CARE International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty. We work in over 94 countries around the world to provide over 1000 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Agriculture Extension Officer (Livestock)
Location: Gashua, Yobe
Position Type: Regular
Supervisor: Project Manager Livelihood
- The Agriculture extension officer (Livestock) will be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring of livestock production component of WFP livelihood project in Yobe state.
- She/he will be responsible for managing the livestock component effectively and efficiently according to CARE and WFP systems and procedures.
Management of the livestock production component according to contractual requirements, operating priorities:
- Develop work plan in collaboration with project team members according to the proposal
- Make sure that specific project components are implemented according to contractual requirements, both in relation to project implementation and financial management
- Conduct periodic assessments to ensure project implementation is happening according to the agreed upon work plans and budgets
- Liaise closely with other agencies working in the same geographic regions and/or sectors to ensure coordination and avoid overlap.
Program quality of the project is ensured during each phase of the project implementation process:
- Conduct regular progress review meetings with field teams and stakeholders to ensure quality is maintained and address any problems
- Make sure field teams collect relevant information on outputs, outcomes and impact, in both qualitative and quantitative form, based on reporting formats
Provide technical inputs/ Trainings:
- Provide technical input on animal husbandry practices to the beneficiaries
- Conduct technical trainings to the beneficiaries to implement livestock interventions
- Visit field locations frequently to monitor livelihood activities of the beneficiaries