The International Fertilizer Development Center’s (IFDC) is hiring a Administrative and Finance Assistant based in Beira.
The International Fertilizer Development Center’s (IFDC) is expected to sign an Agreement with the Embassy of Sweden (EoS) to continue the Food Security Through Climate Adaptation and Resilience (FAR-Mozambique) Program under a Phase 2 initiative to be implemented by a consortium of four Implementing Organizations (IOs) from Phase 1, namely IFDC, the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP), United Purpose (UP), and Associação Kwaedza Simukai Manica (AKSM). Phase 2 of the FAR Program will build on Phase 1 successes, seeking to further scale geographic reach within Phase 1 areas and new locations, and to broaden networks and engagement by public and private sector actors to link farmers to markets and increase market-responsive skills and climate-smart agricultural (CSA) practices to improve food access and availability, and increase knowledge of and uptake of climate-smart agriculture solutions farmers for long term sustainability. IFDC and its partners will apply a facilitative approach and continue to scale into new regions and reduce presence in successful pilot areas. Phase 2 management and implementation will be adapted for challenges COVID-19 pandemic, given the potential impact on the agriculture sector and household food security, especially for women.
By the end of Phase 2, IFDC and partner IOs anticipate reaching over 40,000 farmers (56% women/44% men), with 50% adopting CSA practices through improved skills and access to productivity-enhancing inputs, extension services, and markets through a network of agro-dealers and VBAs, as well as through Information and Communications Technologies for Agriculture (ICT4Ag)-enabled services and support.
IFDC is seeking recruitment for an FAR Phase 2 Administrative and Finance Officer who will be responsible for managing, coordinating and directing the FAR office’s work in Administration, Human Resources, Finance and support such as travel, procurement, inventory, vehicles and drivers. S/He will report to FAR Team Leader,
The Administrative and Finance Consultant will work under the supervision of the Country Team Leader while technically reporting to the IFDC East and Southern Africa Operations Officer. The incumbent shall have the following roles and responsibilities: