Nutrition Action seeks Agric / Livestock Officers | Jobs263

2 (Two) x Agric / Livestock Officers

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  • Post Date: March 26, 2020
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Job Overview

Duration: 10 Months
Location: Field

Nutrition Action Zimbabwe a local based NGO in partnership with Action Contre-la Faim is seeking to recruit for the following vacancies to support implementation of an emergency program in Chiredzi, Mwenezi and Mutare Rural

Please note that this recruitment is in anticipation of expected funds

Job summary

Implement and provide technical support to agricultural activities and follow them up with the beneficiaries

Key areas of accountability

  • Prepare weekly and monthly work plans and ensure that they are followed;
  • Develop phased budget based on planned activities according to the implementation plan in consultation with the FSL/Cash Manager;
  • Actively participate in the collection and analysis of information used to determine vulnerability, and create transparent targeting criteria, assist in data collection and analysis for beneficiary and community selection, as well as for monitoring and evaluation;
  • Contribute to the development of different tools needed for proper implementation of programs such as (MOU’s, FGDs, PDMs…etc.);
  • Organize and conduct trainings for all program beneficiaries;
  • Contribute to data entry, as needed;
  • Work with logistics to follow up on procurements within the procurement plan to ensure efficient implementation;
  • Produce timely reports for internal use, and contribute to donor reports on the status of on-going programming;
  • Train project beneficiaries on the Health harvest curriculum;
  • Monitor project implementation and provide remedial support to targeted beneficiaries;
  • Act as a liaison between communities and the NAZ office; maintain good relationships with beneficiaries and local leaders/authorities; and represent NAZ while in the field;
  • Comply with NAZ policies and regulations with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures;
  • Develop a clear and adaptive training work plan based on the seasonal calendar, farmer availability, project deadlines and targets, etc :
  • Incorporate adult learning skills objectives and techniques to prepare and deliver training modules to follow adult learning quality standards;
  • Establish and develop various locally applicable agricultural interventions and oversee capacity building of local farmers and the local agriculture sector;
  • Facilitate and provide guidance to farmers on appropriate cropping patterns, farming techniques, etc.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agribusiness, or related field.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in agriculture or agribusiness, with training/capacity building of smallholder farmers.
  • Hands-on field experience required, field experience

Required skills

  • Good organizational capacity
  • Knowledge of local agricultural techniques
  • Autonomy
  • Good knowledge of the local languages and culture

To apply

Applications and detailed curriculum vitae with the position clearly highlighted in the subject line can be sent out to:

Deadline: 27 March 2020 (COD)

Job Detail
  • Career LevelOfficer
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience3-5 Years
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