Field Officer Mechanization
The International Rescue Committee is currently implementing
a UNDP funded ZRBF under the PROGRESS Consortium in Beitbridge and Nyanga
districts. The project focuses on a mix of irrigation; mechanization; climate
smart agriculture; high value cash crops; fodder crops; livestock; and
non-timber forest products, tailored to the individual climatic, geographic and
market characteristics of the target wards. This includes elements of access to
finance, technology and innovation, infrastructure and markets, gender equality
and governance among major focus areas.
Purpose: Coordination and monitoring for smooth implementation of various mechanization activities in Nyanga district targeting various productive infrastructure like gardens and irrigations and communal farmers in the utilization of various mechanization technologies. Resilience building activities of the project in close coordination with different partners as well as coordinating officers from consortium partners assigned in the district.
Ensure effective process of the planned and approved activities and strategies in the target communities.
Promote improved farming through use of various technologies.
Facilitate balanced coordination with local leadership and taking part in key working groups and committees representing the organization.
Ensure project activities are implemented in coordination with Government and other key partners.
Prepare monthly and quarterly plans for effective execution of the project activities.
Participate in periodic program level meetings and related activities.
Effective Monitoring and Evaluation:
Ensure program quality, strengthening and consolidation through continuous reviews of the program with partners facilitating information exchange.
Capture monitoring data using standard tools and regularly review and document progress against indicators, lessons learned, and challenges encountered, in order to ensure the achievement of performance targets and adherence to technical standards, methodologies and donor guidelines.
Prepare and submit timely quality internal project reports on activities, detailing the progress and achievement (indicators supervising), the challenges faced and how they were tackled and recommendations for subsequent months.
Networking and Coordination:
Establish close coordination and cooperation with district line agencies and authorities, communities, project beneficiaries and other partners at project level for effective delivery of project activities.
Work closely with the Program Lead providing periodic program reports as requested.
Effective Resource Management:
Prepare monthly cash projections to facilitate field activities.
Ensure value for money in regard to all transactions involving IRC resources.