A Local Organisation is looking for an Extension Officer

Extension Officer

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Extension Officer

  • Post Date:August 17, 2021
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Agriculture
Job Description

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Consolidating and supervision of extension field activities including trainings and reporting;
  • Communication and Visibility Focal Person – spearheading projects communications, newsletter;
  • Study Circle focal person;
  • Organizing the extension events as National Farmer Review Meetings, National Field days;
  • Management of the association members and stakeholders database information; Market knowledge dissemination – on milk processors, input suppliers, government and economic activities that affect the farmer;
  • National Dairy Data analysis – statistics management including the number of dairy farms, dairy cows, milking cows, total national herd, milk volumes trends including comparisons with the regional and international statistics;
  • Dairy Industry information management – data collection, analysis and dissemination to relevant stakeholders;
  • Benchmarking the Zimbabwe Dairy performance to other countries and management of dairy economics.

The ideal candidate should have the following minimum qualifications and attributes:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Agriculture with a livestock experience preferably dairy or equivalent;
  • Have at least 2 years’ experience in a relevant field;
  • Must be knowledgeable about management, dairy extension and milk processing;
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and previous experience with provision of trainings;
  • Clean Class 4 driver’s license is mandatory and willing to handle extensive travel;
  • Must be computer literate;
  • Good planning and supervisory skills.

To apply

Interested persons should submit applications with detailed CVs to: [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 22 August 2021