Agricultural Officer – for five Months

at The Lutheran World Federation World Service - Ethiopia
Location Bugna Woreda, Amhara, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 26, 2021
Category Business Development
Facility Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Specific duties and responsibilities;

Provide necessary orientation about land preparation and application of seeds and     coaching including practical demonstrations on sustainable farming techniques    such as proper spacing, inter cropping, and crop rotation.

Ø  Organize farmers seed multiplication groups (improved and local varieties)

Ø  Support farmers to retain and store seeds from the harvest for planting during the next growing season

Ø  Play a role in selection of vulnerable community members and project priority groups for farming practices;

Ø  Promote climate resilient agricultural practices

Ø  Play a role in organizing and conducting capacity building activities on farming practices with focus to promotion of land races.

Ø  Play a role in organizing farmers for climate risk transfer (crop micro-insurance) as part of mitigation activities;

Ø  Develop linkages between input suppliers, output markets and the LWF

Ø  Prepare and submit periodic reports in time to the Team Leader

Ø  Work closely with officers to provide agricultural  support as requested

Perform any other duties as assigned  by the Team Leader

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Minimum of Bachelors’ or Master’s degree in agriculture, agronomy, agriculture economics or other relevant field.

Required Experience:

Minimum of 3 years related work Experience for Bachelor Degree and 1 year for Master’s Degree preferably in climate resilient agricultural sectors

Key competencies:

  • Strong communication skill in English (written and oral)
  • Ability to interact with the target people
  • Previous related experience in NGO setup is an advantage


Applying Instructions

Interested candidates who meet the above requirement can send ONLY detailed C.V and application letter through ethiojobs.

Womens are encouraged to apply and only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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