Agricultural Extension Worker- SFL ADIMAP Non-profit Jobs – Send a Cow (SAC) UK

Organisation: Send
a Cow (SAC) UK
Duty Station: Gulu,
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
About US:
Send a Cow (SAC) was
founded in the UK in 1988 to help transform lives, by helping African families
and orphans to grow enough food to eat, sell their produce and develop small
businesses that last. They have provided livestock, seeds, training and ongoing
support, to help over a million lives and their families that live in abject
poverty. The Send a Cow Group currently constitutes Country Programmes in seven
African countries plus the UK and USA, together with a Group Executive which is
based in the UK.
Job Summary:  The Agricultural Extension Worker- SFL ADIMAP
will be responsible for spearheading the use of and capacity building of the
beneficiaries in sustainable organic agricultural practices and establish and
maintain relationships with Farmer Groups, liaise with Project Partners and
District Authorities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Formulate detailed work plans to implement activities which address
    identified Sustainable agriculture development needs of project
    participants, families and communities.
  • Coordinate and Participate in implementing follow- up, training and
    retraining plans for staff/partners and to the selected farmer groups or
    associations and advise on any other emerging development needs.
  • Reporting on follow up, trainings, support provided to groups,
    monitoring and evaluation activities, farm productivity, sustainable
    organic agriculture.
  • Documentation of success stories and case studies
  • Ensure farmers are followed up regularly and re-training programs in
    sustainable agriculture is implemented.
  • Coordinate Peer Farmer Development individually and as a Group.
  • Participate in streamlining gender equity in groups and individual
    families
  • Training families in good farm management practices.
  • Collecting data for continuous updates of SACU Program data bases
    including web based systems.
  • Contribute to grant proposals as required.
  • Ensure good networking and collaboration relationships with
    government and other development partners in the project area

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Send a Cow UK Agricultural Extension Worker-
    SFL ADIMAP job should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture
    or any related field OR a Diploma in Agriculture or any related field with
    experience.   
  • Field development experience involving application of sustainable
    agriculture methodologies
  • Knowledge in extension services delivery
  • Experience of monitoring and managing budgets and work plans
  • Knowledge of environmental good practice            
  • Experience in NGO work.
  • Community development experience
  • Experience in research and development
  • Ability to encourage and enable the rural poor, working within their
    communities
  • Ability to deliver training programmes
  • Numerate
  • Good communication skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Basic Excel and Database skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good networking skills.
  • Able to work well with government and other development partners
  • Good computer skills.
  • Knowledge of the language of the community      
  • Ability to build high quality group dynamics
  • Ability to manage conflict and deal positively with setbacks
Personal Qualities           
  • Have empathy with Send a Cow’s Christian foundation and core values
  • An initiator and self-driven
  • A good eye for detail
  • A team player.
  • Flexible.
  • Understands the importance of confidentiality     
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their completed
application forms, download
here
, with copies of your academic documents to
applications@sendacow.org indicating the job applied for as the subject.
Deadline: 24th August 2018 by 5:00 PM
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