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Livestock & Marketing Facilitator (3)

12116-09N12132
Harare
30-Nov-18
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
2+ Years

Position Title: Livestock & Marketing Facilitator (3)

Locations: Buhera, Makoni & Mt Darwin

BACKGROUND

World Vision seeks to recruit qualified Livestock & Marketing Facilitators for an anticipated livestock value chain project in Zimbabwe. World Vision and its partners will support the development of a strong, competitive Livestock Value Chain that promotes enhanced trade, employment creation, food security and inclusive green economic growth; as well as improving the enabling environment for a sustainable and inclusive in Zimbabwe.

Purpose of the Position:

To support ward level implementation of livestock extension/development and market linkages, gender and environment mainstreaming, pluralistic extension services and Savings Groups under the beef development project. Responsible for implementation of all project components at ward level.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of project goal, activities; include farmer field schools, demonstration sites, Savings Groups, market linkages and gender and environment mainstreaming.

  • Facilitate capacity building of agricultural public extension staff, improving agricultural extension services for small holder farmers.

  • Support Farmer Field Schools and Lead Farmer groups to enhance livestock productivity using good agricultural practices.

  • Provide regular support and monitoring of demonstration sites at ward level.

  • Monitor livestock performance in target district/wards.

  • Produce regular and timely consolidated progress reports for the District Field Officer.

  • Mobilizing and registration of farmers into farmer groups and training of these groups with the assistance of public and private extension staff.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Degree in Agriculture, Economics, Animal Science or any other related field.

  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role in the NGO sector.

  • Demonstrated ability in the design and effective use of training materials.

  • Knowledge on livelihoods programming.

  • Motorcycle riding license, as well riding experience a must.

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.