|Date Posted:||Jul 11, 2017|
|Reference:||Reports Manager 0012/MAIL/SNaPP-2|
|Closing Date:||Jul 19, 2017|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyAFG|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
|Probation Period:||3 months|
Support to National Priority Program2 (SNaPP2) is a development project of MAIL funded IFAD with the goal to improve food security and economic status of poor rural households in three provinces; Balkh, Herat and Nangarhar. The project will reach at least 57,000 households consisting of 427,500 people in these provinces. The project has two specific objectives: (i) institutional development and capacity building of community organizations, public extension services and relevant private sector entities in the provinces; and (ii) sustained increased incomes of small farmers and herders fostered by improvements in productivity and output, infrastructure and market linkages. These objectives will be addressed through supporting institutions and services, fostering increased productivity and production, and where feasible, upgrading profitable agriculture/livestock value chains. General Directorate of extension is the main stakeholders of the program and will lead the implementation of tow sub components 1. Extension services and 2. Small-holder Institutional development and Capacity Building. G.D of extension will establish program management unit under overall supervision of G.D general director who will be responsible for the implementation of the relate activities in three provinces. Extension sub components will strengthen the extension directorate by: (i) establishing a women’s extension department in Kabul and a cadre of 12 female extension workers specializing in agriculture and livestock, in line with the Taksheel, across the six pilot districts; (ii) strengthening the male extension worker cadre at district level in agriculture and livestock; (iii) targeting young graduates from local agricultural faculties to be recruited as extension assistants, under the Taksheel, funded by the project in years 1-3 and by MAIL thereafter; and, (iv) adapting the curriculum, in collaboration with relevant MAIL directorates, using updated techniques. Small-holder Institutional development and Capacity Building will strengthen the female CDCs through an orientation and training program guaranteeing female CDCs’ direct control over financial resources, over some elements of project implementation and over female beneficiary selection.
The incumbent will coordinate and compile reports from various directorates and projects for HE Minister and internal and external stack holders. The incumbent will also be managing the PMU that will be established for the same purpose.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide support to MAIL Minister on ME related issues and help the ME Directorate on ME standardized system
Establish the Reports Coordination Unit under the Minister’s Office to be the main coordinating body in reports management of the Ministry.
Introduce the Reports Coordination Unit to the directorate and seek assistance and cooperation in coordination of reports of the Ministry.
Undertake development and provision of capacity building trainings to the central Directorates, Provincial Directorates and other stakeholders in the areas of proper report writing and compilation and message communications.
Manage the Reports Coordination Unit and the relevant staff to develop reports of the Ministry as per the Unit’s plan.
Provide Strategic Communication advises to the Minister on timely basis after evaluation of the reports.
Provide overall leadership in design and implementation of M&E five-year strategic plan, qualitative assessments, evaluations, research, and other relevant studies.
Develop, implement and conduct an annual review of the Monitoring and Evaluation strategic plan.
Provide guidelines, and ensure data quality at all levels.
Ensure proper quality monitoring and evaluation reports for evidence based accountability.
Produce weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the Minister and MAIL.
Implement other duties assigned by the MAIL Minister according to the rules and regulations.
At least Bachelors degree in Business Administration.
At least 5 years of work experience in the Monitoring and Evaluation, Reports management, policy formulation, communications and coordination.
Strong work experience with national and international organizations.
Strong working experience of English and Dari/Pashto languages
Able to travel to provinces
This post is only for Afghan nationals