|Date Posted:||May 7, 2017|
|Closing Date:||May 15, 2017|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyNone|
|Years of Experience:||2 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
|Probation Period:||3 months|
About ( Ministry of Agriculture) AAIP Project:
Building on the Agriculture Master Plan, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GoA), in collaboration with its development partners, has defined a number of appropriate priorities for agricultural investments and policies under the National Agricultural Development Framework (NADF). In order to increase farmers' incomes and improve the food security situation, the GoA is giving foremost attention to strengthening of the agricultural production base. In this respect the government has asked the World Bank for assistance in strengthening agricultural input supply systems. Specifically, the GoA has requested the World Bank for assistance in the implementation of the Afghanistan Agriculture Inputs Project (AAIP) that will consist of the following four components: (i) Improve seed production and certification; (ii) Establish infrastructure and policies regarding quality control and safe use of fertilizers and agrochemicals; (iii) Improve input delivery systems; and (iv) Establish efficient project management, implementation and coordination mechanisms. The development objective of AAIP project is strengthened institutional capacity for safety and reliability of agricultural inputs and sustainable production of certified wheat seed. The implementation phase of the project is expected to start around mid 2013. Under its Seed Component, the project assists the Agricultural Research Institute of Afghanistan (ARIA) with their mandates of variety selection, maintenance breeding and production of Breeder’s Seed, the Improved Seed Enterprise (ISE) with their mandate to produce Foundation and Registered Seed, and the Afghan National Seed Organization (ANSOR) and its member Private Seed Enterprises (PSEs) with their mandate to produce and market Certified Seed. (NB Seed Certification is supported by another project, funded by the EU) Moreover the project will support the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) with the overall coordination of the seed sector. Support provided by the project consists of hardware (equipment, constructions, etc.) and software (capacity building, organization, legislation, technical support, etc.). In order to coordinate the activities and provide the support mentioned, the project‘s Management Unit (PMU), apart from administrative and other technical units, contains a seed team consisting of a National Seed Program Coordinator and two National Seed Officers. It also provides short and long term national and international consultants and staff to the implementing partner organizations.
The Store Keeper will be working under direct supervision of Admin Logistics Manager and will be working closely with the Inventory and Stock Assistant.
Duties & Responsibilities:
To maintain an accurate and proper inventory records of AAIP Assets of Central office and Regional offices.
Check and document incoming materials for accuracy between delivery and invoicing.
Arrangement of stock according to stock management.
To receive orders and issues supplies and materials as appropriate.
To be responsible to take care of fixed assets and advice staff on proper use and handling of the assets.
Entry of all in and out items in the related Database.
To receive, store, tag and track surplus assets and to prepares fixed asset lists for items sent to regional offices and to receive reports from regional offices on monthly bases.
To identify new asset needs of the project and prepare lists of the needs.
To physically check all AAIP fixed assets on quarterly bases.
Any other Duty assigned by the head of the Unit.
Baccalaureate level / High school graduation is the minimum level of education required for this position.
Preference will be given to bachelor degree.
The employee is require to be able travelling to the provinces when needed.
To applicant should have at least two years of experience in relevant field.
The incumbent is required to be fluent in English (both writing and speaking). The incumbent is require to have good communication skill on both national languages.
Demonstrated knowledge of MS Office packages, especially MS Word, and MS Excel.
Able to work under pressure, as team member, and work for long hours as and whenever