Concern Worldwide Livelihood/Agricultural Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Concern Worldwide Livelihood/Agricultural Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Description

  • Contribute to the preparation of proposals as requested

  • Introduce and promote techniques on crop production such as backyard gardening, vegetables, fruits production and cereal production as well as livestock production for refugee households and host communities,

  • Design and implement the modalities of backyard gardening, vegetables, fruits production and cereal production as well as livestock production for target HHs

  • Ensure the timely implementation of planned agricultural activities

  • Facilitate the supply of goods and inputs the project has committed to the concerned target groups

  • Build the capacity of target HHs and host communities through training, exposure visits

  • Assess challenges and build technical capacity of nutrition staff and target groups

  • Educate the refugees and host community households on the utilization of vegetables for food and nutrition security

  • Establish and maintain demonstration sites on backyard gardening, vegetables and fruits and cereal production in order to demonstrate the target households

  • Monitor the works carried out by the refugee HHs and provide proper extension advise and ensure they use the required agronomic practices

  • Closely supervise and follow up the day to day activities of different livelihoods components of project

  • Facilitate and organize experience sharing among best performing and low performing households

  • Document/draw best practices of agronomic activities for future programming

  • Ensure that learning are captured and replicated

  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly, quarter and annual reports

  • Work closely with the Concern nutrition team at all-time Emergency Response

  • Concern is committed to responding to
    emergencies efficiently and effectively in order to help affected people meet their basic needs, alleviate suffering and maintain their dignity.

  • To this end, when emergencies strike and the Ethiopia Programme is to respond, all staff are required to actively participate in the response, regardless of location and contribute to the efforts aimed at achieving the humanitarian objective of the organization.

  • Demonstrate understanding of Concern Ethiopia‚Äôs Gender Equality Strategy

  • Contribute to ensuring that Concern Ethiopia is a place where men and women are treated equally and with dignity and respect

  • Demonstrate gender equality awareness and gender sensitivity and an ability to integrate a gender equality perspective into tasks and activities.

    Job Requirements

    Essential

  • MSC or BSc in Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Dry land Agriculture or related fields of study from a recognized University and minimum of 2 years for MSC and 4 years related experience for BSc preferably in humanitarian non-government organizations.

  • Knowledge of the local language (Agnuak) is mandatory.

    Competencies

    Desirable

  • Communicating and working with others

  • Delivering results

  • Planning

  • Creativity and innovation

  • Adaptability

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Time management and organization skill

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should send non-returnable C.V., application letter outlining how your experience and education fit this vacancy, please note that no need to submit your supporting documents:

    Concern Ethiopia,

    Human Resource Department;

    Or

    Gambella Coordination Office at Gambella or Pugnido filed office

    OR

    Ethiojobs.net

    OR

    P.O. Box 2434, Addis Ababa

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted
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