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  • Posted on: 18 August, 2016 Deadline: 28 August, 2016
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    Field Assistant

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • To supervise on-farm farmer participatory demonstration /trails
    • To travel within the participating communities and providing technical support to women groups Lead Farmers and Farmers.
    • To interact and assist in the capacity development of Youth groups
    • To interact with the farmers, researchers and ICRISAT partners
    • To record scientific data. including the collection of information about the farmers and their groups
    • To assist in developing Market linkages among stakeholders
    • Assist with the distribution of inputs for demonstration/trials
    • Assist in training of extension agents, lead farmers, students and visiting trainees
    • Carry out any other task assigned by the supervisor.

    Requirements

    • A minimum of HND/NCE in General Agriculture or related discipline.
    • Experience in interacting with women farmer groups
    • Interest and ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams
    • Candidate must be honest and hardworking.
    • Willingness to travel as per needs of the job
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills with pleasing personality
    • Fluency in local language is an added advantage

    Key Competencies
    Abilities:

    • Must have experience with community-based projects implementation and/or small-holder-oriented developement initiatives are desirable
    • Demonstrated ability to carry out ToT capacity building program and farmers groups trainings
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including presentations

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    Research Technician Agriculture (Female)

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • She will lead and drive the technical aspects of the ATASP-1 project especially linkages with women farmers, processors and service providers in project implementation areas for Sorghum ('Sorghsm Hubs') in Nigeria
    • To supervise on-farm farmer participatory demonstration trials
    • To travel within the participating communities and providing technical support to women groups, Lead Farmers and Farmers in the communities.
    • Assist scientists to conduct and nutritional and machine demonstrations
    • To interact with the farmers, researchers and ICRISAT partners
    • To record scientific data, collecting of the information about the farmers and groups
    • Supervise field workers and other support staff
    • Assist with the distribution of inputs for demonstration trials
    • Assist in training of extension agents, lead farmers, students and visiting trainees
    • Carry out any other task assigned by the supervisor

    Requirements

    • A minimum of B.Sc,B.Agric HND in Agronomy/General Agriculture or related discipline
    • Five (5) years of post-qualification experience in International Agricultural Research Organization in Northern Nigerian
    • Experience in interacting with women farmer groups
    • Interest and ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams
    • Candidate must be honest, hardworking
    • Willingness to travel as per needs of the job
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills with pleasing personality

    Key Competencies

    • Must have previous experience in market development and be willing to spend long period travelling and staying in rural areas.
    • Must have experience with community-based projects implementation and/or small-holder-oriented development initiatives are desirable.
    • Demonstrated ability to carry out ToT capacity building and farmers groups trainings
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including presentations
    • Computer literacy with proficient knowledge of Microsoft, Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications

    go to method of application »

    Research Technician Agriculture (Female)

     

    Job Responsibilities

    • She will lead and drive the technical aspects of the ATASP-1 project especially linkages with women farmers, processors and service providers in project implementation areas for Sorghum ('Sorghsm Hubs') in Nigeria
    • To supervise on-farm farmer participatory demonstration trials
    • To travel within the participating communities and providing technical support to women groups, Lead Farmers and Farmers in the communities.
    • Assist scientists to conduct and nutritional and machine demonstrations
    • To interact with the farmers, researchers and ICRISAT partners
    • To record scientific data, collecting of the information about the farmers and groups
    • Supervise field workers and other support staff
    • Assist with the distribution of inputs for demonstration trials
    • Assist in training of extension agents, lead farmers, students and visiting trainees
    • Carry out any other task assigned by the supervisor

    Requirements

    • A minimum of B.Sc,B.Agric HND in Agronomy/General Agriculture or related discipline
    • Five (5) years of post-qualification experience in International Agricultural Research Organization in Northern Nigerian
    • Experience in interacting with women farmer groups
    • Interest and ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams
    • Candidate must be honest, hardworking
    • Willingness to travel as per needs of the job
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills with pleasing personality

    Key Competencies

    • Must have previous experience in market development and be willing to spend long period travelling and staying in rural areas.
    • Must have experience with community-based projects implementation and/or small-holder-oriented development initiatives are desirable.
    • Demonstrated ability to carry out ToT capacity building and farmers groups trainings
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including presentations
    • Computer literacy with proficient knowledge of Microsoft, Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send a written application and CV's to "ICRISAT Nigeria" via: icrisat-kano@cgiar.org with a copy to "Admin Officer ICRISAT Nigeria" via: v.idenyi@cgiar.org

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