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I.       TechnoServe Background:

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital, and markets. Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs, and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

II. Program Description:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1.       Planning and management of FT’s

·      Submit BA weekly work plan  – details when will attend training

·      Review FT weekly work plan with dates

·      Collect weekly training plans and data from FT’s

·      Clearly communicate goals and roles and responsibilities to all staff

·      Provide feedback, coaching, and development activities related to performance

      management, following HR guidelines.

·      Notify SBA of any performance issues as soon as observed.

·      Develop a team spirit among all reports.

·      Submit Farmer Trainer of the month nominations for own reports.

2.      Conduct monthly Agronomy training to FTs

·         Model that months agronomy training to FTs at local training demo

·         Supervise teach-backs and give feedback

·         Ensure all training materials reach FT’s

3.       Observe FT’s delivering training at demo plot

·         Observe full training to farmers

·         Complete the training observation form and give feedback and coaching to FT

·         Check attendance form, cross-check with a number of farmers seen as present. Ensure reported data is accurate.

·         Check demo plot status, complete form and give feedback to FT

4.       Visit farmers

·         Pick farmers at random

·         Discuss training, farmer adoption, and challenges

·         Complete Best Practice checklist

5.       Visit Demo plots

·         Meet with FF and discuss any challenges

·         Check demo plot status, complete form, and give feedback to FT.

6.       Attendance M & E

·         Collect, check for completion, and submit a complete set of FT’s attendance sheets to SBA within 1 week of training completion.

·         Discuss any attendance issues with FT’s and SBA and develop an action plan.

·         Compile weekly attendance update and submit to SBA

7.      Prepare & check FTs expenses

·         Collect official voucher receipts for transport and accommodation

·         Submit these documents to the SBA in a timely fashion

8.       Stakeholder Management

·         Create a good working relationship with stakeholders.

·         Holding meeting with the Agricultural Development and administration offices of the appropriate Wereda’s once every quarter.

·         Meet with Kebele leaders and Cooperative to give progress reports every quarter.

·         Support FTs to mobilize farmers at the Kebele level.

Job Requirements

Required Skills & Experience:

·        Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy or Agricultural Science, Plant Science, Crop sciences, and Horticulture, etc/Masters preferred. May accept experience in lieu of a four-year degree.

·         At least two to four years professional experience – ideally private sector – in one or more of the following areas: coffee processing or agronomy, business or cooperative management, SME development, agriculture

·         Strong planning skills and experience working to strict time-guidelines

·         Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills

·         Willingness to spend significant time in rural areas

·         In addition to local language, excellent English  oral & written presentation skills (knowledge of the second local language is an advantage in some locations)

·         Computer literacy, Business Acumen

·         Motor bicycle riding license and Ability and willingness to ride a motor bicycle is a must.

·         Knowledge of the area and the local language is advantageous

IV. Preferred Skill:

.         Oromiffa Speaker

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TechnoServe is an international nonprofit that promotes business solutions to poverty in the developing world by linking people to information, capital and markets. It is a registered 501(c)(3) based in Washington, D.C., with over 1,300 employees across 30 countries worldwide.

TechnoServe's mission is to work with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. This helps grow strong markets that create income, jobs and wealth for poor individuals and communities.

TechnoServe works with individuals and businesses to address local or regional constraints that prevent market systems from operating efficiently. The organization focuses on market systems that have a clear opportunity, the potential for inclusive growth, and the potential for scale. TechnoServe addresses market system failures in three ways

  • Developing capacity: TechnoServe helps individuals and communities acquire necessary skills, share relevant knowledge, and apply productive technologies needed to build successful farms and businesses.
  • Strengthening market connections: TechnoServe helps coordinate industry players and connect emerging businesses and farms to capital, networks, and suppliers.
  • Improving the business environment: TechnoServe helps encourage self-sustaining economic activity by addressing the policies, information and incentives that help markets function better

In 2013, TechnoServe’s work benefited 2.2 million people in 30 countries

TechnoServe works with enterprising men and women in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries.

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I.       TechnoServe Background:

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital, and markets. Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs, and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

II. Program Description:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1.       Planning and management of FT’s

·      Submit BA weekly work plan  – details when will attend training

·      Review FT weekly work plan with dates

·      Collect weekly training plans and data from FT’s

·      Clearly communicate goals and roles and responsibilities to all staff

·      Provide feedback, coaching, and development activities related to performance

      management, following HR guidelines.

·      Notify SBA of any performance issues as soon as observed.

·      Develop a team spirit among all reports.

·      Submit Farmer Trainer of the month nominations for own reports.

2.      Conduct monthly Agronomy training to FTs

·         Model that months agronomy training to FTs at local training demo

·         Supervise teach-backs and give feedback

·         Ensure all training materials reach FT’s

3.       Observe FT’s delivering training at demo plot

·         Observe full training to farmers

·         Complete the training observation form and give feedback and coaching to FT

·         Check attendance form, cross-check with a number of farmers seen as present. Ensure reported data is accurate.

·         Check demo plot status, complete form and give feedback to FT

4.       Visit farmers

·         Pick farmers at random

·         Discuss training, farmer adoption, and challenges

·         Complete Best Practice checklist

5.       Visit Demo plots

·         Meet with FF and discuss any challenges

·         Check demo plot status, complete form, and give feedback to FT.

6.       Attendance M & E

·         Collect, check for completion, and submit a complete set of FT’s attendance sheets to SBA within 1 week of training completion.

·         Discuss any attendance issues with FT’s and SBA and develop an action plan.

·         Compile weekly attendance update and submit to SBA

7.      Prepare & check FTs expenses

·         Collect official voucher receipts for transport and accommodation

·         Submit these documents to the SBA in a timely fashion

8.       Stakeholder Management

·         Create a good working relationship with stakeholders.

·         Holding meeting with the Agricultural Development and administration offices of the appropriate Wereda’s once every quarter.

·         Meet with Kebele leaders and Cooperative to give progress reports every quarter.

·         Support FTs to mobilize farmers at the Kebele level.

Job Requirements

Required Skills & Experience:

·        Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy or Agricultural Science, Plant Science, Crop sciences, and Horticulture, etc/Masters preferred. May accept experience in lieu of a four-year degree.

·         At least two to four years professional experience – ideally private sector – in one or more of the following areas: coffee processing or agronomy, business or cooperative management, SME development, agriculture

·         Strong planning skills and experience working to strict time-guidelines

·         Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills

·         Willingness to spend significant time in rural areas

·         In addition to local language, excellent English  oral & written presentation skills (knowledge of the second local language is an advantage in some locations)

·         Computer literacy, Business Acumen

·         Motor bicycle riding license and Ability and willingness to ride a motor bicycle is a must.

·         Knowledge of the area and the local language is advantageous

IV. Preferred Skill:

.         Oromiffa Speaker

2021-07-31

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