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Job Seeds Specialist Organization MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES
Level 3.II Reports To Director General of Agriculture Development
No. of Positions 1 Deadline 12/Jul/2019
Job Description
• To prepare, promote and coordinate all activities of agricultural sector wide initiatives to improve seed access; • To prepare, promote and coordinate all activities of agricultural extension for seed use in collaborationwith MINAGRI agencies ,project and other Stakeholders; • To initiate urgent mechanisms aimed at availing affordable seed on time; • To convene and facilitate private sector and government actors to broker partnership to increase rural access to appropriate seed; • Develop field ready Strategies to increase smallholder farmer’s knowledge and use of appropriate seed; • Strengthen the private sector role in demonstrating the benefits of using appropriate seed; • Assist in measuring progress of seed
- use related activities; • Develop and Strengthen relationship between Farmers and seed dealer; • Collaborate closely with other partners that operate in input area to facilitate farmers access to improved seed; • Work closely with local government to ensure farmer access to improved seed affordable and timely; • To ensure provision of advice and technical assistance to local government in the implementation of seasonal planned activities for seed distribution and use; • To produce regularly report on the availability and distribution of appropriate seed for seasonal preparation; To perform other related dutiesas may be assigned by the management of the Ministry.
Job Profile
A0 in Agriculture, Seed Production, or Agronomy with 3 years of working experience or Master or Equivalent in Agriculture, Seed Production, or Agronomy. Key technical skills and knowledge required:
- Knowledge of Rwandan Agriculture sector;
- Computer skills;
- Excellent communication skills,
- Interpersonal and writing skills,
- Computer Skills;
- Organizational Skills;
- Judgment & Decision Making Skills;
- Complex Problem solving skills;
- Time management Skills;
- High analytical Skills;
- Team working Skills;
- Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage.