CARE Indonesia; 2 Positions

Post Date Apr 14, 2012
Expire Date Apr 28, 2012

CARE Indonesia it Kupang. East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) recently recrutiog the following position for its project:

 

JOB TITLE: AGRICULTURE & MICROENTERPRISE SPECIALIST

DEPARTMENT/PROJECT : PROGRAM/SESAMA

REPORTS TO ; PROJECT MANAGER

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Compile data information from the sources regarding the Livelihood sectors with assistance from Community Leader

2. Provision of socialization and information of Agriculture and Microenterprise programs to beneficiaries.

3. Fully Control and ensure the design, specification and technique of the implementation of the Agriculture and Microenterprise project activates.

4. Facilitate, Control and support the winning Contractor, Consultant anof or Partner for implementation oldie Agriculture and Microenterprise project in the field.

5. Assist, coordinate and support Agriculture and Microenterprise Community Group for implementation of the achieved project targets.

6. Coordinate with the Technical Assistant Group to ensure the target of the project within the designated timeframe.

7. Develop a monthly-report to the Project Manager on the progress made and potential problems.

8. Input and recommendation for improving the performance and support of the Agriculture and Microenterprise component of the project

9. Ensure the financial administration of the field project is meet the CARE International standard system.

10. Conduct any other duties that may reasonably be assigned inline with the position.

 

TASKS:

1. Assist with development of detailed plans and schedules for project implementation. including detailed activity and procurement planning.

2. Ensure timely and good quality implementation of activities to meet project outputs. The position holder will be expected to:

• Design and implement livelihood assessments, focusing on hey food security issues, including local food identification (pola pangan harapan) and food saving (harvest management.

• Work with field facilitator and partners to design aid deliver appropriate agriculture and microenterprise services to beneficiaries. including introduction of LEISA techniques through Participatory Technology Development (PIG) cycles.

• Collaborate with local partners/ vendors to design & implement other appropriate livelihoods interventions, including skill development, processing, market linkage.

 

1. Work with other Specialist to plan and manage project activities and conduce capacity building for staff partners and community.

2. With other technical staff in both project areas to share information and ensure standardization and quality in approaches. In addition, all technical staff should coordinate directly with relevant counterpart staff  in CII HQ on technical approaches.

3. Ensure integration of vulnerability, gender and equity, and natural resource management environmental issues into plans, activities and monitoring.

4. Coordinate with support units as necessary, and ensure that procurement and handling are carded out according to relevant CII principles and procedures.

5. Assist with management of project budgets and reporting and ensure finely submission and review of information for financial and admin reports (e.g. vehicle report, travel advance and expenses).

6. Ensure timely, good qualify reporting on activities, and assist with compilation of routine progress reports.

7. Work with supervisor and relevant technical staff on design, implementation, analysis and use of M&E relating to project activities, including data collection and entry.

8. Assist PM to coordinate with other CII project managers, partners, sub-district / district provincial government and other non-governmental agencies in project areas.

9. Perform additional assignments relating to CII programs as reasonably requested.

10. Tasks may expand and / or be adjusted in accordance to the real needs lithe field.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

1. University degree in Agriculture or Economic or any relevant background.

2. 3-5 years of previous Agriculture and Microenterprise experience in a similar project In an NGO setting.

3. Have extensive experiences in the sought sectors, know effective approaches for Agriculture and Microenterprise interventions, and able to apply them in a participatory manner

4. Understand gender issue and gender-sensitive approach in the programming.

5. Good communications skills, including negotiation skills.

6. Good interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for beneficiaries.

7. Willing to spend a considerable amount of time in the field.

8. Honest, responsible, self motivated and able to take initiative under minimum supervision.

9. Able to give helpful directions, detailed instructions and demonstrations.

10. Demonstrate ability to work independently as well as a part of a team in a cross cultural environment.

11. Able to negotiate and to clarivy expectations of both the beneficiaries and team.

12. Competent in Windows, MS Office programs, email and database experience.

13. Fluency In english (spoken and written).

14. to work under pressure in a potentially unstable security environment

 

Please submit your applications before April 18, 2012 to CARE International Indonesia. Human Resources Unit:

recruit_592@careind.or.id

“Only qualified applicants will be shortlisted”

 

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