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Assistant Agriculturist (NIM-SC)

Job Category:
Agriculturists
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Biosaline-II Project of UNDP
City/Location:
SFRI Lahore
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
04 October, 2009
Last Date to apply:
17 October, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

At least 6 years of relevant experience. Excellent interpersonal, communication and computer skills. Familiarity with local languages and customs and tradition will be an advantage.

Description:
 

Background:
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 Sfrii
Scope of work
He / she will be responsible for the following activities:
 Work as a team member along  with social organizer to identify technological gaps in the NRM sector with organized communities
 Assist in the formulation of NRM packages in the project area
 Prepare work plan in accordance with NRM plan for the Community Organizations 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


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesB.Sc. HonsBachelors Degree (4 Years)B.Sc. Hons. (Agriculture / Animal Sciences).

Skills
Must Title Level Description
YesRelevant Excellent  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