Livestock Coordinator (Ghowr, Afghanistan) 133 views

Job Description

Job Description:

The incumbent in this position is responsible for carrying out livestock program monitoring and providing technical backstopping to Livestock Development to deliver quality livestock services to community and contributing to decrease the animal mortality rate, arrange established fodder banks, along with regular follow up of livestock work in the field.


  • Assists the livestock aspects of the project in a proper and timely manner and according to the project work plan and AAA mandates. 
  • Restoring and increasing the productivity of Livestock products -based livelihoods of smallholder farmers and livestock owners.
  • Enhancing the competitiveness of farm households, particularly women, to establish and manage microenterprises through matching grant.
  • Make a constant visit from project target areas to find beneficiaries’ challenges and provide regular supports.
  • Strengthening coordination with Livestock and Research directorates to support new species of goats and sheep that could survive in the local climate and be more useful than the traditional species of the animals.
  • Conduct survey in the target provinces and to fill up the required datasheets redeveloped at the main office by the project team.
  • Develop simple training material for the project beneficiaries so that they should easily understand the concept of the training.
  • Develop a report on the existing diseases challenges and survival causes of the livestock in Ghor province of Afghanistan.
  • Provide the project beneficiaries with more awareness and general knowledge as how healthy and safe their animals need to be feed and kept.
  • Provide on time and regular oversight to the project beneficiaries and share report with main office.
  • Provide project activist’s reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports)
  • Perform other tasks assign by the Supervisor.


About ActionAid Afghanistan:

ActionAid is a global alliance of organizations, working towards achieving a world without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to a life with dignity. We work in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas and our expertise lies in community-led development, working through partnerships with people living in poverty and their organizations. We work with the poor and excluded sections of the society using human rights based development approach. Our Country Strategy for Afghanistan titled ‘PEOPLE’S POWER FOR INCLUSIVE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND SOCIAL JUSTICE’ for the period 2018-2022 focuses on improving resilient food security and also advancing grassroots democratic governance among, other strategic priorities, wherein women and girls’ needs are central to all of our work.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Education & Training:

  • Bachelor degree in animal science or veterinary


  • At least 4 years of experience in Livestock projects
  • Working experience in Ghor is required and the candidate should have access to the project locations such as Saghar, Tulak and Dawlatyar districts.

Technical Skills:

  • Working knowledge of the sector and experience in agriculture
  • Good report and success stories writing skills.
  • Must be fluent in local languages and good in English language
  • Ability of working in rural areas (District and Village).
  • Good written and oral communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must have basic computer knowledge ( office packages and internet) 


Vacancy Number

Livestock Coordinator-Ghor-707

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Years of Experience

A Minimum of 4 years relevant experience


6 Months


50,000 AFN/Month (No any other benefits)

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

If you have the expertise to take on this exciting opportunity, please apply online by sending your CV and motivation cover letter to  before September 28, 2020. Please clearly indicate Livestock Coordinator-Ghor-707 in the subject of your email,otherwise your application will not be considered. ActionAid Afghanistan will review the applications on an ongoing basis, thus applicants are strongly advised to make applications at the earliest.

ActionAid Afghanistan welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity.  Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women candidates are especially encouraged to apply.  

Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. ActionAid Afghanistan will not consider unsolicited candidates from recruitment agencies. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

Local Candidates from Ghor are highly encouraged to apply.

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