Agricultural Field Officer Job in Kakamega, Kenya – Welthungerhilfe / German Agro Action

Welthungerhilfe / German Agro Action is an International NGO operating in various Counties in Kenya and is currently looking for qualified personnel to fill the following position for a fixed term period to be based at our Western Region – Kakamega and Bungoma Field Offices.

Agricultural Field Officer

1 Post – Kakamega

To qualify as an Agricultural Field Officer, the candidate must possess the following: –

  • BSc in Agribusiness, Agricultural Education & Extension, Agricultural Economics or related field, from a recognized university;

or

  • Diploma in Agricultural Education & Extension, Agricultural Economics or related field, from a recognized university.
  • a minimum 2-years of progressive experience in setting up and implementing livelihoods or income generating projects preferably with an NGO.
  • Experience in implementing soil protection projects
  • Experience working with local implementing partners, Farmer Based Organizations county governments, donors and local communities;
  • Ability to conduct educational trainings that provide farmers with information that can help them improve agricultural productivity and marketing.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Community Mobilization skills highly required
  • Good communicator with analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of local languages (Kakamega) will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications which should include a one-page cover letter clearly stating their motivation, qualifications, salary expectation, a must and detailed CV with contact details of three professional referees.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applications must only be through email to:

co.ken.recruitment@welthungerhilfe.de

Addressed to:

The Human Resources Manager,
Welthungerhilfe / German Agro Action,
P.O Box 38829-00623
Nairobi

Note

  • Application deadline: 20th February 2020
  • Availability should be immediate.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Job Summary:
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Kakamega

Kakamega, Kenya
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Kakamega County

Kenya
Agriculture and Agribusiness, NGO and UN, Project Management
Updated: February 17, 2020 — 7:57 am