Natural Resource management officer /project officer Assistant

at Inter Aide France
Location Wolayita Zone- Kawo Koisha Woreda, SNNPR, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 31, 2020
Category Agriculture
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB

Description

Inter Aide France (IAF) is an international development NGO committed to realize sustainable rural development. IAF seeks to employ experienced Natural Resource Management officer/project officer assistant.

Responsibilities

Working under the supervision of agricultural development project officer he/she will be responsible for technical guidance and leading participatory integrated watershed management project in Wolayita Zone Kawo Koisha Woreda. Ensure project implementation through strong collaboration with government services and local communities.

General Tasks 

  •  Contribute to knowledge management and dissemination;
  • Contribute to internal and external communication and networking
  • Responsible for smooth project management in line with IAF management principle
  • Responsible for operational and annual planning, monitoring and reporting
  • Provide technical support and exchange with local partners
  • Keep himself/herself informed and updated with regard to all knowledge and technology in the field of expertise, responsibilities and activities

Specific Tasks

  • Provide technical support for integrated watershed development project and develop adapted approaches and their integration into the local context;
  • Lead the designing of participatory land-use and watershed management and development plans;
  • Provide advice on technical aspects of soil and water conservation measures and agro-forestry system;
  • Contribute to site identification, study, design and supervision of soil and water conservation measures
  • Provide skill trainings for the project team, technical staff of partners  and to community leaders on participatory approaches and on comparative benefits of diverse soil and water conservation measures
  • Support the development of guidelines and manuals with technical input on locally adapted participatory approaches with close collaboration of the woreda, zonal government  and local leaders;
  • Identify, analyze and document lessons learned;
  • Analyze and report on output/outcomes/impact of technical measures taken;
  • Support the development of technical training and training materials.

Competence

  • Willingness to base and work in the field and in remote areas
  • Self-driven motivation to search for and create knowledge and innovations;
  • Capacity to work with local community organizations such as Iddres, Kebeles and government partners and with other stakeholders
  • Understanding of impacts of environmental degradation and alternative natural resource management approaches;
  • Speaking local language (Wolatigna) advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral in English and Amharic;
  • Skill on use of GIS and basic computer application software (word, excel )

Job Requirements

Competence

  • Willingness to base and work in the field and in remote areas
  • Self-driven motivation to search for and create knowledge and innovations;
  • Capacity to work with local community organizations such as Iddres, Kebeles and government partners and with other stakeholders
  • Understanding of impacts of environmental degradation and alternative natural resource management approaches;
  • Speaking local language (Wolatigna) advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral in English and Amharic;
  • Skill on use of GIS and basic computer application software (word, excel )

Requirement

  • Masters or Bachelor degree in soil and water conservation, watershed management and/ or agronomy.
  • A minimum of 5 years practical field experience of working on soil and water conservation and/or rural development project management.

 

 

Applying Instructions

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter enclosed with only detail CV and other credentials written in English  via our e-mail address recruitmentiaf20@gmail.com , by August 10, 2020 at the latest, referring the position title in the subject line of your email applicant who doesn`t follow the required application procedure will automatically be disqualified from the competition.

Personal application will not be acceptable. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply”

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