Regional Gender Officer

  • Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock
  • Kunduz, Kunduz
  • Jan 12, 2018
  • Jan 21, 2018
Full time

Job Description

Job Description:
  • Assist the Gender Coordinator in conducting Gender Working Group (GWG) and Gender Oversight Committee (GOC) meetings Provide information and reports to the NHLP Gender Coordinator, management and stakeholders on monthly basis in regards to Gender related activities, trainings, challenges and etc… Assist the Gender Coordinator in establishing provincial gender focal points in Provincial Management Units (PMUs) across NHLP areas of operations  Conduct research and provide report as required Work closely with M&E Department to review the monitoring forms Work closely with Human Resources (HR) Management Department to monitor and track HR hiring Work closely with Communications Department on gender-related publications. Coordinate with all NHLP Departments and Livestock IPs (Implementing Partners, extension workers and lead farmers) on gender-related issues. Represent NHLP in inter-ministerial meetings, including Women’s Council meetings and act as NHLP Gender Focal Points in meetings and conferences as instructed by the supervisor. Provide guidance to the Gender Focal Points at provincial level on different gender issues. Conduct monthly meetings of NHLP Women’s Advisory Forum at regional and provincial levels Any other task or responsibility as may reasonably be required by the Gender coordinator.

Background

About National Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP), Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestoc:NHLP is to promote adoption of improved production practices by target farmers, with gradual rollout of farmer-centric agricultural services mechanisms and investment support. Service delivery centered on farmers would lead in practice to increased participation of beneficiaries both in the definition of services required and in the delivery itself, as well as improved ratio of overall costs reaching beneficiaries as direct investments, in order to promote sustainability and efficiency. The project would contribute to the overarching goal of increased productivity and overall production of horticultural products and improved animal production and health. The technical strategy for achieving this objective is based on the delivery of extension and investment support through strengthened mechanisms. The National Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP) would have three components: (1) Horticultural Production, (2) Animal Production and Health, and (3) Implementation Management and Technical Assistance Support. These activities would be implemented in 100 focus districts spread over time as conditions warrant in up to 22 target provinces. Note: NHL preserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement for the same region. We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with NHLP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and education requirements.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:
  • Minimum of 1 year working experience with government ministries, international organizations, donors, international project teams and/or NGOs in the area of policy development, implementation of gender mainstreaming activities, training and capacity development on gender concerns, understanding of rural development and poverty related issues. Bachelor degree in social sciences, Business Administration, Literature, Agriculture or any other related field with  strong knowledge of gender and gender mainstreaming in rural development. Knowledge and experience of conducting research as well as focus-group and individual interviews, including quantitative and qualitative data collection Fluency in English, Pashto, and Dari. Strong organizational, coordination, and management skills, i.e. organization and facilitation of meetings, logistics, and taking minutes. Ability to use Internet and a strong knowledge of computer applications i.e. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook. 

Vacancy Number

NHLP/MAIL/WB/358

No. Of Jobs

1

Nationality

National

Gender

Female

Years of Experience

1 year

Duration

Project based

Salary

NTA Salary Scale

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:Please submit your updated resumes along with a cover letter quoting the Job Title to the attention of NHLP Operations Manager, or email it to nhlp.vacancies@mail.gov.af / nhlp.vacancies@gmail.com CVs will not be accepted later than 21/January/2018. The interview date/s and venue will be determined soon after the expiry of the deadline for applications.  The National Horticulture and livestock program  is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing chances for employment to candidates and employees without regard to race, religion, creed, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, disability unrelated to an individual's ability to perform adequately, national origin citizenship, ancestry, or any other characteristic almost universally considered to be protected by law.
Submission Email
nhlp.vacancies@gmail.com / nhlp.vacancies@mail.gov.af

Submission Email

nhlp.vacancies@gmail.com / nhlp.vacancies@mail.gov.af