Job - REGIONAL PROGRAMME OFFICER - YOUTH EMPLOYMENT & INCOME IN AGRICULTURE
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5 Feb
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REGIONAL PROGRAMME OFFICER - YOUTH EMPLOYMENT & INCOME IN AGRICULTURE
Governmental, International organisations, NGO's, Harare, Zimbabwe

To implement its new regional programme on Youth Employment & Income in Agriculture in Southern Africa, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation - SDC - is looking for a Regional Programme Officer. At least 10 years experience in the agricultural sector with at least 5 years experience with a focus on value chains and job creation is required, as well as 5 years experience in programme management. You also have practical working experience in at least 2 countries of the SADC region. The Programme Officer develops new programmes, goes through the whole project cycle and provides leadership. The deadline for applications is 24th of February.

Position Published
5 Feb 2018
Position Updated
9 Feb 2018
Applications Invited
99 Applications
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Applications Invited
Search In Progress
Shortlist Sent to Client
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
99 Applications
3 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
60% Complete
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Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Head of Domain Agriculture & Food Security
Supervision Of
Self
Interacts With
Team Agriculture & Food Security, all departments at the embassy, donors and partner organisations
Job Description
Support the formulation, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects, programmes and contributions of the SDC "Agriculture and Food Security" portfolio in the SADC region
Elaborate and prepare entry and/or credit proposals for new projects
Manage the tender and procurement processes in case of a SDC project mandate and other purchases
Negotiations and verifies prices and fees with partners, as the follow up to ensure all contractual obligations are completed
Review and analyse operational and financial reports of partners/projects.
Efficient technical and political dialogue with stakeholders related to Youth Employment and Income in Agriculture
Monitoring-evaluation and planning processes: contribute to mid-year review, annual report and planning, context monitoring, as well as evaluation on-going cooperation strategy and planning of the new cooperation strategy
Candidate Specification
Experience
10 years
Education Level
Masters Degree
Qualifications
Agronomy, Agro-Socio Economy, Social Sciences or related field
Software
MS Office
Equipment
PC
Knowledge Of
Youth economic development, social entrepreneurship, vocational skills development is a MUST
Skills To
Analyse and Conceptualize
Ability To
Write concise and clearly structured report in excellent English
Personality
You can work independently and as part of a team. You're organised and are able to meet deadlines
Other
Strong personal and social competences
Organisation
Industry
Governmental, International organisations, NGO's
Culture
Multicultural
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
At least 35 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Contract
Location
Harare, Zimbabwe
Remuneration
Negotiable
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