The Agriculture Technical Officer will ensure effective planning and design and successful implementation and supervision of Agriculture extension interventions, including cropping and livestock in Raising The Village’s partner communities in the East, as part of our core methodology. This will involve working with our Planning, Evaluation, and Learning (PEAL) team to identify and assess the key needs of Agriculture extension, working with the Procurement team for the development and management of contracts in accordance with project budgets and timelines, and collaborating with program staff, local authorities and communities to support Agriculture extension interventions.
The incumbent in this role will have a strong understanding of composting, organic pesticides, and soil and crop management. The incumbent should also be able to advise partner communities on health, nutrition and feeding, hygiene, breeding and care of animals. During the implementation of the project’s activities, the Agriculture Technical Officer will be required to provide feedback to relevant partners and the local authorities with the aim of improving the overall quality of Agriculture interventions.