Agricultural Job at ACF International

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

Job Title: Agriculture Officer

Location 
Yobe

Job Field
Agriculture, Agro-Allied

Job Summary
The Agriculture Officer is responsible for directing the implementation of agricultural and rural development projects. The Agriculture Officer will be directly under the supervision of the Agriculture Deputy Program Manager. He/ She will be responsible in supporting the Agriculture Program manager for planning and implementing the activities according to the project’s outline. The incumbent will assist in proposing solutions and improvements concerning the project’s progress under the guidance and direct supervision of the Agriculture Deputy Program Manager.

Summary of Key Objectives
Provide support to the Agriculture Deputy Program Manager to implement the program successfully
Facilitate coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the Agriculture activities
Facilitate community mobilisation activities to support targeting and registration of beneficiaries and improved Agriculture Knowledge
Ensure the proper HR management of the field based Agriculture team
Represent ACF externally in relevant LGA level forums and technical working groups
The Agro Officer must be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work, activities
Conduct all duties in a professional manner following ACF Nigeria mission staff regulations, ACF mandate and charter

Qualifications
Degree in agronomy, horticulture, other relevant fields and previous work experience

Essential Skills & Experience
Analytical capacity
Capacity to supervise a team
Good relational qualities –
Good knowledge of  techniques and agricultural production systems
Computer knowledge-Word, Excel

Preferred
Good knowledge of the intervention areas and local economy
Previous experience with ACF
Previous humanitarian programming experience
Capacity to write high quality reports
Previous team management and activate planning experience

Qualified Persons should forward CV to recruitment.ng@acf-international.org

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