Full-time Christian Aid (CA): Agricultural Extension Support Officer Vacancy
Christian Aid (CA) is a UK-based international NGO, partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is the transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid works in more than 30 countries and has been operating in Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country programme focuses on Community Health and HIV, Accountable Governance including humanitarian response and Gender.
The Job : Agricultural Extension Support Officer
Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp
The post holders will support the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) project and perform his/her role to carry out all agricultural extension activities under the supervision of Food Security & Livelihood Coordinator.
The post holder should have a first degree in Agricultural Science/Agronomy/Agric Extension/Animal Science. she/he should have a minimum 2-year experience in leading Agricultural based interventions. She/he should have coordination experience with different partners and stakeholders. The post holder is required to have experience in staff supervision, capacity building and developing training modules. Experience in the local languages Hausa and Kanuri is an added advantage.
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, religion or belief.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
Give us an example of when you treated others with dignity and respect while recognising that they had different ideas and views to you. What was the situation? How were you aware of the differences involved? What was your task? What outcome were you trying to achieve? What actions did you take? How did you demonstrate dignity and respect? What was the result of your actions? Were you successful? If so, how did you know?
Please give us an example of a time when you had to say no to another colleague or team because of other priorities while acknowledging their needs. What was the situation? What were the competing priorities? What was your task? What action(s) did you take? What was the effect of you saying no? What was the outcome(s)? What did you learn from the experience?
Give us an example of a time when you communicated something complex in a way that could be easily understood by others. What was the situation? What did you need to communicate effectively? How did you make sure the message was understood by others? What was the impact? How did you know you were successful?
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