Farm Radio Trust (FRT) is an indigenous Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), whose main goal is promotion of information for sustainable livelihoods of farmers through innovative agriculture extension and advisory service delivery using radio enhanced by ICTs.
Job Title: Project Officer
Department: Programs Department
Supervisor Title Director of Programs
Type of Employment: One Year Contract Position subject to on funding availability and performance.
Salary scale and range: As highlighted in the employment contract in line with Technical Specialist grade at FRT
Position Location FRT National Offices (Lilongwe) with periodic field travel
This position is aimed at contributing towards achievement of the FRT vision of information for sustainable livelihoods through dissemination of sound, evidence-based and scientifically proven agricultural technologies and services in all fields of agriculture. The project officer shall lead the Implementation of projects to ensure high programmatic, technical and operational standards. He/she will ensure close coordination and collaboration with the relevant departments within FRT and other partners and act as liaison with project process stakeholders.
Education and Experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Aptitudes
Decision Making Authority
General: The job requires offering sound and prompt solutions pertaining to radio production team in an efficient and effective manner.
Technical: The job requires sound aptitude in computer skills, multitasking, content analysis
Internally: The position requires working with other radio production officers and content experts,
Externally: The position requires sound relationship and contact with knowledge partners and other stakeholders at technical level especially in value chain issues.
This scope of work only serves as a guide for the position available and FRT reserves the right to make necessary changes.
Benefits/rewards of job:
FRT will offer competitive salary and related benefits commensurate with the position and experience.
How to apply
Send your CV with three traceable referees, and motivation letter highlighting relevant achievements to [email protected] quoting the position applying for in the subject line.
Closing day for receiving applications
Friday, 28th August 2020
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