Job Information Agronomist NGO Information
Contact Name ICRC HR
Contact Email bag_hrservices@icrc.org
Job Information
Contract Duration
Governorate Baghdad
Job Shift
Nationality Not Applicable
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2022-04-10
Requirements
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 4 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2022-08-04
Deadline Date 2022-09-02
Location
[Baghdad,Iraq ]
Description

Objective:

The national Agronomist devises, Plans, Implements, and monitors the Livelihood and structural Support of agricultural programmes in line with the country strategy under relative supervision from his/her line manager. He/she is climate change smart and adapts programs and projects. He/she supports the Sub delegation agronomist who is the functional manager and liaises with Water & Habitat department regarding water used for irrigation purposes. He/she manages and is involved in value chain assessments in agricultural sectors.

                                                                                                                                                               

Main duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Contributes to analyzing the security, socioeconomic, cultural, and political environment as it relates to the ICRC.
  • Designs or adjust data collection tools.
  • Supervises the whole Livelihood Support Program; agricultural program cycle, in terms of data collection analysis, including post-harvest assessment.
  • Takes part in field visits, particularly to support agronomists in Sub delegation. Liaise with state institutions (MoA) and other international organizations (FAO, ITC).
  • Devise implements and can sort out any issue regarding agricultural programme and/or projects. Collect, interpret, and analyses data related to food production, prices, inflation, drought, shortage.
  • Takes part in expanding or strengthening the delegation's network of contacts among the population, the local authorities, and/or other stakeholders.
  • Collects and interprets market information and contributes to the value chain assessment.
  • Ensures that proper methods, planning, implementation, logistics, and reporting are used during aid distribution.
  • Managing and maintaining a data base and describing results to produce data visualization for Economic Security and other departments, in BAG Delegation and BGD Sub delegation.
  • Supervises and supports and contributes to the appraisal of the B2 agronomist.                                                                                
Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Education and Professional Experience required:

  • Post Graduate degree or Bachelors in agronomy or related field
  • 4 years’ experience (if post-graduate Degree) in an agricultural setting, 6 years for bachelor’s degree.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • High level of fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English (Excellent command of the English language is a mandatory requirement).
  • Knowledgeable of Iraq’s economic status.

 

Other Requirements:

 

We are looking for a committed professional with the capacity to demonstrate a high level of adaptability and flexibility.

               

How To Apply

How to Apply: All qualified and interested candidates should forward their applications with a detailed updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating email and phone contacts with a minimum of two professional references, a cover letter stating why you think you have the necessary skills and qualifications for the said job opportunity and your salary expectations. Marked to (bag_hrservices@icrc.org) with the subject line: SURNAME First Name/ Vacancy title.

 

  • Applications will only be accepted with valid residency and work permits in Iraq.
  • The successful candidate will undergo a three months’ probation period.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

 

 

NB: If you have not heard from us within a month of receiving your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

No Fee:

ICRC DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, OR PROCESSING).

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