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TAAT Technology Transfer Officer

Application deadline 1. Jun
Posted at
18. Apr, 17:35
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Business / Employer name
Brightermonday Tanzania
Company Industry
Job Level
Senior level
Work Type
Full Time
Highest Qualification
Years of Experience
10 years
Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam


  • Oversee and manage all technology transfer-related activities.

  • Assist the TAAT Soil Fertility Compact Coordinator in the day-to-day management and implementation of Soil Fertility Compact activities in close collaboration with country value chain implementation teams to expand the scale and reach of the program.

  • Actively participate in the preparation of quarterly and annual consolidated technical reports for the Soil Fertility compact for onward submission on schedule to the PSC.

  • Assess and evaluate technologies to be disseminated.

  • Lead the implementation of technology transfer activities and annual work plans

  • Monitor implementation of activities with partners.

  • Responsible for ensuring the technical assistance/services provided by international and local experts are technically sound and appropriate.

  • Organize workshops/meetings etc. with partners/stakeholders as and when needed.

  • Organize meetings/seminars and conduct practical training courses on technology transfer mechanisms for partner scientists and extension workers.

  • Analyze, summarize and interpret data.

  • Establish and update documentation on technologies disseminated and feedback received

  • In the absence of the TAAT Soil Fertility Compact Coordinator, prepare and present the activities, results, impacts and outcomes of the Soil Fertility compact at professional, donor and other stakeholders’ meetings.

  • Undertake any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the TAAT Soil Fertility Compact Coordinator to meet the objectives of the compact.

Required Skills

  • Fluency in written and spoken French or English, with a good working knowledge of the second language.
  • Demonstrated skills in effectively negotiating with host governments, regional institutions, donors, local organizations and partners.
  • Ability to write, publish, and disseminate technical reports, success stories, and other communication materials.

Required Experience

Position Requirements:

  • At least 10 years of experience successfully working in the implementation of complex, results-based, international development programs funded by AfDB or other international donors.
  • At least 7 years of prior professional experience in agricultural technologies transfer, agricultural extension services or closely related fields in West Africa is a must.
  • At least a Master’s degree in agriculture, soil science or related field required.
  • Experience working with the public sector (decentralization), private sector and civil society.
  • Multiple country work experience is required.

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