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EcoContact is hiring two trainers (ecological agriculture, pesticides management) to conduct ToT to the farmers from the both banks of river Nistru





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Extention for the Lot 2, deadline November 13

Organization: EcoContact

Reporting to: EcoContact, Project Manager

Post type: Individual service contact (fee based)

Estimated implementation period of assignment: November 01 – December 31, 2019

Working languages: Russian, Romanian

Duration of assignment: 20 days (per each Lot)

 

Organizational Context 

The project is aimed at reducing the risks from obsolete and currently used pesticides for the communities from the both banks of river Nistru.

To achieve that the project will be addressing three main aspects: 

  • raising awareness of key stakeholders (environmental authorities, educational institutions, civil society organizations, local authorities) and level of their knowledge in the area of obsolete and currently used pesticides;
  • raising technical capacities in risks identification;
  • and improvement of legal framework on pesticides management.

The project will bring in the existing experience in remediation of contaminated territories, support tailoring to local needs the international methodologies of risks identification and their piloting; support the improvement of legal framework in the area. Activities with different target groups from both banks of the river Nistru will help to identify joined interests in the area of chemical safety, facilitate exchange of experience on the technical level and formulate the proposals for joined working groups on confidence building in the area of environment to reduce environment and health risks caused by dangerous substances.

 

 

The main objective of the assignment:

The purpose of these positions is to develop and deliver a two-days training module for a group of farmers from the both banks of river Nistru. This training should be conducted in a form of Training of trainers, so that the participants be able to conduct one-day information training session on the aspects presented.  Trainers will be responsible for the development of the materials for the ToT, conducting ToT and providing the report on the activity. Two trainers will work in a team, jointly delivering 2-days training, providing the final report.

Trainers will work under direct supervision of the EcoContact project manager and in close cooperation with the other team members.

This assignment consists from two lots:

Lot 1. Trainer on pesticides management. (project activity 1.3)

Lot 2. Trainer on the environmental agriculture. (project activity 1.3)

More specifically tasks for each of the Lots are as follows:

Lot 1. Trainer on pesticides management.

  1. Develop curricula for one day training (ToT format).
  2. Develop materials for one day ToT trainings of participants. They should include, but not be limited to: presentations, selection of available multimedia materials, handouts.
  3. Develop a set of materials that will be later used for participants of ToT in their follow up trainings (presentations and handouts).
  4. All materials should be developed either in Romanian or Russian languages. Translation to another language will be provided by EcoContact.
  5. The topics of the training should include, but not be limited to following: approach for environmentally sound management of wastes, consisting of, containing or contaminated with POPs (organic pollutants); risks caused from obsolete pesticides (including safeguarding, disposal, environmental assessment report according to FAO guidelines).
  6. Deliver, jointly with trainer selected for the Lot 2, the training on the topics mentioned above, for 15 - 20 participants.
  7. Develop and present, within 3 working days, the joined report on the event together with the trainer selected for the Lot 2.

Lot 2. Trainer on the environmental agriculture.

  1. Develop curricula for one day training (ToT format).
  2. Develop materials for one day ToT trainings of participants. They should include, but not be limited to: presentations, selection of available multimedia materials, handouts.
  3. Develop a set of materials that will be later used for participants of ToT in their follow up trainings (presentations and handouts).
  4. All materials should be developed either in Romanian or Russian languages. Translation to another language will be provided by EcoContact.
  5. The topics of the training should include, but not be limited to following: approach for environmentally sound management of wastes, consisting of, containing or contaminated with POPs (organic pollutants); risks caused from obsolete pesticides (including safeguarding, disposal, environmental assessment report according to FAO guidelines)
  6. Deliver, jointly with trainer selected for the Lot 2, the training on the topics mentioned above, for 15 - 20 participants. Develop and present, within 3 working days, the joined report on the event together with the trainer selected for the Lot 1.

Deliverables and timeline for the implementation of the assignment (for each Lot) (timing of deliverables will be adjusted on the contractual phase):

 

Deliverable

Number of days for assignment

Due time

Curricula for ToT training and module that will be delivered by participants

 

2 days

November 04, 2019

Materials for ToT module pesticides management/environmental agriculture

5 days

November 11, 2019

Evaluation forms and integrated gender approach into ToT and modules (curricula and materials)

2 day

November 14, 2019

Materials for module that will be delivered by training participants

4 days

November 14, 2019

Selection of participants for the training

2 day

November 20, 2019

Conducting training module

2 days

November 30, 2019

Evaluation of the results of the training and report on the assignment (including a short summary in English)

3 days

December 15, 2019

 

Qualifications:

Trainer for Lot 1

 

  • Advance degree in Chemistry, biology, environmental studies or other relevant field.
  • Professional qualifications related to waste management, project management.
  • Experience of work with the representatives from the both banks of river Nistru is welcomed.
  • Experience of work with FAO standards on environmentally sound management of wastes consisting of obsolete pesticides is required.
  • At least five years of experience in implementation and management of the projects in Moldova in development project;
  • Experience of work in the multidisciplinary team.
  • Experience in conducting trainings for various groups of people.
  • Experience in conducting trainings in form of ToT is welcomed.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management system;
  • Fluency in oral and written English is welcomed;

Trainer for Lot 2

  • Degree in agriculture, business studies, economics, environmental management or other relevant field.
  • Professional qualifications related to the environmental agriculture.
  • At least five years of experience in work in the domain of environmental agriculture, including the practical work.
  • Experience in work and/or implementation of the projects
  • Experience in conducting trainings for various groups of people.
  • Experience in conducting trainings in form of ToT is welcomed.
  • Experience of work with the representatives from the both banks of river Nistru is welcomed.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management system;
  • Fluency in oral and written English is welcomed.

 

Payments:

 Payment will be done upon submission and approval of deliverables stipulated above, according to invoice. 

 

How to apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  1. CV
  2. Financial Proposal
  3. Motivation letter

Documents can pe provided in one of following languages English, Romanian or Russian.

Please send the documents with the indication of the Lot in the subject line before October 31, 2019 to the email address of hr@vox.md

For detailed information, please contact Catalina Arghir, Project Manager, 022 996162



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