Posted on :
5 Feb, 2019
5 Feb, 2019
Fairtrade Africa (FTA) is the umbrella network organisation representing Fairtrade certified producers and workers in Africa. It has four (4) regional networks – Eastern & Central Africa; Southern Africa; Western Africa; and the Middle East and North Africa. Established in 2005, FTA aims to effectively represent producers and workers within the International Fairtrade system and provide services to them that contribute to the improvement of their livelihoods. The FTA Board directs policy and strategic development of the organisation.
Job Title: Field Support Assistants
BUDGET RESPONSIBILITY: No
The Sankofa Project is a 5 year, multi-stakeholder collaboration of partners in support of Kuapa Kokoo Farmers Union (KKFU) to improve their livelihoods through sustainable production and sale of cocoa and associated crops. It involves the establishment of 400 hectares of Dynamic Agroforestry Plots within 4 years of the Project duration.
Main Purpose of Job
Seeking to engage 3 personnel on 6 months renewable service contract basis, to support the implementation of field activities of the Sankofa Project.
Key Performance Areas
Monitoring and Data Collection
Selection of Lead and Second Ring Farmers
Required Skills or Experience
Minimum Academic Requirement
Certificate or Diploma in General Agriculture. Bachelor’s Degree in Development studies, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management or related fields will be an added advantage.
Other Specialist qualification (Desired)
Knowledge of Systems and Procedures
Communication demands and Competencies
How to Apply
An application form (CVs will not be accepted) can be found on the jobs and volunteering page of our website http://www.fairtradeafrica.net/about-us/jobs-and-volunteering/ If you have any queries, please e-mail [email protected] or call (+233) 243029418, or +2542667669 and ask to speak to a member of the HR team . Qualified applicants will be subjected to background checks as a pre-condition of employment.
Completed applications should be saved in the applicant’s name and the position (Monitoring and Evaluation Officer), and be e-mailed to [email protected] .All applicants should state how they meet essential requirements of the post and include their email address, telephone contacts and three referees with contact details on the application form.
This job description is intended as a guide and should not be viewed as an inflexible specification as it may be varied from time to time based on discussions with the post holder and the line manager. The post holder will be expected to work to agreed objectives, which should facilitate achievements of key responsibilities in accordance with the Performance Review Process