Agronomist Job Opportunities at LVIA October, 2022

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Agronomist Job Opportunities at LVIA October, 2022

LVIA is an Italian NGO operating in Dodoma region. The organization is based in Kongwa town and implements activities across the Kongwa, Chamwino & Bahi districts. For the implementation of the new project, “Diverse Food System: Improving Nutrition by Supporting a Diversified and Sustainable Food System,” LVIA is looking for the following:

Agronomist

  1. Summary: The Agronomist will serve as a trainer and communicator for the Agriculture Team, stakeholders, and beneficiaries; She / He will implement the Agriculture development program at the field level effectively and communicate & support the farmers.
  2. Duration: The contract is a 1 year period with 3 months’ probation. High possibility to renew for two more years, depending on funds & candidate’s performance.

Place of duty: Dodoma (LVIA Office)

Tentative starting date: Mid November 2022

About You: You are a people person; you enjoy being in the field but also perform in the office when necessary; you are flexible and ready to move; you are fluent in English, a confident communicator, and able to put across your meaning transparently.

Requirements:

  • At least Diploma in Agronomy or relevant field
  • At least three years of experience in the same field
  • At least three years of experience in technical reporting & support of field activity implementation
  • Computer Literature

Functions:

  • Developing better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improving crop yield
  • Researching and promoting agricultural strategies to counter the devastating crop events
  • Collecting seed, plant & soil samples; perform testing for nutritional deficiencies or diseases
  • Training the beneficiaries about the best practices for soil conservation and plant growth
  • Communicate on time any feedback that can affect the successful implementation of the project
  • Build and maintain good relationships with both project beneficiaries & local authorities
  • Be aware and respectful of gender balance, socio-cultural aspects, staff safety, unethical & mismanagement behavior, proper environmental management

Application Procedures:

Interested candidates should send their CV, a motivational letter, a copy of professional certificates, and possibly, the details of three referees.

Please indicate the job you are applying for, like in the example: LVIA /Agronomist / Your Name & Surname. Send to: [email protected] and [email protected] or apply directly to the LVIA Office in Kongwa by 31st of October 2022.

NOTE: All application Letters should be written in English, and you will be required to bring Original professional certificates during the interview. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by telephone or email; the job interview will be held in the LVIA Kongwa office.

L.V.I.A

P.O. BOX 160 Kongwa Tanzania

Tel/Fax: +255(0)762901671/0625276272

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