[Vacancy] Technical Officer

Technical Officer

The overall Functions of the Position:

The Technical Officer will be responsible providing guidance and support for the planning and implementation, monitoring and quality assurance of RA2 selected DLIs in the State.

Specific Duties:

The duties and responsibilities of the Technical Officer will be as follows:

  • identify groups of potential beneficiaries eligible to participate in the project’s production-related activities.
  • identify with the assistance of relevant specialists the technical assistance and training needs of producer groups/associations.
  • coordinate the technical visits for project staff and prepare technical report for each visit.
  • follow up the implementation of the technical assistance plan in the field during production, harvest and postharvest stages.
  • Prepare technical reports and follow up records.
  • Prepare guidelines to be used by extension workers.
  • Advise on the best crop combinations and livestock that can be grown and reared,
  • Review the detailed projects report (DPR) for precision and detail and provide feedback as necessary,
  • Perform other ad-hoc duties as required.

Reporting and Location:

The position will be based in the SCCO, but may involve occasional travel to LGAs and communities. The Technical Officer will report to the SCC

Qualifications and Experience:

  • First or Higher-Degree agronomy/agricultural sciences, Livestock/Animal Science
  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years of field experience proven experience in development projects is a strong asset.
  • Good English language and computer soft skills
  • Team work

Details of the Contract:

Two-years contract,

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