The Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) is a specialized institution of the East African Community (EAC) whose mandate is to coordinate the management and development of fisheries and aquaculture resources in the EAC region. The LVFO Secretariat is stationed in Jinja, Uganda.
LVFO received a grant from the European Union (EU) to implement – Contribution of Sustainable Fisheries to the Blue Economy of the Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean Region – ECOFISH programme. The overall objective is to enhance equitable economic growth by promoting sustainable fisheries in the East AfricanSouth African-Indian Ocean (EA-SA-IO) region. The specific objective is to support sustainable management and development of fisheries, while addressing climate change resilience and enhancing marine biodiversity. The programme purpose is to support the implementation of fisheries management interventions on Lake Victoria.
LVFO has further received funding from EU through FAO to implement the TRUEFISH project. The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the development of a competitive, gender equitable and sustainable commercial aquaculture sector in order to support economic development and sustainable management of natural resources in the Lake Victoria basin. The project will deliver three result areas which include BUSINESS (access to commercial networks), SKILLS (availability and quality of local skilled workers in aquaculture-related businesses) and SUSTAINABILITY (sustainable and bio-secure regional aquaculture production systems). It is against this background that the LVFO Secretariat is recruiting staff to support the implementation of the two programmes
This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of the LVFO Partner States (The Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Uganda and The United Republic of Tanzania) to apply for the following positions tenable at the LVFO Secretariat stationed in Jinja, Uganda namely;
- Project Driver-G2 (LVFO/TRUEFISH/HR/2020/03)
- Project Accounts Assistant-G5 (LVFO/ EEOFISH / HR/2020/02)- Re advertised
- Project Administrative Assistant-G5 (LVFO/ TRUEFISH/HR/2020/02)
- Project Administrative Assistant-G5 (LVFO/ ECOFISH /HR/2020/01)-Re advertised
- Principal Aquaculture Management and Development Officer- P3(LVFO/TRUEFISH/HR/2020/01)
Job application procedure
All previous applicants are required to re-apply electronically for the re-advertised positions using the LVFO Online Application System. To download the detailed job adverts including the required qualifications, professional experience, duties and responsibilities, terms and conditions of service plus indicative remuneration, please visit the LVFO website: www.lvfo.org – under the link; ‘Opportunities -> Employment.
Apply Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above-mentioned positions are advised to submit their applications electronically by following the Online Application Procedures as detailed on the LVFO Website www.lvfo.org under the link “Opportunities -> Employment Should you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your electronic application, please send an email, before the deadline date, with a precise description of the issue and/or a screenshot showing the problem to the email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications should be submitted not later than 03rd September 2020 at 17:00hours Local time.
The Executive Secretary Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)
Plot No. 7B/E Bell Avenue
P. O. Box 1625,
Jinja – Uganda.
Tel: +256 434 125000
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