ILRI Technical Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

ILRI Technical Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia


The International Centre of Insect Physiology & Ecology (icipe) seeks to hire forty Technical Assistants III who will be responsible for undertaking the communication and community mobilization activities of the project in the respective project regions.

They will sensitize communities on project objectives and activities and be responsible for day to day activity implementation. They shall also coordinate technical and logistical arrangements for the project activities at community level, engaging community groups and structure and liaising with all stakeholder at the local level.

They will be members of icipe Ethiopia office which is located in 40 Woredas in SNNP, Oromia, Amhara and Tigray Regions, Ethiopia

Responsibilities:

  • Assist beneficiary targeting and selection process in accordance with project’s policy for target beneficiary selection and as stipulated in the project document
  • Support in conducting baseline surveys and assist in data collection based on needs identified under the supervision of the project manager
  • Assist in establishing of honey and silk value chains, training and collection centres
  • Assist in the honey and silk post-harvest processes
  • Assist in training farmers and extension agents on improved beekeeping and sericulture technologies
  • Assist in liaising with
    the district Ministry of Agriculture and Administrative offices to facilitate the project
  • Maintain good working relationship with staff and partners
  • Provide technical support to community workers at their working sites/kebeles
  • Prepare and follow up on a day to day and weekly activity plans

    Requirements:

  • High school certificate plus certificate in relevant field Or
  • Diploma in Agriculture or other relevant field of study
  • Knowledge in relevant field and use of simple tools and equipment
  • High school certificate with three years of relevant experience on Agriculture or relevant fields.
  • Diploma with one year of relevant experience on Agriculture or relevant fields.
  • Experience in participation in community mobilization and social works will be an advantage.
  • Hands-on experience in working with community development activities.
  • Valid driving license to ride a motorbike will be an advantage.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multicultural work environment.
  • Good working knowledge of written and spoken English essential.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information at various levels.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th October 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Technical Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

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