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Assistant Farm Manager
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- Diploma, Associate's degree
- Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
- Manager (team leader)
- Full Time
e Roots is a strategic food security programme whose vision is to ensure there is enoughfood for everyone everywhere. The programme works with small community DevelopmentGroups and schools within our Sites and provides them with training to use simple buteffective technologies to grow their own food and develop their livelihoods. e RootsProgramme provides the structure, oversight and accountability required to ensure farmersmove from dependency to self sufficiency. Groups are self governed, directed andmaintained by farmers taking full ownership of their futures.
Diploma in Agriculture.
Good knowledge of current trends in agriculture (organic farming, value addition, green house farming, animal husbandry and improvement, agribusiness etc.)
Five years hands-on experience in food security development at community level.
Experience working with resource poor small scale farmers.
Well-developed community training skills and experience in use of participatory approaches.
Good interpersonal skills and proficient in English and Kiswahili
Basic financial accounting and management skills are highly desirable.
Excellent report writing skills
Good time management and organization skills
- Mobilize, guide the community in developing their Action Plans
Monitor and evaluate e Roots project progress. Offer extension services to Chalice Sponsored Families to ensure that they are producing enough food for their families and surplus for the markets
Maintain to standards Site and community demonstration plots
Work closely with schools to initiate and support agricultural clubs and demonstration plots for learning as well as supplement school feeding programme
Prepare and submit quarterly progress reports including harvest, financial and procurement reports
Collaborate /Network with Government agencies, research institutions and other NGOs to influence policies and practices as well as improve learning
Prepare project operating budgets and monitored the same to ensure the project is implemented within approved budget.
Ensure that donor regulations are adhered to and that necessary administrative, financial and implementation controls are observed
Plan and coordinate all e Roots project activities within the site.
Build the capacities of the Community Development Group (CDG)
Develop Site e Roots annual work plans, quarterly work schedule and community capacity building schedule.
Participate in the sponsorship program as may be delegated or assigned by the Site Director.
General InformationSalary range
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: Not specifiedContract type
: PermanentJob type
: Full TimeLocation
: NairobiArea of work
: Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlifeSeniority
: Manager (team leader)
Job RequirementsRequired education
: Diploma, Associate's degreeRequired relevant work experience
: 5 yearsRequired skills
: Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Cost tracking, analysis; Capacity planning; Programme management; Agriculture and natural resourcesRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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