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Agriculture Development Specialist

Job Description

NOTE: ONLY CAMBODIAN NATIONALS MAY APPLY FOR THIS POSITION

World Vision International is an international Christian Humanitarian Organization working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation and seek justice. Our Cambodia Office is seeking for one (01)qualified Cambodian candidate to fill in the position below:

JOB ID: NO-FY17-F024

Position:Agriculture Development Specialist

Location:Phnom Penh

Salary & Benefit Package: USD 970– USD 1,212 per month dependent on your experience and qualifications

I. THE PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

In line with the Cambodia Sustainable Business Development Projects (CSBD) adopted Local Value Chain Development approach, and working with TLs and PCs of CSBD and relevant stakeholders, this position will lead market-based agriculture technical development towards improving farmer production and productivity in accordance with market demand.

II. THE PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

  1. Take a lead and provide market based agricultural technical development in CSBD project to equip AC member capacity in order to increase production yields for crops in market demand.

  2. Take a lead and provide on-going agricultural technical support and capacity building and coaching to all TLs, PCs and project team

  3. Build strong network with private sectors/company to get their training services for AC and promote for contract farming

  4. Guide to TL/PC to ensure the implementing activities on agriculture part of the project are fully compliance to Donor, Support Office and National Office policies (e.g. child protection, fraud, etc.).

III. REQUIREMENTS

  1. Bachelor of Agriculture in Agronomy, or related field.

  2. At least 5 year experiences in managing agriculture development programing including economic development

  3. Advice/Track record in helping farmers increase agricultural production yields

  4. Demonstrated experience in relationship development, supporting/empowering and/or coaching others and networking

  5. Demonstrated experience in increasing transitioning smallholder farmers from subsistence to larger-scale commercial production

  6. Demonstrated experience in contract farming arrangements

  7. Demonstrated experience in development, community empowerment, working with community based organisations.

  8. Strong experience in networking.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Please follow the link: http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-cambodia, click APPLY ONLINE and attach your completed World Vision Application Form, CV and Cover Letter.

  2. If you cannot see the job announcement on World Vision website through the link above(1): Please copy job ID: NO-FY17-F024 to be your email subject ONLY and attach your completed Application Form, CV and Cover Letter to Email: [email protected] or contact us at Tel: 023 216 052 Ext: 121

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World Vision Cambodia is committed to the principles of workplace diversity. Qualified women and disabled people are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be notified. Applications and CVs will not be returned.

WVI is committed to the protection of children. We do not employ staff whose background is not aligned to our child protection practices. Hence employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Closing date is 9 June 2017 at 17:00