Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline (Forestry Management Land Use Natural Resources Management Development Studies Environmental Management or other relevant academic field).
At least 3 years of relevant professional work experience on relevant issues.
Proven track record in coordinating multidisciplinary projects and team work.
Ability to work effectively within a large decentralized workforce and to mobilize it towards common goals.
Organizational experience including a proven ability to work on a variety of tasks simultaneously and to perform well under pressure.
Fluent English and knowledge of key other local languages is an asset.
Excellent interpersonal and networking skills especially within team members and multi-stakeholder contexts.
Effective communicator to a wide range of audiences and through a variety of mediums.
Available for significant travel to project targeted areas and communities.
Duties & Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator Forest Landscape Restoration Officer will have the following specific responsibilities:
Contribution in Project management and implementation.
Create detailed work plans schedules for successful project completion that effectively allocate the resources to the activities.
Ensure that project activities are on-time on-budget and on-track for contributing to the achievement of the projects’ objectives and contractual obligations and programmatic objectives.
In collaboration with the project coordinator develop project monitoring and learning (M&L) systems to measure the impacts from the results of the projects and activities.
Elaborate TORs of Forest Management Associations and Natural Resources Management Committees in collaboration with administration staff.
Coordinate and monitor the administration of project budgets and work plans according to approved contracts and internal agreements work plans internal procedures and policies and donor requirements.
Work closely with finance coordinator in preparing financial and technical reports and supporting documentation for donor as outlined in funding agreements.
Provide specific technical assistance to project staff and colleagues to ensure the achievement of targets results and deliverables on time and with high quality.
Promote exchange of technical information among project components.
Be proactive in seeking and delivering innovative solutions and technical information to project staff and colleagues.
In collaboration with the Project Coordinator develop and support the capture and sharing of project related knowledge to ensure the timely and quality delivery of knowledge products for specific audiences and other project outputs.
Ensure effective information flow between all those engaged in or affected by project implementation.
Establish files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and a communications schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff on the progress of the projects.
Collaborate with the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator to apply the M&E framework and its tools to demonstrate the impacts of the projects and activities.
Review the quality of the work completed with the project teams on a regular basis to ensure that it meets project standards.
Facilitate effective collaboration between project team members as appropriate to ensure thematic alignment of project implementation.
As requested by the Project Coordinator the Officer shall:
Represent the Afghanaid Forest Landscape Restoration Project on forest issues at technical meetings seminars and other events and processes on local level.
Support the project activities by researching and synthesizing information on particular themes and issues relevant to the work of the Project.
Carry out additional tasks as may be requested by the supervising officer.
Please email a covering letter of application and your CV to [email protected] including the job title and your name in the subject line by 10 March 2021. Your covering letter should be no more than 2 standard A4 pages in length and explain how you meet the position requirements and why you feel you would be a suitable candidate for this role. Your CV should be no more than 4 pages and include 3 professional references including your current employer. The precision and style with which you present yourself in your covering letter and CV will be given significant weight in short listing candidates.