At least 3 years of relevant experience. Excellent interpersonal, communication and computer skills. Familiarity with local languages and customs and tradition will be an advantage.
He/She must have strong cross-cultural communication, problem-solving skills and results orientation and sensitivity to gender issues. Must have ability to work under pressure, solid computer skills in relevant software packages (MS office), and should be able to work in multi-cultural environment. The candidate must have good writing and speaking English skills.
Bio Saline II (October 2006 – September 2010) aims at developing community driven sustainable farming systems for the rehabilitation of waterlogged and salt affected lands to improve livelihoods in three districts of Punjab namely Hafizabad, Jhang and Sargodha.
The Assistant Agriculturist will be reporting to the concerned In-charge of the Field Unit if they are placed in the Field Units. In case they are placed in the Soil Fertility Research Institute (SFRI). They will report to the Project Manager and Director, SFRI.
Scope of work
He / she will be responsible for the following activities:
Work as a team member along with social organiser to identify technological gaps in the NRM sector with organised communities
Assist in the formulation of NRM packages in the project area
Prepare work plan in accordance with NRM plan for the Community Organisations
Impart technical training as per the Project Training Plan himself or with the support of resource person
Develop linkages with line agencies for the improvement of NRM sector in the area
Monitor and report the ongoing activities related to NRM on periodic basis
Prepare daily and monthly reports on visit to the field
Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual work pans
Any other assignment given by the Project Management
Equally qualified women are encouraged to apply