SNV recrute 01 Project Field Officer (Vegetable business network)

SNV recrute 01 Project Field Officer (Vegetable business network)


Woliso, Oromia, Ethiopia
Project Field Officer (Vegetable business network)
Woliso, Oromia, Ethiopia
Contract type: National employment contract
Company Description
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is an international development organisation established in 1965. SNV has a local presence in more than 25 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, providing market-driven solutions in Agriculture, Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). Our team of 1,300 specialists and generalists, nationals and internationals, women and men, young and more seasoned colleagues are the backbones of SNV.
SNV, in response to the 1974 drought in northern Ethiopia, started working on the Food for Work Program, called Kobbo-Lalibella Road Construction project – which involved 6000 farmers. Successfully completing the project, SNV started implementing other rural development projects focusing, particularly, on capacity development of key stakeholders in different sectors. Currently, we are working in Agriculture, Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene sectors to making a lasting difference in the lives of people. SNV strives to ensure that women, men and youth balance benefits from their efforts. Presently, SNV Ethiopia is implementing over 14 projects in more than 369 woredas; Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa City Administrations, Afar, Amhara, Benishangul Gumuz, Gambella, Oromia, Somali, Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples Region, and Tigray National Regional States.
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Job Description
Project Background
Veggies 4 Planet & People is a four year project (Aug 2020 to July 2024) funded by the IKEA Foundation and implemented in Oromia by SNV-Ethiopia in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture. The overall objective of the project is to create jobs and income, particularly for youth and women, in the vegetable sector in Ethiopia and Kenya, and to improve environmental and human health through safe production of vegetables.
The job role and responsibilities are depreciated below:
Financial and Administrative Management
Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting
Networking and Representation
Terms of Appointment
This is a full-time position with the successful candidate being contracted on a 2 year.  SNV is a global organization committed to bringing different people, ideas, and perspectives together.
A minimum of BSc degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field (horticulture, plant science, agricultural economics, agricultural extension, etc.)
Solid knowledge on horticultural production; Good knowledge on regenerative agriculture is important.
Sound knowledge of horticulture extension system
Familiar with women and youth concepts and mainstreaming
Work experience
 A minimum of 5 years of work experience in agricultural/horticultural extension service and value chain development
Broad experience in capacity building, extension service.
Experience in working on women and youth employment is an advantage.
Necessary Skill
Energetic and motivating attitude
Pragmatic and solution orientated approach
Team player with networking abilities.
Fluent in English (official working language of SNV) and Afaan Oromo.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Computer skill
Motorbike license
Additional Information
 Candidate apply by sending:
i) A motivation letter including one-page summary of experience (mandatory)
ii) An updated Curriculum Vitae, (mandatory)
iii) Names and contact details of three professional referees.
· If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by clicking on the I’m Interested button and complete your application in our house recruitment system on or before 26 November 2020.
· The Title of the Position You are applying for MUST be mentioned on the subject of your motivation letter.
· Women candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
NB. Only shortlisted Applicant will be contacted


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