Agriculture, Permaculture & Environment Officer at Strategic Empowerment Program

On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Vacancy: Agriculture, Permaculture & Environment Officer

Purpose of the Job

To assist the PLWHA in East Kano Community to meet the World Health Organization Goals through facilitation of Agriculture, Permaculture & Environment programs using integrated community development initiatives within the community.

Minimum Qualification and Requirements
  • Diploma in agriculture / teaching / community development studies or a Permaculture Design Certificate;
  • High level of skills in project planning and management, demonstrated skills in prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines;
  • Strong communication, analytical and report writing skills with fluency in spoken and written English;
  • Knowledge and skills in computing;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skill in working with a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Outgoing personality with excellent teaching skills;
  • Commitment to SEP vision and mission;
Terms of Employment
Salary of 15,000 Ksh Per Month – consolidated 
Three month probation period after which you will be assessed based on the performance before confirmation of a one year contract.

Application should include the following:

  • Letter of application;
  • Current curriculum vitae with telephone number and email address;
  • Three letters of reference with contact telephone number and email addresses;
  • Copies of Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees or Transcripts;
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist in the preparation of fundraising proposals for APE based projects including infrastructure.
  • Manage the day to day design and coordination of APE initiative workshops in adult & child dialogue format;
  • Write monthly stories about the development of the APE initiatives in East Kano.
  • Facilitate effective participation of children, families, communities & stakeholders in APE program activities.
  • Create community awareness on sustainable agriculture in addressing food security.
  • Prepare monthly reports and budgets on APE activities.
  • Assist local education institutions to develop and implement APE plans including Kitchen Gardens.
  • Partner with SEP Health Department to provide health education including Nutrition and Natural medicine.
  • Develop participatory training programs in accordance with the needs of the community.
  • Prepare annual training budget needs for the community.
  • Promote the use of Permaculture and organic techniques and Integrated pest and disease management.
  • Ensure that agricultural activities being implemented by the community are sustainable.
  • Facilitate project design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation in APE
  • Participate in stakeholder meetings and networks at District and Village levels.
  • Help to prepare monthly, quarterly and annual statistical, narrative and other APE reports as required.
Contact Details
Applications should be sent through e-mail to:
Recruitment Committee, SEP
E-mail: [email protected]
or delivered to
P.O Box 19210, Mega City, Kisumu, 40123
or in person
SEP Offices along Katito Awasi Road

Applications to be received before 1st October 2013


For more information the full position description may be downloaded from www.strategicempowermentprogram.org
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