|Date Posted:||Apr 17, 2010|
|Closing Date:||Apr 27, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||Fresh|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||false|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
Duties & Responsibilities:
â€¢ Review existing policies, strategies and programmes and advise on how collaboration between stakeholders (MAIL and MRRD) can be strengthened so as to enhance the effectiveness of agricultural interventions;
â€¢ Collect information from stakeholders in both the public and private sectors on a range of issues related to agronomy, horticultural and livestock. Identify potential solutions to problems and constraints.
â€¢ Liaise with key stakeholders to ensure that they are informed of issues, events and results, and ensure that CARD-F is fully informed concerning other programmeâ€™s plans and activities;
â€¢ Collaborate in carrying out detailed assessment and identification of gaps existing in agriculture development
â€¢ Liaise with relevant departments within MAIL, MRRD and associated ministries in the government and project staff, to ensure coordination and collaboration required for implementation of EDPs
â€¢ Ensure timely preparation and submission of required technical and other reports as outlined in the program
â€¢ Assist the Operations Director with the co-ordination and monitoring of all CARD-F operational and core activities.
â€¢ Analyze district level data contained in situation reports prepared by the districts teams.
â€¢ Assist in collecting data required for economic analysis of proposals.
â€¢ Assist in the preparation of Economic Development Packages (EDPs) relating to agricultural value chains.
â€¢ If necessary, contribute to the preparation and finalization of district level reports and submissions to the CARD-F Provincial Manager, especially where district teams are new.
â€¢ Advice the Provincial Manager on issues related to the preparation of EDPs prior to the submission of EDPs to the national office.
â€¢ Advice, support and guide Provincial and District teams on the implementation of CARD-F activities.
â€¢ Organize and deliver coaching and training for Provincial and District teams in order to develop their capacities and skills.
â€¢ Assist with the monitoring and evaluation of effectiveness and impact of economic development packages.
â€¢ Recommend improvements to the implementation strategy for on-going and finalized EDPs and develop lessons learnt. Prepare reports as required.
â€¢ Undertake other duties as requested by the Operations Director;
â€¢ This position requires Bachelor degree in agriculture / horticulture and / or livestock. M.Sc,/MA degree holders are preferred.
â€¢ Over 5 years of relevant work experience is required.
â€¢ Working knowledge of the sector and analysis techniques / experience in project appraisal
â€¢ Fluent in English and the national languages of Afghanistan.
â€¢ IT Literate and good working experience of MS Office.