Field Engineer

  Actionaid International
  Afghanistan Unspecified 420
Date Posted:Aug 12, 2010
Reference:173
Closing Date:Aug 21, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:5
Gender:Male
Functional Area:General
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:20000 - 25000 USD undefined
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Actionaid International:

 

ActionAid is an international non-governmental organization (INGO), headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. Working in over 42 countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, ActionAid works with over 13 million of the world’s poorest people. ActionAid works for a world without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys their right to life with dignity. For the purpose ActionAid engaged in a range of development programs in different areas including Governance, Human security, HIV and AIDS, Child rights protection, Food rights and Women rights. Empowering communities and helping local governments to formulate pro-poor policies and implement development programmes are other key areas of ActionAid’s work. In Afghanistan, ActionAid has initiated an integrated programme of community development and policy research in 4 provinces namely Balkh, Jawzjan, Bamyan and Kabul. ActionAid's mandate is to work alongside marginalized groups in an effort to eradicate poverty. The Afghanistan programme strategy focuses on four interwoven levels of involvement: • Grass roots community mobilization activities; • Local level capacity building; • Policy analysis and influencing; • Net-working and international advocacy. Action Aid furthers its mission in Afghanistan through long term development projects with sponsorship funding as well as short and medium term donor funded projects aligned to the overall mission, principles and values of ActionAid.

Job Summary:

Providing technical assistance to CDCs developing proposal of the sub projects and calculating cost of project

Duties & Responsibilities:

•Facilitating CDPs (Communities Development Plan) Process with CDCs.
•CDCs sub projects survey.
•Preparing CDCs Sub Projects Proposals with all requirements.
•Designing Sub projects proposals according to NSP Technical Manual.
•Follow up of submitted proposals with district and provincial management.
•Facilitating projects materials procurements with CDCs
•Support and help CDCs in their projects implementation.
•Monitor and Evaluate CDCs sub projects according to the designed and approved proposals.
•Insuring the CDCs projects expenditures in line with NSP procurement guideline.
•Support and Facilitating social audit process in communities with Assigned community facilitator.
•Preparing projects final status report together with social organizers and CDCs
•Travel and stay night in Actionaid NSP coverage area in Sorubi.
•Facilitate smoothly NSP implementation in communities together with social organizers.
•Make good rapport with CDCs, governments and other related stakeholder

Job Requirement:

•Degree in Civil or construction Engineering faculty
•Fluency in writing and speaking English and local language Pashto/Dari
•At least three yeas accumulated skills and experience in related works
•Understanding of gender rights based issues and approaches
•NSP related experience is an advantage
•Familiar with Auto Cad computer program
•Being able to prepare technical report of various projects
•Strong analytical skills
•Flexible, forward looking, open, willingness to learn new things,
•Demonstrated ability to deliver quality reports within deadline
•Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization
•Being friendly with the colleagues and works best in a team
•Computer skills
•Willingness to frequently travels within Surobi district like Ozbin, Tehzin, jekdalak and Mahiper as and whenever required

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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