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Technical Sector Specialist – Crop Production - Mukono

Closing: Sep 11, 2022

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Published: Aug 30, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Job purpose

The Technical Sector Specialist – Crop production provides overall technical leadership and technical assistance to the all branches under a region to achieve all agriculture related activities with quality. Supervise and follow-up all Program Assistants (Livelihoods) on crop production related activities to improve service delivery quality. Develop training module and outline as per project plan. Facilitate different staff and participant’s level training and workshops and play role as a key technical person. Check the MIS and other reports with financial reports to keep the project’s agriculture related activities in right track. Help project management to set the AOP, budget and other project related documents. Maintain coordination with NGOs, private sector, government and other service providers at district and other levels.


Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Agribusiness /Crop production/Horticulturel Forestry or any other science background subject


Skills and Competencies

• Report writing and skilled on staff capacity building,

• Computer proficiency: MS office

• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of BRAC

• Skilled in farmer group formatting, training and management

• Experience in VSLA formation and management

Experience Requirements

At least 3 + Years working experience in providing technical support especially on crop production related activities, training facilitation with module development.



Responsibilities

Job purpose

The Technical Sector Specialist – Crop production provides overall technical leadership and technical assistance to the all branches under a region to achieve all agriculture related activities with quality. Supervise and follow-up all Program Assistants (Livelihoods) on crop production related activities to improve service delivery quality. Develop training module and outline as per project plan. Facilitate different staff and participant’s level training and workshops and play role as a key technical person. Check the MIS and other reports with financial reports to keep the project’s agriculture related activities in right track. Help project management to set the AOP, budget and other project related documents. Maintain coordination with NGOs, private sector, government and other service providers at district and other levels.


Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Agribusiness /Crop production/Horticulturel Forestry or any other science background subject


Skills and Competencies

• Report writing and skilled on staff capacity building,

• Computer proficiency: MS office

• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of BRAC

• Skilled in farmer group formatting, training and management

• Experience in VSLA formation and management

Experience Requirements

At least 3 + Years working experience in providing technical support especially on crop production related activities, training facilitation with module development.




• Develop all crop production related training plan and module as per project design to ensure crop diversifications.

• Help to ensure achievement of all crop production related programmatic targets with quality as per AOP.

• Keep close relationship with operations part and provide feedback to improve project quality Facilitate capacity building trainings for staff and participants on crop production and other agronomic practices.

• Help project participants in their job placement and improve family level income.

• Follow up PA (Livelihoods) activities in the field with project participants to improve project quality.

• Coordinate with government and other service providers in crop production related issues and to develop crop production and productivity status Record all success stories for project documentation.

• Help project management to set proper AOP for the project and attend all possible level (Branch to country) of staff meetings.

• Check MIS and financial reports and other reports for data validation and accuracy.



Safeguarding responsibilities

• Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the program’s goals on safeguarding implementation

• Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment

• Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action

• Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place and encourage others to do the same



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