Greenhouse Extension Agent

Vacancy Number:KVID20170111-34652
Title: Greenhouse Extension Agent
Category:Agriculture
Duration:1 year (with possibility of extension)
Exp.:2017-01-11-(2 Yearss Ago)
Jobs no:1
Salary:0
Gender:Male/Female

Location

Organization:CARD-F |About CARD-F
City:Khost
Country:AF

Qualification

Education:Bachelor
Work Experience:2 Years
Qualification:

Education:



Candidates applying for the position of Extension Agent (High Value Horticulture/ Greenhouse) must have university degree in horticulture.

Specialization in greenhouses/ high value horticulture disciplines is desirable.



 



Experience:



 



Canidates applying for this position must have relevant technical knowledge and at least two years experience in agriculture projects.

Direct experience with greenhouse is needed.

Knowledge of local context is mandatory thus candidates from Khost are highly encouraged to apply.



 



Skills:



Have a good knowledge of communities and villages in Khost province;

Possess good interpersonal skills and communication abilities;

Well organised, with the ability to properly record and store data;

Be familiar with major poultry diseases and its management approaches;

Committed and punctual, both in the office and in field activities;

Team player, with the ability to work with limited direct supervision;

Have a basic understanding of the English language.



 



Note: Only applicants who meet these requirements will be considered.


Duties & Responsibilities

The Extension Agent will work under the direct supervision of greenhouse specialist and overall supervision of the Project Manager to perform the following duties and responsibilities:



 



Assist the project specialists in beneficiary selection process and conducting beneficiary surveys;

Provide extension services to project beneficiaries on regular basis;

Adopt and demonstrate the best management practices in the high value horticulture sector. This will be done after the Extension Agent is trained by the greenhouse specialist;

Conduct various technical field trainings for the greenhouse farmers at district level and provide them technical advises on regular basis;

Prepare and implement seasonal calendar of high value horticulture activities for the targeted beneficiaries; 

Collect required data from greenhouse farmers on regular basis, enter the data into the excel spreadsheet and report to the greenhouse specialist;

Must be prepared to work and frequently travel to the project sites;

Undertake any other task assigned by greenhouse specialist and Project Manager. 


Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

Please read the submission steps in order to have a successful application.

By Electronic submission:

Ideally, you should apply electronically by sending your CV and a one-page cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the position to Email address given below.
Please Specify only VA number (CARD-F/KST/67/16)  in the subject line of your Email
DO NOT attach any other documents and certificates only Application Form, Your CV and Cover letter

 

By Hard Copy:

Alternatively, you may submit a hard copy of Employment Application Form, your CV and a one-page covering letter in an envelope marked “Confidential”.  Please note clearly on the envelope the VA number and position for which you are applying for.  The envelope should be addressed to:

Masoodullah Ghyasi

Human Resources Manager

CARD-F Office, Evergreen Building, Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock, Kart-e-Sakhi Square, Jamal Meena, Kabul, Afghanistan.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

Candidates from Khost province will be given preference:
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Email:[email protected]
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