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Senior On-Farm Water Management Specialist

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About AECOM/IWMP/AECOM/IWMP

The IWMP project is a five-year program to provide capacity-building services to the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA), and involves providing technical and administrative expertise to the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock (MAIL). The goal of IWMP is to expand and strengthen Afghan government and community-level capacity to better manage water resources to improve agricultural production and productivity. IWMP is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Summary

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Job Details

Data Posted: 25 Feb 2013 Reference: IWMP-AID-0016
Job Location: Afghanistan Work type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 2 Contract Duration:
Funcational Area: Agriculture Open Ended: NO
Industry: Salary range: As per company salary scale
Contract type: Permanent Closing Date: 18 Mar 2013

Duties and Responsibilities

• Evaluation of existing on-farm water management and the development of revised on-farm water management practices
• Preparation and implementation of training programs, monitoring of improved practices and provide adjustments.
• Work with MAIL/DAIL and private sector partners in planning, implementing and evaluating agriculture and on-farm water resources management programs.
• Work with dry land water management and quality control systems and design.
• Work with water management technical leader for projects and other projects in project zone.
• Establish and maintain strong working relationships with partners, farmer communities and farm-water organizations (mirhabs, WUA, etc);
• Prepare training material, technical and progress reports.

Qualifications

• Four years or more of experience in a similar position.
• Bachelor’s or MA degree required. (Agronomy (water-crops), Agricultural engineering, Hydraulics)
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint. in Excel and other MS office applications
• Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills in English, Pashto and Dari
• Self-motivated to learn new concepts and participate in new projects.
• Must be capable of working both individually and as part of a team to undertake tasks in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for male and female colleagues.

Years of Experience:

4 Year(s)

Education:

Submission Guideline

Candidates should submit CV, cover letter and Bio-data form to jobs.iwmp@gmail.com. In the subject line of the e-mail, please put (Ref. Number) and Position Title that you are applying for, otherwise your application will not be considered. For example, (IWMP-AID-0016) Senior On-Farm Water Management Specialist.

Bio-data form can be downloaded from: http://www.jobs.af/jobsMediaFiles/1326105539.doc

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. No telephone inquires please.

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