Job Vacancy: Coffee Field Officer ( 5 positions)

Job Vacancy: Coffee Field Officer ( 5 positions) 

Company:  The foundation Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung designs
and manages sustainable agricultural development projects worldwide. With over
twenty years of experience in project design, implementation and management,
the foundation contributes to improving the living conditions of smallholder
coffee and cocoa farmers through a business approach to sustainable
development.  Financed by private and public donors, HRNS has started
implementing a 5-year program (2 projects) to promote sustainable smallholder
Robusta coffee production in OKU Selatan, Southern Sumatra. These projects aims
to provide farmer training on good agricultural practices, product quality and
marketing, farmer organizational development, etc.  The second phase of
the program will include additional topics such as access to finance, gender
mainstreaming, coffee & climate, alternative income and biodiversity. These
components will be integrated where possible and have to contribute to the
overall goal of empowering the farmers in these communities.   Job Opportunity 
The project is looking for a Senior Coffee Agronomist who will be
based in OKU Selatan South Sumatra, in charge of the following



The project is looking for a
Field Officer who will be based in South Sumatra or West Lampung Province, in
charge of the following tasks:

–   Implement
farmer field school training session for farmer groups on coffee production,
product quality, product marketing, farmer organizational development,
entrepreneurial skills, nursery management, coffee and climate change related
topics, etc.

–   Train
and coach farmer promoters who will facilitate farmer field school training
sessions in their communities

–   Assist
and support farmers during regular farmer group meetings, provide on-demand
advice to farmers and introduce additional information/know-how where required.

–   Support
establishment of cooperation with other organizations/stakeholders where

–   Implement
demonstration plots in cooperation with Project Partners and Farmers.

–   Implement and monitor
farmer field book record keeping (i.e. training, data entry and database
maintenance, data analysis and report writing).

–   Support baseline, mid-term
and end of project evaluation surveys.

–   Facilitate mission of
Consultants and Project Visitors.




–   Minimum 1-3 years of
relevant working experience; demonstrated practical expertise in participatory
farmer training and farmer organizational development.


–   Indonesian candidate
with a university degree in agriculture, community development, agribusiness or
related subjects.

–   Advanced
proficiency in standard MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook and Project).

–   Self initiative and
communication skills; accustomed and willing to work under pressure.


–   Particular
expertise related to smallholder coffee or cocoa production, processing,
marketing and trade.

–   Proficiency in English
(verbal and written); concise reporting skills.


–   Integrity
and Accountability, Commitment, Thrive for Excellence and Respect


Please apply electronically including CV, motivation letter and

salary expectation to: [email protected] before 30.07.2016; only

short listed candidates will be contacted, early submission is appreciated.



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