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Livelihoods Project Supervisor

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About CARE International in Afghanistan

Job Summary

This position is primarily responsible to ensure project staff are adequately trained and oriented to their roles; to oversee the implementation of livelihood project activities; to ensure adequate monitoring, documentation and reporting; to link and coordinate with related government departments such as the Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Labor & Social Affairs; to coordinate with local and International NGOs; and to assist in planning future livelihood related projects in line with HAWA and CARE Afghanistan program strategy.

Job Details

Date Posted: 03 Apr 2013 Reference: Ex_22_2013
Closing Date: 17 Apr 2013 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Male
Functional Area: General Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Permanent Years of Experience: 3 Year(s)
Contract Duration: Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period:

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Coordinate and oversee the implementation of livelihood project activities in target communities
 Manage a functional livelihood project portfolio and implementation strategy
 Ensure clear project implementation guidelines around the livestock and savings & credit components of the livelihood strategy.
 Monitor project action plans and ensure interventions are implemented as designed.
 Conduct regular supervision visits and discussions with staff about the project implementation process.
 Designs participatory needs assessment at community level if required

2. Ensure adequate capacity building of staff and that staff have a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities
 Participate in the hiring, orientation and training of staff as needed – with emphasis on attracting qualified female staff and nurturing women’s leadership through HAWA implementation.
 Conduct HAWA program staff Annual Performance Agreement and Assessment (APAA) based on systematic staff performance monitoring and supervision process throughout the year.
 Determine staff training needs on an ongoing basis, based on performance appraisals and field observations.
 Identify direct supervisees development needs and forward to the PM/PC and CARE training unit.

3. Ensure adequate project monitoring, data collection, documentation and reporting, while also monitoring and managing project budgets
 Participate in developing project M&E plans, baseline assessments, and ongoing M&E activities.
 Ensure proper M&E tools are used to track project progress toward set objectives and indicators.
 Participate in some field monitoring activities.
 Ensure and participate in the preparation of project reports.
 Ensure adequate documentation of lessons learned, case studies and “stories of development”.
 Manage project budgets including – annual and monthly budget projections and oversight of specific procurements and expenditures as needed.
 Closely monitor project expenses in line with budget allocations for individual line items.

4. Maintain working relationships with related government ministries ( Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs) and other stakeholders such as donors, FAO, International and local NGOs
 Attend meetings with targeted ministry representatives and take proactive steps to keep them updated on project activities and maintain positive working relationships with them.
 Ensure project interventions are in line with government strategy and policy.
 Participant in related taskforces and working groups in the ministries.
 Represent CARE and CARE’s livelihood strategy in meetings and workshops with other organizations and stakeholders.
 Share CARE livelihood findings and lessons learnt with stakeholders and advocate for it.

5. Participate in the development of new livelihoods focused projects
 Contribute in proposal and budget development related to livelihoods strategy with HAWA program team and in close consultation with PQDL staff.
 Participate to plan and conduct pre-assessment activities to assess feasibility of potential project sites.
 Participate to develop project design documentation such as logical frameworks, project implementation plans, project monitoring plans, budgets narratives, etc.

Skills

Excellent knowledge of written English and Computer Application is a must,

Qualifications

EDUCATION: University Degree or equivalent form a reputable education institute.

WORK EXPERIENCE: At least 3 years experience in the area of project management. Technical experience in community development and/or savings & credit groups and/or livelihoods projects is an asset.

SKILLS: Excellent knowledge of written English and Computer Application is a must,
Working knowledge of Pashto and Dari is required,
Good experience of participatory appraisals,
Good experience of problem analysis,
Strong skills in monitoring of financial system & programmatic activities and analytical mind,
Facilitation skill,
Problem solving and negotiation skills,

LANGUAGES: Fluency in written and spoken English Dari and Pashto languages

Gender: Female

TRAITS: Willingness to work under pressure. Willingness to travel to project sites in provinces

DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY:

FINANCIAL:
Under the supervision of PM, the project supervisor has the authority to approve the program expenditure within the limits of project budget according to CARE policy

CONTACTS/KEY RELATIONSHIPS:
INTERNAL:
PM, PC, Senior DM&E Advisor, the rest of Livelihood staff and other HAWA support staff
EXTERNAL:
Ministry of Agriculture, AMA, FAO, stakeholders
WORKING CONDITION:
Stationed in Kabul main office

NOTE:

• APPLYING WITHOUT CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM OR NOT FILLING THE APPLICATION FORM PROPERLY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORT-LISTING.
• CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE ON WWW.ACBAR.ORG & WWW.JOBS.AF

Job Location

Education:

Bachelors Degree,

Submission Guideline

SUBMISSION GUIDELINE

Interested candidates should submit their completed CARE standard job application forms (CARE application form is attached) along with the updated resumes and letters of interest to CARE HRD department in its Kabul Main-Office or any CARE Field Offices no later than April 17 2013, candidates who have access to the Internet can send their applications to vacancies@af.care.org.

You are requested to send your application form along with the updated resume and letters of interest in Word or PDF file. Please do not email us heavy sized files such as your certificates, recommendation letters and etc. THOSE WHO DO NOT FULFILL THE APPLYING REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORTLIST. Only short listed candidates will be contacted with, and called for the interview. The interview dates, time and place will be determined and communicated with the short listed candidates sooner after the deadline of vacancy announcement.

KABUL ADDRESS

Haji Yaqoob Square, Park Road, Shahr-e-now,
Next to Hanzala Mosque, Kabul Afghanistan
Email: vacancies@af.care.org
Website: www.care.org.af
Tell#: +93(0)752006566

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