ACTED Syria’s Technical Coordinator (TC) for agriculture will be responsible for providing support, strategic planning and technical guidance on activities within this sector. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of agricultural programming work experience in the humanitarian or development sectors along with work experience on both livestock and arable/horticultural production units. They will also have a keen interest in dryland agriculture and good knowledge of the latest innovations and how they could help improve the resilience of farmers to threats like climate change.
As a TC they will play a leading role in a number of important areas including technical inputs to the development of the ACTED Syria Mission’s (which also includes Turkey) wider FS and Livelihood strategy, supporting the project teams and training for staff to help enhance their knowledge of different agriculture best practices (including climate smart approaches), and further developing ACTED’s livestock programmes.
The position is based in ACTED Syria’s ‘Capital’ office which is based in Amman, Jordan. It requires both remote management and periodic travel within the region.