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Posted Jan 10

Agriculture Officer; Adult Education Coordinator in Africa; Productive Safety-net (PSNP) Officer

Food for the Hungry International- Ethiopia (FH Ethiopia)
Ethiopia Full Time

Agriculture Officer

Assosa or Bambasi

Job Description

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Prepare detailed activity and budget plan of the conservation agriculture project activities, farmers, DAs & community workers capacity building trainings; organizing and coordinating experience sharing visits, farmers field days and demonstration plots activities, training SHGS and school environment clubs, organizing environment days, etc…
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly, bi-annual, annual, etc… (Periodical reports) to Senior project officer and project manager for internal use and compile and submit to all partners.
  • Closely work with all partners/stakeholders and prepare joint action plan for smooth implementation, maintain smooth relationship with all partners in order to ensure the benefits of the target people in the community.
  • Collect and compile early warning data from the respective woreda and prepare monthly and quarterly early warning reports
  • Facilitate the activities at each kebele’s demonstration plot, rendering of technical supports at each CA farmer’s plot; formation of Self Help Groups (SHGs) and technical supports of school environment clubs.
  • Organize different conservation agriculture trainings for DAs, community workers and farmers planned by the project
  • Liaise the project office with line government offices, community leaders and other partners regarding conservation agriculture activities, capacity building and technical supports.
  • Contribute for smooth working relationships with staff and stakeholders.
  • Maintain good working relationship with staff and partners.
  • Supervise and give technical support to community workers at their working sites/kebeles.
  • Monitor the activities under his custody regularly and ensures quality output.
  • Generate new project ideas and facilitate the preparation of proposal in agriculture, capacity building and agricultural input supports.
  • Organize and conduct different trainings, experience sharing visits, farmers’ field days and workshops to CA farmers, SHGs, etc… with community workers and relevant line offices.

Duration of Contract: Up to September 30, 2017, with a possibility of extension

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Education- B.Sc. In Agriculture (Plant Science or Agriculture Extension) or relevant field of study
  • Three years relevant experience in similar programs preferably in NGO settings

Special Training- Computer literate


Adult Education Coordinator in Africa

at Africa Reg. Director and Sr. Coordinator of Education Programs

Job Description

MISSION STATEMENT

Motivated by Christ’s love, this position plays a key role in promoting the wholistic ministry of Food for the Hungry (FH) through the framework of the organization’s vision, “God called and we responded until physical and spiritual hungers ended worldwide”. In order to accomplish this vision, FH’s mission is to “walk with churches leaders and families in overcoming all forms of human poverty by living in healthy relationship with God and His creation”.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Adult Education Coordinator will design, develop, and adapt maternal child health, child development, and agriculture curriculum, and provide training and technical support, focusing on social and behavioral change (SBC) for the F H Disaster and Food Assistance programs in DRC and Ethiopia.

The ideal candidate for this position will have eligibility to work in and will already reside in one of these locations: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Bukavu, DRC; Kigali, Rwanda; or Nairobi, Kenya. A relocation reimbursement or an expat allowance package is not available for this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Key Result #1 – Develop and adapt visual aids and trainers materials for the USAID- funded DFAP program in DRC and Ethiopia (75% of time).

Key Result #2 – Provide leadership and technical / programmatic backstopping support for FH Education Projects in the region (20% of time).

Key Result #3 – Staff management, development, and security (5% of time).

Reports To: Africa Reg. Director and Sr. Coordinator of Education Programs


Productive Safety-net (PSNP) Officer

at one of South Gonder or Wag Zone Projects

Job Description

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all concerned bodies at Woreda level have good understanding about the goal and objectives of the program through different meetings, trainings and workshops
  • Create good networking with Woreda, Kebele and Community Food Security Task Forces and other concerned government partners and assist them in activities which relate with the PSNP
  • Closely supervise, Monitor and Evaluate field activities based on the schedule to ensure the accomplishment of PW activities with good quality and quantity
  • Supervise and monitor field staffs, regularly coach and fill staff’s performance evaluation in order to motivate and fill gaps at the proper time
  • Ensure the accomplishment of PW activities on the right time to enable the commodity transfer as per the schedule on monthly basis
  • Engage in the preparation of periodic plans and accomplishment reports ( Annual, biannual, quarterly and monthly Budget/cash flow and physical activity plan and report, purchase plan, annual commodity plan, vehicle plan, plan for field visit, etc)
  • Ensure Proper management of the organization tools, Equipments and materials which assigned under the component
  • Ensure timely commodity distribution for intended beneficiaries
  • Ensure clear and net documentation of every relevant information under the component

Duration of contract: One year (Renewable) with 45 days probation period

Job Requirements

Academic qualification

  • Bachelor degree in Soil & Water Conservation, Agricultural Engineering, Land resource Management, Natural Resource management, Forestry or other related fields;

Work experience

  • Minimum of 3 years experience preferably in an NGO setting. Prior experience in a similar public work project is an added advantage.

Other requirements

  • Computer literate & good command of the English language


How to Apply

Women Candidates are highly encouraged to apply

Competent candidates can submit their application to with CV and Application to: recruitment_fhe@fh.org or

Human Resource Office

Food for the Hungry International/Ethiopia

PO Box 4181 Addis Ababa

Candidates MUST refer the position title on the on subject of line of their application

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