Social Organizer / Engineering

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1007
Date Posted:May 17, 2020
Reference:1533/020/HRCSD/RPCO/MRRD
Closing Date:May 30, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Engineering
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 - 5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About RPCO/MRRD:

Founded:

The Mission of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) is to ensure the social, economic, and political welfare of rural society, especially poor and vulnerable people, through the provision of basic services, strengthening local governance, and promoting sustainable livelihoods. MRRD accomplishes this mission through donor funded national programs in the areas of governance, infrastructure and economic growth.

The Regional Programs Coordination Office (RP) was established in the MRRD compound in 2007 as one of the largest rural support program in terms of scope and coverage area, working across the county. RP created a platform for sustainable community - based participatory irrigation infrastructure rehabilitation and development to increase farmers’ access to irrigation systems. The Goal of RP is to reduce poverty through implementation of productive infrastructures in rural communities. The purpose is poverty alleviation - enabling people to break the cycle of poverty, which begins with lack of opportunity, low income, extends to the well-known miseries of economic and nutritional poverty and leads new generations to endure the same conditions.

Job Summary:

The Community Mobilizer will be reporting directly to the PIU head/ Project Manager/Deputy Director/Director.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Identifying main beneficiaries according to project’s selection criteria. (Districts/Villages along the Border).

Work with communities to create basic community profiles that establish number of families, location, type and number of public resources.

Make a prioritized list of all villages based on socio-economic, security etc. indicators

Read, understand and apply the project operational manual in the area of responsibility.

Coordinate with the village communities and the authorities under the level of specified authority.

Report monthly progress to the project in-charge officer according to the format requested by Management.

Must have strong communication skills in local language, sense of identifying, recording and promotion of community indigenous innovations.

Resolves any dispute related to projects interventions.

Keep update data, proper documentation, filling and reporting to immediate supervisor in a timely manner.

Complete all project related planned activities in the scheduled timeframe.

Establishment of new irrigation associations for irrigation schemes.

Arrange meetings, appointments, in regard to field days, and training of CDs, IAs and other beneficiary groups in the area. 

Train community and IAs leaders in recording minutes of meetings between the project staff and among themselves, record keeping, capacity building, other organizational aspects and community development;

Provide clear and technically sound progress reports when requested.

Closely coordinate with related Government departments.

Submit consolidated activity reports and required documentation timely as required to the Provincial In charge / District Supervisor.

Provide monthly activity reports of the project and submit it to the Provincial In charge / District Supervisor.

Maintain close links and coordination with communities and local authorities.

Perform any other duties as required or asked to do by the Provincial In charge / District Supervisor.

Perform any other official duties assigned by Supervisor/IFAD Manager/Director/Deputy Director/PIU head

Job Requirement:

Qualifications/ Experience, Skills & Abilities Required:

Bachelor degree in civil engineering, agriculture, water resources engineering, hydraulic engineering with 3 years related experience or 5 years working experience.

Work experience at grass root level, Community Mobilization and Community Development, Irrigation Association development.

Project, and community driven development is highly preferred.

Computer skill at operator level, especially with MS Office packages.

Excellent communication skills, excellent Pashto/Dari & good English. (Written/ reading/ spoken)

Team worker, analytical, and troubleshooting skills

Familiar with report writing and planning

Ability and willingness to travel to the project sites within Afghanistan.

Honest, proactive and well mannered.

Willingness to travel to rural areas.

Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills. 

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS   

The Community Mobilizer will be reporting directly to the PIU head/ Project Manager/Deputy Director/Director.

 

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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