Job Opportunity at AFC Agriculture and Finance Consultants

Job Title: Agricultural Expert

Period: as soon as possible until December 31, 2019 ( with possibility of extension)

AFC Consultants international is a German consulting company working in Ghana since 2009, focusing on agricultural and rural development projects. AFC Consultants is  looking for an agricultural expert  who has substantial work experience to  work on an agriculture programme currently implemented in the south and middle belt supporting the citrus, mango, pineapple, and vegetable value chains.

Specific Key Tasks

¬ Define good agricultural practices to be promoted, especially with regards to climate-sensitive horticultural production;

¬ Elaborate training curricula ( competency-based training) and training material especially with regards to phytosanitary standards and sustainability standards in collaboration with responsible teams within the programme

¬ Train agricultural advisors of large offtakers ( processors,exporters)

¬ Organise training of service providers ( service gangs) and advisors of off-takers (processors, exporters)

¬ Liaise with MoFA extension agents and supervise training of trainers in collaboration with responsible teams within the programme

¬ Design, manage,and monitor demonstration trial fields and analyse data

¬ Responsible for data recording to be fed into the M&E System

Qualifications Required

¬ BSc. minimum

¬ University studies in agriculture

¬ Minimum 6 years professional experience in agricultural sector

¬ Minimum 3 years professional experience in the agricultural extension for smallholder farmers

¬ Familiarity with competency-based training

¬ Experience with outgrower schemes/contract farming arrangements

¬ Proficiency in the facilitation of farmer groups for certification

¬ Expertise in integrated pest management

Send your application with cover letter and CV to: not later August 16, 2019

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