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Coordinator (RA) at Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA)

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Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) is a non-governmental organization that promotes demonstration and widespread adoption of improved pre and post-production agricultural technologies for smallholder farmers. SAA assists host country agricultural development program through its country program. The project is implemented through five interrelated components: Regenerative Agriculture, promotion of improved Post-harvest and Agro-processing Technologies, promote Market Oriented Agriculture in support of pluralistic extension delivery and market access, to develop agricultural extension advisory services and to establish a relevant, efficient and effective Monitoring, Evaluation, Recording and Communication system.

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We are recruiting qualified candidates of Nigerian Nationals to fill the position of:

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Job Title: Coordinator for Regenerative Agriculture (C-RA)

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Location: Kano

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Job Description

  • The Coordinator RA coordinates and leads the Regenerative Agriculture team consisting of at least a Program Officer and/or a Senior Program Officer, and in coordination with other Strategic Focus Areas, carry out program activities that contribute to the implementation of regenerative agriculture using value chain extension approach.
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Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead development of Regenerative Agriculture program (monthly/quarterly/annual) work-plan and budget and also lead the development of partnerships.
  • Conduct, analyze and report on Crop productivity extension needs assessment and contribute to baseline surveys in selected sites in collaboration with other themes and other partners.
  • Analyze and develop extension models to promote value chain in selected sites.
  • Plan, organize, coordinate and conduct training on Regenerative Agriculture or Subject Matter Specialists (SMS) /Development Agents (DA) and farmers, especially women, youth and PwDs at appropriate times.
  • Analyze the technical performance and economic viability of SAA extension models that would contribute to the strategic focus areas, especially sustainable intensification, soil health and crop productivity.
  • Develop Regenerative Agriculture training materials for use by trainers and farmers under the guidance of CD and DCD.
  • Source, package, Implement and manage Regenerative Agricultural technologies and program including monitoring, progress and ensuring timely completion of program activities.
  • Identify and work with relevant stakeholders, including policy-makers and government officials in monitoring and implementation for extension model development.
  • Promote value-chain extension services along Regenerative Agriculture activities and provide timely feedback among staff and partners, and maintain up-to-date reports.
  • In consultation with CD and DCD, supervise and evaluate staff, and train them in relevant topics to update and improve their technical expertise.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual technical reports and submit to CD and DCD.
  • Participate in fund raising (Proposal writing), and lead development of MoUs.
  • Collect information on other donors on Regenerative Agriculture and write project proposals in consultation with CD and DCD.
  • Promote synergy among other themes along the value chain.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisors.
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Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • B.Sc / M.Sc in Agronomy, Soil Science, Crop Science, Agriculture Extension, or relevant Education
  • 12 / 14 years of experience on relevant field respectively
  • English Proficiency: Level C2 (Especially writing skills)
  • Microsoft Office: Advance knowledge of Power point, Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Biometry, Experimental Designs and statistical analysis and good reporting skills
  • Excellent knowledge, experience and skills in Regenerative Agriculture
  • Excellent project coordination and management skills
  • Skills and knowledge on ICT (GPS and e-extension tools)
  • Agri-business skills.
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Application Closing Date
24th November, 2021.

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Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit their Applications with the Non-returnable documents below to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.
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Submit their Applications with the Non-returnable documents to:
The Country Director,
Sasakawa Africa Association,
No. 8 Kura Road, Off Magajin Rumfa,
P.M.B. 5190,
Kano State.

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Non-returnable Documents to be Submitted

  • Application Letters stating intent of interest.
  • Curriculum Vitae with 3 Referees
  • Copies of Credentials.

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