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Field Training & Extension Team Lead - Market Systems & Input Project

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Teaching, training
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) is a public international organization (PIO) focused on increasing and sustaining food and agricultural productivity in developing countries through the development and transfer of effective and environmentally sound crop nutrient technology and agribusiness expertise. IFDC has been active in Uganda since 2012 implementing the Netherlands Embassy-funded CATALIST-Uganda Agribusiness Project (Catalyzed Accelerated Agricultural Intensification for Social and Environmental Stability) from 2012-2016, the REACH Market Systems Project (Resilient Efficient Agribusiness Chains) 2016-2020 and the 2SCALE Regional Agribusiness Incubation (Toward Sustainable Clusters in Agribusiness through Learning in Entrepreneurship Project (2012-2018).




Project Description

IFDC is recruiting for 1-2 anticipated USAID Market Systems & Input Project(s) (2018-2022) that will serve to sustainably increase smallholder farmer incomes; increase the availability, affordability and accessibility of farm inputs; improve the nutritional status of women and children; and increase the resilience of the agriculture and food system to the changing climate using a market systems approach.


Responsibilities

  1. Coordinate/deliver field training to extension agents from government, private sector and project partners, with a focus on training-of-trainers and using a market systems methodology.
  2. Manage team of field-based staff and partners.
  3. Responsible for the development of extension and training materials, based on technical input from the agronomists and public and private partners.
  4. Work closely with the productivity team to ensure that that training feedback is incorporated into training material design.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Teaching, training
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Training requirements analysis; Training delivery; Training program planning; Team leadership
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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International Fertilizer Development Center

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 500-1000 people

The International Fertilizer Development Center (known as IFDC) is a science-based public international organization working to alleviate global hunger by introducing improved agricultural practices and fertilizer technologies to farmers and by linking farmers to markets. Headquartered in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, USA, the organization has projects in over 25 countries.


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