Environment, Forestry and Agriculture jobs at Farmer Outgrower Foundation and Other Companies in Zambia

Deadline of this Job: 24 November 2022

The candidate should:
• Should have a full grade 12 certificate or equivalent
• Should have a DIPLOMA in General Agriculture
• Be aged between 20 and 35 years
• Be fluent in English and common language used in Kabwe
• Have a motor bike riders’ license
• Have a minimum of 1 year experience in a similar position
• Ladies are encouraged to apply

• To help improve yields among the outgrower scheme members through provision of technical support before, during and after harvest of groundnuts seeds
• To deliver trainings to farmers under the outgrower scheme in production, post-harvest handling, etc that will help enhance groundnuts seeds production and productivity.
• To provide technical advice and support to outgrower scheme management on matters relating to the outgrower scheme operation
• To draft an annual extension services plan for implementation detailing programs to be executed on a quarterly basis and timelines.
• To be a resource person in effective seed aggregation and input distribution to farmers
• Provide monthly reports to the outgrower scheme management on extension service delivery that highlights the successes, challenges and recommendations.
• Maintain networks of collaboration with technical specialists to gather information and promote awareness of technical issues to improve extension systems and advisory services.
• Perform other related duties as required.