Project Officer at HELVETAS November, 2020
Empowering Women and Youth in Horticulture Production and Marketing (KIBOWAVI) Project
HELVETA5 Swiss Intercooperation (HELVETAS) is a Swiss INCO actively contributing to the improvement of the living conditions and status of economically poor and socially disadvantaged people in more than 33 developing countries. HELVETAS has its Head Office in Switzerland (www.helvetas.org). HELVETAS is one of the most experienced and largest development organisations in Switzerland. In its programme in Tanzania, HELVETAS is implementing development initiatives in the two thematic fields of Skill Development and Education (SDE) and Sustainable and Inclusive Economics (SIE) through various projects including the School based In-service Teacher Training (SITT), Crain Post Harvest Loss Prevention (CPLP) project in central corridor regions, the Empowering Smallholder Women and Youth on Rice Postharvest Management and Marketing (RIPOMA) project in Morogoro region, the Organic Cotton project in Singida and Simiyu regions, the Save Safe Food (SSF) project in Rukwa and Katavi regions, Youth Employment through Skills Enhancement (YES) project in Dodoma and Singida regions and KIBOWAVI in Southern Highlands.
HELVETAS Tanzania is receiving funding from the European Union for the implementation of its four years project named as ‘Kilimo Bora cha matunda na mbogamboga kwa Wanawake na Vijana (KIBOWAVI)’The project aims at improving livelihoods of 75,000 rural people, including 15,000 directly targeted poor smallholder farmers (at least 70% women, 50 % youth) by contributing to inclusive economic growth, promote private sector development and job creation in the horticulture sector, and to increase food and nutrition security in the Southern Highlands regions (Songwe, Mbeya and Katavi regions) through targeted interventions in the horticulture sector to increase productivity, production, resource-efficiency, diversity, local value addition and marketing.
HELVETAS Tanzania in partnership with Tanzania Food Processors Association (TAFOPA) for its KIBOWAVI project invites applications from qualified and dynamic Tanzanian citizens to fill for the following position. Qualified candidate will be posted/stationed in Mbeya region with regular travels to Songwe and Katavi regions.
Position : Project Officer
Duration : 3 years upon successful performances and availability of funding
Benefits : Very attractive, as per the rules and regulations of HELVETAS Tanzania and TAFOPA
Interested candidates are requested to ask for the detailed Terms of Reference via Email: [email protected] Women candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
Deadline for submission of applications is 3rd December 2020.