Tuesday, June 7, 2016



PURPOSE: To provide technical support and guidelines to the program on all matters related to agriculture and natural resources to enhanced increased productivity, profitability and sustainable use of natural resources for sustained impact on child well-being. In collaboration with other stakeholders, lead the development and implementation of a work plan to address capacity gaps in both staff and value chains of focus which will lead to improved agricultural and environmentally sound practices for sustainable impact.


Collaborate with other partners/agents, to plan, execute and evaluate agriculture and natural resource training and capacity building of WV staff, stakeholder, partners and Smallholder farmer’s groups’ and farm entrepreneurs.

Facilitate trainings of trainers in climate smart agriculture (conservation agriculture, agro forestry, farmer managed natural regeneration) and entrepreneurship for the smallholder farmers (farm entrepreneurs) using God’s foundation for farming lens.

Train Champion (Lead) Farmers and church leaders as training of trainers’ in Christian family values through the empowered biblical word view.

Facilitate training in integrated pest management and use of organic pest control for lead farmers, Farmer Field Schools (FFS) and other community groups.

Promote crop diversification in line with the selected value chains, bio - fortified crops and water management technologies.

Ensure the development/establishment and strengthening of irrigations systems, Farmer Field Schools, rural agricultural market information system and feedback systems for improved productivity, profitability and sustainability of products and services.

Build and maintain relationships with both internal and external partners such as Government and local communities as well as network and build relationships among diverse groups and individuals to link with agro enterprises through build of contracts.

Facilitate the adaptation of technical packages and agriculture and natural resources management technologies for different value chains and creation of community land use maps for sustainable planning and production systems.

Ensure smallholder farmers are supported with loans for Agricultural Inputs and Irrigation technology equipment through linkages.

Promote sustainable soil, water and nutrient management practices and behaviors.

Work with other technical team members to regularly review and measure the set goals for enhanced quality reporting.

Ensure effective monitoring and evaluation of the project for successful implementation as well as quality control.


Degree in Agricultural Science, Natural Resource Management or any related field.
Master’s Degree is an added advantage.
At least 5 years of experience in related field at management level.
Experience in implementing climate smart agriculture programs a must .
Experience with donor-funded and community projects is preferable.
Strong leadership and management skills.
Project Management, analytical, problem solving, negotiation and decision making skills.
Able to work with minimum supervision.
Able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines while maintaining positive attitude.
Demonstrate high organizational, budgeting, planning, reporting writing and communication skills.
Committed Christian with strong integrity.

Work environment: 60% Field based, 40% Office work
Travel: Local travel and as need arise international
On call: Preparedness to work outside normal working hours
Women are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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