Consultant Extension Worker needed at Catholic Relief Services

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Job title : Consultant Extension Worker

Job Location : Kogi

Deadline : July 16, 2024

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Scope of Work

  • Providing necessary briefing and mobilization of Cassava Seed Entrepreneurs (CSEs) in Benue/Kogi State as assigned
  • Provide required training for the Seed Entrepreneurs Network (SEN) in the State. The SEN is a group of 15 – 25 CSEs living in close communities.
  • Facilitate the development of at least one new SEN in a new cassava growing area in the State of assignment,
  • Responsible for growing of existing networks of CSEs, the SENs, and the formation of new SENs in the State of assignment,
  • Avaialble for training and also be responsible for providing required capacity strengthening of the networks in the State of assignment,
  • Support the marketing of the CSEs’ stems within and outside the State of assignment, and
  • Support the CSEs and SENs in regualr updates of basic farm and network records.
  • Production of montly reports and analysis
  • Recruitment and training of CSEs

Expected Monthly Deliverables:
Monthly activity report indicating work done in respect of the scope of work itemized above including:

  • Number of new CSEs engaged
  • Number of new SENs formed
  • Number of training held for SENs
  • Number of new markets/clients successfully delivered for the SEN
  • Number of CSEs recorded checked/reviwed
  • Number of hectares of fields establihed
  • Number of bundles of stems produced and sold
  • Number roots produced and sold
  • Quarterly activity report summarising activities performed in respect of 1a-e above.

Selection Criteria / Conditions

  • Should have a Degree or HND in Agriculture, Agricultural Education
  • Familiar with local and improved cassava varieties in Benue and Kogi states
  • Familiar with local farmer groups and their operational dynamics
  • Good knowledge of Kogi rural communities
  • Basic adult learning skills and ability to facilitate training for semi-literate farmers
  • Agricultural Commodities marketing skills

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letters as one document to: [email protected] using “NG14056:Job Title” as the subject of the mail.

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