DigiFarm Field Officers Jobs in Kenya
DigiFarm Field Officers Jobs in KenyaPosition: Kenya Livestock Producers Association (KLPA) is currently seeking for Agricultural field officers to assist in provision of extension services to DigiFarm’s smallholder farmers.
The position holder will provide agricultural extension services to contracted farmers. S/he will live and work at the County level to raise awareness and uptake of DigiFarm’s interventions.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Supervise recruitment, onboarding and geotagging of farmers on to the Digifarm platform.
Supervise and coordinate input distribution to the contracted farmers.
Provide agronomic support and advice to farmers on crop production, pre- and post-harvest management.
Manage the end to end farmer engagement season-to-season.
Support and coordinate Digifarm programs with other Digifarm ecosystem partners.
Prepare weekly, monthly or on-demand activity reports.
Perform any other related duties as may be assigned.
Required education: Degree or diploma in agricultural Education & Extension, general agriculture, horticulture, soil science, or an agricultural-related course from a recognized institution.
Required relevant work experience: 1-2 years in implementation of agricultural projects offering direct support to farmers.
Knowledgeable and well versed with specificities of crop production and able to conduct farmer trainings to improve their agricultural productivity.
Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English and Swahili.
Knowledge of local languages in any of the following counties: Migori, Busia, Bungoma, Kakamega, West Pokot, Trans-Nzoia, Nakuru, Homabay, Machakos, Makueni, and Kajiado
Willingness to travel and relocate to the rural areas as and when necessary.
Community mobilization skills.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications including a cover letter and a detailed CV with at least 2 professional referees. State salary expectations in the cover letter.
All applications must be sent through
email@example.com and should be received by CoB 7th July 2020.
Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Kenya Livestock Producers Association (KLPA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and committed to diversity and gender equality.
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