Field Extension Officers – 2 Positions

DanChurchAid (DCA) is working in Turkana, West Pokot, Baringo, Elgeyo Marakwet, Nyandarua, Nakuru, Busia and Siaya counties with refugees and local communities to enhance peace, livelihoods and resilience. DCA implements projects directly as well as through local partner organizations. For more information on DCA, please visit www.danchurchaid.org. **

DCA is seeking to recruit an experienced and energetic Kenyan National for the following position: Field Extension Officers – AgriTech Solutions Project (2 positions); The position holders will each be based in Nakuru or Nyandarua County and reports to the Programme Officers – AgriTech Solutions Project.

The main responsibilities of the FEO are:

  1. Facilitate and support the DCA Project Officer in the day-to-day implementation of Agri-extension services and Agri-business development; and financial inclusion and organisational capacity development through effective mobilisation, field-training support, and supervision of lead farmers.

  2. Support in the review and development of training materials and modules for food security, livelihoods and resilience initiatives

  3. Lead in the routine day to day monitoring and data management actions including filing of project data, routine data collection, analysis and updating of relevant project statistics

  4. Prepare weekly action plans and project progress reports to the project officers and project manager

  5. Undertake any other duties as may be assigned by the direct supervisor

Professional Qualifications:

  • Technical level education in agricultural extension, climate smart farming technologies or any other relevant academic qualification.
  • Technical skills and hands on experience in climate smart agro-extension services, financial inclusion work, agri-business support and organisational capacity development
  • Having worked for an MFI or as an Agricultural Extension worker is an added advantage.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a proven team player. Self-driven and results orientated in challenging rural working environments.

· Experience in training at field/community level and excellent reporting skills. Excellence in English, oral and written.

How to apply

Apply online thorugh: https://www.danchurchaid.org/join-us/jobs/national-vancancies/field-exte…

Only online applications will be accepted.

The deadline for applications is: 12th July 2020.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.**

DCA offers: The availability of the role is contingent upon contract finalisation by the donor. The position is for 3 years. DCA offers a salary package (salary, insurance, and benefits) in accordance to experience and DCA Kenya HR Manual.

DCA is an equal opportunity employer and all interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of race, gender, marital status and religious, political or ethnic affiliation. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

DCA conducts a thorough anti-terror check as part of the recruitment process. It is a prerequisite that you can pass this check and maintain this status throughout your employment period. **

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