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Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) is a non-governmental
organization that promotes demonstration and widespread adoption of
improved pre-and post-production agricultural applied sciences for small
holder farmers. SAA assists host Country agricultural growth
program by its nation program.

 

SAA Nigeria is in search of to recruit certified candidates of
Nigerian nationals for the Kano State Agro-Pastoral Development Project
(KSADP) to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Program Officer (PO), Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Communication (MERC)

Location: Kano

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About the Project

  • The Kano State Agro-Pastoral Development Project (KSADP) is
    a 5-year growth mission goals to develop agro-pastoral manufacturing
    programs in Kano State. The mission instantly addresses a basic root
    reason behind low animal productiveness and conflicts due to the
    transhumance in Nigeria and notably in Kano State.
  • The mission is applied by 5 interrelated elements:
    Crop Productivity Enhancement, promotion of improved Postharvest and
    Agro-processing applied sciences, promote Public-Private Partnerships in
    help of pluralistic extension supply and market entry, to develop
    agricultural extension advisory providers and to ascertain a related,
    environment friendly and efficient Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Sharing
    system.

Job Descriptions

  • The PO helps the Project Coordinator in planning,
    implementation, coordination, supervision and reporting on all MERC
    associated actions at state stage.
  • S / he reports to the Project Coordinator on a day-to-day foundation.

Required Tasks

  • Assist Project Coordinator in growing mission paperwork together with month-to-month / annual work plan and finances of MERC actions.
  • Assist in designing survey instruments and methodologies (qualitative
    & quantitative) of MERC and lead knowledge assortment, evaluation,
    documentation, reporting and knowledge sharing.
  • Assist in designing and getting ready coaching packages (leaflets,
    handouts, and so forth.) to be used by employees and others within the subject (e.g., survey
    enumerators and knowledge entry technicians).
  • Assist Project Coordinator in planning, and monitoring actions by gathering related and dependable knowledge / info.
  • Assist Project Coordinator in writing quarterly, biannual and annual technical reports.
  • PO drafts and submits all reports to Project Coordinator for assessment and vetting earlier than ultimate compilation into most important report
  • Assist in growing publications together with coverage briefs and
    journal articles attributed to SAA work and share with key companions and
    stakeholders.
  • Assist in growing mission paperwork together with month-to-month / annual work plan and finances of MERC actions.
  • Monitor media shops repeatedly and acquire doc and disseminate related info to employees.
  • Provide knowledge and knowledge for publications (Brochures,
    Newsletters, truth sheets and so forth.) and Information on Education and
    Communication (IEC) supplies.
  • Help to arrange Farmers’ Field Days, Agricultural Shows and Experience sharing excursions, and Media Field Days.
  • Perform some other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Education Background and Experience

  • Minimum requirement: B.Sc. / M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics,
    Development Economics, Statistics, Development Studies, Management
    Information Systems and any associated space
  • 5 / 7 years of expertise respectively

Competences:

  • English Proficiency: Level C2 (Especially writing abilities), Mali English proficiency should be intermediate
  • For Francophone Countries: French Proficiency: Advanced
  • Microsoft Office: Advance data of Power level, Word and Excel
  • Abity to make use of knowledge assortment applied sciences, corresponding to GPS, Arc-GIS,
  • Ability to make use of MS ACCESS, SPHINX, SPSS, Stata or some other knowledge administration software program
  • Knowledge & econometrics and statistical evaluation and wonderful
  • Project implementation abilities

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Job Title: Program Officer (PO), Post Harvest & Agro Processing (PHAP)

Location: Kano

 

About the Project

  • The Kano State Agro-Pastoral Development Project (KSADP) is
    a 5-year growth mission goals to develop agro-pastoral manufacturing
    programs in Kano State. The mission instantly addresses a basic root
    reason behind low animal productiveness and conflicts due to the
    transhumance in Nigeria and notably in Kano State.
  • The mission is applied by 5 interrelated elements:
    Crop Productivity Enhancement, promotion of improved Postharvest and
    Agro-processing applied sciences, promote Public-Private Partnerships in
    help of pluralistic extension supply and market entry, to develop
    agricultural extension advisory providers and to ascertain a related,
    environment friendly and efficient Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Sharing
    system.

Job Descriptions

  • The Program Officer (PO) PHAP assists the Project Coordinator in
    finishing up actions that contribute to the implementation of value-
    chain extension strategy to achieve SAA objective.
  • S / he enhances the job of the Project Coordinator and is tasked
    with particular technical accountability corresponding to promotion of PHAP
    machines, or growing nutrition-intervention, or different sub-sector of
    the post-production sub- sector of the worth chain.

Required Tasks

  • Assist Project Coordinator in growth of PHAP program (month-to-month / quarterly / annual) work plan and finances.
  • Assist in conducting PHAP wants evaluation and contribute to
    baseline surveys in chosen websites in collaboration with different themes.
  • Assist Project Coordinator to develop an extension program to
    promote improved pos-tharvest dealing with, storage and different value- including
    applied sciences, together with the event of off-farm agro-processing
    enterprise and bettering diet for rural households.
  • Specifically, advise on financial viability of chosen applied sciences
  • Assist in Planning, organizing, coordinating and conducting
    enterprise oriented coaching on financial evaluation of PHAP applied sciences,
    growth and administration of agro-enterprises, abilities growth on
    market negotiations and product promotion, and fundamental enterprise abilities for
    farmers and agro-processor, particularly ladies, youth and PwD.
  • Contribute to the event of PHAP coaching supplies to be used by
    trainers and farmers together with PHAP Project Coordinator and different
    members of the workforce.
  • Support PHAP Project Coordinators and the workforce to implement
    applications to advertise PHAP applied sciences and agro-processing enterprises,
    particularly monitor the financial performances of the promoted
    applied sciences and agro-processing enterprises, and advise on utilizing them
    profitably; establish market alternatives and hyperlink farmers and processor
    to those markets.
  • Backstop mission actions by common subject visits to offer
    technical steering and recommendation to the extension subject employees and different
    stakeholders on time and acquire yield and financial knowledge, analyze and
    produce subject reports.
  • Assist the workforce in conducting expertise demonstrations, Farmers’
    Field Days, agricultural present and experience-sharing excursions on the use
    and administration of the promoted PHAP applied sciences.
  • Provide suggestions to thematic colleagues and companions on expertise
    choice, performance and impacts by demonstrations, conferences and
    reports.
  • Assist Project Theme Coordinator in getting ready month-to-month, quarterly biannual and annual technical reports.
  • Participate actively in inter theme actions alongside the value-chain
  • Perform some other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Education Background and Experience

  • Minimum requirement: B.Sc. / M.Sc. in Agriculture Economics,
    Postharvest Management, Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical
    Engineering, Food Technology, Rural Development, or some other related
    training
  • 5 / 7 years of working expertise on related subject respectively

Competence:

  • English Proficiency: Level C1 (Especially writing abilities),
  • Microsoft Office: Intermediate data of Power level, Word and Excel
  • Basic data on Econometric and statistical evaluation and good reporting abilities
  • Works with minimal supervision on growing marketing strategy and analyzing financial viability of agro- enterprises

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Job Title: Program Officer (PO), Business Development (BD)

Location: Kano

 

About the Project

  • The Kano State Agro-Pastoral Development Project (KSADP) is
    a 5-year growth mission goals to develop agro-pastoral manufacturing
    programs in Kano State. The mission instantly addresses a basic root
    reason behind low animal productiveness and conflicts due to the
    transhumance in Nigeria and notably in Kano State.
  • The mission is applied by 5 interrelated elements:
    Crop Productivity Enhancement, promotion of improved Postharvest and
    Agro-processing applied sciences, promote Public-Private Partnerships in
    help of pluralistic extension supply and market entry, to develop
    agricultural extension advisory providers and to ascertain a related,
    environment friendly and efficient Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Sharing
    system.

Job Descriptions

  • The PO BD, assists the Project Coordinator in finishing up
    actions that contribute to the implementation of value-chain
    extension strategy to achieve SAA objective.
  • S / he enhances the job of the BD Coordinator and is tasked with particular technical tasks.

Required Tasks

  • In Collaboration with Project Coordinator, main a workforce of
    extension officers, coordinating, supervising and monitoring field-based
    actions associated to the value-chain Development;
  • Organize coaching of the Commodity Associations Trainers (CATs) to
    be certain that they're effectively and appropriately skilled to undertake
    the necessities of their tasks as trainers and builders.
    Share again to workplace reports with Project Coordinator;
  • Support the event and emergence of VC-business providers suppliers to help CAs / FBO growth;
  • Encourage the institution of village saving and mortgage associations
    and facilitate linkages between finance / credit score establishments and
    farmer teams;
  • Train farmers, CAs and FBOs on contract negotiation and administration.
    Strengthen farmer entry to extension providers from enter suppliers and
    mission companions;
  • Assist Project Coordinator to develop Financial packages / fashions
    in collaboration with agro-processors, enter sellers, merchants, and Micro
    Finance Institutions (MFI) to extend farmers entry to credit score and
    different providers;
  • Assist Project Coordinator to develop and strengthen market
    info system, e-extension amongst key stakeholders within the worth
    chain;
  • Build sturdy farmers / CA / FBOs in villages collaborating within the value- chain;
  • Perform some other duties assigned by the supervisors.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or MA / M.Sc. degree in Agri-Business, Agriculture
    Economics, Agriculture Extension, Business Management, or in some other
    associated subject;
  • 5 / 7 years of expertise on related subject respectively

Competences:

  • English Proficiency: Level C2 (Especially writing abilities)
  • English proficiency: Intermediate
  • Strong oral, analytical, writing and presentational abilities.
  • Microsoft Office: Advance data of Power level, Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Econometrics and statistical evaluation and good reporting abilities
  • Excellent mission coordination and administration abilities
  • Skills on utilizing ICT (GPS and e-extension instruments)
  • Agri-business abilities

Job Title: Program Officer, Crop Productivity Enhancement (CPE)

Location: Kano

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About the Project

  • The Kano State Agro-Pastoral Development Project (KSADP) is
    a 5-year growth mission goals to develop agro-pastoral manufacturing
    programs in Kano State. The mission instantly addresses a basic root
    reason behind low animal productiveness and conflicts due to the
    transhumance in Nigeria and notably in Kano State.
  • The mission is applied by 5 interrelated elements:
    Crop Productivity Enhancement, promotion of improved Postharvest and
    Agro-processing applied sciences, promote Public-Private Partnerships in
    help of pluralistic extension supply and market entry, to develop
    agricultural extension advisory providers and to ascertain a related,
    environment friendly and efficient Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Sharing
    system.

Job Descriptions

  • The CPE PO assists the Project Coordinator in finishing up
    actions that contribute to the implementation of crop productiveness
    inside the worth chain extension strategy to achieve SAA targets.
  • S / he enhances the job of the Project Coordinator and is tasked with particular technical tasks.

Required Tasks

  • Assist Project Coordinator in planning and budgeting CPE actions of the organization.
  • Assist on CPE wants evaluation and contribute to baseline survey in chosen websites in collaboration with different themes.
  • Support Project Coordinator to develop and implement coaching
    applications to advertise productiveness enhancing value-chains in chosen
    websites.
  • Support in planning, organizing, coordinating and conduct coaching
    on CPE for Subject Matter Specialists (SMS's) / Extension brokers (EAs)
    and farmers, particularly ladies. youth & PwDs.
  • Support and take part in collection of mission websites for
    implementation of deliberate actions, in collaboration with
    stakeholders, particularly Agricultural Offices.
  • Ensure that inputs required for the Project actions are well timed procured and distributed to the respective mission websites.
  • Assist in implementing and managing CPE program together with
    monitoring progress and guaranteeing well timed completion of program
    actions.
  • Collect knowledge and preserve the database of CPE actions.
  • Backstop mission actions by common subject visits to offer
    technical steering and recommendation to the extension subject employees and different
    stakeholders on time and acquire yield and financial knowledge, analyze and
    produce subject reports.
  • Assist in organizing and coordinating value-chain actions such
    as Farmers’ Field Days, Agricultural Shows and Experience sharing
  • Tours at acceptable websites, in collaboration with associate Agricultural Offices and different stakeholders.
  • Provide suggestions to thematic colleagues and companions on expertise
    choice, performance (agronomic and financial) and impacts by
    demonstrations, conferences and reports.
  • Assist Project Coordinator in getting ready month-to-month, quarterly, biannual and annual technical reports.
  • Participate actively in inter theme actions alongside the value-chain.
  • Perform some other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Education Background and Experience

  • B.Sc. / M.Sc. in Agriculture, Agronomy, Soil Science, Crop Science, Agriculture Extension, or related training.
  • 5 / 7 years working expertise on related subject respectively

Competences:

  • English Proficiency: Level B2 (Especially writing abilities)
  • Microsoft Office: Intermediate data of Word and Excel, Powerpoint should be intermediate
  • Basic data of Biometry, Experimental Design and Statistical evaluation and good reporting talent
  • Project implementation abilities
  • Skills in utilizing ICT (GPS and e-extension device)
  • Basic agri-business abilities.

 

Job Title: Project Coordinator, Agro-pastoral Development Project

Location: Kano

 

About the Project

  • The Kano State Agro-Pastoral Development Project (KSADP) is
    a 5-year growth mission goals to develop agro-pastoral manufacturing
    programs in Kano State. The mission instantly addresses a basic root
    reason behind low animal productiveness and conflicts due to the
    transhumance in Nigeria and notably in Kano State.
  • The mission is applied by 5 interrelated elements:
    Crop Productivity Enhancement, promotion of improved Postharvest and
    Agro-processing applied sciences, promote Public-Private Partnerships in
    help of pluralistic extension supply and market entry, to develop
    agricultural extension advisory providers and to ascertain a related,
    environment friendly and efficient Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Sharing
    system.

Job Descriptions

  • The Agro-pastoral Project Coordinator (APC) might be in command of coordination of the mission and its actions.
  • S / he'll facilitate the efficient administration of the mission
    in response to Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) organizations requirements
    and reports to the SAA Country Director.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide administration and management, steering, cohesion, accountability, and profile to the mission.
  • Provide technical management to a multidisciplinary workforce of actors
    in Agro-pastoral Development mission administration platforms in Nigeria
  • Support planning and coordination of this system and its actions
  • Ensure implementation of insurance policies and SAA organizational normal and practices
  • Help construct optimistic relations inside the workforce and exterior parties
  • Schedule and arrange mission's conferences / occasions and preserve agenda
  • Liaise with Subject Matter Specialists to arrange annual and quarterly work plans and budgets
  • Ensure that technical, monetary and different required reports are produced in a well timed method and to prime quality requirements
  • Monitors and supervises the actions of the mission program officers.
  • Liaise with SMS's to revise mission expectations to satisfy the altering wants of focused beneficiaries.
  • Oversee day by day operations of the mission and determines priorities.
  • Liaise with the SMS's to offer technical backstopping to this system officers of the mission.
  • Analyzes and evaluates the effectiveness of this system and develop new strategies aimed at better success.
  • Liaise with the SMS's to offer trainings to new workers, facilitates academic workshops, conferences and conferences,
  • Interacts with members of the group to assist obtain mission’s targets and aims
  • Any different tasks assigned to him / her by the SAA Country Director

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A powerful administration file along with superior interpersonal
    abilities, and demonstrated performance in creating, motivating and main
    various groups of extremely certified professionals;
  • M.Sc. in Agriculture, Crop Science, Agricultural Economics, Project
    Management, Business Administration or different related subject(s); PhD is
    an added benefit
  • A minimal of 10 years management-related expertise in agricultural growth in, ideally within the space of extension
  • A confirmed observe file in establishing and managing various and efficient public / non-public R&D partnerships for growth
  • A confirmed track-record of fund elevating capability
  • An capability and willingness to journey inside the nation of project
  • Fluency in English, the working language of Sasakawa Africa Association, is required
  • Nigerian Nationals solely

 

How to Apply

Interested and certified candidate should send Applications together with the next non-returnable paperwork:

  • Application letters stating intent of curiosity
  • Curriculum Vitae with three referees
  • Copies of Credentials

All Applications have to be submitted electronically to: [email protected]

Or

Via the postal deal with beneath:

The Country Director,

"Sasakawa Global, Sasakawa Global 2000,

No. 8, Kura Road, Off Magajin Rumfa,

P.M.B. 5190 - Kano State."

Note

  • Candidates might be pre-screened and solely shortlisted ones might be invited for an interview.
  • Female candidates are inspired to use

Application Deadline  27th August, 2020.

# Current Recruitment at Sasakawa Africa




 


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