Indepth Research Services Ltd - Learning Advisor, Agriculture and Rural Development - Jobs in Kenya
Indepth Research Services Ltd - Learning Advisor, Agriculture and Rural Development - Jobs in KenyaPosition: Learning Advisor, Agriculture and Rural Development
We are Africa’s leading training and consultancy center since 2003, offering technical consultancy and training services designed for individual and organizations in the agriculture, climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food and nutrition; health; humanitarian relief; logistics and telecommunication; recovery and reconstruction; safety and security; water and sanitation sectors.
We seek to recruit an aggressive, confident, fluent, mature and keen to detail Humanitarian Trainee & Learning advisor to manage all communications, both internally and externally on full time basis.
Training and curriculum DevelopmentDesign training to build the capacity of technical officer, Extension officials and teachers of agriculture and veterinary Institutes.
Launch training for farmers in adopting appropriate practices in agriculture and livestock management.
Choose appropriate training methods per case (simulations, mentoring, on the job training, professional development classes etc.)
Use accepted education principles and track new training methods and techniques
Design and prepare educational aids and materials
Determine additional training strategies based on data or observation
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Business DevelopmentPreparing proposal and responding to related EOI and RFPs
Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings
Planning and preparing presentations
Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
Overseeing the development of marketing literature
Providing management with feedback
Masters degree in Science in agricultural economics/Agribusiness management, Horticulture, Agronomy or related field, from a recognized university or any other relevant degree with bias in quantitative and qualitative analysis, from an accredited university;
Professional Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation.
Ability to design training curricula based on a needs assessment and present in MS word and Power Point format to farmers and local staff.
At least 3-5 years of experience in design and delivery of agricultural training
Strong agribusiness and value chain skills
Experience in working with a range of stakeholders that include the private sector, government, agribusiness cooperatives and farmers’ associations.
Good computer literacy and knowledge of multiple statistical and/or qualitative software packages such as SPSS, SAS, STATA, R Studio, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word.
GIS and Remote Sensing experience is an added advantage.
Experience in conducting field surveys and analysis of farm household and market survey data
Conversant with designing of questionnaires in CAPI using CSpro and/or ODK
How to Apply:
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Interested candidates should only send their CVs (with 3 referees) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject title ‘Agriculture and Rural Development Learning Advisor’ on or before 21st June 2019.
For more information and job application details, see; Indepth Research Services Ltd - Learning Advisor, Agriculture and Rural Development - Jobs in Kenya
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