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Field Coordinator

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV)

This is a Full-time position in Kabwe posted 14/04/2022.

Field Coordinator Jobs in SNV Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) Kabwe vacancies in Kabwe at SNV Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV)

# Job Description

Company Description
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation that applies
practical knowledge to make a lasting difference in the lives of people living
in poverty. We use our extensive and long-term in-country presence to apply
and adapt our top-notch expertise in agriculture, energy and WASH to local
contexts. SNV has over 1250 staff in more than 25 countries in Asia, Africa
and Latin America. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organisation that uses
project financing to implement our mission. This requires us to work
efficiently and to invest in operational excellence.

In its current Strategic Plan period 2019 – 2022, SNV will more explicitly
aim for structural change and scale in its programmes, as well as bringing
knowledge and initiatives from different programmes together at country level
to contribute to systems’ change. We will continue to position ourselves as a
learning organisation striving for excellence and invest in making knowledge
flow to and from the frontline.

For more information on SNV, visit our website: www.snv.org

Job Description

SNV seeks an experienced and knowledgeable technical advisor who will work in
the 7.3 million EUR Increasing Climate Resilience in Energy & Agriculture
Systems and Entrepreneurship INCREASE project, supporting the implementation
of the project’s inclusive business component.

The INCREASE project’s goal is to address the major challenge of climate
change that farmers, agribusinesses, and SMEs are facing. To achieve this the
project strengthens the adaptive capacity of agricultural and energy systems
as well as the promotion of climate smart CS diversification practices and
productive uses of renewable energy. The project works with the larger
agribusinesses in Cotton, Dairy and Horticulture and covers Eastern, Central,
North Western, Lusaka and Southern provinces, initially targeting to reach
11,300 smallholder farmers in the 3 value chains. In addition, the project
drives the uptake of biodigesters among smallholder farmers for biogas and
bioslurry usage, in addition to other energy-focused interventions within the
three value chains and the adoption of more and modern energy solutions for
cooking, lighting and productive uses by 3,000 households. The project started
in January 2020 and will run till end 2022 with a possible extension to
2023.

The project team consists of a Project Manager, Deputy Project Manager, M&E
Advisor and Gender Advisor based in Lusaka, three Field Coordinators FCs ,
three CSA and three RE officers each based in one of the three field offices,

The field offices are in Katete Gender and Youth, Mazabuka Renewable
Energy, Kabwe Inclusive Business. Each FC is the focal point for one of the
following cross-cutting topics: Inclusive Business IB, Renewable Energy
RE, or Gender and Youth Employment. This means each FC supports the rest of
the project team with his/her respective cross-cutting topic. The FC works
with a team of CSA and Renewable Energy officers, and with stakeholders from
private sector and government institutions.

The position of Field Coordinator Inclusive Business will be based in Kabwe
and will report to the Project Manager.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

–>Liaise with the value chain company partnering with the project and coordinate activities with them
–>Plan, budget and implement activities on Climate Smart Practices and Services in the focus areas and alignment with the operational plan,
–>Network and synergize with regional stakeholders to promote the project’s objectives.
–>Provide Backstopping on Inclusive Business to the other project field offices
–>Build the capacities of sector stakeholders and institutionalizing sector functions,
–>Lead Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning efforts,
–>Lead administrative day to day operations of the field office.
–>Assure the quality of implementation in the field.

Qualifications

–>Masters’ level with minimum 7 years working experience OR a Bachelors’ degree with 10 years professional experience,
–>Proven track record with over 3 years of experience in inclusive business technologies in Zambia,
–>At least two years of demonstrated managerial experience,
–>Practical experience in one of the following topics Agriculture Climate Smart, Youth self Employment and Gender,
–>Strong communication skills and ability to negotiate and moderate with senior officials and representatives,
–>Founded knowledge and/or experience in energy efficiency auditing is an asset,
–>Given the strong business focus of the project, private sector experience is very much welcomed,
–>ICT / Computer Literacy,
–>Fluency in written and oral English, proficiency in multiple local languages is an asset.

Additional Information

The qualities that SNV is looking for are entrepreneurial drive and passion
combined with strong organisational and coordination skills. A highly pro-
active approach is imperative, considering this is a new project. As the
project needs to jump-start a new network of companies and SMEs in the fields
of climate smart products and services, the incumbent needs to thrive in a
creative but complex and busy atmosphere. In a self-critical process of
continuous improvement, the incumbent will be on the road 30% of the time
contributing to quality control and transparent implementation of the project,
while at the same time advancing knowledge on climate smart business
practices.

This is a full-time national position with the successful candidate being
contracted on the 1 st of June 2022 for a period of 6 months, with
possibility of extension for the duration of the project life span. Salary is
competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Closing Date : 27th April, 2022.

Field Coordinator Jobs in SNV Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) Kabwe vacancies in Kabwe at SNV Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV)

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