Rural Finance Specialist

  Afghanistan Unspecified 499
Date Posted:May 12, 2010
Closing Date:Jun 11, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Sarey:

Job Summary:

Provide support to HASEL team and ADF PMU in the implementation of Component II (Technical Assistance to Support Establishing and Implementing Agricultural Development Fund) activities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Areas of support will include supporting the launch of the MAIL ADF Project Management Unit; providing support to public awareness campaigns; and organizing applications from agricultural enterprises interested in applying for loans. Assist Senior Rural Finance Team in preparing ADF Readiness Report, verifying the process by which ADF has been established, launched, and advertised. Provide continual support to HASEL and PMU in administration of loans and grants. Knowledge of agricultural finance in Afghanistan a plus.

Job Requirement:

At least 5 years of professional experience in agriculture, rural development, and/or access to finance in developing countries (regional and/or Afghanistan experience preferred);
Graduate degree in relevant field required;
Prior experience working on USAID or other donor funded programs preferred;
Prior program management experience preferred.
Strong English language skills preferred.

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