Cooperazione Internazionale Agricultural technician Jobs in Ethiopia
Cooperazione Internazionale Agricultural technician Jobs in EthiopiaJob Description
Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) is an international Italian NGO established in 1965. Since then COOPI has been undertaking activities to help and empower the poor and needy in different countries.
COOPI Ethiopia started its operation in 1995 and its activities include water resources development, Food Security, Human and Veterinary Health, Education, Agriculture, Hygiene and Sanitation Promotion & Awareness and Capacity Building.
COOPI based on the grant secured from Italian Development Agency is currently implementing a 15-months project titled Emergency initiative in response to the humanitarian emergency caused by the El Niño climate phenomenon AID 11212. The project will be implemented in Afar region: Zone 2, Afdera, Berhale and Megale woredas
The project aims to contribute in improving the living conditions of the most vulnerable communities affected by extreme weather phenomena in the Afar region.
To this extent, COOPI is currently looking to hire Agricultural technician.Have strong knowledge, theoretical and practical in general horticulture and irrigation systems in particular canal irrigation
Under the direct supervision of the Project manager, the Agricultural technician will be responsible for:
Know techniques of propagation of tree crops
Complete the technical sheet and deliver to the agronomist supervisor each week;
Undertake the necessary Agricultural Surveys;
Participate on meetings with the communities when needed and agreed with the PM and in any case without power decision;
When requested by the project leader, Prepare a detailed physical and financial monthly plan according to the format provided by the PM and submit it to PM 10 days before the end of the month; Pursue quarter and month plans;
Organize and implement activities according to the work order assigned;
Daily site supervision of the sector’s activities in accordance to COOPI format;
Assist in undertaking assessments on food security, socio-economic, needs, etc. in accordance with the necessities;
Qualifications and Background:
Degree in agronomy
At least 3 years experience in similar position
Strong skills in technical knowledge;
Ability to work well within a team and take responsibility to deliver results;
Fluency in written and spoken English, local language and Amharic;
Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
Ability and willingness to live and work in harsh and difficult physical conditions in an area of potential insecurity;
Knowledge of working area and the local language is an advantage;
Respect culture, believe of diverse ethnic communities;
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit all their academic credential, CV and meaningful motivation letter by clearly the title of the position applied for stating and why s/he wishes to work for COOPI, by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or in person to COOPI Abala office with sealed envelope of the hard copy documents.
COOPERAZIONE INTERNAZIONALE (COOPI)
P.O.Box: 2204, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
COOPI Abala office Tel. +251-913811503
COOPI Addis Ababa Tel. +251116591001 - +251116591921 Apply by 5th January, 2019
NB: Only short-listed candidates who meet the requirements will be contacted. Women are highly encouraged to apply.