Agriculture Officer (x1)
• Conduct business and financial literacy/management training for Income Generation program participants especially coffee farmers
• Organize, conduct and coordinate conferences, seminars, workshops and other events for Income-Generation participant groups especially coffee farmers
• Develop and foster networks with other coffee farmers group in Nambinzo ward.
• Partner with project groups to effectively plan, implement, and monitor Income Generation activities in Nambinzo ward regularly
• Supporting coffee farmers with agricultural inputs as microfinance loans
• Keeping up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases
• Ensuring that coffee farming activities is profitable and meets some projected financial targets
• Conduct market research and write proposals for coffee and some of coffee products in order to develop income generation activities.
• Monitoring every stage of preparatory stages and make sure are aligned with training provided with the consultant
• Make sure all agricultural inputs which was given as loan to them are used efficiently and accordingly to the instructions given by the consultant
• Make sure that power tillers and trailers are used properly for coffee project and not other activities
• Collecting loans repayment from coffee Income Generation Groups and records the revenue collected in every stage.
• Writing a report and share it with a manager at the Head Office.
• Frequently monitoring of the coffee farms of the beneficiaries.
• Collect and write reports of agricultural activities in Nambinzo and Shitungulu CDPs.
• Promoting collaboration in the implementation of Agricultural projects and programs in Nambinzo ward.
• Capacity building and backstopping on community mobilization in area of specialization.
• Promoting consultative forum with various stakeholders and collaborators within the ward.
• Organizing field days, demonstrations, shows, exhibitions and farmer tours.
• Establishment and management of information desks in Nambinzo and Shitungulu CDPs in Songwe region.
• Handling paperwork and keeping administrative records.
• Schedule and participate in regular meetings with Coffee Income Generation group beneficiaries.
• Identify performance/profit gaps in group activities and provide recommendations for improvement.
• Prepare and submit timely semi-annual, monthly, and weekly reports
• Other tasks assigned by Authorities.
Qualification and experience
• At least one year experience of working with coffee farmers
• A Diploma or Degree in Agriculture from a recognized institution of higher learning or related field.
• An excellent written and oral command of English
• Knowledge on Project Cycle Management, Humanitarian Principles, Cultural awareness (Cross cultural working, Inter-personal skills, dealing with local authorities, common ethical dilemmas)
• Excellent communication skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Must be energetic and passionate hard-working person with willingness to learn and grow
Interested and qualified Tanzanians are invited to send their applications with only enclosed Cover letter showing your competence and why you want to work with Good neighbors Tanzania. Detailed curriculum vitae containing the complete names of candidate, complete addresses (postal, email, phone); together with names and complete contact details of three referees. All application should be addressed to: E-mail: email@example.com Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted through their active mobile numbers and email. Good Neighbors Tanzania will not be responsible for transport and accommodation during the interview, there will be no refund for the expenses incurred.