SNV Ghana New Employment Opportunity
Job Title: Pastoralism Advisor
Under the direction of the Multi-Project Manager and within the framework of MOPSS/DDC implementation, the “Pastoralism Advisor” will be in charge of giving strategic and operational advice to the team and helping to implement partners with pastoralism. He or she will work out of Tamale in Ghana’s Northern Region and be in charge of all MOPSS 2 intervention areas.
Duties & Responsibilities
Some of the most important things the Advisor will have to do are:
- Help vulnerable agropastoral families become more resilient by doing things like supporting family farms and giving them access to renewable energy.
- Contribute to how agropastoral organizations are set up and run.
- Help people finish building infrastructure and developing their farms, as well as manage their resources and move their animals.
- Help improve the skills of cross-border committees and community dialogue structures when it comes to including everyone and being sensitive to conflicts.
- Help Regional Producers’ Organizations (RPOs) have a voice in politics and be included.
- Support the implementation of Humanitarian-Development-Peace (HDP) activities for agropastoralists and pastoralists, people who have been displaced, and the communities that are hosting them.
- Help plan events that bring people together, promote a culture of peace, and give young people (boys and girls) role models and mentors for citizenship.
- Help women and young people take part in planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating economic development projects, especially those that have to do with pastoralism.
- Help programs that put women and young people to work in the value chains for livestock products.
- Use the value chain approach to set up training sessions on how to be an entrepreneur.
- Find different technical and financial partners to make the Project work better with them.
- Help young people choose SME projects that are a good fit for them and help them make a business plan and improve their professional skills.
- Help create and implement MOPSS 2 work plans, monitor them, and report on them every year.
- Record what was learned and how it helped the program get known.
Education and Experience
- Master’s degree in agriculture, rural development, or a field related to livestock, pastoralism, or agropastoralism.
- More than ten (10) years of relevant professional experience in rural development, including five (5) years of helping breeders/pastoralists and their organizations with pastoralism.
- People who work there must be able to speak and write well in both English and French.
- Shown an understanding of the Pastoralism/Livestock sector, especially in relation to growing drought, land and water issues, governance, and security; Strong knowledge development and organizational learning skills.
- Excellent networking and social skills, the ability to work with governments and the private sector, the ability to persuade, and the ability to work well in a matrix organization.
- Very good skills in building up the capabilities of an organization, andragogy, counseling, and coaching.
- Excellent people skills and the ability to talk to farmers and business owners in the agropastoral sector.
- Good understanding of the problems and issues that mobile livestock in the ECOWAS region, especially in Ghana’s Upper East Region, face.
- Ability to build and manage relationships with regional authorities, local governments, community/traditional leaders, technical services, project partners, and stakeholders.
- Know how policies and institutions work when it comes to animals and pastoralism.
- Familiar with how the private sector and productive sectors work together to help young agropastoralists learn new skills and get job training.
- Passion for pastoralism and the integration of young agro-pastoralists into society and the economy.
- Knowledge of gender equality, fairness, and how to include everyone in society (gender approach).
- Ability to work in a security setting that changes a lot.
- Be available at all times to respond to emergencies and travel to the field in Ghana and the other possible six (6) countries (Burkina Faso, Benin, Togo, Niger, Côte d’Ivoire, and Mali).
- In and around Upper East Region, knowing a native or local language is seen as a plus.
- You must be able to speak French and English well.
- Strong oral and written communication and writing skills.
How to Apply for this SNV Ghana New Employment Opportunity
Closing Date: 27th July 2023
- FIRSTLY, MASSIVE JOB RECRUITMENT AT LMI HOLDINGS
- SECONDLY, THE JOB ADVERTISEMENT AT STERLING INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
- THIRDLY, JOB OPENING AT CUMMINS AFRICA MIDDLE EAST
- MOREOVER, PWC CAREERS AFRICA INVITES JOB APPLICATIONS
- FURTHERMORE, MASSIVE JOB RECRUITMENT AT GHANA CHRISTIAN INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
- THEN, JOB OPENING AT COMPETENCY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
- ALSO, JOB ADVERTISEMENT AT WEST AFRICA CIVIL SOCIETY INSTITUTE (WACSI)
- ADDITIONALLY, JOB VACANCY AT KINTAMPO HEALTH RESEARCH CENTRE (KHRC)
- AFTERWARD, EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITY AT ABSA BANK
- FINALLY, JOB OPENING AT GIU INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN
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