Provincial Farmer Coordinator: Zimbabwe Farmers’ Union
Deadline: 4 April 2022
The Zimbabwe Farmers' Union (ZFU) is the largest farmers’ interest organization in Zimbabwe. The Provincial Farmer Coordinator is a member of the ZFU Secretariat whose mandate is to implement ZFU’s Strategic plan at the provincial level. He/she maintains close contact with farmers ensuring that farmers receive member services that are relevant to their needs. He / she collaborates with key private and public partners in the agriculture sector to tailor farmer services based on sustainable business models for the benefit of all.
Facilitating Provincial Council, Commodity Association and Administration Meetings; Member Mobilization; Supporting District Coordinators in setting up Union structures in districts; Supervising Union Staff in the Province; Ensuring prudent management of ZFU assets in the province; Establishing linkages with all ZFU stakeholders including attending Provincial coordination meetings by government and donors; Identification possible areas for further Union intervention, including identifying potential projects and donors; Preparing consolidated Provincial reports for submission to Head Office.
Demonstrated development / programming skills particularly those that are pertinent to the Union’s strategic priorities on gender equality and women’s rights; Ability to lead formulation and implementation of training programmes; Ability to develop detailed operational plans, budgets, and deliver on them for development results; Ability to establish and maintain broad strategic networks and partnerships with private and public entities to promote partnership and build alliances to advance organizational interests and competencies; In addition, the interested individual must demonstrate an unquestionable personal reputation, integrity, and ethical behaviour throughout his or her professional career.
Qualifications and experience
Degree in Agriculture or related field; A minimum of 5 years’ experience working directly with farmers; Fluent in Ndebele and knowledge of any other two local languages a must.
Please submit a Curriculum Vitae and motivational letter (pdf format only) to the attention of Human Resources. All applications must be sent by email to [email protected] Please ensure your email subject clearly reads “ Provincial Farmer Coordinator-Bulawayo”