Agriculture Associate

About the Position
ISAP is currently looking for suitable candidate for Agriculture Associate who would be providing technical assistance to several agriculture projects ISAP is currently implementing. The ideal candidate should have Bachelors in Agriculture with one year of prior experience in relevant field. S/he would be supporting agriculture team for successful implementation of ongoing projects. The contract period is for six month with possibility of extension.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 15, 2020
About the Organization
ISAP is an NGO working towards economically empowering resource-poor people through market-based approach founded in May 2013. Our activities consistently improve the ability of target populations to begin and grow businesses, participate in profitable value chains and access finance.

ISAP is currently implementing three projects related to agriculture development. Institution for Suitable Actions for Prosperity (ISAP) and Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) will be jointly implementing Project for Improving Water Access and Agriculture Income (PIWAII) with funding from Ministry of Foreign Affairs Japan (MOFA) with a goal to improve the living standards of people affected by Nepal Earthquake 2015 by reducing the water fetching time through construction of water schemes and increase agriculture income through fresh vegetable production and marketing in Sindhupalchowk district. Similarly, Small Agro Farmers Income Improvement Project (SAFII) works with 477 farmers living in the Dolalghat-Chautara Road Corridor to improve their income. Third, ISAP in partnership with Vijaya Lagubitta Bikas Sansthan (VLBS), a micro-finance bank, will provide technical training and field-based backstopping to 100 micro-loan clients of VLBS and assist them to grow their income through fresh vegetable cultivation and fish farming.

Visit our website for more information: www.isap.org.np
Roles and Responsibilities
• Support for successful implementation of existing and new agriculture projects executed by ISAP
• Assist M&E of ongoing agriculture projects
• Assist in need assessment survey, baseline survey/end-line survey or any survey as required during project implementation
• Facilitate technical training and workshop for the beneficiaries
• Conduct regular field visit to provide technical assistance to farmers
• Support the project team for preparation of various reports
Required qualification and experience
• Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture
• 0-2 years of experience preferably in horticulture or polyculture extension service
• Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with community and coordination of all sub-sector staff
• Basic knowledge in computer (MS word, excel and power-point)
• Ability to work in multiple concurrent tasks
• Keen to explore and learn new skills
• Excellent English and Nepali language (oral and written)
• Ability to work independently
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