Young Farmers (Youth) Training Officer Job in Kenya 2014


Young Farmers (Youth) Training Officer

Reports To: Project Manager

Job Summary

The young farmers training officer will be responsible in conducting crops training to farm shop franchisees, farm shop agro-vet attendants and farmers within farm shop franchisees network.

He/she will be involved in livestock demonstration set up and management, participate in farmer’s clinic days, farmers field schools and farm shop promotional events.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • To provide crops training to farmers, Farm Shop franchisees and shop assistants
  • Participate in promotional events, farmers field schools and farmer’s clinics
  • Provide technical input on the set up of crops demonstration farms and train farmers the best practices during farmers field schools events
  • Support field agents in farmer groups visits and training
  • Mentor young farmers (youth) in agribusiness activities within farm shop franchisees network coverage.
Qualifications, Education, Experience and skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, agribusiness, horticulture and any other related field plus 1 year working experience dealing with small scale farmers.
  • Diploma/certificate in agriculture, agribusiness, horticulture and any other related field plus1-2years of experience working with small holder farmers
  • Fluent English and Swahili
  • Analytical and writing skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Use of MS Word, Excel, Power-point and Outlook
Standards of Performance and Behavior
  • Honesty, integrity and transparency in dealings with stakeholders and clients.
  • Analytical and pro active attitude towards problem solving
  • Professional conduct in all operational matters
Send CV and remuneration requirement to with the subject line “Young Farmers Training Officer” by 31 January, 2014.
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