Kenya Livestock Producers Association (KLPA) is
currently seeking for Agricultural field officers to assist in provision
of extension services to DigiFarm’s smallholder farmers.
The position holder will provide agricultural
extension services to contracted farmers. S/he will live and work at the
County level to raise awareness and uptake of DigiFarm’s interventions.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Supervise recruitment, onboarding and geotagging
of farmers on to the Digifarm platform.
Supervise and coordinate input distribution to the
Provide agronomic support and advice to farmers on
crop production, pre- and post-harvest management.
Manage the end to end farmer engagement
Support and coordinate Digifarm programs with
other Digifarm ecosystem partners.
Prepare weekly, monthly or on-demand activity
Perform any other related duties as may be
Required education: Degree or diploma in
agricultural Education & Extension, general agriculture, horticulture,
soil science, or an agricultural-related course from a recognized
Required relevant work experience: 1-2 years in
implementation of agricultural projects offering direct support to
Knowledgeable and well versed with specificities
of crop production and able to conduct farmer trainings to improve their
Excellent communication skills in both
written and spoken English and Swahili.
Knowledge of local languages in any of the
following counties: Migori, Busia, Bungoma, Kakamega, West Pokot,
Trans-Nzoia, Nakuru, Homabay, Machakos, Makueni, and Kajiado
Willingness to travel and relocate to the rural
areas as and when necessary.
Community mobilization skills.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their
applications including a cover letter and a detailed CV with at least 2
professional referees. State salary expectations in the cover letter.
All applications must be sent through
and should be received by
7th July 2020.
Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Kenya Livestock Producers Association (KLPA) is an
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and committed to diversity and gender
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