VSF Germany Agriculture Assistant and Veterinarian Assistant Jobs

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VSF Germany is an international Non Governmental Organization, providing humanitarian aid and development assistance to pastoralists and vulnerable communities in areas where livestock is of importance.
In the region, VSF Germany implements activities in the Republic of Southern Sudan, Sudan, Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia.
With support in animal health, agriculture, marketing, food safety, drought responses and mitigation, but also developing the capacity of communities and governmental institutions or initiating peace and conflict resolution we work towards food security and strengthened livelihoods of pastoralist communities.
VSF Germany has signed an agreement with the Canadian Government through Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) in Partnership with VSF Canada as lead agency, and VSF Suisse for the project (Strengthening Food Security and Livelihoods for vulnerable people in South Sudan)
VSF Germany seeks to recruit qualified and well experienced persons for the following positions to oversee the implementation of the above food security grant in Gogrial West, Tonj North and Gogrial East Counties of Warrap State, South Sudan.
These positions will be based in warrap state with frequent travels to other locations of VSF G.

Agriculture Assistant
Key responsibility areas include, but are not limited to:
• Ensure an effective planning, implementing and monitoring as well as, reviewing and reporting
• Provide technical support to the teams at field level (Supervise and manage the work of field extension workers/officers)
• Development of a highly motivated project team of field officers (extension) and support community networks on FFS and general extension.
• Support the identification, verification and registration of all target beneficiaries in vegetable/
• Conduct trainings for Extension workers/officers and farmers on vegetable, crop and extension service provision.
• Work with the project manager to facilitate the procurement of project inputs such as seed kits and seedlings, and tool kits.
• Facilitate the distribution of project inputs (seed kits and seedlings, tool kits, improved chicken and veterinary Kits) to identified farmers.
• Produce comprehensive Tehnical Activity and Narrative monthly progress Reports to Project Manager in line with the project grant agreement in Coordination with Area manager.
• Represent VSFG in all revelant meeting, forums and consultantion with the project areas and county level as assigned.
• Maintain mature and proffessional team work with his/her team
• Perform any other duty as duly assigned by the line manager and designate.

Person Requirements/qualifications
• Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness or any other related .
• Experience in Community Development will be considered as an added advantage.
• At least three years working experience in Agricultural in an International Organization.
• Preference will be given to those with Knowledge and good understanding of the project area and local context or working experience in South Sudan especially conflict prone areas within the past 3 years.
• Demonstrated technical experience in humanitarian and development likelihood or emergency environments especially those related to violence
• Good analytical, report writing, and presentation skills (in English), including the ability to present complex issues clearly and concisely
• Proficiency in English, Arabic added Advantage
Veterinarian Assistant
Key responsibility areas include,
• Ensure an effective planning, implementing and monitoring as well as, reviewing and reporting
• Provide technical support to the teams at field level (Supervise and manage the work of field livestock service providers and CAHWs)
• Development of a highly motivated project team of field officers (Extension worker-livestock) and support community networks especially animal health workers.
• Support the identification, verification and registration of all target beneficiaries in livestock, fisheries and poultry production sectors.
• Work with the project manager to facilitate the procurement of project inputs such as general livestock production kits like improved chicken items and veterinary Kits.
• Facilitate the distribution of project inputs (improved chicken/accessories and veterinary drugs) to identified Livestock keepers.
• In collaboration with the relevant government ministry, facilitate new and refresher training of Community Animal Health workers (CAHWS).
• Provide Animal Health Extension services such as Animal Treatments, Animal Vaccination campaigns and other knowledge based extension service delivery
• Produce comprehensive Tehnical Activity and Narrative monthly progress Reports to Project Manager in line with the project grant agreement in Coordination with Area manager.
• Represent VSFG in all revelant meeting, forums and consultantion with the project areas and county level as assigned.
• Maintain mature and proffessional team work with his/her team
• Perform any other duty as duly assigned by the line manager and designate.
Person Requirements/qualifications
• Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Veterinaries service, Veterinary Medicine, Animal Health Production, any other related discipline / field of specility.
• Experience in Community Development will be considered as an added advantage
• At least 3 years working experience in veterinary services in an International Organization
• Preference will be given to those with Knowledge and good understanding of the project area and local context or working experience in South Sudan especially conflict prone areas within the past 3 years.
• Demonstrated technical experience in humanitarian and development likelihood or emergency environments especially those related to violence
• Good analytical, report writing, and presentation skills (in English), including the ability to present complex issues clearly and concisely
• Proficiency in English, Arabic added Advantage
How to Apply
Application Procedures:
Interested and qualified candidates should submit an application letter and CV plus 3 names of referees (one of them being their immediate supervisor) with their full contacts to the Email: [email protected] and [email protected]
Indicate the job Title for the position applied for in the Subject line or envelope.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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