Position: Socio-economic Expert for the USAID Smart Waters Project in Afghanistan

Position: Socio-economic Expert for the USAID Smart Waters Project in Afghanistan

Location: Takhar, possibility of traveling to Kunduz (Markaz) and Kabul Afghanistan

Application Deadline: 30 January 2016

Type of Contract: Two tranches: 1st - after providing the first draft of the report (70%), 2nd - after finalization of the report

Expected Starting Date: 10 February 2017

Expected Duration of Assignment: 6 months

Sex: Male/Female

Reference Number: MEW/SW103SEE

The Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) is looking for an Socio-economic expert to conduct a situational assessment and analysis on the socio-economic situation of Lower Panj Subbasin for the USAID Smart Waters Project in Afghanistan.

Responsibilities:

The tasks will include, but are not limited to the following:

-                    Conduct an assessment on social and economic situation of Lower Panj Subbasin from a perspective of IWRM principles  

-                    Analyze the assessment conducted on social and economic situations of Lower Pan from a perspective of IWRM principles

-                    Develop a time-implementation schedule on the due tasks for the period of assignment

-                    Provide draft report compatible to time-implementation schedule

-                    To present draft report on national and local meetings. Finalize the document based on the received comments.

Work Experience and Education   

-          A bachelor degree in social sciences or any other related degree (master’s degree is preferable)

-          At least three years of experience in the fields of social works or any other related fields

Language Requirements:

-          Advanced reading, writing, and speaking knowledge of Farsi-Dari

-          Advanced writing and speaking knowledge of English

Other Requirements:

-          Willing to travel to rural areas

-          Perfect knowledge of MS. Office

-          Good communication skills

-          Able to work under timely stressed situations

 

Please forward your cover letter and detailed resume in English no later than 30 January 2017 by email to Faisal Farjaad farjaadm88@gmail.com, Saltanat Naimanova snaimanova@carececo.org , and Friska Sameem fsameem@carececo.org