Project Manager / Agronomist

  Coordination of Rehabilitation and Development Services for Afghanistan
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Herat Full Time 1696
Date Posted:May 18, 2017
Reference:CA-001
Closing Date:May 27, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Programme
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:90

About Coordination of Rehabilitation and Development Services for Afghanistan:

 

Coordination of Rehabilitation and Development Services for Afghanistan (CRDSA) is a non-governmental and non-political humanitarian organization working in sectors of health, education, community development, infrastructure and agriculture in Afghanistan. CRDSA was established in 2002 and presently is operating in Herat, Farah and Badghis provinces. CRDSA needs a Training Officer who conduct trainings to the targeted CSOs of Farah and Badghis Provinces, follow up all the trainings of CRDSA staff to cascade for other staff, update supervise and assist the other project trainers of CRDSA in curriculum development and training materials.

Job Summary:

The Project Manager/Agronomist ensure that the most appropriate and relevant methods are used for project implementation. The Project Manager will be based in the ( Zendajan Distric ), and will report to the Project Program Manager. He/she will work closely with all stakeholders to the project, as well as other development partners of the CRDSA Assist local Farm Manager and Farm Agronomist in raising high quality, profitable potatoes through weekly scouting, soil and petiole tissue collection and timely reporting. Work with food crops for improving the yield. Controlling weeds and inventing new pest control drugs and experimenting with new techniques

Duties & Responsibilities:


Financial and administrative oversight of the project, under the supervision of the Program Manager

Draft and update annual and quarterly project work plans in close consultation with the Program Manager.

Ensure effective monitoring and evaluation of the Project and implementation of recommendations.

Closely monitor project activities against the desired outputs/results and advise the CRDSA Program Manager on required management actions and necessary modifications;

Recruitment and supervision of project staff with coordination with the HR department.

Provide technical assistance to the project staff on a regular basis in relation to Human Rights and Organizational issues.

Prepare monthly progress updates, quarterly and annual project reports as well as other information as may be requested.

Job Requirement:


University degree in Agriculture.

Minimum of 3 years of extensive working experience in the area of design, project management, capacity development and implementation of projects with national/international NGOs.

Proficiency in English, with excellent writing skills, knowledge of Microsoft office (word, excel, access, power point). Excellent program management skills

Report writing skills

Budget managing skills

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat
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