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
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.
Anywhere in Bangladesh
- Health and Group Insurance coverage as per organization policy
Applicant must enclose his/her Photograph with CV.
Application Deadline : Jan 26, 2017
USAID Ag Extension Project, Dhaka Ahsania MissionAddress : House No# 7, Road No# 2/1, Banani, Dhaka - 1213Web : www.aesabd.org
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.
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.
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.