Field Officer - Monitoring

Jan 12, 2017 07:02 am

USAID Ag Extension Project (Dhaka Ahsania Mission) Company Name: USAID Ag Extension Project (Dhaka Ahsania Mission)

Job Title: Field Officer - Monitoring

Job Type: Full Time

Number of Vacancies: 3

Job Category: NGO/Development

Deadline: 26 Jan,2017

Educational Qualification:

Master's degree in agricultural science (agricultural economics, fisheries, livestock, agri-business, agriculture extension is preferable) or business/development studies.


  • 3 to 5 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
    Field or Project Organizer, Monitoring, Supervision, Micro Credit
  • The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):
    Agro based firms (incl. Agro Processing/Seed/GM)


  • He/she should have excellent knowledge on MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power point software as advanced user.
  • Ability to work in a big diversity team.
  • Good analytical skills in agricultural extension data.
  • Sound knowledge about quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques
  • Excellent planning, interpersonal communication, organizing abilities.
  • Appropriate professional skills on communication both in Bengali and English.


Other Opportunities:
Job Location

Anywhere in Bangladesh

Salary Range
Other Benefits
    Health and Group Insurance coverage as per organization policy


Instruction :
Send your CV to
If you believe you are the right candidate, then send your CV along with a cover letter, photograph and two referees to on or before January 26, 2017. Please put the code 'FOM_AESA' in the email's subject.

Applicant must enclose his/her Photograph with CV.

Application Deadline : Jan 26, 2017

Company Information

USAID Ag Extension Project, Dhaka Ahsania MissionAddress : House No# 7, Road No# 2/1, Banani, Dhaka - 1213Web :


Job Detail:

Job Context

USAID Agricultural Extension Support Activity is looking for a competent and motivated candidate for the above position.
Duration of Contract: The initial contract will be upto June 30, 2017, renewable up to October 22, 2017 and onward subject to satisfactory performance and project requirements.

Job Description / Responsibility

1. Oversee Field Facilitator Project Planning, Implementation and Monitoring:
Work closely with the District Manager and other Field Officers to develop, use and track District Work Plans used to identify project priorities and schedules;
Meet regularly with the FF team to develop plans and agree on approaches in order to enable each FF to develop monthly, weekly and daily schedules;
Develop transportation schedules in line with FF daily / weekly plans;
Ensure all FFs are adequately oriented to carry out their scheduled activities and provide additional information and/or training as needed;
Regular field visit to monitor the progress and quality of the field activities.
Project Oversight:
Provide direct supervision, coaching, monitoring and team building to a team of 10-15 Field Facilitators (FFs);
Conduct regular visits to the field to observe, support, discuss and document issues as needed;
Organize regular team meetings to discuss issues and identify questions and problems that need to be address;
Coordinate closely with the M&E Unit to ensure FFs are oriented to provide adequate project monitoring and documentation.
2. General:
Work closely with field level implementing staff and senior field management in order to find opportunities to expand FF understanding and skills to effectively implementation and monitoring of project activities;
Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of special project events and activities (i.e. project invented new initiative A-card and ICT Apps) that cut across FPGs and geographic areas. Assist Field Facilitators/Extension Agents to facilitate technical/learning sessions for Farmer Leaders and other members of the FPGs;
Coordinate planning and scheduling to enable FPGs to receive technical training from other project staff (e.g. nutrition, MFI / business training);
Regularly meet with the District Manager and other FOs to discuss project implementation and monitoring issues and specific problems or constraints that need to be addressed.
3. Organizational Relationships:
The Field Officer- Monitoring (FOM) will be supervised by the District Manager and work closely with other field officers and technical staff at the district and regional levels;
The FOM will directly supervise up to ten Field Facilitators (FFs) with the intent to form them into an inter-dependent team for the purpose of strengthening each team member;
Maintain necessary communications with project's technical partners; i.e. CARE-Bangladesh and mPower.