University degree in Agriculture or related field.
At least 3 of experience in lead positions سال
Qualifications & Experience:
University degree in Agriculture or related field.
At least 3 years of experience in lead positions in development or agriculture projects.
At least 2 years of experience in a managerial position with an ability to lead and build the capacity of project teams.
Demonstrated ability to work with local authorities and government agencies local governance structures cooperatives and female farmers.
Knowledge of line agencies’ mandates and key policies
Knowledge of the target area’s culture traditions and sensitiveness
Experience working with and coordinating with I/NGOs and other stakeholders
Ability to regularly travel to the project sites for doing field work.
Demonstrated budget management skills;
Good critical thinking skills
Excellent Dari Pashto and English language skills.
Proficiency in the use of computer office applications and email.
Strong leadership skills.
Strong interpersonal intercultural and communication skills
Enthusiasm and commitment to improve others’ livelihoods opportunities and engage with rural communities including women
Ability to write clear accurate and brief monthly quarterly and final project reports and compile associated data
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
All ACTED employees are required to sign and follow the Code of Conduct in all professional matters which is annexed to all contracts. This includes upholding the highest professional standards and ethical behavior in the workplace and when in contact with beneficiaries or information about beneficiaries. ACTED prioritizes accountability to communities in all operations and expect employees to do the same.
ACTEDs Agriculture and Livestock Team Leader will be responsible to oversee the implementation of all activities planned under the agriculture and livestock result of ACTED’s Sustained Rural Development Programme (SRDP) Phase IV in Faryab or Jawzjan or Balkh or Samangan.
The SRDP IV’s overall objective is to contribute to sustainable and inclusive rural development of Faryab Jawzjan Balkh and Samangan provinces. The SRDP IV’s agriculture and livestock result’s objective is to enhance agricultural livelihoods and access to market
The Agriculture Team Leader will be based in one of ACTED provincial offices in Faryab or Jawzjan or Balkh or Samangan with extensive travels to SRDP IV target districts in the given province of intervention. The Team Leader will spend an approximate 50% of his/her working time in the provincial office and the other 50% in project sites in the province.
Project cycle management:
Contribute to the preparation of the weekly monthly quarterly and annual implementation plans of the Agriculture and Livestock result of the project oversee its realization and bring necessary adjustments to it in coordination with the Agriculture and Livestock Supervisor.
Coordinate Agriculture and Livestock project activities implementation and plan the various stages of project implementation in the province
In close coordination with the Agriculture and Livestock Supervisor contribute to the preparation of expenditure plan cash need projections to oversee the budget utilization and propose necessary budget realignments. Contribute to the preparation of annual quarterly expenditure plan with monthly phased expenditure plan.
Provide professional technical assistance in preparing viable recommendations on project implementation alternative approaches and optimal utilization of resources that contribute effectively to the fulfilment of the needs of the target groups.
Manage and oversee all agricultural training activities with strong planning quality modules and training materials from key references.
Establish and maintain relationship with the MAIL/DAIL. Communicate and coordinate relevant/project related issues with the related governmental authorities and other stakeholders at provincial level.
Mentor and support Agriculture and Livestock activities including irrigation infrastructure rehabilitation and social water management; support to agricultural productivity and value chain development; support to extension service providers; livestock and veterinary services development; local market development etc.
Coordinate with the AME team for the execution of the AME plan arranging site visits/meetings preparation baseline/endline surveys capacity assessments etc.
Contribute to gender equality mainstreaming with regards to the project beneficiaries through effective programme strategies.
Participate in the training of provincial agriculture and livestock team members in collaboration with the Agriculture and Livestock Supervisor Programme Manager the HR department and provincial coordination.
Develop the capacity of the provincial team deepen their understanding of their roles and assist with career development. Plan induction and technical trainings as well as refresher trainings.
Ensure staff has proper weekly monthly quarterly and annual plan for project implementation
Promote accountability communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback informally and formally via regular one on one and performance reviews.
Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence.
Participate actively in weekly area or base meetings workshops seminars and conferences.
Contribute to the creation of reports ensuring the quality and accuracy of technical information provided.
Provide regular updates on project implementation and also relevant technical data in particular through updated monthly reports and weekly updates.
Identify build and manage collaborative partnerships with local government agencies and other stakeholders relevant for the Agriculture and Livestock result of the SRDP IV.
Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor requirements are met.
Participate in technical and sectorial meetings to ensure visibility amongst local authorities; exchange of information communication with the line departments;
Close communication with the government authorities and other NGOs focal points and support to all provincial teams in their cooperation with line departments;
The Team Leader is expected to contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization notably through the application of ACTED’s mandate ethics values and stand-point with regard to other actors.
طریقه ارسال درخواستی
Please indicate the position title (Agriculture & Livestock Team Leader & Vacancy Number Cap-005/100119 and name of the province) you are applying in subject of the email Otherwise your application will not be considered.
Applications in English and included three references (No certificates attached) and be submitted no later than 13-Jan-2019 to the following address:
ACTED Kabul office
Turabaz khan Square Qudart Center Shahr-e-Naw Kabul– Afghanistan