M&E Assistant

Bachelor's Degree   Multi City Full Time 1898
Date Posted:Nov 7, 2018
Closing Date:Nov 19, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:4
Functional Area:Agriculture
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About SNaPP2-MAIL:

Support to National Priority Program2 (SNaPP2) is a development project of MAIL funded IFAD with the goal to improve food security and economic status of poor rural households in three provinces; Balkh, Herat and Nangarhar. The project will reach at least 57,000 households consisting of 427,500 people in these provinces. The project has two specific objectives: (i) institutional development and capacity building of community organizations, public extension services and relevant private sector entities in the provinces; and (ii) sustained increased incomes of small farmers and herders fostered by improvements in productivity and output, infrastructure and market linkages. These objectives will be addressed through supporting institutions and services, fostering increased productivity and production, and where feasible, upgrading profitable agriculture/livestock value chains. General Directorate of extension is the main stakeholders of the program and will lead the implementation of tow sub components 1. Extension services and 2. Small-holder Institutional development and Capacity Building. G.D of extension will establish program management unit under overall supervision of G.D general director who will be responsible for the implementation of the relate activities in three provinces. Extension sub components will strengthen the extension directorate by: (i) establishing a women’s extension department in Kabul and a cadre of 12 female extension workers specializing in agriculture and livestock, in line with the Taksheel, across the six pilot districts; (ii) strengthening the male extension worker cadre at district level in agriculture and livestock; (iii) targeting young graduates from local agricultural faculties to be recruited as extension assistants, under the Taksheel, funded by the project in years 1-3 and by MAIL thereafter; and, (iv) adapting the curriculum, in collaboration with relevant MAIL directorates, using updated techniques. Small-holder Institutional development and Capacity Building will strengthen the female CDCs through an orientation and training program guaranteeing female CDCs’ direct control over financial resources, over some elements of project implementation and over female beneficiary selection.

Job Summary:

Under direct supervision of Sr. M&E Specialist and overall supervision of program manager the M&E assistant will be placed in Kabul and provinces ( Hirat, Nanagarhar, Balkh) and will assist M&E unit commission of monitoring visit. She/ He will also work closely with MIS officer in updating MIS and reporting.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

- Competency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint

- Very good English written communications skills

- Reports Good knowledge of Pashto and Dari languages;

- Team player and ability to multi-task;

- Ability to meet deadlines and cope with pressing timelines.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Assist in developing operational monitoring tools (checklist, questionnaires, databases, interview and survey forms, etc.)

Monthly data collection, data entry & assist in data analysis based on project requirements with ensuring from data accuracy and reliability.

Provide timely inputs for new initiatives and improvements on M&E issues to the management team.

Participate in the project’s quality, implementation, particularly through identifying weaknesses and strengths in SNAPP2 M&E issues and report to the management team.

Participate in the evaluation of the project’s results and achievements.

Actively collaborate with MIS Officer and provide inputs to develop databases on project activities and assist to updating regularly the database according to the project requirements

Actively participate to project implementation & coordination meetings.

Assist M&E officer in developing technical concepts, guidelines, manuals, procedures, concept papers on M&E issues upon request of the management team.

Provide inputs to project reports and publications upon request of the management team.

Prepare weekly/monthly schedule of monitoring and evaluation related activities.

Provide M&E verbal and written reports on a weekly basis to the management team

Assist to maintaining a clear and transparent filing system

Aim in continuously develop personal and organizational expertise on M&E issues (using training, distance study, experience sharing with partners, etc.)

Support short-term M&E evaluators and experts as required.

Support research and study activities on M&E related issues.
Job Requirements:
- Qualifications and Education Requirement
- Bachelor degree in Agriculture and Veterinary or relevant field;
- At least 2 years of working experience in a similar position with local or International NGO
- Be able to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul, Nangarhar, Herat, Balkh


- Qualifications and Education Requirement
- Bachelor degree in Agriculture and Veterinary or relevant field;
- At least 2 years of working experience in a similar position with local or International NGO
- Be able to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities.

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