AECOM Balkh, Afghanistan
Jan 17, 2018Full time
Job Description: 1. Manage the day to day activities in the region by coordinating all activities among the regional team. 2. Manage (plan, organize, direct and control) the overall implementation of SWIM at the regional level. 3. Maintain financial, administrative, logistical, project management and communication systems according to standards set by the SWIM project. 4. Review the performance of the regional team members and take the necessary actions and measures for optimal functioning of the team. 5. Carry out social mobilization for the establishment of WUAs, IAs and FAs in the project areas with close coordination with Component Leads and regional teams. 6. Organize and manage technical trainings to IAs, WUAs, regarding water distribution, maintenance of irrigation infrastructure, irrigation methods, water-saving techniques, crop-water requirements, and good agronomic practices. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with relevant stakeholders and other agencies important to the success of the project. 7. In close coordination with Component Leads, establish easily accessible pilot irrigation demonstration sites in the project areas to showcase improved water management practices/ technology and agronomic water saving techniques/measures including proper farm planning and layout for efficient use of irrigation water. 8. Carry out rehabilitation works to small and large size irrigation schemes in the project area, including rehabilitation of existing intakes, canal lining, construction of control structures, outlets, etc. 9. Improve design standards and strengthen the private sector’s capacity in construction techniques. 10. Develop the institutional capacity of provincial offices of DAIL, MEW and NEPA. 11. Implement and monitor SWIM programs, including construction in Mazar-e-Sharif, Jawzjan, Samangan, Baghlan and Badakhshan. 12. Establish Information Centers for farmers at the provincial and district level in the project area. 13. Supervise and manage the preparation of environmental compliance documentation for each activity to be implemented by SWIM and its partners. Screen each activity to determine the recommended environmental determination and the Sub Project Risk Categorization. 14. Responsible for overall quality of the sub-projects. 15. Responsible for finalizing and submitting timely reports to the Supervisor. 16. Complete any other task assigned by Supervisor.