|Location||Amhara, Benishangul Gumez, Gambella, Oromia; SNNP and Tigray, Ethiopia|
|Date Posted||June 26, 2021|
|Category|| Agriculture |
|Job Type|| Full-time |
Field Facilitators (community-based participatory land resource use planning and development facilitators) in (Amhara, Benishangul Gumez, Gambella, Oromia; SNNP and Tigray)
LonAdd HR Consultancy Plc (www.lonadd.com) is a Recruitment & Outsourcing Company based in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, with branch offices in Dukem and Hawassa.
We are looking to hire Field Facilitators for a project we are working on with an International Client.
Number of Positions: 21
Job Purpose and Accountabilities
- Facilitate training of extension workers (DAs and woreda experts) in participatory watershed development, management and use planning, implementation, and monitoring in consultation with the regional Company’s office;
- Guide, coach and backstop community and district level agricultural extension workers in establishment and registration of community watershed user’s association/cooperative;
- Develop criteria for the selection of model watersheds in consultation with partner staff and regional Company’s office,
- Support the establishment of model watersheds’ in selected SLMP intervention woredas/watersheds and facilitate networking and knowledge exchange between relevant actors;
- Provide guidance and technical support to woreda experts (WEs) and development agents (DAs) in preparing quality and timely annual and multi-year watershed development plans
- Advise zonal and woreda administration on the establishment and registration of community watershed users;
- Contribute to the development of innovative concepts in SLM which strengthen the ownership of local communities;
- Facilitate partnership and networking between training service providers and the extension service;
- Facilitate community, woreda and zonal level project progress reviews and evaluations of project performance by partner institutions;
- Conduct and document training needs of the extension workers and community-based organisations (community watershed executive committee members);
- Support the development of training programmes for extension workers and community watershed members;
- Support the development of innovative financing solutions for community watershed users’ associations/cooperatives to sustainably manage natural resources (Payment for Ecosystem Services, management and mobilisation of local grants and contracts);
- Ensure sustainability and scaling up of project approach in the partner system, both vertically and horizontally;
- Support documentation and dissemination of best SLM practices and approaches;
- Provide input and assistance to project M&E, reporting and administration;
- Perform additional tasks as agreed between the consultant and commissioning party.
- Education/training: Postgraduate university degree in natural resource management, land management, rural development, agriculture. In individual cases where candidates display 8 years of professional track record, a B.Sc in the respective fields will suffice;
- General professional experience: 5 years of professional experience in community-based natural resources management (long-term assignments of 1 year);
- Specific professional experience: 3 years professional experience in facilitation of community-based resource use planning, implementation and monitoring including use of GIS and remote sensing, gender and environment and proven experience in adult training methodology.
- Motorcycle driver’s licence and 2 years of motorcycle driving experience,
- Proficiency in Amharic, English and either one of the local languages in the listed duty stations (Amhara, Benishangul Gumez, Gambella, Oromia; SNNP and Tigray)
Interested applicants with the appropriate qualifications and experience should submit their most recent and detailed CV only, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org , by putting Application for Field Facilitators- (Region preferred) in the subject box.
Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.
Application deadline June 30th, 2021