Manager, Agriculture - Fianarantsoa
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Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.
CI is seeking a highly qualified and motivated hands-on individual to advise on agronomic aspect of adaptation component of CI’s Sustainable Landscape in Eastern Madagascar Project as Agriculture Manager. The function of this position is to advise on the linkages between agricultural options, farm productivity, smallholder farmer livelihoods and improvement of resilience to climate change in landscapes of Eastern Madagascar.
The Agriculture Manager will be based in Toamasina and will work closely with the adaptation and mitigation leads to provide agronomic expertise for purposes of community such as with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and fisheries (MINAEP), the Center for Applied Research for Rural Development (FOFIFA), Program/Projects and other entities to deliver high level technical support to CI’s projects.
S/he will also be responsible for providing inputs to regular progress update reports for CI internal use, as well as external donor requirement. To undertake this responsibility the Agriculture Manager will be supported by two Agriculture Field Agents, 345 local trainers and a multi-disciplinary team with competencies in economics, sciences, remote sensing, climate change adaptation, land use planning, and environmental policies within CI Madagascar.
The Agriculture Manager will be based in Toamasina, with frequent travel to project sites throughout CAZ and COFAV, under supervision of Field Director. S/he will coordinate with climate change Adaptation Lead.
To apply please submit your resume and cover letter.
We expect that all employees will embrace the values of our organization.
Passion: We are inspired by nature and cherish the diversity of life in all of its forms.
Respect: We respect and trust each other, and we embrace our diversity of cultures, talents, and experiences.
Integrity: We act with integrity and are accountable for our actions.
Optimism: We are optimistic about the future of life on Earth and are confident that, with our partners, we will achieve unprecedented conservation results.
Courage: We tirelessly pursue our vision, taking bold action and persevering through challenges.
Teamwork: We work together, recognizing that openness, collaboration and cooperation are fundamental to achieving a healthy and prosperous world for all.
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