Project Officer - Masasi Banana Marketing Association


Background
Masasi Banana Marketing Association is an umbrella organization of marketing groups engaged with banana ecological production and marketing. It was established in 2014 with the purpose of improving the households’ income through improved banana ecological production and marketing. The association has been formed by the banana farmers in 14 villages in Masasi district, Mtwara region.
MABAMA is currently in partnership with SWISSAID to implement the project ‘Improving Livelihood Initiatives of Smallholder Farmers through Improved banana production and marketing in Masasi district’
In order to facilitate implementation of this project the association seeks to recruit the project officer as follows:

Post: Project Officer
Reporting to: Executive committee/Executive Secretary
Supervising: Animators

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
1. Facilitate Implementation of Project on ‘Improving Livelihood Initiatives of Smallholder Farmers through Improved banana production and marketing’
2. Supervise and accompany animators on project implementation
3. Coordinate all FFS activities and reports
4. manage project budget and resource allocation
5. plan and schedule project timelines
6. Monitor and track project Deliverables using Appropriate Tools
7. Coordinate and Motivate Project Team Such as Animators and Executive Committee
8. Prepare reports defining project progress, challenges and recommendations
9. Provide direction and support to project team
10. Facilitate/supervise project evaluations and assessment of results
11. Make sure that audit is done and reported on time
12. Prepare Project proposal as required by donor
13. Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
14. Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs/outcome
15. Perform any other Duties as Directed by Superiors


Qualifications
1. Bachelor degree in Agriculture, Agronomy or other related qualifications with at least one year work experience in a related position
2. Diploma in Agriculture, Agronomy or other related qualifications with at least three years’ work experience in a related position
3. Computer literate
4. Be able to speak and write English and Swahili
Application Instructions


If you feel you meet the specifications please apply by email ONLY to: Chairperson/Executive Secretary, MASASI BANANA MARKETING ASSOCIATION (MABAMA) Mobile phones: 0718 475 262 0626 941 945 email: mbmmasasi16@gmail.com copy to mlyuka.lufunyo@gmail.com


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