LILONGWE , NTCHEU , MANGOCHI AND BLANTYRE


District Facilitators (5 Posts) Lilongwe (2), Ntcheu (1), Mangochi (1) and Blantyre (1).

About CRS:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) was founded in 1943 by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to assist the poor and disadvantaged. The organization carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

Background:
CRS signed a SUBAWARD under Feed the Future Malawi Strengthening Agricultural and Nutrition Extension (SANE) PRIME AWARD funded by USAID/Malawi and implemented by University of Illinois. The goal of the Strengthening Agriculture and Nutrition Extension Services activity project is to strengthen the capacity of the DAES to facilitate coordination between agricultural and nutrition extension actors to provide more effective agricultural and nutrition extension services for smallholder women and men farmers. The project will improve access to agricultural and nutrition extension services for male and female smallholder farmers in Malawi.

The goal of the Strengthening Agriculture and Nutrition Extension project is to strengthen the capacity of the DAES to facilitate coordination between agricultural and nutrition extension actors to provide more effective agricultural and nutrition extension services for smallholder women and men farmers. The project will improve access to agricultural and nutrition extension services for male and female smallholder farmers in Malawi.

A Job opportunity has arisen within the Country Program for the position of District Facilitators for Lilongwe (2), Ntcheu (1), Mangochi (1) and Blantyre (1).

Job Summary
As a member of the Feed the Future Malawi SANE project team, the District Facilitator will act as a field-based link between the districts and the SANE project. She/he is expected to support the development and implementation of the District Strengthening Action Plans (DSAPs), provide field-level backstopping to the platforms of the District Agricultural Extension Services System (DAESS), and contribute to SANE’s visibility in the districts. She/he will be expected to work closely with SANE team at its Lilongwe-based office, the District Agriculture Offices (DAOs), leadership and stakeholders involved in the DAESS platforms (e.g. Area Stakeholder Panels, District Stakeholder Panels, and District Agriculture Extension Coordination Committees), and other district-level partners.

For full job roles, specifications and requirements can be obtained from the following link

All applications should include: a cover letter, a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) names, active e-mail, contact phone numbers and addresses of at least three traceable referees; copies of Diplomas, Certificates and Degrees. Applications should be submitted to:

The Country Representative,
Catholic Relief Services/ Malawi,
Manobec Complex, Plot No. 5/1
Private Bag B-319
Lilongwe 3.
Email: i: mw_recruitment@crs.org

DEADLINE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS:

Applications should be received no later than Thursday, June 1st, 2017. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.

CRS is an equal opportunity employer. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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