World Vision International

Field Facilitator

Job Description

Position: Field Facilitator x 12

Purpose of the Position:

Supports ward level implementation of the agricultural extension, facilitate market linkages, gender action learning, cell phone based extensions, ISAL’s and nutrition of the Ensuring Nutrition, Transforming and Empowering Rural Farmers and Promoting Resilience in Zimbabwe (ENTERPRIZE) grant. Responsible for implementation of all programme components at ward level.

Major Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of project goal, activities include farmer field schools, demo sites, ISAL’s, nutrition and gender 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 crop and livestock productivity using good agricultural practices.

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

  • Monitor crop/livestock performance in target district/wards.

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

  • Mobilizing and registration of farmers into farmer groups and training of these groups with the assistance of MOLARR staff and community based mobilization.

Knowledge and Skills:

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

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

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

  4. Knowledge on livelihoods programming.

  5. Motorcycle driving license a must.