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I. Organizational Context and Scope

Under the overall supervision of the Programme Manager and under the direct supervision of the Agency Development Officer, the Field Officer is responsible for designing, developing, and implementing the FDPGC activities in his area of responsibility (AOR).

 To ensure local acceptability and security, the Field Officer will be based in the political administration compound and will work with the FATA Secretariat (FS), Political Agents (PAs), line departments and other government structures, as appropriate, at the Agency level. The Field Officer will be required to travel extensively to the field areas and sub-office and main office if required.

II. Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  The Field Officer’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Advise Agency Development Officer (ADO) on programmatic strategy, including where to focus program resources, how to develop operational relationships with the PA’s office, and how to address programmatic challenges as they arise.
  2. To assist ADO in planning, management, execution, and monitoring of all project activities.
  3. Regularly monitor project activities and provide timely inputs and feedback to DADO/ADO.
  4. To work in close coordination with the technical section to ensure the quality of work.
  5. Make field arrangements for planned visits to project locations through following monthly planner
  6. Monitor and report on the rapidly changing environment and actively contribute to the PTI overall strategy, design and implementation.
  7. Coordinate activities with local authorities, community members, other implementing actors and partners at the local level.
  8. Identify potential communities with the consultation of political administration and address their demands accordingly to PTI Policy.
  9. Organize and support livelihoods, vocational and technical training.
  10. Ensure the successful implementation of project activities, including planning and the transparent procurement of grant-related goods and services. Successful implementation should include on-going consultative processes, and government and community involvement in all phases.
  11. In conjunction with other PTI staff, evaluate completed projects.
  12. Share with other program staff successful methodologies for consultative approaches to grant development and implementation.
  13. To persistently coordinate with the implementing partners to track the physical progress of the ongoing grants.
  14. To interact/ hold meetings with the POC members aiming at improving the quality and deliverables and subsequently gaining the confidence of stakeholders.
  15. Participate in the bidding of grants and assist the logistics in relevant documentation.
  16. Writing of grant ideas, success stories, and weekly grants updates.
  17. To supervise and manage all activities in absence of ADO.

 

III. Technical

  • Knowledge in community participation and consultative-type projects.
  • Capacity to understand and analyze national, regional, and local politics, and the creativity and analytical capacity to design and implement grants with the interface between government and communities. 
  • Experience of implementing agriculture and Income Generating Activities
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to connect with other stakeholders and team members;
  • Strong capacity to work with initiative and without close supervision

IV. Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Political Science, International Relations, Development studies, and Agriculture and equivalent social sciences.
  • 05years’ experience with project design, development, management, and implementation of development-type projects.
  • Ability to manage conflict and encourage collaboration.
  • Demonstrated teamwork, team facilitation

V. Languages

Required

Thorough knowledge of English; working knowledge of Pashtu, or other languages spoken in the region will be an advantage.

 Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply