ASSISTANT DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

  Afghanistan Unspecified 104
Date Posted:Mar 30, 2011
Reference:11.23
Closing Date:Mar 6, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:General
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Afghanistan Stabilization Initiative (ASI) :

Job Summary:

PURPOSE:
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.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Assistant District Development Officer will:
•With District Development Director, develop grant proposals, activity work plans, M and E plans, budgets and timelines in collaboration with grantees
•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
•Serve as the daily point-of-contact for grantees and communities
•Update Activity Database with field site visit reports, data collection, grantee milestones, photos, GPS/GIS data points, and other documentation.
•Assist DDDs in evaluation of grants.
•Maintain grants management policies and practices.
•Work with communities and GIRoA structures to mobilize local resources
•Ensure GIRoA and community consultations continue throughout implementation
•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.
•Monitor project implementation.

Job Location:

Afghanistan

Qualifications:

EDUCATION
•High School Diploma required. Some university or technical training preferred.

WORK EXPERIENCE
•Minimum of one year experience in activity management, budgeting and procurement in rural environments.
•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.

SKILLS
•Experience in community participation and consensus building projects and/or those that are political in focus.
•Knowledge and skills to design grants (including budget development) that interface between government and communities and that relate to current political events.
•Preferably from the region where they will be working
•Fluency in Pashtu and Dari required. Level 3 English preferred.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•No supervisory responsibilities
CCN CLASSIFICATION:
•Grade 8
BASE OF OPERATIONS:
•Sirkanay, Kunar Province
REPORTING:
•Reports directly to District Development Director - Sirkanay, Kunar Province

Job Keywords:

ASSISTANT DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
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