Training Officer: Fambidzanai Permaculture (Training) Centre (FPC)

Training Officer: Fambidzanai Permaculture (Training) Centre (FPC)
Deadline: 22 November 2019

Reporting to: Training Coordinator
Contract Duration: 6 Months (Renewable)
Duty Station: Head Office - Harare

Established in 1988 and headquartered 23km from the Harare city centre along Lomagundi Road, FPC strives to promote agro-ecological solutions for healthy and prosperous communities. It seeks to facilitate and demonstrate relevant skills and knowledge to restore people’s confidence in their ability to produce off-land while still working creatively in harmony with nature. FPC’s development intervention is characterised by skills training, demonstrations of various participatory methodologies while looking out for value chain possibilities, particularly by creating marketing opportunities for organic produce. Its major activities include training of smallholder farmers, youth groups and various development workers, demonstrating sustainable methods of farming for organic enthusiasts including creating ties with communities, sister organizations as well as other agencies that work in the same communities as the centre.

FPC is inviting for suitably qualified and experienced persons to submit applications for the above mentioned position that is based at its Head Office in Harare.

Duties (in brief)
Designing short courses; Marketing centre activities particularly courses on offer; Preparing quarterly, half year, end of year narrative reports; Developing Agroecology training materials; Production of pamphlets, fliers etc; Planning for courses; Networking; Monitoring the implementation of agroecology by trainees; Creating a database for all trained participants; Conducting training

Education and qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or related discipline; Diploma in Agroecology/Permaculture; Diploma/ certificate in Marketing is an added advantage

Prior work experience
At least a minimum of 5 years proven experience in the NGO sector; At least a 2 years’ experience working on community development work.

Knowledge skills and abilities
Ability to communicate in both Ndebele and Shona; Strong marketing skills; Holder of a clean Class 4 driver’s licence.

To apply
Applicants to submit half -page motivational letter and curriculum vitae either by email or by hand delivered to the address below. Emails to be sent to hr@fambidzanai.org.zw Hand delivered applications should be addressed to the Human Resources Officer and submitted to Fambidzanai Permaculture Centre, 4 Dovedale Road, Mt Hampden, Harare. Interested candidates must also indicate, categorically, their minimum expected gross earnings in their motivational letter. Only short listed candidates shall be contacted for interviews.

Created: November 13, 2019
Category: Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental
Expiry Date: Nov. 22, 2019

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