senior officer, smallholder agriculture transformation

Dar es Salaam Full Time Banking & Finance
TSh Confidential
1 week ago

Job Summary

A client seeks to hire a qualified candidate for the position of a SENIOR OFFICER, SMALLHOLDER AGRICULTURE TRANSFORMATION

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Nature and Scope: The successful candidate will report to the Smallholder Agriculture Transformation Manager. He/she will be responsible for transformation of small Holder farmers operating Less than two (2) hectares of crop Land and depending on household members for most of the Labor from subsistence to commercial farming.  
 ⦁ Leadership. motivation and people management skills; 
 ⦁ Strong written and communication skills with ability to write documentation in a concise and focused style; 
 ⦁ High developed Computer skills. 
 Key Responsibilities
⦁ Assisting in developing and implementing smallholder famers transformation strategy to achieve sustainability of food production and agricultural diversification;
 ⦁ Assist in developing and innovate suitable products and services for financing smallholder farmers and suggest low cost and effective delivery mechanism; 
 ⦁ Market the bank strategy for smallholder transformation, products and services tailored to transform smallholders to realize the bank set goals; 
 ⦁ Search, develop and suggest partnerships/collaborations with the Government, the private sector and International development institutions to support smallholder farmers' transformation initiatives; 
 ⦁ Carry out research on best practices/lessons learned elsewhere on successful initiatives undertaken to transform smallholder farmers and suggest to the bank for modification or adoption at all times; 
 ⦁ Perform any other duties assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

 Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience: 

 ⦁ University Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Agricultural Economics, Finance, Accounts. Banking or related discipline; 
 ⦁ Minimum of 3 years' experience in credit assessment and/or relationship banking at Officer level; 
 ⦁ Strong computer based analytic skills. 
 ⦁ Strong written and communication skills with ability to write reports in a concise and focused style; 
 ⦁ Good communication and interpersonal skills.

 Qualified candidates should apply in writing to or lodge their applications at the address shown below, enclosing: 
 1. Application letter showing how they meet the requirements of the position; 
 2. An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae; J.
3.Contacts stating name in full, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of the candidate; .
 4. Copies of relevant certificates I 
5. Names and full contacts of three (l) referees. 
 Closing date: Applications should reach the undersigned not later than 4.00 pm on Friday, 1st June 2018. 

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