Livelihood Officer

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Balkh Full Time 1402
Date Posted:Aug 14, 2022
Reference:IRW-233-2022
Closing Date:Aug 20, 2022
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Agriculture
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:60000 - 68000 AFN monthly
Years of Experience:3 - 5 Years
Contract Duration:1 year(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension: No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Islamic Relief Worldwide:

Founded: 1992

Islamic Relief Worldwide – Afghanistan Country Office (IRW) is an international non-profitable Non-governmental humanitarian relief organization with its headquarter in UK-Birmingham. It enjoys consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. It is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Moments and NGOs in Disaster Relief. IRA started its humanitarian activities for Afghan Refugees in Pakistan and Afghan people inside since then; IRA continued assisting in emergency relief, food security, women empowerment, girl education, orphan sponsorship, health, emergency education, shelter, Ramadan, and Qurbani programs.

Job Summary:

The purpose of the Livelihood Project Officer Position is to effectively and efficiently supervise and implement the projects at the field level, and to be responsible as per the below details:

Duties & Responsibilities:

·  Overall management of the livelihood activities of the project with close coordination with the project coordinators and community mobilizers.

·  Maintain close cooperation with community leaders and with the assisted population, as well as with all relevant stakeholders.

·  Devising proper planning for implementation of livelihood portion of the project and follow up of day-to-day activities of all livelihood activities of the project.

·  Responsible for ensuring that all participants in the livelihood part of the project have achieved targets of the program.

·  Follow up of the project livelihood activities implementation in the field.

·  Smooth Implementation of the prepared plan.

·  Support the quality control it means provided by the line manager, and ensure the reporting about capacity gaps.

·  Ensure a positive working environment and good team dynamics (solve out potential conflicts)

·  Representation IRW vis-a-vis district authorities participate in official meetings to ensure maximum visibility

·  Devising proper planning for implementation of livelihood portion of the project follow up of day-to-day activities of livelihood project with close coordination of project Officer.

·  Responsible for ensuring that all participants in the livelihood part of the project have achieved targets of the program.

·  Implement project activities in accordance with the project guidelines and targets (Community mobilization, identifying income generation opportunities)

·  Support the quality control it means provided by the line manager and ensure the reporting about capacity gaps.

·  Prepare monthly quarterly, result based activity plan the livelihood activities of the projects.

·  Prepare monthly, quarterly result based progressive report the relevant activities.

·  Designing of trainings to the beneficiaries accordingly to the approved proposal of the projects.

·  Preparing and coordinating daily plan and activities that contributes to the objective of the project.

·  Appropriately planning for visibility of IRW activities in the field.

·  Regular field visit from the project site

·  Monitoring and supervision of the activities at the field level and sharing the findings with the provincial coordinator and relevant staff for improvement.

·  Keep the perfect record, and filing system of the project activities, and do the proper data collection.

·  Develop success stories for the monthly report and newsletter

·  Data collection, survey and small research from the project in the initial implementation step of the projects.

·  Perform any other task assigned or required.

Job Requirement:

Qualification:

· Bachelor Degree in agriculture, B.A in Economy any relevant fields (Master’s degree is preferred)

Experience:

·  At least 3 years’ work experience, agriculture, livestock, value chain, community development and any relevant fields.

·  Experience in staff management, public outreach/ counselling, community mobilization, data collection and coordination with stakeholders

·  Strong Command on Dari and English both written and spoken.

·  Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-ethnic team and take on diverse tasks.

·  Working experience in the same local community, district, villages and familiar with society

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Balkh
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