Field Supervisor (Herat, Afghanistan) 141 views

Job Description

The field supervisor is responsible for supervision of CARE, overall field activities of WFP/SO4 wheat Value Chain Project with provision of technical and operational support to them in any area related to the project scope and organizational. S/He should ensure on project planning, implementing, supervision and reporting of project field activities in accordance to CARE, Donor and program (WFP Project) quality standards and all contractual obligations to the donors are met. S/He ensure adequate project monitoring, achievement of agreed milestones, data collection, documentation and reporting, through weekly/monthly planning meetings using agreed work-plans and provide periodic updates to the provincial manager. The field supervisor is expected to maintain close cooperation with the targeted local communities, project stakeholders and to be able to coordinate and supervise everything related to the field level.

  • Key relations Reports to:

Provincial manager, humanitarian program coordinator, Gender Advisor, project technical advisors, Program Quality Unit, project beneficiaries, government relevant counterparts/ partners, NGOs (local and national), forums, CARE internal departments/ teams, private sectors (flour milling companies). Duty Locations: Herat Province (regular visit to Ghoryan, Karukh, Pashtun Zarqun and Kushk Rabat Sangi Districts)

     Key Results Expected:

The field supervisor is expected to ensure him/herself about smooth implementation of all WFP project activities on the ground but in accordance to project budget, work plan and standards. Overall results expected include but not limited to: To supervise all project components’ activities in the field and ensures effective technical and logistical support and ensures timely implementation of project activities. Conduct regular supervision visits and discussions with staff on improvement of the project activities qualities and results.  Maintain professional relationships with team members, promote a strong spirit amongst the team and provide oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their roles. Exchange experience and lessons learnt among the field staffs Establish close relationships with different stakeholders within and outside of the project to improve the project activities results. Provide technical guidance on Policies related to livelihood, agricultural crop production, GBVs and Business and Market manuals and Guidelines, during the consultations and partnerships engagements with government bodies and other stakeholders. Coordination and consultations with the targeted local communicates and relevant Government and Non-Government organizations for better implementation of project work plan. Provide technical capacity building programs for project field staff and beneficiaries. Represent the project in meetings with donors and stakeholders, as assigned by CARE provincial Manager. Contribute to the writing of the monthly, quarterly, intermediary and final reports to the donor in collaboration with Provincial Manager and PQ department. Closely monitor project financial activities/ expenses in line with budget allocations for individual line items. Ensure project interventions are in line with government strategy and policy. Contribute in proposal and budget development related to CARE’s livelihood and GBV strategy with CARE’s programs team and in close consultation with PQDL staff. Participate to plan and conduct pre-assessment activities to assess feasibility of potential project sites. Working and providing support to the project implementing partner. Monitor project action plans and ensure interventions are implemented as designed. Ensures liaison with targeted communities, maintaining links with CDCs, agricultural associations, FFS members and elders, engaging consistently with beneficiaries and other relevant stakeholders in the field. Support operation colleagues in provision, distribution and monitoring of project goods, services and etc. in the project areas and for beneficiaries. Provide reporting inputs for project activities results, success stories and other quantitative and qualitative outcomes, required by MEL or M&R officer. Assist the Provincial Manager in development of project implementation plans, strategies, concept papers and proposals; Make sure that various sorts of reports are timely prepared and submitted; Establish working relations and coordination and cooperation mechanism with communities, other organizations and authorities at sub office level as well as with stakeholders; Understanding of the basic principle of humanitarian work, human rights, protection and the needs of IPDs and returnees.

Perform of any other tasks as assigned


CARE is a non-governmental, non-political, non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian humanitarian organization, extending its relief and development assistance to those in need. CARE, as an International Confederation of 13 member organizations is one of the world’s largest private humanitarian organizations working in more than 90 plus, countries committed to helping communities in the developing world achieve lasting victories over poverty.

Job Requirements

Core Competencies:

Excellent supervision skills from project humanitarian and financial resources, analytical skills for proposing and designing suitable livelihoods opportunities for vulnerable people in within the communities in the target areas. Good understanding of community development, Conflict resolution skills. Excellent human relation, Very good technical training skills. Effective communication, inter-personal and reporting skill. Good planning and delivering the best results. Team working, trust building and empowering skills. ability to present ideas effectively. Able to facilitate change and demonstrate innovation. negotiation; gender sensitivity and cultural sensitivity. Excellent knowledge and skill to facilitate meetings effectively and efficiently; participate as org representative, self-starter, has ability to work under minimum supervision and maintain good relationships with all project internal and external stakeholders. presentation skills and working in diverse team, adapt to changing context and to respond to tight deadlines Gender sensitivity. CARE emphasizes on the appointment of suitably qualified, skilled staff that have the right value, attitudes and approaches to the protection of children and safety and any contact should be positive and appropriate to keeps children safe.


Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience required in supervision of livelihood and food security project/agricultural projects, GBV or community development intervention in local or international organizations. Demonstrated experience to provide support on agricultural, women economic empowerment, business linkage activities. Human relation, managerial/ supervision, monitoring, Evaluation, reporting and budgeting skills and good command of written and spoken English, Dari and Pashto. Experience in project management, monitoring, Evaluation, reporting and other same or similar trades, preferably with international organizations. Demonstrate a strong understanding of livelihood and agricultural programs in Afghanistan context. Demonstrated coordination and effective communication skills. Experience in a non-governmental organization or in the United Nations (desirable);


Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture – Agronomy department, agribusiness, Master’s degree in related fields is preferred.

Work Experience:

At least 4 -5 years of work experiences in livelihood/agriculture programs/projects, GBV activities with a sustained interest in agricultural (wheat value chain), agricultural production, business linkage creation, socio-economy empowerment, community development.

Languages Skills: Fluency in written and spoken English, Dari and Pushto languages

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Years of Experience

At least 4 -5 years of work experiences in livelihood/agriculture programs/projects, GBV activities with a sustained interest in agricultural (wheat value chain), agricultural production, business linkage creation, socio-economy empowerment, community dev


One year


As per organization salary scale

Submission Guideline

Please submit your completed CARE Standard Job application form ( to before the closing date, applications without Care Standard Job application form will be considered for shortlisting.
Applications after closing date will not be accepted.
Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number and Location in the Subject Line (Field Supervisor HRT-15-2022) otherwise your application will not be considered.
Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted with and call for Interview.
The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Security check, Bridger check & Reference check and be compliant and sign up to Care Afghanistan’s Code of Conduct, PSHA (Prevention from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) and other Care Afghanistan policies prior to a final offer being made.
Qualified People with Physical Disabilities and Female candidate are highly encourage to apply.

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