Research & Plan Expert

  Chief Advisor to The President On Agriculture and Development
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1876
Date Posted:Jun 11, 2017
Reference:RS-0013
Closing Date:Jul 9, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:3
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Government
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:88,96,90,66

About Chief Advisor to The President On Agriculture and Development:

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Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of H.E Advisor office to the President. Work close with other Miniseries team members, the Agriculture expert is responsible for the following tasks and responsibilities:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties & Responsibilities

Research 40%
Undertaking each research project to ensure the progression of each that project is within timeline.
Writing final research and reports on agriculture sectors’ situation after the review of the team lead.
Perform agriculture sector analysis; series and cross- sectional data analysis with cooperation to other researchers.
Analysis 20%
Create the database and data sets for agriculture sector.
Monitoring and preparing quarterly agriculture sector analysis reports of Agriculture trade, production, and cultivation.
Ensuring quality of agriculture sector researcher memos based on analytical methods and tools, including spreadsheet they used.
Run statistical methodology to analyze complex agriculture data.
Sector 20%
Ensure statistical analysis of the economic dimensions of an agriculture sector with coordination to economics team.
Analysis of secondary stage of agriculture process, such as, post-harvest losses, drying processing, and packaging.
Reports on tertiary agriculture sector which comprise of companies that provide services such as retail, cooperative and agriculture financial insurance.
Meetings 10%
Prepare meeting minutes and summaries; for each meeting that held.
Schedule logistics for meeting chair working group meetings.
Managing research Database 5%
Managing his research team through cooperative team management, with routine research, and tasks allocation. He is responsible to review the agriculture research teams’ report and put his comment before final draft to the advisor.
Undertake monthly or bimonthly research team meeting.
Ensure each research team member is to be trained well about the operation manual, SOPs, and formatting of the memos and presentations.
Ensure the smoothness of agriculture research team operation and timely monitoring their agriculture research project agendas.
Presentation 5%
Presenting information in variety of formats.

Job Requirement:

- Master’s in Urban or Regional Development, Development Studies, Public Administration, Strategic Management, International Business, International Relationship or other relevant discipline
- With Master’s Degree 3 years and with Bachelor’s degree 5 years of relevant experience required;
- In-depth knowledge of local governance realities in Afghanistan;
- Proven qualities in management and partnership building;
- Strong communication skills;
- Ability to coordinate different stakeholders in a complex work environment;
- Experienced in capacity development;
- Ability to work independently;
- Able to use computer programs/applications (MS. Word, Excel, Power Point)
- Fluency in written and spoken English plus local Afghan languages (Dari or Pashtu)
The incumbent will be required to travel areas at provinces and districts. 
In-depth knowledge of local governance realities in Afghanistan;
- Proven qualities in management and partnership building;
- Strong communication skills;
- Ability to coordinate different stakeholders in a complex work environment;
- Experienced in capacity development;
- Ability to work independently;
- Able to use computer programs/applications (MS. Word, Excel, Power Point)
- Fluency in written and spoken English plus local Afghan languages (Dari or Pashtu)
The incumbent will be required to travel areas at provinces and districts. 

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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