Agriculture Field Monitor (2 Positions)

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Zomba, Malawi
  • Applications have closed

Save the Children

The Opportunity

Save the Children is inviting applications from suitably qualified personnel to fill the position of Agriculture Field Monitor (2 positions) for Titukulane Project to be based in Zomba and will be implemented in the following T/As; Kuntumanji, Mwambo, Nkumbira, Chikowi, Mbiza, Malemia, Mlumbe, Nkagula, Ntholowa, Ngwelero and Nkapita. The role Holder will be providing technical support in implementation of all Agricultural activities. S/he shall work with Program Integration Officer with dotted line to Agriculture Technical Coordinator to ensure delivery of Agriculture Extension Services to farmers. He /She will work in close collaboration with the NRM Field Monitor and Marketing Field Monitor and in the Titukulane project. S/he will be representing Save the Children in the Titukulane consortium working closely with Purpose 3 technical working group and project’s team in general in implementing activities for the project at district level. The Agriculture Field Monitor shall be accountable to Agriculture Technical Coordinator and shall provide progress reports and updates as well as recommendations on any required changes and adjustments on field activities.

“The positions are based in a local village community and would suit those who are currently living in or close to the implementing villages; or are comfortable to live there.”

In order to be successful you will bring/have: 

  • Minimum of a tertiary certificate in Agriculture, Natural Resources Management, Community Development or Rural Development or any other related field. Possession of diploma in related fields and Knowledge of DRR issues will be a plus.
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience in Agricultural Production activities
  • Demonstrated flexibility and creativity in planning and problem solving.
  • Demonstrated commitment to develop, acquire, document and apply best practices in related fields, and apply solutions to obstacles.
  • Proven ability to follow procedures, meet team objectives and work independently and cooperate with team members and diverse groups of people including government departments
  • Valid motorcycle driving license
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills including facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated supervision skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

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