|Date Posted:||Mar 30, 2011|
|Closing Date:||Mar 6, 2011|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableUSD|
|Years of Experience:||2 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Open Ended|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
About Afghanistan Stabilization Initiative (ASI) :
The ADDO (grade 8) works with the District Development Director to implement grant activities that support economic and social development in priority conflict-prone communities.
Provinces to travel:
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Assistant District Development Officer will:
â€¢With District Development Director, develop grant proposals, activity work plans, M and E plans, budgets and timelines in collaboration with grantees
â€¢Implement grants, overseeing compliance and adherence with grants management policies, procedures, and practices and providing support to grantees in these functions and ensuring a fair and transparent processes through implementation
â€¢Serve as the daily point-of-contact for grantees and communities
â€¢Update Activity Database with field site visit reports, data collection, grantee milestones, photos, GPS/GIS data points, and other documentation.
â€¢Assist DDDs in evaluation of grants.
â€¢Maintain grants management policies and practices.
â€¢Work with communities and GIRoA structures to mobilize local resources
â€¢Ensure GIRoA and community consultations continue throughout implementation
â€¢Oversee fair, reasonable, compliant and transparent procurement of services and goods for grants-in-kind, including working with PO to manage the procurement selection committee.
â€¢Monitor project implementation.
â€¢High School Diploma required. Some university or technical training preferred.
â€¢Minimum of one year experience in activity management, budgeting and procurement in rural environments.
â€¢Experience with activity implementation and ensuring that procurement, finance, logistics, and programmatic aspects of the activities are being implemented on-time and in accordance with the specifications of the approved activity.
â€¢Experience in community participation and consensus building projects and/or those that are political in focus.
â€¢Knowledge and skills to design grants (including budget development) that interface between government and communities and that relate to current political events.
â€¢Preferably from the region where they will be working
â€¢Fluency in Pashtu and Dari required. Level 3 English preferred.
â€¢No supervisory responsibilities
BASE OF OPERATIONS:
â€¢Sirkanay, Kunar Province
â€¢Reports directly to District Development Director - Sirkanay, Kunar Province