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Job Vacancy For Community Based Extension & Mobilisation Officer – Current Jobs in Ghana

Organisational Profile:

Orcas Global is an indigenous business organisation established to provide innovative and environmentally friendly business products and services that address very unique socio-economic and environmental challenges in Ghana and Africa at large. We provide products and services in the field of agriculture, capacity building, and general logistics trade.

Unit: Programmes and Programme Quality (Field based position)

Tittle of Position: Community Based Extension & Mobilisation Officer (CBM Officer)

Location: Northern Ghana. Specifically; North Gonja, East Gonja, West Gonja, Tolon, Kumbungu& Tamale Metro

Restrictions: 1-year time specified contract (possibility of extension). Must have a legal right to live and work in Ghana.

Reports to: Programs Manager or an Assigned Superior

Accountable to: Chief Executive Officer

Expected travel: Significant travel throughout your operational area. (85%) – and also to central training locations (15%)

Main Duties

• Participate in any M&E, capacity building and training sessions.

• Participate in training opportunities provided by the organisation.

• Create awareness and sensitise farmers on VSLA as a means for self-financing of agriculture activities.

• Establish VSLAs in the project operational districts.

• Promote crop insurance and subscribe farmers in the VSLAs to the policy.

• Engage in periodic team meetings to discuss progress.

• Maintain records of all events, minutes of meetings held and ensure these are shared your assigned superior.

• Participate in the review of data collected from the field and in any planned assessments and reviews for the programme.

• Lead in managing and resolving day-to-day project related challenges or issues affecting farmers.

• Conduct sessions on livelihood related activities with farmers.

• Undertake extension services for community based farmers.

Qualification Required & Experience

Requirements

• Minimum certificate in agriculture extension, community development, or HND in marketing.

• Experience in mobilising communities, community leaders and young people to participate in programmes.

• Experience working with farmers living in rural / urban areas.

• Strong facilitation skills

• Good report writing skills

• Knowledge and familiarity with data collection tools and techniques

• Preparedness to work in a rural setting

• Strong problem solving skills appropriate for farmers

• Computer literacy; (word, excel, power point)

• Ability to motivate, support, or work with a team

• An ability to plan/schedule work activities independently, with minimum supervision.

Salary: Very Attractive and based on experience

Location: Northern Ghana – Specifically; North Gonja, East Gonja, West Gonja, Tolon, Kumbungu& Tamale Metro

How to Apply For the Job

Please send complete application to:

[email protected]

Please note, it must include a Letter of Motivation and CV with two referees.

Closing Date: 07 February, 2019

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