Kenya Extension and Aggregation Officer job at One Acre Fund
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Vacancy title:
Kenya Extension and Aggregation Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Business Operations ]

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One Acre Fund

Deadline of this Job:
25 February 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Ongata Rongai, Ngong, Utawala, Juja, Thika, Roasters, Kitengela, Kiambu, Ruaka, Kasarani, Embu, Kerugoya, Karatina, Murang’a And Meru , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, January 13, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:

Responsibilities
• Develop knowledge of the standard market requirements
• Farmer training- Advising farmers on intervention methods to use on pests and disease.
• Train Farmer groups in food safety and hygiene methods.
• Train Farmer groups in health safety methods.
• Record and maintain records of production as required by Macadamia buying center or Avocado QMS on behalf of the farmer groups.
• Carry out time to time farm risk assessment and crop scouting.
• Prepare/Register farmers for GGAP certification process.
• Conduct and ensure the smooth GGAP certification training, inspection and audit on all registered farmers.
• Create the reports to share with his/her supervisors to update operational movements.
• Develop his/her farmer base based on the given target for the given season.
• Work and improve the macadamia buying process in assigned buying center.

Career Growth and Development
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Qualifications
Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:
• 1+ years work experience in an agricultural related field.
• Knowledge of the avocado/ Macadamia value chain (e.g. fruit varieties, quality, seasonality) is appreciated
• A track record in planning field activities and troubleshooting issues
• Able to coordinate teams for harvesting and sourcing from smallholders
• Passionate about serving smallholder farmers
• Coaching skills to develop junior team members
• National ID Card
• Minimum Education; high school certificate,certificate and diploma in agriculture, agricultural related field
• Language: English, Kiswahili required


Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 25 February 2023
Duty Station: Ongata Rongai, Ngong, Utawala, Juja, Thika, Roasters, Kitengela, Kiambu, Ruaka, Kasarani, Embu, Kerugoya, Karatina, Murang’a And Meru
Posted: 13-01-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 13-01-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 13-01-2067
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