Crop Protection Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Virtual Hr Recruitment Limited

Job Description

Overview

ACDI/VOCA is an international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA is currently seeking Subject Matter Experts for the anticipated USAID-funded cross-border trade and resilience project in the East African Community (EAC) countries. This project will assist the Governments of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi as well as other neighboring nations to improve regional integration by identifying and mitigating policy constraints to agricultural trade and value chains, scaling up best practices, and strengthening the resilience and cooperation of regional networks. ACDI/VOCA is promptly seeking technical experts for the following positions:

Fertilizer and Crop Protection Specialist

Qualifications

While each position will have its own operational and technical requirements under the program, overall qualifications will meet the below:

Advanced degree required in agriculture, international development, or related field
Substantial experience in related technical area
Advanced knowledge of agricultural practices and methods in EAC countries
Experience with USAID and/or any other international donor-funded projects required
Willingness to travel required
Fluency in English required, proficiency in regional languages desired

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