Tuesday , March 28 2023

Western Cape Government Health Jobs – Senior Agricultural Advisor

Website Western Cape Government

Job Description:

The Department of Agricultural, Western Cape Government has an employment opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to promote sustainable development in the agricultural sector through the application of the appropriate extension principles and methods.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct relevant project evaluation within the monitoring and evaluation framework
  • Deliver continuous support to all farmers, especially developing farmers across all functions, which include land reform, infrastructure development, extension and support on production and research and demonstration trials
  • Provide information on markets
  • Facilitate farmers days, demonstration day, workshops and planning sessions to determine needs and progress
  • Promote sustainable production systems
  • Facilitate the development of organisation skills of the developing agricultural sector
  • Facilitate relevant recordkeeping and economical training as well as support to projects
  • Participate as a member of the project team by giving sound technical input for the compilation of business plans
  • General office administration
  • Ensure the implementation of Agricultural Information Management System (AIMS)
  • Facilitate, engage and provide inputs to implementing agencies and relevant commodity project allocation committees in the delivery and implementation of projects.

Job Requirements:

  • Production of livestock produced in the specific area, also markets and value adding
  • Project management
  • Land reform programme and project implementation
  • Good research
  • Communication (written and verbal)
  • Proven computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Sound organising and leadership abilities.

Qualification & Experience:

  • An appropriate 4-year tertiary qualification (BSc Agric/BAgric Management Degree or equivalent qualification)
  • Registered with SACNASP or any other recognised professional body (Proof to be submitted)
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in agricultural extension
  • A valid code B (or higher) driving license.

Job Details:

Company: Western Cape Government

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Moorreesburg, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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