Position title
General Agriculture Field Facilitator
Description

Established in 1937 and located at Bomet County, Tenwek Hospital is a Ministry of the Africa Gospel Church Kenya. It’s a 400-bed capacity Teaching and Referral Hospital serving the vast Southwest Region of Kenya including but not limited to Bomet, Narok, Kisii, Kericho and Kisumu Counties.
Over the years, the Hospital has grown to become one of the top healthcare institutions in the Country offering a wide variety of healthcare services.
Tenwek Hospital is a Christian Community committed to excellence in provision of Compassionate Healthcare, Spiritual Ministry and Training for Service to the Glory of God.
The Hospital is seeking to recruit highly motivated, ministry minded, born again Christians with good standing, demonstrating spiritual maturity, integrity and a calling to serve.

Reporting to the Community Capacity Building Specialist, the job holder will work directly with farmer groups and help them discover practical sustainable agriculture concepts that will generate employment and enhance economic development in both rain fed and dry land farming for Gods glory.

Responsibilities
  • Facilitate implementation of Food Security and Nutrition Program activities at the field/farm level– making sure activity timelines are met.
  • Participate in selection and recruitment of farmers to participate in improving their nutrition standards and health.
  • Provide training and support to farmers on crop and livestock production with emphasis on organic farming.
  • Facilitate farmers in farm records.
  • Organize and carry out agricultural field days for purpose of learning.
  • Develop marketing network for farmer groups.
  • Facilitate farmer groups to be certified on organic farming/farming Gods way and care of creation.
  • Be subject Matter Specialist offering backstopping services to field staff and farmers.
  • Carry out extension visits to the farmers and offer technical assistance.
  • Organize and facilitate on-farm demonstration.
  • Carry out monitoring and evaluation to ascertain the project is achieving her objectives.
  • Produce progress reports on regular basis as prescribed in the program agreement.
  • Train/expose farmers on agriculture value addition.
Qualifications
  • Degree or Diploma in general Agriculture/Sustainable agriculture) from a recognized institution.
  • Experience in community mobilization and working with farmer groups will be an added advantage.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and demonstrable ability to deliver technical training.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Strong communication skills.
How to Apply

If you are interested in any of these challenging opportunities, send your application letter with a detailed CV and Statement of Faith* addressed to:
The Human Resources & Administration Director
Tenwek Hospital
P.O. Box 39 – 20400
Bomet
Applications should be sent directly through [email protected] by 30th November 2022 with the position being applied for as subject line.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing and all communications will be done through official line and email
NOTE: Hard Copy applications will not be accepted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic
disqualification.
*What is a statement of faith?
A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with Tenwek Hospital. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.

Employment Type
Full-time
Industry
Agriculture
Job Location
Bomet, Rift Valley, Kenya
Date posted
November 28, 2022
Valid through
November 30, 2022
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