ANDS Sector Expert (Agriculture and Rural Development Sector)

  Ministry of Finance
  Afghanistan Unspecified 231
Date Posted:Dec 22, 2010
Closing Date:Jan 7, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Agriculture
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
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Job Summary:

Follow up and support the prioritization of programmes in the process of ANDS Implementation and the development of sector strategies according to the national possibilities, Ministry strategy and ANDS sector.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Within six weeks of joining he/she shall develop an action plan for revamping the system in accordance with rules and regulations for better quality services delivery and also a work plan in agreement with his/her supervisor (Minister or Deputy Minister).
2. Provide advise and analysis on the establishment and coordination of IMCs and coordinate the implementation of ANDS sectors strategies;
3. Coordinate the priorities and costing of sector programs and projects and support Program Budgeting process based on sector strategies of ANDS;
4. Coordinate and follow up the meetings of the consultative groups and the working groups between the line Ministries and donor countries and, international organizations;
5. Coordinate the compatibility of Ministries development programmes in accordance to the sector strategy and ANDS;
6. Coordinate the implementation of goals and standard indicators in the ministry strategy, sector and ANDS and help the line ministries in evaluating, developing and review of the relevant sector strategies;
7. Perform on the procedure of strategy reporting with active cooperation of the line organizations to prepare the ANDS standard reports;
8. Analyse and ensure that the sector strategy would be prepared and renewed based on the “PRSP” document and ANDS
9. Participate in the central and provincial consultative meetings in cooperation with the relevant ministries and provincial administrations to help them in consultative issues
10. Cooperate the renovation procedure of provincial development plans and based on that renovation of the sector and ministerial strategies.
11. Provide liaison with the line ministries, NRVA team and CSO for better stream of information on the revision process and development sector strategy.
12. Ensure that he/she transfers knowledge and skills to other individuals and working teams in an effective regular manner in order to improve managerial ability, motivation and confidence.

Results expected:
1. Establishment and effective functioning IMCs
2. Ministries aware of their sector strategy, outcomes and priorities
3. Ministry programs/projects reflect ANDS priorities
4. Revised policies incorporated in sector strategies

Reporting and supervisory role:
The ANDS Sector Experts shall report to the Section Director for Coordination of ANDS Development and Implementation.

Job Requirement:

Minimum requirements:

1. A Master degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or Economics with 3 years of relevant experience in Sr. positions at national and international organizations. Or a Bachelor degree in the mentioned subjects with 5 years of relevant experience.

2. Written and spoken in Dari, Pashto and English languages.

3. Computer skills, MS office packages, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Desirable attributes:

 Ability to formulate strategies and policies, and create innovative approaches.
 Ability to translate general corporate strategies into time-bound strategic action plans and specific operational work plans and field activities.
 Strong ability to prioritize workload and meet simultaneous and competing deadlines.
 Strong communication and organization skills.
 professional demeanour and exhibit a strong sense of responsibility, reliability and ethical posture
 Ability to use Microsoft office applications and the internet

Notice of revision:

These terms of reference may be revised subject to operational needs.

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