Lowongan LSM : Caritas Switzerland - SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER


NGO Job Vacancy: Caritas Switzerland

Caritas Switzerland is presently implementing a complex livelihood program in Singkil, Southern Aceh. The project is aimed to support the beneficiaries of the Caritas Switzerland relocation and reconstruction program to establish a sustainable livelihood and to reduce the vulnerability and poverty of households. Caritas Switzerland in now looking for a skilled, experienced and highly motivated person to occupy the post of a national Senior Homegardening & Small Livestock Officer.

The Senior Project Officer Home Garden & Small livestock is responsible for all tasks within the program related to Home Gardening and Livestock purposes. This concludes as well the implementation of the Home Garden and Livestock projects according to the CACH-guidelines as the arrangement of technical trainings of instructions and curricula tasks according to the respective program. The post holder also guarantees a close collaboration with the agriculture and livestock department of the local government and other related stakeholders.

* Completed studies (Graduate/ Bachelor/ Master) in Agriculture or in other related fields
* At least 5 years work experience with NGOs in livelihoods, with a special focus on Agriculture and Livestock
* Experience in working with communities, applying a participatory approach
* Experience in developing and organizing training concepts for beneficiaries
* Skills in Monitoring, Evaluation and Administration
* Diplomacy, tact and negotiation skills
* Able to work independently and in a team, being flexible and able to finalize tasks in a given time frame
* Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
* Excellent knowledge in spoken and written English, able to write good and comprehensive reports in English
* IT skills; ability to use Microsoft Office such as word/excel processing and electronic mail
* Disposition and ability to live and work in a remote area

Job duration: 6 months, with the possibility of extension until December 2010
Location of work: Singkil, Aceh Singkil, NAD
Deadline for Applications : 12 March 2010
Work start : Immediately

Interested candidates are invited to submit their complete application with subject "Caritas Senior Project Officer Home Garden & Small Livestock to : recruitment.caritas@gmail.com cc to darlissatrya@gmail.com or Jl. K.H Wahid Hasyim No. 51/74 Medan - 20154

Only short listed candidates will be notified