Agroforestry Field Officers at Rwanda Forestry Authority (RFA)

Job responsibilities

  • Assist with the implementation of all RFA projects at the community level.
  • Through active participation in landscape hubs, assist in the development of annual, quarterly and monthly intervention plan
  • Assist in the design of participatory forest and agroforestry management and action plans, community landscape restoration plans, and facilitate participatory stakeholder workshops.
  • Support the establishment, organization, and training of local community groups, participate in the restoration and protection actions for each of the protected natural forests and/or restored landscapes, awareness sessions, group organization and agreement meetings, practical field training, to ensure community engagement through the restoration and protection processes.
  • Support the natural regeneration and enrichment plantation of biodiversity-supportive native trees and shrubs and for regeneration of biodiversity tree seedling production, planting, and maintenance/protection
  • Assist in monitoring and supervision of landscape restoration activities (agroforestry) and extension activities driven by implementing partners
  • Assist in the efficient distribution of tree planting materials and improved cook stoves to beneficiaries, by ensuring compliance to approved distribution modalities, where required.
  • Support field-level monitoring system on project activities under implementation.
  • Provide regular field reports. In close collaboration with the M&E specialist, ensure monitoring and recording of progress against the project’s indicators
  • In addition, the candidates will do any other business assigned by the supervisor

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Management

    3 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science

    3 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biodiversity Conservation

    3 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry

    3 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agroforestry

    3 Years of relevant experience

Required competencies and key technical skills

  • Integrity
  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Decision making skills

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