Livelihood Officer

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Livelihood Officer

  • Post Date:November 16, 2022
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  • Career Level Officer
    Experience 4 Years
    Gender Both
  • Industry Computer and Technology
    Qualification Bachelor Degree
    Salary 1200 - 1300 USD monthly
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number 0547
    Location Kabul
Job Description

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Job Summary:

There’s a need for Livelihoods Officer to assist implementation of Area Based Project activities in Central region, covering Kabul, Parwan, Logar, Wardak and Kapisa provinces. The Livelihoods Officer will assist the UNDP Central Region Office. His/her main responsibility is to collect data from the field and survey, plan, design livelihoods related projects and then monitors projects on the field. They will assist in coordinating between UNDP and community on implementation of the activities expected in the Central region provinces mentioned above. The incumbents will be assisting the UNDP Central Region team in coordination with provincial administration such that implementation challenges are avoided. The incumbents will be responsible for providing full support in implementation of the UNDP ABP activities in the respective regions and necessary technical assistance will be provided from the project’s office.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Livelihoods Officer will work under the direct supervision of the UNDP Central Region Office Manager and in close collaboration with head of the ABADEI programme team in Central region. The field Livelihoods Officer will have the following duties and responsibilities:

• Identify specific locations / communities for implementation of MSMEs / industrial / Agri processing initiatives. Design livelihoods project as per the ABADEI programme requirements.

• Collect related information to identify profile of districts of the Kabul, Parwan, Logar, Wardak and Kapisa provinces for interventions.

• Work closely with CDCs for collecting priority areas of interventions in district and village levels.

• Provide technical guidance for the marketing and market forward and backward linkages for the alternative livelihoods and SMEs.

• Design livelihoods project for women and youth such as SMEs, green houses, honey and beeswax processing and provide consultations for connecting with markets.

• Management of livelihood resources as identified in the ABADEI project document in the field.

• Implementation of livelihood operational plans in the field.

• Conduct monitoring of ongoing activities within the ABADEI Programme in the targeted districts of the Central region and provide reports as per developed template. Initiate and assist in conducting livelihood assessment at the community level.

• Contribute technical specifications for the market surveys, training of beneficiaries on various skills, as well as promote participation of ABADEI programme supported beneficiaries in exhibitions and trade fairs.

• Provide technical guidance for the marketing and market forward and backward linkages for the alternative livelihoods and SMEs.

• Contribute to rangeland management strategies and reforestation.

• Map out existing livelihood related support that exists in the target districts/communities and facilitate a dialogue with provincial government authorities about ways in which these agencies can be more effectively integrated into the sub-national development planning process.











• Assess the existing livelihood practices in the target sites; assess to what extent these practices (including the livelihood support provided by agencies listed above) take into account future climate change scenarios such as an increasing monsoon rainfall, decreasing dry season rainfall, and increasing variability in rainfall.• Carry out a preliminary costing exercise along with a calculation of potential beneficiaries (individuals or households), which will feed into the Total Budget and Work Plan section and Socio-economic Benefits section of the project document.• Identify the delivery mechanism for such measures taking into considerations financial and institutional sustainability options.

• Mapping and Assessment report of existing livelihood assistance, socio-economic aspect, describing ways in which they are integrated into the sub-national development planning process

• Research on the identification of recommended livelihood adaptation measures and proposed delivery mechanism for such measures that can be introduced through the project

• Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor.

Institutional arrangement: The Livelihoods Officer work under the direct supervision of the UNDP Central Region Office `. Advice and support will also be provided by the UNDP UNDP Central Region Office team.

Payment: Monthly bases

Duration of the assignment: (November 2022 to December 2022)

Duty station: Kabul with frequent travels to Parwan, Logar, Wardak and Kapisa provinces

Experience and Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in economics, natural resource management, industry, agricultural development, socio-economic, environmental sciences, disaster management, development studies, and/or related fields

Job Requirement:

Experience and Skills:

• At least 2-4 years practical experience with Bachelor degree on implementation of livelihood initiatives.

• Proven experience in conducting assessment and analysis of livelihoods and MSMEs support related activities.

• Strong knowledge and understanding sub-national institutional contexts of Afghanistan, particularly Central region.

Functional Competencies:

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

• Excellent English written communication skills, with analytic capacity and ability to synthesize project outputs and relevant findings for the preparation of quality project reports.

• Ability to speak, read and write technical and conversational English.

• Ability to understand new terminology and concepts easily and to synthesize information from different sources into a coherent project document.










• Skill in negotiating effectively in sensitive situations.• Skill in achieving results through persuading, influencing, and working with others.• Skill in facilitating meetings effectively and efficiently and to resolve conflicts as they arise.• Maturity and confidence in dealing with senior and high-ranking members of international, regional, and national institutions.

• Displays sensitivity and adaptability to different cultures, genders, religions, races, nationalities, and age groups.

• Good oral communication skills and conflict resolution competency to manage inter-group dynamics and mediate conflicting interests of varied actors.

• Good team player, self-starter, has ability to work under minimum supervision and maintain good relationships.

Language Requirements:

Proficiency in written and spoken English and fluency in the national languages (Dari / Pashto).

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

Qualified candidates should submit their details, Resume and Cover Letter through our AHG portal linked with below: