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Community Mobilizer (IF&HF Lambwe Project

Lambwe Valley
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

Purpose of the Position:

The position will support the Project Manager –IFFHP Project to carry out implementation of the Project. The aim of the project is to economically empower vulnerable HHs, youth, and promote nutrition sensitive interventions that build household resilience in general in Homabay County.

The jobholder will work in close collaboration with the Project Manager- Integrated Fish and Horticulture Farming project, other projects staff, Homabay County Government line ministries including Ministry of Agriculture especially Fisheries Department, Agricultural Sector Development Support Programme – Homabay County, Ministry of Enterprise Development, and other stakeholders on the ground including agro-processing companies.

She/he will also be expected to integrate the grant with other Child Well-being outcomes in line with the WVK Strategic priorities

In order to perform this role effectively, the Community Mobilizer must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others

Major Responsibilities:

Provide support in Integrated Fish and Horticulture Farming Project (IFFHP) to the local structures partnering with project

Ensure that program design, evaluation, plans and strategies incorporate program specific Integrated Fish Farming and Horticulture Project (IFFHP) related local community issues

Apply context-based and appropriate mix of applicable fish farming models like Model / Champion

Farmer Models; Farmer Field Schools among others.

Work with the Area Program to ensure proper planning and integration of Integrated Fish Farming and Horticulture Project (IFFHP) interventions.

Work with local structures e.g saving groups, Value addition groups, commercial producer groups, farmers and other relevant stakeholders

Mobilize community for the uptake of Integrated Fish Farming and Horticulture Project (IFFHP) interventions

Coordination, supervision and monitoring of Integrated Fish Farming and Horticulture Project (IFFHP) Interventions.

Ensure timely and appropriate utilization of budgeted resources for of Integrated Fish Farming and Horticulture Project (IFFHP) interventions.

Work with partners such as Ministry of agriculture, Ministry of Water and Environment among others

to collect, document and report on of Integrated Fish Farming and Horticulture Project (IFFHP) Interventions.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Diploma in Fisheries Management / Aquaculture

  • Degree in Fisheries Management / Aquaculture from a recognized institution will be an added advantage

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with regards to Fish-based Value Chains Development, fish hatchery management, fingerlings production, packaging of fingerlings and brood stock, water quality assessment, testing and control.

  • Ability to communicate in the local dialect (Dholuo)

  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid licence

  • Must be computer literate in office suite (word, excel, access etc.)