Short Term Consultant- Agroecological Food Production –

Short Term Consultant- Agroecological Food Production

Syngenta Foundation Bangladesh

  • Agro (Plant/Animal/Fisheries)
  • Contract
  • 1 week ago
  • Rangpur

Job Information

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    Salary Negotiable /
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    No. of Openings 2 openings
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    Job Experience : 2 year

Job Description



Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in mapping geographical location for identification, and selection of Nutrition Farmer’s Hub.
  • Facilitate in capacity building of FH owners on organizing farmers for agroecological food production, providing technical assistance and regular monitoring of crop fields.
  • Support Implementation Partner (IP) staff and FH to create facilities of input and output market
  • Ensuring eHub operation by FH owners.
  • Conduct training sessions, meetings with FH owners and farmers.
  • Work closely with the respective IPs staff, farmers and farmers group members, local government, private sectors and other stakeholders.
  • Represent project activities especially agroecological food production facilitated by FH in different forums.
  • Linking demand and supply side as well as facilitating for establishment of urban and rural connection in the aspect of agroecological and nutritious food.
  • Work closely with supply chain actors for production and marketing of agroecologically produced food.
  • Documentation of significant insights aligned with project objectives.
  • Support to any other relevant activities in the role of project manager, including inputs to project communications, and accompanying implementation research.
  • Maintain effective liaison with partners and project team to ensure nutrition sensitive agricultural activities and women empowerment.
  • Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible to perform any other assignment(s) given by the management of SFSA Bangladesh.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor/Diploma in Agriculture and/or Nutrition.

Experience Requirements

  • At least 2 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Incumbent must have at least 02 years of relevant job experience with reputed NGO/ INGO and donor-funded agriculture and/or value chain development project and Nutrition.
  • Experience working in complex, multi-stakeholder environments with an understanding of the local, regional and national landscape and efforts to improve nutrition.
  • Experienced and skilled in facilitating & dealing with partner staffs, farmers groups, and nutrition sensitive agriculture aspect.
  • Experienced in collecting field data and prepare project documents;
  • Basic computer skills in MS Office, MS Excel and emailing;
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English and Bangla;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work in a team; and maintain the targets and deadlines, and
  • Ability and willingness to drive motorcycle and must have a valid driving license.

Job Location

Dinajpur, Rangpur



Job Qualification

  • Bachelor/Diploma in Agriculture and/or Nutrition.
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