1.0 Background

Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) is an institution of the East African Community (EAC) charged with the management and development of fisheries and aquaculture in the region. It was formed by a Convention in 1994 with major amendments in 2016. The organization is accommodated under Article 9.3 of EAC Treaty as a specialized institution of the Community, and it is registered as a Regional Fisheries Management Organization (RFMO) under the FAO UN Charter CAP 102. The overall objective of LVFO is to promote sustainable management and development of the fisheries and aquaculture sector in the EAC region in order to contribute to food security, nutrition and economic growth. The amendment in 2016 accommodated for (a) extended scope and mandate of the organization to include all the EAC Partner States, (b) extended focus beyond Lake Victoria into covering all water bodies in the EAC region, including among others issues of fish quality, trade and marketing, and (c) increased prominence to aquaculture as a priority area of focus in addition to capture fisheries. Against this background, the LVFO Secretariat is seeking to recruit suitably qualified staff to fill the under listed vacant positions to strengthen the staff capacity of the Organization, to enable it deliver on her mandate.

2.0 Summary positions

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;


1 Project Operations And Administrative Officer / Principal Human Resource & Administrative Officer
2 Principal Fish Trade and Marketing Officer- P3 (LVFO/HR/2021/01)


3.0 How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above-mentioned positions are advised to submit their applications electronically. Click the button below to read the detailed job adverts including the required qualifications, professional experience, duties and responsibilities, terms and conditions of service plus indicative remuneration.


Unless there is a need to update application details, applicants who have previously applied for this readvertised position need not re-apply as their original application will be duly considered.

In instances where a previous applicant would like to update their application details, the applicant will be required to send a request for support to the email The request can only be sent from an email address that was used to open an account.

Should you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your electronic application, please send an email with a precise description of the issue and/or a screenshot showing the problem to the email:

Applications should be submitted not later than 27th May 2022 at 17:00hours Local time.

The Executive Secretary

Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)

Busoga Square Plot No. 7B/E Bell Avenue

P. O. Box 1625, Jinja – Uganda.

Tel: +256 434 125000