Caritas Czech Republic
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Field Officer

Caritas Czech Republic An international NGO active in humanitarian aid and development cooperation is implementing a project with the title ‘Promoting the Production and Consumption of Nutritious Foods through an Integrated Multi-Sectoral Approach in Mongu, Kaoma and Mumbwa

Responsibilities:

  • Support and assist the Project Coordinator and/ Project Officer
  • Ensure implementation of activities according to project document such as mobilisation of communities, support of school program (model gardens, sensitisation of pupils, promotion of good household hygiene and handwashing practices, sensitisation of common diseases among pregnant and lactating women, promotion of ‘Good Food’ logo, mobilisation and selection of farmers and cooperatives, support organization of trainings and any other relevant activities, participate in procurement process
  • Cooperate with Project Coordinator, Agriculture Officer and Nutrition Officer on activity planning, implementation of activities and reporting
  • Participates on assessments, data collection, processing and analysis of project related data
  • Maintain necessary project administration

Requirements:

  • Tertiary education (university/college degree in agriculture, agronomy, marketing or any related subject)
  • Min 2 years of proven experience in agriculture-related sector and cooperatives, experience in value-chains and agro-processing, nutrition, public health is an advantage
  • Proven experience in community mobilization and field work
  • Motorcycle driving license
  • Excellent computer skills – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and internet
  • Experience working with international organizations or NGOs is an advantage
  • Fluent in English and knowledge of relevant local language for specific district – written and spoken
  • Ability to work with different partners, local authorities, local organizations and NGOs, to develop and maintain positive relationships
  • Integrity and willingness to work and produce results in a dynamic environment
  • Good time management, commitment, team worker, reliable and hardworking, able to work under pressure and in challenging environment

Duty station: Mongu or Kaoma, Western Province or Mumbwa District, Central Province Zambia (indicate in your motivation letter and Subject email preferred duty station)

Position: national

Starting date: June 2019

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit your full application consisting of CV (max 3 pages) and motivation letter (1 page) to the email to the following email address: Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please use the following subject in your email/post: Agriculture Officer – Mongu.

For the title of cover letter and curriculum vitae, follow this wording:

Surname, Name, Agriculture Officer – Mongu– curriculum vitae

Surname, Name, Agriculture Officer – Mongu– cover letter

Application deadline
29 May 15:00
Email applications to
jobs.zambia@caritas.cz

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