SNV Dairy Extention Advisor - Tigray- Mekelle Jobs in Ethiopia

SNV Dairy Extention Advisor - Tigray- Mekelle Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 203484

Category: Agriculture, Development and Project Management
Location: Mekelle, Tigray
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: SNV Ethiopia has Attractive Salary and Benefit Structure

Job Description

Introduction

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in the Netherlands 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 39 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses, and organizations with the tools, knowledge, and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

For more information on SNV's operations, visit our website: www.snvworld.org.

BRIDGE, Building Rural Income through Inclusive Dairy Business Growth in Ethiopia, is a five-year dairy development project (2018-2023), implemented by SNV Ethiopia in partnership with Wageningen University-Livestock Research.

The impact of the project is to contribute to an “improved performance in the dairy sector in Ethiopia”, for 120,000 farming households, with four main outcomes:
(1) Improved milk production,
(2) Improved milk collection, processing, and marketing,
(3) Improved consumption of nutritious foods, and
(4) Improved enabling environment. The project will work in 4 regional states: Oromia, Amhara, SNNP and Tigray.

For more information on SNV’s operations, visit our website: www.snvworld.org

SNV Ethiopia is looking for dynamic, experienced, talented, energetic, flexible, open and ready to learn candidates for Dairy Extention Advisor position for its growing program and the Building Rural Income through Inclusive Dairy Business Growth in Ethiopia (BRIDGE) project in Tigray Region, Mekelle

The role

The successful appointee will have access to start-up resources and some ongoing support and will be encouraged to apply for his/her own skills, knowledge and experience.

The purpose of this position is to support and facilitate the rollout of participatory extension and advisory services developed under the EDGET and DairyBiss projects (2012-2018) and the government extension system. She/he plays a
key role in the extension system as an analyst, planner, trainer, and facilitator.

In line with the participatory dairy extension strategy, developed under EDGET and to be scaled-up in BRIDGE, the Dairy Extension Advisor is responsible to support the implementation of this strategy in the cluster. Joint planning, monitoring with the zonal & woreda Livestock Offices is key areas of consideration.

In addition, the Extension Advisor has a responsibility of facilitating the linkage between the farms and the private advisors.

Job Requirements

The Person

  • Applicants should possess qualifications and requirements in relevant disciplines in the areas of BSc in Animal Science or related fields.
  • A Relevant MSc. Degree is preferable.
  • (At least 4 years’ experience, having good understanding/skills and work experiences on dairy extension techniques and with training material development, training of trainers, public and preferably private extension delivery models, research-extension linkages and extension-education linkages.
  • Two-year preferable experience in team leader position and/or manager position.

    Education

  • BSc in Animal Science or related fields. A Relevant MSc. Degree is preferable.

    Experience

  • At least 4 years’ experience,

  • Having good understanding/skills and work experiences on dairy extension techniques and with training material development, training of trainers, public and preferably private extension delivery models, research-extension linkages and extension-education linkages.

  • Two-year preferable experience in team leader position and/or manager position.

    How to Apply

    Candidates should apply by sending:

    i) A motivation letter including one page summary of experience

    ii) An updated Curriculum Vitae,

    iii) Names and contact details of three professional referees.

    Position Description

    Should you need to review the full job description please find attached in the ethiojobs by clicking the following link http://www.ethiojobs.net/docs/SNV-BRIDGE-JD-cluster-level-Dairy-Extension-Advisor-261218_.docx

    If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by submitting your application using ethiojobs website, www.ethiojobs.net by uploading your CV on or before 2nd April 2019.

    The Title of the Position You Are Applying for Must Be Mentioned on the Subject of Your Motivation Letter.

    Women candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

    Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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