Agriculture Officer

Caritas Czech Republic an international NGO active in humanitarian aid and development cooperation, planning an emergency response project focusing on Livelihoods of newly arrived refugees from DRC and host community, is looking for an Agriculture Officer.

Responsibilities

Duty station: Mantapala and Nchelenge, Nchelenge District, Luapula Province

Support and assist the Project Coordinator

Activities according to project document such as agriculture related capacity building and technical support of small scale farmers, training and technical support in Conservation Agriculture, support in development of agribusinesses and value- chains, vegetable gardens & small livestock production, organization of trainings, market linkages, monitoring &follow-up, land management and agroforestry, beekeeping, development of training materials etc.

Cooperate with field staff on activity planning and their implementation

Maintain necessary project administration

Report regularly; draw up action plans, assessment of progress, formulation of new project opportunities, proactive approach to secure new funds, etc.

Qualifications

Tertiary education (university/college degree in agriculture, agronomy, marketing or any related subject)

Four (4) years of proven experience in agriculture-related sector and cooperatives, experience in value-chains and agro-processing is an advantage

Proven experience in project implementation, preferably development projects will be considered

Experience working with international organizations or NGOs is an advantage

Fluent in English and Bemba – written and spoken, Swahili is an advantage

Excellent computer skills – MS office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and internet

Integrity and willingness to work and produce results in a dynamic environment

Excellent organizational and coordination skills

Good time management, commitment, team worker, reliable and hardworking, able to work under pressure and in challenging environment

How to apply

Submit your full application consisting of CV (max 3 pages) and motivation letter to the email below:

Application deadline
30 Dec 22:00
Email applications to
jobs.zambia@caritas.cz
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