Repost: Job Vacancy: Coffee Field Officer ( 3 positions)

Repost: Job Vacancy: Coffee Field Officer ( 3
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 Field Officer who
will be based in OKU Selatan South Sumatra, in charge of the following
tasks:  

  

Job Opportunity

The project is looking for a Field Officer who will be based in South Sumatra  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
required.

–   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.

 

Profile

Experience:

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

Required:

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

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

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

Desired:

–   Particular

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

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

Competencies:

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

 

Please apply electronically including CV, motivation letter and
salary expectation to: [email protected] before
30.08.2016; only short listed candidates will be contacted, early submission is
appreciated.

 

 

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