Deadline: 20 August 2021
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of National Expert Crops and Extension in Harare, Zimbabwe. The duration of this post is 11 months.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.
Key Job Responsibilities
The National Expert Crops and Extension will perform the following functions-
- Assume overall technical responsibility for the smooth implementation of the activities in accordance with the project documents and the TOR, offering technical support and oversight to MLAFWRR.
- Manage the day-to-day implementation and monitoring of the project activities, including workshops, trainings and periodic meetings supporting procurement through provision of technical specifications and coordinating evaluations of bids and monitoring and facilitating the delivery of contracted activities liaising with MLAFWRR and other stakeholders.
- Prepare and submit reports on quarterly progress of project’s implementation as well as the final report.
- Prepare and submit a draft terminal statement in accordance with FAO procedures, which, after review, finalization and clearance by the LTO will be submitted by FAO to the MLAFWRR.
- Monitor activity implementation to ensure delivery according to the workplan timeline, drawing up lessons learnt and course corrections, and support monitoring of expenditures to ensure project-related costs stay within the allocated budget.
- Advanced University Degree in Agricultural Economics, Agronomy or related field from a recognized institution.
- At least 10 year’s relevant field experience in agricultural extension with demonstrated knowledge of the pluralistic extension approach.
- Good project planning, implementation and monitoring skills
- Good communication, reporting and presentation skills
- Working knowledge of English.
- Nationality of Zimbabwe.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit FAO.