Drip Irrigation Institutional Specialist

  AACS Consulting
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 343
Date Posted:Sep 12, 2019
Closing Date:Sep 20, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Management
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About AACS Consulting:


AACS Consulting is a leading professional services and management consulting firm founded in early 2009 and headquartered in Kabul, Afghanistan. A diverse team of national and international experts with combined experience of several decades, enables AACS Consulting to provide customized and quality professional services. These services are offered in areas Research and Survey, Monitoring and Evaluation, Business Development, Audit and Tax Advisory, and Inspection and Certifications.

For nearly a decade, AACS Consulting has helped a wide range of government, United Nations, international development, and business institutions maximize on opportunities and overcome business challenges in various areas and industries.

Job Summary:

AACS Consulting is looking for an experienced Drip Irrigation Institutional Specialist. The incumbent must have degree in engineering, business administration, or other relevant qualification, preferably with 5 years of experience in the institutional arrangements and management systems for piped pressurized irrigation supply service. 

Skills Required:


Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

The deliverables of the editorial services sought include the following:

Å      With guidance and coordination by the MAIL CPMO, review existing irrigation and water supply institutional arrangements and capacity in Afghanistan and specifically in the Arghandab sub-basin;

Å      In collaboration with DAIL PIU and the drip irrigation engineer specialists, assess the situation in the field, in terms of the proposed network localities, interest of farmers, capacity of entities that could potentially take on the management of the supply system and its services, and capacity requirements of both farmers and the potential managing entity;

Å      Prepare an Institutional Arrangements Report containing a capacity assessment of potential managing entities, capacity requirements to manage the system, and propose a management structure, operational procedures, eligibility criteria for farmer users of the water supply, connection and delivery conditions and responsibilities, monitoring systems, operational costs, and financing arrangements including charges for water delivery;

Å      Present a summary of the draft Institutional Arrangements Report to MAIL and stakeholders at the workshop;

Å      Revise the report incorporating responses to comments by stakeholders;

Å      Assist the Economists to prepare cost estimates for the institutional capacity requirements, the institutional operational costs, revenues, and financial analysis;

Å      Contribute relevant sections of the Draft and Final Reports under instruction of the team leader.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Å   University Degree in engineering with fluency in English and to demonstrate good written skills in English.

Job Keywords:

Drip Irrigation Institutional Specialist
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