EXTENSION AGRONOMIST - TACRI,

- January 02, 2018




NAFASI ZA KAZI – TACRI


The Tanzania Coffee Research Institute incorporated in 200 as a company limited by guarantee under the ordinance became legally constituted and operational in September 2001 with the major objectives of rejuvenating the Tanzania Demanding coffee industry sustainable prosperity placing new emphasis on stakeholder demand – driven RESEARCH FOR DEVELOPMENT

TACRI is now seeking to employ dynamic, committed responsible and self-motivated person to fill the following vacant for an initial period of 3 years renewable based on productivity/ performance and continued need

KEY RESPONSIBILITY
As a member of TACRI results 4 team is to support the rejuvenation of the coffee industry in the respective zone by promoting and disseminating appropriate and financial viable proven technologies to farmers and associated agencies to facilitate two way linkage researcher district extension staff and farmers by encouraging for instance the use of participation researcher technologies to support the development and deliver training courses to promote market awareness including an appreation of cup quality

SPECIFIC FUNCTION
- To support the development of the coffee industry
- Dissemination proven technologies to district extension staff, farmers and estate through the provision of training courses for sustainable and profitable coffee production
- Identifying training needs and support TACRI training center’s as income generating center
- Supporting the center research programme by facilitating on-farm and on station research
- Supporting the development and up-grading of respective district, ward, farmer groups estate and other stake holders clonal coffee nurseries
- Promoting market awareness including an appreciation of cup quality
- To test viable business models to produce coffee i.e horizontal/vertical diversion
- Monitoring the implementation of results activities in the respective zone

AGRONOMY AND EXTENSION SKILLS
Ideal candidate will need to have strong understanding of agronomic and extension principle associate with production and marketing of good quality coffee or any other perennial crops

CHANGE ACCEPTANCE
Adapts reality to change and establish organizations process that fosters responsiveness readiness to change and work under diverse condition

COSTOMER FOCUS
Understanding a meeting the needs of internal and external customers strong demand-led market oriented and participatory process of technology development and dissemination

TEAM ORIENTATION
Shows commitment of the teamwork and finds the best solution by working positively and cooperatively with others good leadership high standard of performance a sense of urgency and mutual respect and integrity

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
i. Academic qualification
At least a Bsc in Agriculture / agronomy/horticulture/rural development with proven records achievement. Applicants with Master’s Degree will have an added advantage. Candidate must be computer literacy

WORK EXPERIENCE
Have a minimum of 3 years working with relevance in extension and or agriculture research activities. Experience with the private sector and hands-on participatory approach and especially working coffee farmer groups/ coffee industry will be added advantage

MODE OF APPLICATION
- An application letter in your own handwriting or typed
- Fully typed CV
- Certified copies of relevant certificates
- Full postal address including telephone contact details and email address if any
- 3 contactable references

DEADLINE
All application must be reach to the Chief Executive Director through the address below and not by email within 2 weeks from the first appearance of this advert in news paper

CHIEF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,
TANZANIA COFFEE RESEARCHER INSTITUTE (TACRI),
P.O. BOX 3004,
MOSHI

Source mwananchi 2, January 2018

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