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Project Officer Job in Kenya - Food Security

Anglican Development Services - Mt Kenya (ADS-MK) a Christian development organization with strong local and international linkages wishes to recruit a self motivated and performance driven individual for the following open vacancy:
Project Officer - Food Security
Location: Mukurwe-ini, Nyeri County

Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Project Manager, the Project Officer will support the Project Officer and Assistants in field food security training, linkage and collaboration with the national and county Governments.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Undertaking community mobilization
  • Community training on crop and animal husbandry
  • Community training on innovative agronomic skills
  • Assist in project reporting and Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Undertake any other tasks which may be assigned by the Regional Development Coordinator
Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum diploma in agriculture, agricultural extension, horticulture, conservation agriculture, organic farming essential.
  • 5 years of experience working with rural communities in the areas of; Food Security and Agricultural Extension, Conservation Agriculture.
  • Experience in donor funded project planning and implementation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, horticulture, agricultural extension, conservation agriculture, organic farming preferred.
  • Demonstrated training and group facilitation skills.
  • Good computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email;
  • Motor cycle riding skills and licence.
How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates send a detailed updated CV (indicating expected salary), a reference letter from his/her priest, copies of relevant certificates and contacts of three referees specifying the position applied for in the subject line to the undersigned by COB January 16th, 2015:

The Regional Development Coordinator
P. O. Box 2376-10140 

Nyeri, Kenya


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