Social Organizer (NRM)

Bachelor's Degree   Nangarhar, Afghanistan Full Time 1422
Date Posted:Jan 10, 2019
Closing Date:Jan 20, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Agriculture
Salary Range:693 - 693 USD monthly
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66


We are a non-political, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian and developmental organization working to improve the lives of the Afghan people since 1984. We address the acute needs of the most vulnerable and support early recovery and sustainable development for all Afghans. We align our work to the specific needs and priorities of the Afghan communities.

Job Summary:

The SO will establish village level Community Organization (CDCs) and refugees which will take responsibilities make decisions and be the stakeholder to DACAAR in all interventions.
Complete the village profile in collaboration with Field officer or project in-charge; and mobilize community for empowerment, social rehabilitation and sustainable development.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Other qualifications’ an advantage: Good Interpersonal Skills, Good Social Organizational Skills and good FFS facilitation skills.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The incumbent will disseminate the objectives of the project’s different interventions’ beneficiaries and other stakeholder in the target area.

Arrange meetings and appointments with regard to training of farmers and other beneficiary groups in the area.

Resolves any dispute related to projects interventions;

Understand the importance of sustainability and promote its concept among the beneficiaries through dissemination, mobilization and active participation of community in the project interventions;

Facilitate the work of the project staff through dissemination of the project objectives, and provide inputs.

Identify, facilitate and select beneficiary according to project’s selection criteria.

Facilitate Agronomists and Animal Husbandry office during distribution of vegetable inputs, poultry and livestock materials and FFS sessions.

Help project officers and technical staff in community awareness raising regarding the importance of agriculture and livestock activities.

Coordinate with the village communities and the authorities.

Train community leaders in recording minutes of meetings between the project staff and among themselves, record keeping, capacity building, other organizational aspects and community development.

Report monthly progress to the project in-charge officer according to the format requested by DACAAR.

Coordinate and cooperate with Community based organizations for social rehabilitation and development.

Identify cultural sensitivities and inform other colleagues on the relevant issues.

Collect relevant information/data in collaboration with DAIL and other stakeholders.

Record the beneficiaries’ general income and production from agriculture and livestock on practise, activity, quality and quantity basis before intervention; and collect and develop practise, activity, quality and quantity based success stories of the introduced agriculture and livestock/animal husbandry management interventions on monthly basis and report it to Agriculture and NRM Specialist through proper channel.

Must have strong communication skills in local language, sense of identifying, recording and promotion of community indigenous innovations.

Any other relevant task given by Supervisor.

Create recording system at community level, encouraging community ownership and sustainability- Producer Associations, Vocational skills beneficiaries and other enterprise activities in the region

Capacity building and supervision of Vocational Trainers. Collect all information sheets (beneficiary lists, registration forms, distribution lists, and others) and submit them on a timely basis, in order to ensure prompt data entry

Assist field office team in project operations data analysis and interpretation including report preparation

Maintain a good relationship with the other members of the team including performing any other tasks/duties as required.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Nangarhar


Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture is required.

Experience: At least three years of experience in relevant field is required.

Other qualifications’ an advantage: Good Interpersonal Skills, Good Social Organizational Skills and good FFS facilitation skills.

Languages: Pashto, Dari and English.

Employment benefits:

Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills

Eid bonus on both Eids (after the completion of three months service)

36 days of paid annual leave per year

10 days of paid sick leave per year

30 days of paid Hajj leave (after the completion of one year service)

90 days of paid maternity leave for female employees(after the completion of three months service)

5 days of paid paternity leave for male employees(after the completion of three months service)

15 days of public holidays per year

Job Keywords:

Social Organizer (NRM)
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