Zoa Relief I HopeI Recovery Agriculture / Horticulture Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Zoa Relief I HopeI Recovery Agriculture / Horticulture Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 224944

Category: Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resource

Location: Wanthoa, Gambela

Employment Type: Full time


Job Description

About ZOA

ZOA works with committed and motivated staff in serving millions of people affected by poverty, disaster, injustice and conflicts. Through the efforts of our dedicated staff, we are able to bring Signs of Hope and to support people who suffer due to armed conflict or natural disasters by helping them to rebuild their livelihoods.

We value our employees and offer a wide range of benefits to meet the specific needs of our staff and their families.


He/she plans, organizes, coordinates and monitors the l activities in the program office and coordinates this with the other related Livelihoods and food security Officers in the camps and hosting communities; facilitates and follows up recruitment of livelihood animators based on ZOA's rules and regulations; prepares activity plans and budgets; facilitates and coordinate provision of all necessary inputs for livelihood and food security activities; conducts assessment of livelihood and food security programs; prepares and submits periodic project activity reports.

Typical Responsibilities - Key end Results of the Position:

  • Coordinate and supervise the implementation of the agriculture/horticulture livelihoods and agricultural activities in a timely manner with both refugees, IDPs and the host community in camps and woreda settings.
  • Coordinate and supervise the implementation of the agriculture based Vocational Skills Training (VST) basically on crop production, livelihood and agricultural activities in a timely manner with both refugees and the host community in camp and woreda/village settings.
  • Coordinate and supervise the set up and/or monitoring of trainees or agriculture/horticulture and general crop production group of beneficiaries in order to create production and market linkages between the host and refugee communities.
  • Facilitate agriculture/horticulture related training activities with agriculture and natural resource bureau experts/ training providers as needed.
  • Ensure technical quality and accuracy of ZOA agricultural, food security and livelihood projects;
  • Conduct regular field visits in the camp and woreda/village setting to project sites to verify quality/progress of food security, agricultural and livelihood program interventions.
  • Build, maintain and strengthen relationships and linkages with local authorities, communities, NGOs, UN, ARRA and other key stakeholders in the area of agriculture, food security and livelihood
  • Provide quality reports timely have a proper documentation
  • Conduct related assessments and stakeholder analysis.
  • Follow-up and
    supports the preparation of reports for the concerned government offices and donors.
  • Acquaint new agricultural technology & disseminate to the rural community and in refugee camp setting.
  • Serve as a bridge between Host communities & refugees production and integration.
  • Undertake all activities related agriculture/horticulture /production & development including study the market for community development and value chains.
  • Strengthen the relationships with similar stalk holders in Gambella, like Gambella university and Gambella research center for the sustainability of the project and strong collaboration.
  • Performs other related tasks as required

    Dealing with Problems:

  • Work with the Livelihood and food security facilitators, DAs to provide guidance at the program office level as well as oversee agriculture/horticulture activities through providing technical support and guidance.

    Communications and Working Relationships:

    Should be able to have a medium level of interaction with government officials to facilitate project activities

    Job Requirements

    Educational Qualification and Experience

  • B.Sc or Master’s Degree in Agriculture/horticulture/field crop production or other relevant field preferred
  • Minimum 4 years’ for degree and 2 years for masters relevant professional experience regarding agricultural and business, working with refugees
  • Proven experience in Gambella region with hosting communities and refugees and similar to the sector

    Skills Specific to the Post

  • Commitment to the vision and mission of ZOA Relief \Hope\ Recovery;
  • Excellent understanding of local context preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to meet strict deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members in a cross-cultural environment
  • Ability to work in hardship conditions
  • Good Communications Skill both English and local language

    How to Apply

    If you are interested in this position, please apply via ethiojobs.net by sending your CV and a motivation letter indicating your suitability for this position to before the due date

    Please provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in your CV or motivation letter. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years .

    Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. It is our aim to inform candidates of their status in the recruitment process within 4 weeks after the vacancy has closed.

    A written test will be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

    Zoa Relief I HopeI Recovery Agriculture / Horticulture Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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