Beef value chain ICT4D Officer (Harare): Welthungerhilfe

  • Full Time
  • Harare


Beef value chain ICT4D Officer (Harare): Welthungerhilfe

Deadline: 10 February 2019

Welthungerhilfe ( is one of the largest and respected private organisations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. We carry out projects in 39 countries and campaigns for fairer cooperation with developing countries.Welthungerhilfe (German Agro Action) PVO 21/2003 is leading a consortium of NGOs to support the Zimbabwe Ministry of Agriculture’s Departments of Research, Education and Extension in its Agriculture Knowledge and Innovations System Project funded by the EU under the Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Programme.

We are looking for suitable candidates to fill the positions below. If you are prepared to dedicate yourself to carrying out projects under sometimes difficult conditions and you match the requirements set out below, we look forward to receiving your application.
Responsible for design of e-extension, ensuring farmer access to real time data on markets and market performance as well as digital extension via smart phone and SMS.
Main duties will be
Oversee, implement and monitor the delivery of all communication, content and channels that form the project’s Communication Strategy; Develop and implement ICT based interventions targeted to government extension employees and farmers to strengthen the existing extension systems; Strengthen interaction through ICT based solutions (such as SMS extension) between farmers, extension field officers and multiple value chain players; Develop content and promote visibility of project activities through in-house and external communication channels (Press, Multimedia and Social Media); Promote public and private partnerships (PPPS) which foster sustainable usage of ICT channels as a method and means of extension; Develop multimedia products for farmers such as Podcasts and Videos for digital extension and library building.
Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Degree in Communication, Marketing, Agribusiness or related field; At least 2 years of substantial professional experience in communication; Good communication and interpersonal skills; Experience on the use of various computer applications’; Proven ability to organize, plan and prioritize work; Ability to write or edit materials to appeal to target audiences; Strong design skills, drafting and reporting; Excellent presentation skills; Ability to work in a team and independently; Ability to build proven capacity building skills.
To apply
Interested candidates should submit a letter of motivation and their CVs stating the position applied for in the subject line of the email. Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer. During the entire recruitment process, Welthungerhilfe will not charge a fee nor will we require payment to be made for any application to be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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