• Latest Job at ACDI/VOCA

  • Posted on: 10 August, 2018 Deadline: Not Specified
  • View Jobs in NGO / Non-Profit Associations View All Jobs at ACDI/VOCA
  • Subscribe to free job alerts
  • If you have not been getting our emails, check your Spam folder folder on Yahoo or Promotions tab on Gmail; mark us as Not Spam and add us to your contact list. Learn how to

    Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 49 projects in 30 countries and total revenues of $151 million.

    Subject Matter Experts, Kenya Dairy Value Chain Project

     

    Job description

    ACDI/VOCA is currently preparing for a Dairy Value Chain Project in Kenya funded by GIZ. The anticipated project will catalyze innovations in agriculture and food sector with aim to improve small holder’s incomes, increase employment and enhance the regional food supply in the rural target regions of Bungoma, Kakamega and Saya counties. The project will continue strengthening knowledge of dairy farmers in Good Agricultural Practices through ATVET based training; enhancing service orientation of dairy cooperatives, and promotion of commercial production as employment opportunities for youth and women.

    For project positions and short-term consulting opportunities, ACDI/VOCA is promptly seeking experts with the experience in the following technical areas:

    • Cooperative development and organizational capacity of service providers
    • Agricultural extension and training;
    • Agricultural Technical Vocational Education and Training (ATVET)
    • Food safety
    • Dairy production and value chain development;
    • Good Husbandry practices in dairy farming;
    • Fodder value chain development;
    • ICT in agriculture
    • Gender and Youth empowerment

    While each position will have its own operational and technical scope under the project, overall qualifications will meet the below:

    General Qualifications

    • University degree in agricultural science, agricultural economics, animal sciences or related discipline; Master’s degree or other advanced degree strongly preferred
    • Minimum 20 years of working experience in rural development projects either in the area of agricultural extension or/and cooperative development or/and dairy farming (for long term positions)

    Specific Qualifications

    • Practical knowledge of ATVET approach and excellent training skills
    • Excellent knowledge of dairy value chain support activities of government and non-government organisations and donors in Kenya and good networking abilities
    • Client and partner orientation, efficient work practices, interdisciplinary thinking and training experience are required
    • Experience of collaboration with GIZ or other donors is an asset
    • Extraordinary coordination and communication skills
    • Fluent (written and spoken) in English

    Kenya Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

    The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.
    <
    For project positions and short-term consulting opportunities, ACDI/VOCA is promptly seeking experts with the experience in the following technical areas:

    • Cooperative development and organizational capacity of service providers
    • Agricultural extension and training;
    • Agricultural Technical Vocational Education and Training (ATVET)
    • Food safety
    • Dairy production and value chain development;
    • Good Husbandry practices in dairy farming;
    • Fodder value chain development;
    • ICT in agriculture
    • Gender and Youth empowerment

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to ACDI/VOCA career website on internationaljobs-acdivoca.icims.com to apply

    Have you ever wondered what people doing similar jobs in different companies and industries earn? Contribute anonymously to Kenya's No. 1 Salary Database. Join MySalaryScale.
  • ❮ Back to All Jobs
  • Know more about ACDI/VOCASimilar Jobs
  • Search for jobs by keyword
  • Latest Jobs at Equity Group Foundation
  • Job at Trócaire
  • Social Worker at HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya
  • Internal Audit Assistant at Metropol Corporation Ltd
  • Job Openings at Mother Goose Kenya
  • Consultant at Trocaire Kenya
  • Job Vacancy at Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA)
  • Finance Associate at International Aids Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)
Advertise your training programs and courses on MyJobMag
  • Filter Jobs
  • County | Search by region instead
    Field

    Industry

    Education

    Experience


    Also include jobs without defined experience

    Job Title

Display your company or industry jobs on your website or blog Get Started
  « 1 Recently Viewed Job
 
 
Send your application through

Yahoomail Gmail Hotmail