beneficiary identification, registration & selection required, INGO experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills and competencies, prior experience in developing program implementation workplans, data collection and analysis and program reporting.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity, and flexibility.
  • Personal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.

How to Apply IRC ERD Assistant Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: September 21, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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