Project Officer-Agriculture

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permanent
Makete, Iringa, Tanzania
CVPeople Tanzania
14.06.2024
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Responsibilities
  • Setting and measuring KPIs and taking corrective action as necessary to ensure KPIs are achieved.
  • Emphasis on monitoring and evaluation of performance to track monthly performance against monthly goals
  • Emphasis on eProd performance tracking and training subordinates
  • To develop and refine on a continuous basis, cost effective practices.
  • To identify and implement key performance measures and tracking mechanisms to gauge performance against these measures.
  • To design and implement annual work plans structured to define key goals and activities undertaken to achieve those goals.
  • Ensure full adherence to good agricultural practice on all project sites.
  • Maintain accurate records of all key indicators of project inputs and outputs.
  • Ensure that all sites are properly maintained and ensure that appropriate resources are allocated in order to ensure strict adherence to best practice.
  • Arrange for flower samples to be sent to the laboratory for testing and update records with test results as necessary.
  • To identification and implement program modifications and improvements.
  • To prepare program budgets and take all measures necessary to adhere to budgets.

  • Submit detailed and accurate research and operational reports on a timely basis.
  • Maintain a culture of continuous improvement in all activities.
  • Liaise with industry experts to take advantage of this expertise to improve program outcomes.
  • To oversee the implementation of best agronomic and bio-security practices in pyrethrum growing areas in line with knowledge base developed from ongoing R & D programs.
  • To ensure that extension staff receive adequate training to enable them to implement best practice IPM and agronomy support programs.
  • To supervise and guide extension staff in their planning and operational activities.
  • To attend local government - stakeholder meetings on agriculture and liaise with agricultural officers in all pyrethrum growing regions
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Requirements
Knowledge and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, or related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience in community development project management or extension services.
  • Demonstrated experience in setting and measuring KPIs, with a track record of achieving goals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to train and supervise subordinates effectively.
  • Proven ability to develop and manage budgets, ensuring adherence to financial constraints.
  • Proficiency in data management and reporting, with experience in maintaining accurate records and submitting timely reports.
  • Knowledge of integrated pest management (IPM) and biosecurity practices preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility to travel to project sites and attend stakeholder meetings as required.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.


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