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OFWM Specialist/Agronomist


About Ghani Consultancy Services

Ghani Consultancy Services (GHANI) is a specialized international Management, Business, Engineering and research firm. We work with organizations aiming to deliver better results. Our extensive experience has made us capable of dealing with the complexity of business and development management. We specialize in multidisciplinary management solutions and enable our clients to achieve higher levels of development and sustain growth. We work with people at all levels of the organization building their capabilities and skills. We engage ourselves with the client, serving their best interest before ours.

Job Summary


Job Details

Date Posted: 07 Jan 2018 Reference: Ghani-OFWM Specialist/Agronomist
Closing Date: 07 Feb 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Agriculture Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Long-term Years of Experience: 5 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 33 Month(s) Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

Tasks include: Under the supervision of the team leader, undertake the following

o Together with the WUA/IAs, identify the main constraints in irrigated
crop production;
o Together with the DTL and IAs, identify the main constraints in
irrigation system.
o Measure water availability (AW-Available Water) at main canal,
secondary and sub-canal every month and report to the assign
o Developed water conservation techniques at irrigation canal levels.
o Improve irrigation system at Secondary and tertiary canal level
o Report weekly and monthly about irrigation water quality.
o Watercourse improvement
o To develop a water harvesting plan for Lower Balk and NVDA
compound Area.
o To develop a discharge management system for both projects.
o To develop Operational and maintenance plan of irrigation system for
both projects.
o Conduct training courses on improving irrigation system to IAs and
local farmers.
o Conduct training courses to IAs and NVDA staff i.e how to implement
the Operational and maintenance plan.
o Using the PTD method, implement farmers’ field schools and
demonstration plots identified by the WUA/IAs. Introduce improved
and appropriate irrigated crop production technologies. These may
o Plan and implement farmers` field days and exchange visits; and
o Conduct training courses on improved irrigated crop production.
o This position also includes the following:
- use of better quality seed/planning material;
- land preparation;
- improved field irrigation techniques;
- appropriate use of chemical and organic (manure) fertilizers;
- integrated pest management;
- water saving technologies such as SRI, drip irrigation for rice,
vegetables and orchards, mulching etc;




At least five years’ experience in irrigated crop production and improved
OFWAM practices.
An interest in working closely with the community and an open attitude in
communicating with them.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kunduz
- Takhar


Bachelors Degree,

Submission Guideline

CVs should be submitted ELECTRONICALLY to below mentioned email.

Please include position title in the subject line of the e-mail. (Ghani-OFWM Specialist/Agronomist)

Only short listed candidates whose background and experiences correspond to the above criteria will be contacted for further consideration.

Submission Email

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