25 Oct 2014
Head Agriculture Unit
Employer German International Cooperation (GIZ)
Type Full time
Industry
Start date Immediately
Application deadline June 30, 2011
Nearest Town
Location South Sudan
Description

The GIZ-DETA Project in Magwi County, managed by GIZ, invites suitable candidates to apply for the following positions:

GIZ-DETA UNIT/Position/Location
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AGRICULTURE UNIT, GIZ-DETA Magwi in Magwi
 
 
 
 
Head Agriculture Unit – GIZ-DETA Magwi
 
The Head Agriculture Unit shall assure that all aspects of the implementation of agricultural programs by GIZ-DETA in Magwi County are prepared, carried out and followed-up properly in close cooperation with the Team Leader GIZ-DETA Magwi.
Within his scope of work of the Unit, the Head shall work independently.
 
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
- Manage all operations on a   
 demonstration farm including crop
 production and to a certain extent
 animal husbandry.
- Participate in the elaboration of skills
 training to FGs and extension
 personnel
- Plan & implement activities on the
 demo farm.
-
Supervise forecast, planning and
 implementation of crop production
 output to match demo farm output
 targets
- Engage and supervise seasonal
 workers required for various
 operations on the farm.
- Efficiently manage all the resources on
 the farm
- Keep an accurate record of all the
 farm assets and ensure they are
 secure at all times.
- Institute security measures on the farm
 to ensure that crops, animal and other
 farm property are not stolen, destroyed
 or interfered with in any manner.
- Ensure that the farm boundaries are
 intact and are not interfered with in any
 way.
- Prevent the occurrence of uncontrolled
 grass fires.
 
- Degree in agriculture/
 horticulture or related field
- 5 years of practical
 experience in farm  
 management (mixed
 farming)
- Well developed conceptual
 and communication skills
- Advanced writing skills
- Proven experience in rural
 development and capacity
 building of advantage
- Experience in project
 planning, monitoring and
 reporting
- Ability to write conceptual
 documents, reports and
 executive summaries,
- Experience to
 organize/moderate
 workshops, meetings
 
 

 
GENERAL INFORMATION:
 
Salaries/Benefits: All benefits are commensurate to the job level, responsibility, educational background and practical experience.
 
Duty Station/Travelling: (see also above) All jobs demand frequent travelling for shorter and longer periods to rural areas of South Sudan and in particular within Magwi County.
 
Computer Skills: All jobs demand computer literacy (Microsoft Office)
 
Language: All jobs demand fluency in English.
 
Duration of Assignment: 1st. July 2011 – 31st. December 2011.
 
Address: GIZ-DETA , c/o GIZ George Wafula
 
Last Day of Application: 30th. June 2011
 
Documents to be submitted: hand written letter of application, computerized Curricula Vitae, incl. names/contact information of three recent references and a list of publications and reports (if applicable), copies of relevant degrees and/or driving licence. (The documents shall not be returned. If unsuccessful applicants desire their documents back, they must contact the GIZ Office personally.)
 
Applicants not submitting the documents as shown above shall not be considered.
 
Interviews: Successful applicants shall be contacted and invited for interviews.
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