|Date Posted:||Sep 12, 2018|
|Closing Date:||Sep 24, 2018|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||2|
|Functional Area:||M & E|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyAFG|
|Years of Experience:||4 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Open Ended|
|Probation Period:||3 months|
The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock is implementing “On Farm Water Management (OFWM)” Project, financed by the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF), in five (5) regions, namely: Kabul, Nangarhar (Jalalabad), Balkh (Mazar-i-Sharif), Baghlan and Heart. The overall development objective (PDO) of the OFWM-Project is to improve agricultural productivity in the Project Areas by enhancing the efficiency of water used. A Kabul-based Project Management Unit (PMU) headed by the Project Manager, with the assistance of Core Team of Specialists, is responsible for execution of the project. Five Area Teams: one each in Kabul, Nangarhar (Jalalabad), Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh), Bamyan and Heart, have been established for implementation of field activities. The project started its implementation from March, 2011 for a period of 3 years and is being monitored by Worlds Bank. The project closing date has recently been extended up to April 2016. The project has received additional fund from the World Bank (the Bank) and the period of the OFWMP has been extended to December 2019.
Under the direct supervision of the Senior Regional M&E Officer and overall supervision of the M&E Coordinator, the Regional Female M&E Officer will do the following;
Requires travel to provinces:
Must be willing and able to travel extensively to the field and provinces for monitoring of project activities and data collection.
Field experience in socio-economic surveys, M&E and agricultural development and 70% travel.
Knowledge and experience on participatory approaches and team works.
Report writing, communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills
Computer literate, particularly in Microsoft Office software
Proficient in English, Pashto and Dari languages
Duties & Responsibilities:
M&E Planning: Assists the Senior Regional M&E Officer in developing the NHLP Regional M&E Plan.
M&E Capacity Building Training: Assists the SRMEO in M&E training of related field staff of MAIL for NHLP implementation monitoring and data gathering.
M&E Coordination: Assists the SRMEO in establishing and equipping the Regional M&E Office, participates in the field NHLP Team’s monitoring of NHLP performance; and assists the SRMEO in coordinating with other projects, for M&E plan implementation.
Outcome Monitoring: Assist the SRMEO in proper conduct of the bi-annual outcome/output review exercises, developing case studies on NHLP successful results and best practices, and in facilitating substantive monitoring and NHLP evaluation studies.
Field M&E Exercises: Under the guidance of the SRMEO, undertake monitoring trips to project sites to observe NHLP field activities and gather necessary data and information
Recording of M&E Data and Information: Maintains the relevant provincial profile and M&E information, and regularly enters M&E data in the Regional MIS Database.
Reporting: Prepare project monitoring report to SRMEO and Assists the SRMEO in preparing the Regional NHLP progress and other reports.
Project Review and Evaluation: Assists all field missions of the MAIL, the World Bank, NHLP/IMST and NHLP/FPs.
Office Management: Assists the SRMEO in managing the Regional M&E Office, and keeps up-to-date all office records and maintains all office equipment.
Others: Performs other tasks as and when assigned by the SRMEO
Job Location:Afghanistan, Paktia, Kandahar
A Bachelor degree in Agriculture, Economics, Business Administration and Social Sciences from a recognized university with 4 years of relevant experience in M&E