World Vision Timor Leste, a non-profit Christian Humanitarian Organization, committed to working with the poor and vulnerable, is seeking qualified consultant to deliver training on commercial production of Rock Melon: The main purpose of the consultant:: This individual will be required to run training sessions at the Corluli demonstration plot for World Vision Technical staff and farmers a key times during the growing session and provide ongoing remote support through communication with Project Staff. It must be kept in mind that the purpose of this initiative is commercial scale production so acute understanding of the commercial side of growing is required by the candidate. The project is introducing a new horticultural crop to Bobonaro District so all training must cater to this goal and encompass all aspects of production including land preparation, pest control etc. and also post harvest handling, grading and transport. The candidate will be required to travel to Bobonaro for the training sessions (at least twice over the growing season). It must be stressed that we require more than simply a technical approach to introducing this crop and economic production is imperative with in-depth understanding of modern production solutions.

Please submit your CVs and expression of interest to World Vision Timor-Leste for consideration.

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Closing date is 21 April 2015 at 5:00 pm