IIRR Project Officer – Regenerative Agriculture Jobs in Kenya

IIRR Project Officer – Regenerative Agriculture Jobs in Kenya


Position Summary

  • Reporting to the project coordinator, the Project Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the knowledge management and dissemination component of the project.

  • The officer will provide technical backstopping to project partners in regenerative agriculture and in documentation of evidence-based data and information that will be used by decision-makers in both the public and private sectors for increased investments in regenerative agriculture.

  • The officer will be responsible for implementing and monitoring the project to its full extent of ensuring project outputs are fully achieved.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with the Project Coordinator and IIRR’s technical resource persons to implement and manage the Knowledge Management and Dissemination component of the regenerative agriculture project

  • Support capacity strengthening of project implementing partners in knowledge management and dissemination of best practices for regenerative agriculture

  • Provide technical guidance to the project implementing partners on generating and documenting innovations, success stories, evidence and case studies on key success and failure factors in the promotion and implementation of regenerative agriculture practices.

  • Provide technical backstopping to the project implementing partners in general, on the CSA and regenerative practices in agriculture.

  • Ensure compliance to AGRA’s reporting requirements and attainment of the project milestones through effective implementation, monitoring and reporting.

    Key Qualifications &
    Experience


  • At least a degree in Agriculture, agriculture economics, agriculture extension or related discipline.

  • Technical expertise in regenerative, climate smart agriculture and or natural resources management in agriculture

  • At least five (5) years’ working in agriculture development. Experience working in arid and semi-arid areas and knowledge of pulses value chain is an added advantage

  • Field experience working with smallholder farmers, farmer organisations and agriculture-based SMEs in capacity building, value addition and linkages to inputs and outputs markets.

  • Demonstrable experience in project management – including practical skills in M&E

  • Excellent skills in documentation of projects’ best practices and learned lessons

  • Flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as assigned

    How to Apply

  • Please submit your application and a detailed CV - with names of three referees to

  • recruitment@iirr.org with a copy to admin@iirr.org. Application deadline is June 15 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted


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