Field Coordinator

Vacancy Number:
Title:Field Coordinator
Duration: 1 year
Exp.: 2016-03-12-(3 Yearss Ago)
Jobs no:1


Organization: Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) National Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP) | About Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) National Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP)
City: Badakhshan
Country: AF


Education:Estrela dalva
Work Experience:5 Years
Qualifications required:
Bachelor’s degree (masters preferred) in a relevant area such as natural resource management, agricultural development, agriculture engineering, water resources management, environmental sciences, disaster management, development studies, and/or related fields.
Functional Competencies:
·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
·         Excellent English written communication skills, with analytic capacity and ability to synthesize project outputs and relevant findings for the preparation of quality project reports;
·         Ability to speak, read and write technical and conversational English;
·         Ability to understand new terminology and concepts easily and to synthesize information from different sources into a coherent project document;
·         Skill in negotiating effectively in sensitive situations;
·         Skill in achieving results through persuading, influencing and working with others;
·         Skill in facilitating meetings effectively and efficiently and to resolve conflicts as they arise;
·         Maturity and confidence in dealing with senior and high-ranking members of international, regional and national institutions;
·         Displays sensitivity and adaptability to different cultures, genders, religions, races, nationalities and age groups;
·         Good oral communication skills and conflict resolution competency to manage inter-group dynamics and mediate conflicting interests of varied actors;
·         Good team player, self-starter, has ability to work under minimum supervision and maintain good relationships.
 Experience and Skills Required:
·         Bachelor degree with at least 5 years of relevant experience
·         Proven experience in conducting assessment and analysis of agriculture, livelihood, water resources management options/activities
·         Strong knowledge and understanding sub-national institutional contexts of Afghanistan.
·         Experience in working with local government or NGOs on agriculture/livelihood related activities in Afghanistan
Language Requirement:
Fluency in Dari, Pashto and English is required for the post. 

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities:
Coordinate, monitor and manage project activities within field; implement program goals and objectives; and perform a variety of administrative tasks in support of assigned area of responsibility. During the assignment, Field Coordinator will also liaise and work closely with relevant government departments and officials.
·         Coordinate all technical activities in all sites to make sure the construction/rehabilitation of irrigation infrastructure, livelihood resources and all other project activities are according to the standards mentioned in the project Technical Specifications and to the local conditions;
·         Supervise the work of field staff in relevant province including planning, organizing, directing and controlling their assignments, goals, objectives and personal development;
·         Monitoring project activities, including financial matters, and preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports;
·         Update project reports daily and project photos on a weekly basis;
·         Facilitate and coordinate field monitoring and evaluation exercises;
·         Monitor project implementation against the established indicators detailed in the Project Result Framework;
·         Attend meetings related to project as a provincial representative and prepare meeting summaries and evaluations for PM;
·         Contribute technical specifications for the surveys, trainings of beneficiaries on various skills;
·         Ensure that contractors comply with their work plans to complete work within specified time frame;
·         Monitoring of provincial staff and provide them technical support;
·         Perform any other duties as required by the PM and the supervisor.

Submission Guideline

All interested applicants who meet the above mentioned criteria, should apply online by sending their updated CV and Cover letter to [email protected]

The closing date for this position is March 12, 2016

Applicants from Panjshir province will be given priority 
Email: [email protected]