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Job Description

JOB PURPOSE:

Project Officer will be responsible for overall implementation and management of the project including; community mobilization, conduct training on honey bee farming & value chain development, procurement of the honey bee hives & production kits, branding and project progress reporting. The project will be implemented in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral and is funded by USAID. Position is based in Gilgit with frequently visits to Baltistan and Chitral.

Main Task and Responsibilities:

Mobilization of the beneficiaries

  • Develop questionnaire to conduct baseline survey in the project area
  • Conduct and analysis of the baseline survey
  • Identification and selection of the beneficiaries
  • Keep close coordination with the project stakeholders including, community heads/ VOs/WOs/CBs
  • Develop baseline survey report

Training of the project beneficiaries

  • Revise training manual of honey bee farming
  • Develop training manual of value chain development
  • Identify and select trainers for the training in GB & Chitral
  • Supervise training workshops on honey bee farming in GB & Chitral
  • Supervise training workshops on value chain development in GB & Chitral
  • Ensure timely delivery of training materials

Procurement of honey bee hives and production kits

  • Identify and select suppliers for GB & Chitral
  • Develop & sign MoU with suppliers
  • Supervise procurement of the bee hives and production kits
  • Supervise distribution of the bee hives and production kits
  • Ensure quality of the bee hives, boxes and production kits

Value Chain Development

  • Mobilize honey bee keepers to be registered with the honey bee associations
  • Impart technical assistance to honey bee keepers to improve the quality of honey
  • Form business groups of the honey bee keepers on village/cluster based
  • Develop association of the honey bee keepers on district wise
  • Sign MoUs with cluster/business group representative
  • Facilitate and supervise the procurement and transportation of the honey

Branding & marking

  • Keep close coordination with communication team to develop branding materials of HF & USAID (i.e. sing boards, plaques, banners and stickers etc)
  • Responsible to fix sign boards and plaques timely and efficiently
  • Verbal and written acknowledgment of the people of American's
  • Prepare and present project progress as per donor requirement.

Project progress reporting

  • Responsible to develop and timely submission of project progress reports (i.e. qualitative/quantitative and financial report) in donors given format
  • Take lead to make visual pictures of the training and highly use in the reports
  • Monthly progress report should be ready on 5th of every month
  • Other activities will perform, request of the supervisor.

Skills

- Masters Degree in Social Sciences/Agriculture Sciences/Business Administration - At least 04 years of working experience of managing such kind of projects - Excellent report writing skills - Experience of working in USAID project or INGO would be preferred. - Strong knowledge of project management - Very much familiar with USAID compliances - Strong knowledge of value chain development

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Location:
Gender:
Doesn't Matter
Minimum Education:
Masters
Degree Title:
Master's Degree in Social Sciences/Agriculture Sciences/Business Administration
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Experience:
Doesn't Matter
Apply Before:
Mar 30, 2012
Posting Date:
Mar 20, 2012
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Hashoo Foundation

N.G.O./Social Services · 101-300 employees - Gilgit

Hashoo Foundation (HF) is a progressive and dynamic nonprofit organization, leading the way in human development and poverty alleviation by implementing viable economic development, educational and capacity building programs. Vision We envisage an ethical, equitable, inclusive and progressive soci ...Read More