Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and has been a continuous leader in development and humanitarian response within Nigeria – focusing on the three Strategic Program Areas of Agriculture, Health and Emergency Response.
Position: Senior Technical Advisor – Agriculture
Reports to: Deputy Country Representative
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Detailed Job Description Link: https://goo.gl/x7VIDu
CRS Nigeria is seeking an experienced agriculturalist to act in the strategic, senior management role or Senior Technical Advisor -Agriculture (STA- Agric). Reporting to the Deputy Country Representative/Programs (DCRP), the Senior Technical Advisor – Agric will lead all aspects of current and future agricultural and livelihoods programming. Leading the design and ensuring program quality of integrated programs that address systemic constraints to sustained and market-based livelihood improvements in agricultural value chains, the Senior Technical Advisor – Agric will be a key member of the senior management team tasked with maintaining and further positioning CRS in Nigeria at the forefront of agricultural development efforts.
Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications;
How to Apply:
Completed applications should reach us before 5pm, Thursday March 10. 2016. Applications sent in the required
Format will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
“CRS is an equal -opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc.
Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply”.
Statement of Commitment to Protection:
CMS recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.