Save the Children Agribusiness Officer Jobs in South Sudan

Save the Children Agribusiness Officer Jobs in South Sudan


  • The post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day planning, implementation, monitoring and coordination of the South Sudan Joint Response project activities in Tonj East in line with the project implementation plans and SCI programme quality becnkmarks.

  • In particular, the incumbent will be responsible for establishment and needs and capacity assessment of various livelihoods and business groups in the target areas, and providing a tailored technical guidance and training support to enhance their capacities on various aspects of entrepreneurship and business development.

  • Sh/e will guide the groups in the development of their livelihood business plans based on the identified local market potentials and opportunities, and develop the vital linkages between the established business groups and local microfinance institutions such as the Village Saving and Loans Associations to facilitate groups' access to credit and loans to invest in their businesses development.

  • He/she will work closely with the Agriculture Project Officer in community mobilization and sensitization, beneficiaries identification and registration, planning of inputs distribution, and field level coordination and reporting.

    In oder to be successful, you should have / bring:

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, Diploma or equivalent in Agribusiness, Food security, microfinance and business administration.

    Essential

  • At least three years of working experience in agriculture sector or FSL either with local or international NGOs or government

  • Experience in implementation of integrated FSL and CVA interventions within any emergency and development context and have better practical experience and working knowledge of community level microfinance
    and agribusiness development.

  • Indepth understanding of project cycle management, with particular experience participatory planning, implementation and results based monitoring of project activities.

  • Motivated self-starter, able to carry out work independently but also coordinate effectively as part of a team;

  • Proven skills on managing changes, achieving results, ensuring quality, team building and capacity building.

  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure as part of a professional team.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including cultural sensitivity, assertiveness and negotiating skills.

  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills;

  • Good spoken and written fluency in English and computer literacy (MS Office and email/ internet);

  • Excellent report writing skills.

  • Familiar with local context in Tonj East and can effectively navigate challenges in this location.

    Desirable

  • Knowledge of the area, socio-culture and local language where the post is located as an added advantage.

  • Practical experience in implementation of community based microfinance, agribusiness development and cash based assistance.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Agribusiness Officer Jobs in South Sudan


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