DanChurchAid Project Assistant - Agriculture Jobs in Kenya

DanChurchAid Project Assistant - Agriculture Jobs in Kenya

Job Opportunity at Danchurchaid

DanChurchAid (DCA) is working in Turkana and West Pokot counties with refugees and local communities to enhance peace, livelihoods, community self reliance and resilience.

For more information on DCA, please visit www.danchurchaid.org.

DCA is seeking to recruit an experienced and energetic Kenyan National for the following position:

  • Project Assistant – Agriculture.

    The overall role of the Project Assistant is to support implementation, monitoring and data collection for DCA’s agricultural projects in Turkana West Sub-county.

    The position is based in Kakuma, Turkana County and reports to the Area Manager (AM) based in Kakuma.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development of relevant training materials.
  • Supervision and technical backstoping for field staff working under him/her.
  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate beneficiary trainings.
  • Taking lead in field data collection and analysis.
  • Contribute in design and testing of innovative applications/technologies for efficient project implmentation.
  • Produce monthly projects progress reports.

    Required Qualifications
  • A degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Agribusiness, Range management or related field.
  • A diploma with relevant experience is also acceptable.
  • Proven relevant experience with at least 2 years experience in an NGO setting preferably working with refugees and refugee-hosting communities.
  • Hands on experience in food security and livelihoods trainings and supervision of field staff.
  • A working knowledge
    of Turkana West Sub-county or other pastroal & agro-pastoralist settings.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a proven team player.
  • Self-driven results-oriented personality.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should submit online application marked “DCA-Project Assistant – Agriculture /Candidate’s surname” as your subject. The deadline for applications is 27th July 2019at 5:30pm.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • The position is initially for one year with possibility of extension.
  • DCA offers a salary package (salary, insurance, and benefits) in accordance to experience and DCA Kenya HR Manual.
  • DCA is an equal opportunity employer and all interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of race, gender, marital status and religious, political or ethnic affiliation.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • For more information and job application details, see; DanChurchAid Project Assistant - Agriculture Jobs in Kenya

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