Provincial Farmer Coordinator

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Provincial Farmer Coordinator

  • Post Date:April 4, 2022
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  • Career Level Coordinator
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Agriculture
Job Description

Location: Bulawayo

About

The Zimbabwe Farmers’ Union (ZFU) is the largest farmers’ interest organization in Zimbabwe. The Provincial Farmer Coordinator is a member of the ZFU Secretariat whose mandate is to implement ZFU’s Strategic plan at the provincial level. He/she maintains close contact with farmers ensuring that farmers receive member services that are relevant to their needs. He / she collaborates with key private and public partners in the agriculture sector to tailor farmer services based on sustainable business models for the benefit of all.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitating Provincial Council, Commodity Association and Administration Meetings;
  • Member Mobilization;
  • Supporting District Coordinators in setting up Union structures in districts;
  • Supervising Union Staff in the Province;
  • Ensuring prudent management of ZFU assets in the province;
  • Establishing linkages with all ZFU stakeholders including attending Provincial coordination meetings by government and donors;
  • Identification possible areas for further Union intervention, including identifying potential projects and donors;
  • Preparing consolidated Provincial reports for submission to Head Office.

Functional competencies

  • Demonstrated development / programming skills particularly those that are pertinent to the Union’s strategic priorities on gender equality and women’s rights;
  • Ability to lead formulation and implementation of training programmes;
  • Ability to develop detailed operational plans, budgets, and deliver on them for development results;
  • Ability to establish and maintain broad strategic networks and partnerships with private and public entities to promote partnership and build alliances to advance organizational interests and competencies;
  • In addition, the interested individual must demonstrate an unquestionable personal reputation, integrity, and ethical behaviour throughout his or her professional career.

Qualifications and experience

  • Degree in Agriculture or related field;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working directly with farmers;
  • Fluent in Ndebele and knowledge of any other two local languages a must.

To apply

Please submit a Curriculum Vitae and motivational letter (pdf format only) to the attention of Human Resources. All applications must be sent by email to [email protected]

Please ensure your email subject clearly reads “Provincial Farmer Coordinator-Bulawayo”

Deadline: 4 April 2022