|Date Posted:||Aug 8, 2010|
|Closing Date:||Aug 14, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||No|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
About FLAG International:
FLAG International Afghanistan (FIA) is an AISA registered non-governmental organization based in Kabul. FIA provides entrepreneurs, businesses and community groups with business planning, financial instruction and career training opportunities in order to maximize their economic, social and entrepreneurial potential. FIA is also a facilitating partner under the National Solidarity Program, which provides capacity building, infrastructure improvements and technical expertise to communities throughout Afghanistan. In addition, FIA is engaged in agricultural extension training in conjunction with the Ministry of Agriculture, Information and Livestock, engaging with farming communities on new agricultural methods, tools and techniques.
M and E Officer Agriculture
Duties & Responsibilities:
The FIA Agricultural M and E Officer will have the following primary responsibilities:
Responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of all FIA Agriculture project activities currently underway throughout the country;
Responsible for developing both a monitoring and evaluation format which will serve to provide a current view of the effectiveness of FIAâ€™s project activities;
Collect and compile all relevant data from FIA Agricultural Department staff meetings, review of FIA Agricultural project activity records and physical inspections;
Prepare daily, weekly and/or monthly evaluation reports concerning FIA Agricultural project activities as directed by FIA Director of Agriculture;
Organize workshops detailing the best practices and lessons learned in M and E and propose inputs for capacity development of FIA Agricultural Department field staff at the Country Office and field level;
Ensure the timely and systematic analysis of data gathered from the agricultural projects in the field, in order to identify trends, assess problems and determine corrective action;
Participate in donor seminars, workshops and meetings as determined by the FIA Director of Agriculture;
Prepare a monthly work plan, which includes a list of ongoing agricultural projects, highlighting the current status, anticipated completion date and any problems encountered;
Any and all related additional duties as determined by the FIA Director of Agriculture and/or FIA Country Director
â€¢ High School Graduate;
â€¢ Fluency in verbal and written Pashto and English;
â€¢ Minimum of two (2) years work experience in the Monitoring and Evaluation field;
â€¢ Strong reporting skills; knowledge of M and E reporting formats and monitoring systems;
â€¢ Preference given to those candidates who have been employed in a monitoring and evaluation capacity for the NSP program;
â€¢ Strong MS Office skills, in particular Microsoft Excel and Access;
â€¢ Willingness to travel and work in various provinces.
â€¢ Preference given to those who are familiar with the NSP operations;
â€¢ Excellent communication skills and strong negotiating skills;
â€¢ Motivated, hardworking, creative, innovative and a strong team player.
â€¢ Ability to set deadlines and manage time effectively.
â€¢ Prior experience working in difficult and insecure environments is a plus.