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Livestock Extension Worker - Kamwenge

Closing: Oct 3, 2022

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Published: Sep 23, 2022 (13 days ago)

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Ensure successful delivery of
the project, relationships with Farmer Groups, liaison with Project Partners
and District Authorities, and oversight and provision of information to
enable management of budgets, plans and donor contracts.

The Livestock Extension Worker
should have a good overview of the breadth of the Send a Cow Programme, but
will have a prime responsibility for the Livestock aspects of the project.


Bachelor’s
degree in veterinary medicine and or Animal production and management.  Bachelors and Diploma in Agriculture with a
bias in livestock.  4- 5 years in
experience in community training.


Responsibilities


Ensure successful delivery of
the project, relationships with Farmer Groups, liaison with Project Partners
and District Authorities, and oversight and provision of information to
enable management of budgets, plans and donor contracts.

The Livestock Extension Worker
should have a good overview of the breadth of the Send a Cow Programme, but
will have a prime responsibility for the Livestock aspects of the project.


Bachelor’s
degree in veterinary medicine and or Animal production and management.  Bachelors and Diploma in Agriculture with a
bias in livestock.  4- 5 years in
experience in community training.


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The Livestock
Extension Workers role is to mobilize, profile and enroll youth into the
project.

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Facilitate the
establishment of sustainable community structures this will include, village
agents, community animal health workers, milk aggregation point at subcounty
and district level.

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S/he is tasked with
the responsibility of training, coaching and mentoring of project participants.

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Support youth to model
their business, develop business plans and facilitate business to business
engagement.

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Provide business
incubation mentorship to the village agent, community animal health workers,
milk aggregation centers, production groups and support business start-ups.

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Assessment of youth
and matching them to apprenticeship opportunities of their choice.

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Conduct monitoring of
youth under apprenticeship and linking to employment opportunities.

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Mentor youth in value
addition and product development

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Assess youth and mentor them to
participate in innovation challenge model

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Support youth to
access business development enterprises both financial and non-financial
linkages.

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Implement programme interventions as
determined by the Enterprise Development Office in line with the Project Plan
and monitor progress and impact in the project.

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Compile and submit project and
programme financial and narrative reports in a timely manner.

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Provide information as required to
ensure effective management of donor contract against plan, budget and
logframe, timely delivery of reports.

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Manage projects funds requests and
accountability for the area of operation in accordance with project standards
and budgets.

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Timely update of shared databases.

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Regularly monitor and assess the
growth of the groups in line with SAC group development guidelines

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Ensure good networking and
collaboration relationships with government and other development partners in the
project area


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