AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER: Ref number: ADA/HRM 07/2021

Expired on: Jun 15, 2021

AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Ref number: ADA/HRM 07/2021

 

Job Title

 

Agricultural Development Officer

 

Location

 

ADA – Jozini Office

 

Grade/Salary

 

L08 (Fixed Term Contract)

 

Employment Type

 

Fixed Term Contract – 06 Months

 

Reporting Officer

 

Senior Manager Farmer Development

 

Unit

 

Operations

 

Minimum Requirements:

The position requires the incumbent to have a 3 year Diploma in Agriculture (Crop production) or equivalent; Three (3) years’ experience in agricultural extension; a valid driver’s licence code EB / C1.

 

Key Performance Areas:

Render Agricultural extension services; Implement extension service and training programs; Promote and demonstrate improved and innovative farming practices and techniques; Implement the Entity identified advisory and extension service programmes; Advise farmers on the best ways to utilize land and irrigation practices for higher crop yields; Assist to resolve the farmers’ technical issues and problems; Facilitated the farmer skills training to improve their farming practices to increase farming production and productivity.

Skills and Competencies:

Customer focus and responsiveness; Communication (writing and verbal); Knowledge management; Service delivery innovation; Problem solving and analysis; Responsiveness; Team player; Dependable character; Able to motivate, evaluate and monitor; Ability to work independently and under pressure; Good interpersonal relations; High computer literacy (Ms Office).

 

Suitable candidates will be selected with the intention of promoting representivity.

Note:

  • All applicants are subject to the signing of performance agreement.
  • ADA reserves the right not to appoint any applicant to the above position.
  • Applications must be submitted in the following manner.
  • A covering letter indicating the reference number and the post that you are applying for, together with a brief motivation.
  • NB A Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (Previous experience must be comprehensively detailed and certified copies of all qualifications e.g. Matric,Diploma /Degree/Master/PHD/Drivers license and ID must be attached when applying for any vacancies)
  • Failure to submit the requested documents will result in the application being disqualified.
  • Full names, addresses and telephone numbers of three work related referees.

NB: Failure to comply with the above instruction will disqualify applicant. 

If you are applying for more than one post, please submit a separate application for each post.

 

Enquiries: Mr W Tom – 072 3666 984 or                             Closing date: 15 June 2021 @ 16h00pm

     Mr BD Mathenjwa – 072 3667 934

          

Forward your applications, stating the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which you saw the advertisement, for attention of Mr. S Shabalala, Agribusiness Development Agency via the ADA website (www.ada-kzn.co.za) Alternatively

Hand delivered on the following addresses

 

ADA Jozini Offices                                                      5 Cascade Crescent

Behind Jozini Primary                                                Cascade Office Park

Jozini                                                                           Pietermaritzburg

 

Should you not hear from us 8 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

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