Provincial Agricultural Coordinator


Provincial Agricultural Coordinator

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Phnom Penh
Posted 4 months ago

Background

The Center Excellence on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Nutrition (CE SAIN) aims to foster private sector innovation, agricultural research, education and training, and public-sector capacity building through improved collaboration and knowledge sharing focusing on enhancing food and nutritional security in Cambodia. Founded in 2016 by the Royal University of Agriculture and Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Intensification at Kansas State University through the support from USAID, CE SAIN has been implementing various programs​ and projects and using its learning and experience to capture best management practices and promote expertise, innovations in agriculture, food security and nutrition as well as engage with private sector to promote agricultural entrepreneurship  through partnership with national and internal entities.

Based on the expansion of our activities, CE SAIN is looking for dynamic and passionate professionals to join our team in a position as follow:

Terms of Reference (ToR): Provincial Agricultural Coordinator (1 posts)

Position Title:               Provincial Agricultural Coordinator

Location:                      Preah Vihear Province

Reporting:                    Agricultural Technical Manager

Citizenship:                   Cambodia

Salary range:                 Commensurate with degree and experience ($550 to $800/month).

Contract:                      Probationary period of three months; yearly contracts based on performance.

Summary: The Provincial Agricultural Coordinator (PAC) is responsible for day-to-day operations and maintenance of the Agricultural Technology Park (ATP) and outreach activities in the respective provinces. PAC leads all farm research, demonstration and outreach activities and maintains the CE SAIN model farms and good relationship with implementing partners and beneficiaries in the local communities. PAC also helps with the fairs, workshops, field visits and technical trainings.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategy and approach to implement activities with subordinate staff.
  • Interact with provincial key stakeholders to make sure the activity implementation to be synergized and harmonized.
  • Provide technical support and supervise subordinate staff and beneficiaries for demonstration and outreach activities in the Agricultural Technology Park (ATP) and local communities
  • Establish and maintain model farms in the ATP.
  • Lead the organization of meetings, workshops, field day, trainings and other events.
  • Provide technical review and support to develop tools for the design and implementation of activities in ATP and the local communities.
  • Prepare documents and log day-to-day activities in the ATP and support the development and review of more agricultural technologies and innovations and bring them to ATP.
  • Organize regular field monitoring and spot check to ensure the quality of activity implementation in the local communities.
  • Provide advice to Agricultural Extension Officer and Interns to improve the quality of implementation once the weakness found.
  • Maintain networks of collaboration with technical specialists to gather information and promote awareness to improve sustainable agricultural intensification and nutrition (SAIN) extension models.
  • Keep communicating with Program Manager and Agricultural Technical Advisor to update activity progress, sensitive challenges and project’s revision.
  • Perform other related tasks as requested.

Minimum Required Qualification/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in agriculture related fields.
  • Good understanding of SAIN management practices and innovations
  • Experience on farm operations and maintenance of farm equipment and tools.
  • At least 2 years of relevant, professional experience in roles with similar responsibilities.
  • Good interpersonal, negotiation, facilitation and time management skills
  • Good communication skills both oral and written (English and Khmer).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience (at least three years) as Farm Manager or Provincial Agricultural Coordinator or similar positions at private or public sector or NGOs.
  • Linkage and working experience with farm communities and private sector.
  • Good understanding of project coordination and management

Application Information

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their current resume and cover letter referring the position applied to cesaincareer@rua.edu.kh.

Closing date: July 07, 2022.

For further information, please contact us via 023-6365-226 or cesaincareer@rua.edu.kh

CE SAIN would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Job Features

Job CategoryEducation
Type of EmploymentFull-time

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