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Regional Enterprise Development (ED) Program Officer

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About WEE-RDP/MRRD:

The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) was established to develop and implement programs promoting responsible social and financial growth in rural areas, primarily in the non-farm sector. It has employees in all 34 Provinces of Afghanistan, and delivers a wide range of programs funded both by the Ministry itself and the International Community.
MRRD aims to reduce poverty amongst the approximately 80% of Afghans who live in rural areas by implementing a made-in-Afghanistan “Pro-Poor” growth strategy which calls upon the government and civil society to address the macro economic constraints, the small size of the formal private sector, and the realities of rural poverty in order to implement realistic poverty reduction and development strategies. These strategies are developed within the broader context of the interim Afghan National Development Strategy (i-ANDS), the roadmap the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GOA) is following as it works towards achieving the UN’s Millennium Development and Afghan Compact goals.
MRRD has six (6) Programs. For more information please refer to the following web site http://www.mrrd.gov.af

Job Summary

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Job Details

Date Posted: 03 Dec 2018 Reference: 958/018/HRCSD/WEE-
Closing Date: 17 Dec 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Programme Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Long-term Years of Experience: 4 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period:

Duties and Responsibilities

The ED Regional Program Officer will be responsible for the following but are not limited to:

To conduct seminars for encouraging rural Enterprise Groups (EGs) and Producer Associations(PAs) to work together with WEERDP
To conduct need assessments for EGs and PAs registered with WEERDP in the respective provinces
To coordinate with Technical Assistance (TA) Unit’s District Officers, collect data for their deliverables, make report of their activities to Project Management Office.
Verify the activities of TA Unit’s District Officers in the field, assist them in performance and help them in preparing future plans.
To conducts soft skills and technical trainings as per the requirements of the rural enterprises on different topics including business administration, inventory management, book keeping and accounting, marketing, promotional materials , product development , production process etc.
To organize and conduct workshops and trainings in regards with Islamic banking and its benefits
To facilitate required documents and support the rural enterprises in access to finance where available and applicable
To facilitate different types of assessment based on the demand of WEERDP and provincial offices
To organize and conduct as facilitator the required documents for exposure visits and other capacity building trainings including concept note, terms of references, financial budget etc.
To organize exhibitions for the rural enterprises and its required documents
To conducts workshops on business plan development for the rural enterprises
To develop manuals and training materials for different types of soft and technical trainings
To develop strategies, manuals and guidelines for WEERDP as and when required
To facilitate and support the rural enterprises with simple technology in closed coordination of WEERDP
To formulate and develop business plans for the rural enterprises
To conduct baseline studies for the rural EG and PA registered with WEERDP
To facilitate and support the rural enterprises with the marketing linkage activities from local to regional and national markets and to facilitate exposure visit for them
To develop proper accounting and business management models for the rural EG and PA
To facilitate and conduct workshops for the innovation award and its introduction and process; to support the enterprises with the applications, specifications of equipments, and the selection process
To develop and analysis potential value chains in the respective provinces and support the actors for their capacity building; and to identify and develop plans for further development of the value chains
To prepare inventory management models for the rural enterprises and training them for proper inventories
To attend the capacity building session that will be conducted specifically for the interested BDSOs who will become BDSPs
To prepare regular reports, success stories, newsletters and other documents like impact analysis, updating MIS database, required by WEERDP and its provincial offices
Any other activities as and when assigned by the management of WEERDP, provincial manager and ED Unit.



Specific responsibilities ED Regional Program Officer

To develop and finalize the TA Unit guideline based on the experience and available program documents
To develop and finalize TA Unit strategies and submit to the ED Unit management
To develop and finalize training manual and Modules for the specified capacity building activities
To organize and conduct ToT trainings for the district BDSPs on specific topics as per the ToR
To assess the performance of the District BDSPs and visiting the EG and PA who have participated in the capacity building sessions
To visualize the graphic designs for the manuals and modules for the capacity building activities
To develop book of accounts for the registered EG and PA, provide proper training and orientation to the District BDSPS accordingly and publish the book of account if requested by WEERDP management and as per the concept
Any other task as assigned by the management of WEERDP

Skills

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Qualifications

Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Abilities

Qualifications/Skills

Minimum a Bachelor Degree in Business Management , Commerce , Enterprise Development, Master degree is preferred;
Excellent in English and Pashto/Dari languages

Experience and Abilities

Minimum 4 years of experience in Enterprise Development Projects/Programs or and similar activities in Afghanistan.
Professionalism – Understanding of Business Management in Afghanistan, Enterprise
Capacity Building, Marketing and how to sustain micro, small and medium enterprises.
Planning & Organizing - Ability to plan own work and manage conflicting priorities;
Communications - Good communication (spoken and written) skills including ability to explain and present program support services-related information/requirements and prepare written documents/communications in a clear concise style;
Teamwork - Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in the organization.
Computer Skill - Good computer skill using Word Excel and Internet.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kunduz
AF AF 12

Education:

Bachelors Degree,

Submission Guideline

Interested Afghans with the required qualifications and experience should submit their applications electronically through below email address.
While submitting your applications please mention the Title of the position plus Vacancy Number in the subject of the e-mail; please do NOT submit any other supporting documentation or educational certificates with your application. If you are short listed you will be asked to submit electronic copies of your educational certificates and if you are invited to written test you will be required to present the original the . Applications will not be accepted after the closing date of the position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test Note: In the interests of open and fair competition and a merit based selection process applicants are advised that lobbying for a position , whether by the applicant or by any person acting on his or her behalf, shall result in the immediate disqualification of the candidate from further consideration. Applicants are strongly advised to inform potential supporters of this restriction which shall be strictly enforced.

Please don’t forget to type the Vacancy Announcement Number (958/018/HRCSD/WEE-RDP/MRRD) in Subject while applying online. Application without vacancy number will not be accepted.



The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is highly committed to increasing women’s participation in government sector, therefore, women are highly encouraged to apply.

Submission Email

vacancies.hrcsd@mrrd.gov.af

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