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Irrigation Assistant

Roots of Peace
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Position Title: Irrigation Assistant

2024-07-10        Badghis       Full Time        118

Job Location: Badghis
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Agriculture
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per ROP salary Scale
Vacancy Number: 1374
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Bala Murghab District
Organization: Roots of Peace
Years of Experience: Minimum 3 years with a bachelor’s degree & 2 years with a master’s degree in the related field.
Contract Duration: 5 Months
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or water management; MSc/Masters in a related field preferred.
Close date: 2024-07-10

About Roots of Peace:

Roots of Peace is a humanitarian organization that has worked in war-torn countries around the world with our partners to remove the remnants of war, landmines and unexploded ordinance, and restore the land in order to rebuild peaceful communities for generations to come. For the past twenty years, the Roots of Peace award-winning “Mines to Vines” approach has impacted one million farmers and families, enabling the exports worth over $150 million to international markets. Since beginning our work in Afghanistan in 2003, Roots of Peace has worked with agricultural value chains in every province of the country resulting in 100,000 tons of exports, creating over 9,000 full-time agribusiness jobs that benefited more than 38,000 families from these value chain approaches. From farmers to exporters, Roots of Peace develops entire agricultural value chains by implementing the ROP Development Model which is designed to serve as a catalyst to generate much broader impact industry-wide - improving incomes for smallholder farmers, bringing peace to rural communities, transforming national industries.

Job Descriptions:

Job Summary:

The irrigation assistant will work closely under the supervision of Senior Irrigation Specialist and will ensure the quality and quantity of the proposed rehabilitation work of irrigation canals in Bala Murghab or other project target area in Badghis Province

Job Description:

  • Conducting site visits to ensure work quality aligns with CBARD standard technical specifications.
  • Spot-check and guide provincial staff and laborers on proposed works and technical specifications.
  • Reviewing material submissions for compliance with the Bill of Quantities (BoQ) and technical specifications.
  • Obtaining daily Quality Control (QC) Reports, suggesting corrective actions, and documenting them.
  • Checking compliance with QC requirements as per the approved plan.
  • Ensure all specified tests in the BoQ are performed and documented, and results are maintained.
  • Ensuring timely completion of sub-projects as per the original schedule.
  • Controlling the quantity of completed work according to the agreed-upon schedule.
  • Ensuring provisions for canal water flow and temporary pedestrian paths are in place.
  • Verifying community labor safety equipment adherence to the Environmental and Social Safeguard Management Checklist.
  • Validating and certifying advance and other payments based on work progress.
  • Resolving technical problems in coordination with stakeholders.
  • Identifying design variations, managing additional work, and facilitating site meetings with the community.
  • Coordinating with DAIL offices and ensuring proper communication.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.

Administrative Tasks

  • Provide inputs (text and photos) for weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports.
  • Provide data and information to the CBARD M&E personnel, as required.

Job Requirements:

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or water management; MSc/Masters in a related field preferred.
  • Work Experience: Minimum 3 years with a bachelor’s degree & 2 years with a master’s degree in the related field.
  • Experience in estimating irrigation scheme structures and watershed management.
  • Practical experience in quality control of irrigation systems and watershed management.
  • Preference will be given to the candidates belong to Bala Murghab District, Badghis Province.


Working Conditions including Travel:

Occasionally may be required to travel for controlling, proposed irrigation activities in Dara-e-Boom district of the province.

Submission Guidelines:

Important Note: Applicants should copy and paste the relevant Vacancy Announcement Number, Position Title, and Province Name (mentioned below) into the email subject line when submitting their application. Please do not add any other information in the subject line of your email except the Position title, Vacancy Number, and province name. Applications received without a VA Number will not be considered. 

1. M&E Assistant (AFN-1374)

"Roots of Peace does not want to disrupt government functionings and therefore cannot hire government staff".

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