Agriculture Support Officer (2)-PCI

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PCI is a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing disease,
improving community health, and promoting sustainable development
worldwide. With support from United States Department of Agriculture
(USDA), PCI Tanzania will be implementing the final phase of Food for
Education (FFE) programming in the Mara region (2017-2021). The goal
of the program is to improve literacy among primary school students,
and increased use of health and dietary practices.

PCI is now announcing vacancies for the various positions

Level: District Level (Musoma, Bunda, Butiama)

Agriculture Support Officer (2) 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Support the District Agriculture department and strengthen their capacity to progressively take on and manage FFE-related program elements. 
  • Work closely with the District Agriculture department to provide support to the WAEOs and VAEOs in monitoring and providing direct support to Head Teachers and School Management Committees, and ensuring that mutually agreed plans are successfully implemented.
  • Together with support from the MLE Support Officer, analyze agriculture-related information in reports from Head Teachers, WECs, or WAEOs, and support the District to provide targeted support to underperforming wards or schools 
  • Serve as a key point of two-way communication between PCI and the District with all matters pertaining to the Agriculture sector, harmonizing any changes in plans on the part of either PCI or the District. 


Qualifications 

  • University degree in Agriculture, with a focus on rural farming systems and improved agricultural production practices preferred. 
  • Master's degree or Postgraduate Diploma in Agriculture, or related field is an added advantage. 
  • 3-5 years experience in agriculture programming, with a focus on improving agricultural productivity and production in a rural context preferred. 



HOW TO APPLY:
Please visit our website at www.pciglobal.org and click on the "Careers'
link under the About Us tab. This will take you to PCl's Career Portal. Click
on the employment opportunities tab and then click on Search Current
Openings to find and apply for either of these open positions with PCl
Tanzania
.
DEADLINE:
A first review of candidates will happen after November 14,2016.
PCl is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only Successful Candidate will be
contacted.

Source: Daily News 31 October 2016


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