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Social Organizer (NRM)

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About DACAAR

-DACAAR is a non governmental, humanitarian organization that supports sustainable development in Afghanistan through promoting the ability of local communities to decide upon and manage their own development process. The organisation employs around 900 staff of whom 05 are expatriates. Core thematic areas are: Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Natural Resource Management; Small Scale Enterprise Development; Women’s Empowerment.

Job Summary

The SO will establish village level Community Organization (CDCs) and refugees which will take responsibilities make decisions and be the stakeholder to DACAAR in all interventions.
Complete the village profile in collaboration with Field officer or project in-charge; and mobilize community for empowerment, social rehabilitation and sustainable development.

Job Details

Date Posted: 10 Jan 2019 Reference: PB003/2019
Closing Date: 21 Jan 2019 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Male
Functional Area: Agriculture Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: 693 to 693 USD
Contract Type: Fixed-term Years of Experience: 3 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 6 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

• The incumbent will disseminate the objectives of the project’s different interventions’ beneficiaries and other stakeholder in the target area.
• Arrange meetings and appointments with regard to training of farmers and other beneficiary groups in the area.
• Resolves any dispute related to projects interventions;
• Understand the importance of sustainability and promote its concept among the beneficiaries through dissemination, mobilization and active participation of community in the project interventions;
• Facilitate the work of the project staff through dissemination of the project objectives, and provide inputs.
• Identify, facilitate and select beneficiary according to project’s selection criteria.
• Facilitate Agronomists and Animal Husbandry office during distribution of vegetable inputs, poultry and livestock materials and FFS sessions.
• Help project officers and technical staff in community awareness raising regarding the importance of agriculture and livestock activities.
• Coordinate with the village communities and the authorities.
• Train community leaders in recording minutes of meetings between the project staff and among themselves, record keeping, capacity building, other organizational aspects and community development.
• Report monthly progress to the project in-charge officer according to the format requested by DACAAR.
• Coordinate and cooperate with Community based organizations for social rehabilitation and development.
• Identify cultural sensitivities and inform other colleagues on the relevant issues.
• Collect relevant information/data in collaboration with DAIL and other stakeholders.
• Record the beneficiaries’ general income and production from agriculture and livestock on practise, activity, quality and quantity basis before intervention; and collect and develop practise, activity, quality and quantity based success stories of the introduced agriculture and livestock/animal husbandry management interventions on monthly basis and report it to Agriculture and NRM Specialist through proper channel.
• Must have strong communication skills in local language, sense of identifying, recording and promotion of community indigenous innovations.
• Any other relevant task given by Supervisor.
• Create recording system at community level, encouraging community ownership and sustainability- Producer Associations, Vocational skills beneficiaries and other enterprise activities in the region
• Capacity building and supervision of Vocational Trainers. Collect all information sheets (beneficiary lists, registration forms, distribution lists, and others) and submit them on a timely basis, in order to ensure prompt data entry
• Assist field office team in project operations data analysis and interpretation including report preparation
• Maintain a good relationship with the other members of the team including performing any other tasks/duties as required.

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces

Skills

Other qualifications’ an advantage: Good Interpersonal Skills, Good Social Organizational Skills and good FFS facilitation skills.

Qualifications

Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture is required.

Experience: At least three years of experience in relevant field is required.

Other qualifications’ an advantage: Good Interpersonal Skills, Good Social Organizational Skills and good FFS facilitation skills.

Languages: Pashto, Dari and English.

Employment benefits:
• Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills
• Eid bonus on both Eids (after the completion of three months service)
• 36 days of paid annual leave per year
• 10 days of paid sick leave per year
• 30 days of paid Hajj leave (after the completion of one year service)
• 90 days of paid maternity leave for female employees(after the completion of three months service)
• 5 days of paid paternity leave for male employees(after the completion of three months service)
• 15 days of public holidays per year

Job Location

Afghanistan - Nangarhar: Jalalabad
AF AF 12

Education:

Bachelors Degree, Agriculture

Submission Guideline

Procedure for submission of applications:


Interested and qualified candidates should submit a DACAAR Job Application Form along with introduction letter and CV online to mentioned email address or a Hard copy to HR Department in DACAAR main office Kabul.
Important Note:
• Applications without DACAAR Job Application Form will not be considered.
• Application without Indicating the Vacancy Announcement number and the title of the post applied for in the subject line will not be considered.
• DACAAR job application form can be obtained from; DACAAR website www.dacaar.org/, acbar website www.acbar.org/; jobs.af website www.jobs.af / and DACAAR Main Office kabul.
• Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted and called for the written test/ interview.
• The salary would be paid in AFN according to the actual exchange rate.

DACAAR is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the society. While all applicants will be strictly assessed on their individual merit, qualified women, people with disabilities and members of minority communities are especially encouraged to apply.
Kabul Office Address:
DACAAR, Main Office, Paikob-e-Naswar, Wazirabad, Kabul, Afghanistan
Postal address: Central P.O. Box 208, Kabul, Afghanistan
Phone: (+93) 0202230752/ (+93) 0202230753
Web site: www.dacaar.org

Submission Email

jobs@dacaar.org

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