Watershed Data Management Officer

Bachelor's Degree   Multi City Full Time 1104
Date Posted:Mar 17, 2020
Closing Date:Mar 29, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:Programme
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Afghanaid:


Afghanaid is a British-registered international NGO, which has worked in Afghanistan for over 30 years. We assist community-driven processes that address the rights and fundamental needs of people in some of the most remote areas of Afghanistan, providing basic services, supporting development of rural livelihoods and responding to humanitarian emergencies. We are headquartered in Kabul, and operate 20 provincial and district offices across Badakhshan (north-eastern region), Samangan (northern region) and Ghor (western region), as well as a Marketing and Fundraising office in London. We employ around 160 personnel, 97% of whom are Afghans.

Job Summary:

Responsible for project data and information management. Compile, analyze data and prepare reports and facilitate exchange of information among project stakeholders. 

Skills Required:

Computer SoftwareTeam ManagementCreativityAbility to Handle Conflictslanguage skills(English, Dari, Pashto)

Skills Description:

Afghanaid seeks a responsible and dependable Watershed data management officer with strong initiative, judgment and adaptability as well as excellent skills in communication, organisational, interpersonal relations, decision-making and reporting skills.

Specifically, the holder of this position should also demonstrate the following:

a.         Proficiency in computer software MS Office etc.

b.        Reporting writing skills

c.         Accuracy, competency in database programs (Excel and Access). Good report designing and report writing skills

d.        Ability to deal with difficult, often challenging work situations.

e.        Behavioural role model for peers and fellow team members.

f.          Competent to work with significant levels of autonomy and able to meet tight deadlines.

g.         A results-oriented approach to delivering work priorities in personal workload,

h.        Creative and innovative in conceptual and analytical thinking

i.           Sensitivity to gender issues.

j.          Fluent in Dari, Pashto and English (written and oral).

k.         Personal integrity, sense of humour, intuitive and self-motivation

l.           Knowledge of personal strengths and weaknesses, active listener

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide Support for project Data management and reporting for best efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Set up Data Management and reporting system for project progress.
  • Prepare watershed reports based on Project Information Report format.
  • Prepare accurate qualitative and quantitative reports on time.
  • Ensure that the data management service provide accurate and quality information for monitoring activities.
  • Ensure establishing database to track progress indicators.
  • Follow up the capacity building of Watershed Management Committee tracking their progress

·        To develop system for collecting baseline information and tracking the project

·        To develop specific plan on rangeland management vegetation cover assessment and monitoring by technical manner and aspect.

·        Ensure regular information collection on each agreed indicators and reported through reports as per organizational and donor needs.

·        Work with the monitoring and evaluation manager and develop impact monitoring indicators and system to understand document and disseminate the impact of the project and learning.

·        Organize internal monitoring and impact assessment visits

  • Train field staff in development of case story and writing standard reports.
  • Prepare the project photos for projects reports.
  • Ensure the standard documentation of project.
  • Facilitate exchange of information among provincial offices, projects and
  • department.
  • Coordinate exchange of experiences/lessons learned among field staff.
  • Prepare quarterly project update to reflect the project development and impacts through reports and case stories.
  • Demonstrate teamwork and extend cooperation with other Afghanaid programs and departments.
  • Undertake any other duties as and when required by the line manager and/or overview manager.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Badakhshan, Samangan


University graduate with Minimum of four years work experience in Data and Contract Management or other related fields.

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