Deadline: 4th February 2022
We Effect and partners, ZADF, ZDIT and ZFU are implementing an Action known as the Transforming Zimbabwe’s Dairy Value Chain for the Future (TranZDVC) that addresses root causes of underperformance in the Dairy Value Chain (DVC) in Zimbabwe by strengthening the linkages between production, processing, and financing. The Action is a national project funded by the European Union under the auspices of Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Programme (ZAGP) and implemented in Zimbabwe through dairy sector actors.
The project is seeking the services of a Consultant to comprehensively conduct a dairy curriculum development focusing on new small scale dairy farmers and workers, which curriculum shall be used in training centres run by anchor dairy farmers. The curriculum will also borrow from existing curricula in Agricultural colleges and universities to suit farmers and dairy workers. The Consultant will establish relevance of the project’s operation context, learning and operational needs, as well as requirements by the funding partner (EU).
Duties And Responsibilities
The Consultant will be expected to carry out and deliver on the following tasks: Review existing curricula in dairy including from colleges, Universities and initiatives by other mentor dairy farmers; Wide stakeholder consultation of dairy value chain actors of relevant content for the curriculum with a focus on animal husbandry and feed production; Stakeholder workshop to validate curriculum; Set up Launch of the curriculum; Submit a Comprehensive final curriculum.
Qualifications And Experience
The Consultant should have knowledge and experience in the following areas: Master’s Degree in Agriculture Animal Science, a qualification in Education will be an added advantage; Expertise and experience of designing and applying robust and appropriate Curriculum in dairy or related fields; Experience in certification of education curriculum; Experience in academia in the dairy sector in Zimbabwe and demonstrate understanding of dairy issues in the country; Using stakeholder workshops (in light of Covid-19 protocols) as a tool for a consultative process and generating new knowledge; Good communication skills, both orally and in writing.
How To Apply
Qualifying candidates to send applications to firstname.lastname@example.org