World Vision NGO Agronomy Assistant-ENRICH Jobs in Tanzania
World Vision NGO Agronomy Assistant-ENRICH Jobs in Tanzania Purpose of the position:
To provide technical support to ENRICH Project in working with small holder farmers in order to develop better farming conditions to improve productivity and household’s nutrition.
The holder of the position should communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.Facilitate appropriation of locally identified bio-fortified crops and production scaling up
Provide technical support to farmers on production, harvesting, storage and marketing of bio-fortified dense crops, seed multiplication and support in animal husbandry
Facilitate the mobilization, training and monitoring of local institutions (Saving Groups, Commercial Producer Groups and Commercial Villages) for more impactful and sustainable transformational development.
Support community groups and HHs in the assessment and production of agro-ecologically appropriate micronutrient-dense fruits, vegetables and animal-source foods
Participate in designing, planning and implementing innovative approaches to agricultural and value chain activities
Organize, prepare and facilitate ToT and other trainings to selected community members on specific sustainable and environmentally appropriate agronomic techniques
Provide appropriate extension services in crop production and management amongst smallholder farmers focusing on diversification and intensification of agricultural production and promoting integration into value chain activities.
Develop and provide appropriate linkages with various like-minded partners i.e research institutions, NGOs, government authorities, government programs, etc
Facilitate appropriation of locally identified bio-fortified crops and production scaling up
Provide regular and timely reports on project trainings and other activities to supervisor and field colleagues on the progress of project implementation
Participate in project trainings, surveys, monitoring exercises, and donor, country and head office visits as required
Education/Knowledge/Technical SkillsB.Sc. in Agronomy, Agriculture General, Horticulture, Agricultural Extension and Education or related field
Required work experience
Candidate must have at least 3 years of working experience in the agriculture sector with preferred knowledge in bio-fortification.
Experience in Project design and implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting
Excellent interpersonal skills, proven networking, team-building, organizational and communication skills
Good Computer skills in MS office i.e Excel, Word, Power Point, etc is essential
Significant experience of working with government officials, community groups and communities
Prior experience with donor-funded programs
Must be fluent in English and Swahili
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Willing to work in rural areas with frequent visits to the field
On call: During working hours unless there is an emergency
How to Apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 8th January 2019
For more information and job application details, see; World Vision NGO Agronomy Assistant-ENRICH Jobs in Tanzania
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