Field Officer

Bachelor's Degree   Multi Location Full Time 3034
Date Posted:May 8, 2017
Closing Date:May 19, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:Agriculture
Salary Range:777 - 777 USD monthly
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66



We are a non-political, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian and developmental organization working to improve the lives of the Afghan people since 1984. We address the acute needs of the most vulnerable and support early recovery and sustainable development for all Afghans. We align our work to the specific needs and priorities of the Afghan communities.

Job Summary:

The Field Officer is responsible for project implementation, supervision of activities and coordination with district authorities and relevant NGOs within field office area.
S/he will professionally and personally performs so as to bring credit to DACAAR and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.

Duties & Responsibilities:


The incumbent will prepare action plan and make sure that all interventions and achievements within the target area are on a right track towards project objectives and goal.

Supervise daily assignments given to agronomists, social organizers, woman empowerment officers and other staff of field office.

Coordinate the project activities with regional office and district authorities and liaise with local authorities, local shuras, NGOs and donor’s representatives within the field office area.

Solve the problems of project staff with community and local authorities

Check the quality of work and local materials of different project interventions;

Oversee the correct use of DACAAR assets including vehicles/equipment and supervise regularly.

Oversee proper use of DACAAR money and closely monitor the cash flow and expenditure of the project.

Mobilize communities to contribute their part to the project so that the communities are functioning well and participating in relevant project activities.

Observe community contribution amount, keep track of figures and keep the CDCs informed through the relevant staff.

Inform project staff of decisions made by Regional/Program/DACAAR Senior Management.

Control/authorize leave for project staff;

Facilitate human resources allocation to project in relevant locations and consults Regional Manger about the issue.

Conducting the village survey and site selection of, Natural Resource Management (NRM) and Woman Empowerment (WE) properly.

Purchase and authorize the local activities materials.

Prepare monthly expenses vouchers of the project.

Prepare monthly progress report, stock report and attendance report.

Prepare completion reports and send to Regional Office.

Prepare completion reports for NRM, SSED and WE interventions.

Prepare non-expendable stock report at the end of project.

Ensure a suitable community based involvement

Ensure that safety procedures are followed properly.

Ensure NRM, SSED and WE intervention complies with given standard operational procedures.

Must have strong communication skills in local language and sense identification, recording and promotion of community indigenous innovations.

Any other relevant task given by Supervisor.

Job Requirement:

Duty station: One for West - RO / Herat - Center FO with travelling to other provinces and districts,
One for South-Regional Office /Kandahar with travel to other provinces and districts,

Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits

Education: Bachelor Degree in Agriculture
Experience: Three years relevant experience in NRM projects especially kitchen gardening and integrated farming
Other qualifications’ an advantage: Strong Communication Skill and proper planning skill and Community mobilization.
Languages: Dari/ Pashto and English.
Employment benefits:

Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills

Eid bonus on both Eids (after the completion of three months service)

36 days of paid annual leave per year

10 days of paid sick leave per year

30 days of paid Hajj leave (after the completion of one year service)

90 days of paid maternity leave for female employees(after the completion of three months service)

5 days of paid paternity leave for male employees(after the completion of three months service)

15 days of public holidays per year
Strong Communication Skill and proper planning skill and Community mobilization.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat, Kandahar
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