GPG Health Jobs – Senior Agricultural Advisor

Website Gauteng Provincial Government

Job Responsibilities:

Supervise subordinates (Agricultural Advisors)/Provide guidance to internal clients, co-workers. Coordinate the implementation of all strategic agricultural development programmes, render scientific and technical agricultural extension services to internal and external clients, coordinate support and development of research and training activities, Facilitate research and training needs of clients. Empower and build capacity of producers, commodity groups to ensure self-reliance. Facilitate access to farmer training based on the training needs. Monitor the application of new skills/knowledge acquired by clients. Co-ordinate Subject Matter Specialist to support Agriculture Advisor to provide information on production constraints. Ensure service delivery through appropriate utilization of ICT tools/ systems. Conduct farm assessments for land reform programmes. Conduct feasibility studies in partnership with Specialists

Job Requirements:

Grade 12 plus an appropriate 4-year Degree (NQF Level 8) in Agriculture as recognized by SAQA. Registration with the SACNASP or relevant professional body. 3 years’ experience in Agricultural Extension is required. Must have a valid driver’s license (code B). COMPETENCIES: Computer Literate, have knowledge of extension methodology, project management, communication, presentation and organizing skills

Job Details:

Company: Gauteng Provincial Government

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Tshwane, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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