SNV Horti-LIFE Cluster coordinator position at Wukro cluster in Tigray Ethiopia Jobs

SNV Horti-LIFE Cluster coordinator position at Wukro cluster in Tigray Ethiopia Jobs

Job Id: 224107

Category: Agriculture

Location: Wukro, Tigray

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time


Job Description

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:

Project Background

Horti-LIFE is funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN) and implemented by SNV-Ethiopia in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture.

The aim is to increase the productivity and food safety in the horticultural sector by supporting smallholder farmers, rural SMEs and supporting institutions. The second phase of the project is (2019-2023).

The goal/purpose of the project is to Increase horticultural productivity via Farmers Field School (FFS) in 44 woreda’s across four regions; Support the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) in establishing a specialised Horticultural Extension System; Train and equip Spray Service Providers (SSP) and Kebele Pesticide Advisors (KPA);Support MoA and the private sector to formalise SSPs/KPAs and to improve the pesticide regulations; Integrate smallholders in horticultural chains via grants to investors who support farmers by improving the access to inputs, services and markets

SNV Ethiopia is looking for dynamic, experienced, talented, energetic, flexible, open and ready to learn candidates for a cluster
coordinator positions for Horti-LIFE Cluster coordinator for Wukro cluster in Tigray for its operation under Hortilife Project.

The project operates in clusters of 3 or 4 woreda’s. Each cluster has a Cluster Coordinator responsible for the planning, implementation and achievement of the project goals in his/her cluster of three woreda’s.

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Job Requirements


  • A MSc degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field (horticulture, plant science, agricultural economics, agricultural extension

  • Solid knowledge on horticultural production; especially pest management

  • Sound knowledge of horticulture extension system

  • Familiar with gender concepts and mainstreaming

  • Familiar with national strategies, functioning of government/ public sector, private sector and farmers organizations

  • Project management and planning, analytical skills combined with a practical and pragmatic approach oriented towards lasting results

  • Knowledge and experience with participatory techniques, coaching, networking, learning, alliance building and team building


  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in planning & implementation of agricultural/horticultural extension service and value chain development

  • Broad experience in capacity building, extension service, facilitation of multi-stakeholder processes, farmer organization strengthen, organizational learning, change processes, and strategy formulation

  • Experience in working on gender issues is an advantage

    How to Apply

    Candidates should apply by sending:

    i) A motivation letter including one page summary of experience

    ii) An updated Curriculum Vitae, - Mandatory

    iii) Names and contact details of three professional referees.

    If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by submitting your updated application and CV via ethio jobs net on or before 6 October 2019 at 5:00 PM.

    SNV Horti-LIFE Cluster coordinator position at Wukro cluster in Tigray Ethiopia Jobs

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