i Manage Limited

Field Officer/Extension Officer


Job Summary

The Field Officer/Extension Officer will be responsible for: Scouting, visiting, recruiting, managing and training farmers within their identified regions; selling farm inputs and products.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Reports to: Field Operations Officer 

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Ensuring that targets for weekly farm visits are met; that proper/viable data and samples are collected from the visits. 
  • Ensuring that weekly/monthly seedling and soil testing targets are met. 
  • Ensuring that periodic farm produce targets are met. 
  • Acting as a source of knowledge/information for farmers who are: visited, call in or reach out through the organization’s social media platforms. 
  • Assisting with curriculum development and conducting scheduled training based on the organization’s training calendar. 
  • A diploma/ certificate in Agri-Business, Agriculture-Economics, or any other Agriculture based degree. 
  • Must be an active member of an Agriculture based/Farming Social Media page (PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH ONE IN YOUR APPLICATION). 
  • Over 3 years working experience as a Field Officer/Extension Officer.  
  • Must have PROVEN marketing skills. 
  • Preferably an accident/incident FG rider/driver. (Motorcycle) 
Required Skills:
  • Must have excellent reporting and record keeping skills. 
  • Ability to train farmers from Land preparations to market. 
  • Have an understanding of farming dynamics with respect to: food security, household incomes, and agriculture commercialization. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Attention to detail with good organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
Applications must have: 
  • ½ page motivational letter stating why you are best suited for the position 
  • Updated CV with contact details of 3 referees. 
Deadline: 17th August 2019

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