Corporate Staffing Services Farmer Field Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Corporate Staffing Services Farmer Field Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose & Scope

  • Contribute to the promotion and adoption of sustainable agricultural practices and technologies through participatory, market-oriented approaches to meet the needs of smallholder farmers while staying relevant to the context of the project.


  • Responsible for an updated and resource center consolidated database of farmers being (currently submitted monthly via Kobo Toolbox) reached through FCP activities.

  • Carry out farmer trainings to community groups to provide relevant knowledge and skills development on ecological sustainable agriculture practices and technologies.

  • Promote use of organic and ecologically sustainable farming methodologies through establishment of demonstration plots in selected farms.

  • Participate in field days and agricultural shows.

  • Carry out school trainings and participate in other school events to promote knowledge and skills development on ecological sustainable agriculture technologies for school going children.

  • Train farmer groups on sound organizational development in order to benefit from better and more reliable markets.

  • Conduct regular farmer visits and follow-ups to deepen skills and knowledge acquired from other training activities.

  • Using FCP participatory methods and tools, lead farmer groups in participatory needs identification and analysis leading to development of farmer action plans

  • Facilitate linkages with organic sector value chain actors with a focus to support improved access to markets by the target farmers.

  • Promote the use of FCP information and communication pathways (TOF magazine, TOF radio and Infonet) to increase awareness and knowledge on benefits of organic farming and environmental conservation.

  • Proactively engage and coordinate with relevant County governments departments, NGOs and other institutions
    in your region of operation and foster mutual beneficial partnerships.

  • Respond in a timely manner to queries raised by farmers through visits to the resource centres and BvAT’s Tusemezane platform.

  • Complete in a timely manner staff appraisal with the Farmer Field Officer in line with BvAT’s Appraisal system.

  • Participate in monthly center project review meetings and present your monthly activity plans and reports submit using the provided templates (currently provided under the Kobo Toolbox).

  • Perform other related duties as may be required and assigned by the supervisor.


    Education and Knowledge

  • Diploma in organic agriculture, agricultural extension, rural development, crop production, livestock development, community development or any other closely related discipline in any agriculture related field

    Work Experience

  • At least 2 years in a similar position
    Specialized Knowledge and skills required

  • Communication Skills (verbal and written)

  • Facilitation skills

  • Report writing skills

  • Monitoring and evaluation

  • Data collection and entry

  • Computer skills

    Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Self-discipline

  • Flexibility

  • Creativity

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Corporate Staffing Services Farmer Field Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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