1. Program implementation with line ministries and other relevant stakeholders including the partner (50%):-
Support the Livelihood officers in their field implementation to all project activities mentioned in the project detailed implementation plan
Coordinate with the seconded staff from MOP&ERs & social development plus the project partner in following up project activities implemented at community level together with the other relevant bodies and sectors.
Participate in community mobilization and sensitization about all project activities.
Participate in the establishment and revitalization of project groups and associations I.e producer groups and other associations.
Participate in the preparation and organizing for training sessions to farmers/ committees /community extension agents on improved agricultural practices
Follow up on the implementation of activities by the national partner and provide technical support whenever required
Participate in project data collection and assessments
Contribute to the development of project procurement plan and review quarterly.
Validate the distribution of agriculture inputs through vouchers.
Participate in the engagement of micro finance institutions and banks for the producer groups to access loans.
2. Contribute to the success of CARE partnership approach (20%):-
Work with other FSL team members in partners review, and assessment and identification of capacity gaps
Follow up partner’s activities and report back any gap or challenge to his / her supervisor.
Support local partners in following up on project activities implemented by groups/committees and line ministries.
Participate in the review meetings of partners’ financial and narrative reports, document challenges and lessons learned.
3. Monitoring (15%):-
Participate in the preparation of project detailed implementation plan (DIP) and monthly progress review exercises..
Ensure the implementation of the project log frame and M&E plan.
Monitor the project activities and track of their implementation.
Suggest, share, test, and implement tools to track changes and impact on the project beneficiaries.
Observe and assess the implementation methods of the project uses in achieving its objectives.
Develop detailed individual weekly activity plan and track progress.
Identify and plan for addressing weak areas in the project implementation at field level
4. Reporting and documentation (10%):-
Based on the monitoring plan, the project assistant will submit a plan on weekly basis review the work plan of the previous week and develop the plan for the subsequent week and report on the progress of weekly work plans and related problems.
Submit regular reports on project activities.
Documentation through reporting on achievements, challenges and good practices and successful stories of the project.
5. Uphold CARE Values and contribute to CIS shared priorities (5%):-
Be aware of the CIS Safety and Security Management Plan (SSMP) and comply with it at all times
Be aware of CARE’s commitments to Gender and Diversity, and strive to uphold them
Promote CARE’s core values at all times.
Other priority tasks as required by management, for overall benefit of CIS
Contacts and Key Relationships:-
Work closely with Community Based Organizations (CBOs), Village Development Committee, communities associations & groups, Community leaders and other community structures. Government structures, any other relevant agency and partners in the area of operation.
As stated in the terms of responsibilities, the CARE International In Sudan HR manual, this position will be based in Abugibiha field office. However the project assistant is expected to spend 80% of his/her time in the field with the community, the project assistant will work interactively with the community and will be staying in the community and must be willing to travel to different project sites and other areas with the project catchments areas under very difficult conditions as required. The nature of an NGO job dictates irregular working hours including after hours, week-ends and holidays. South Kordofan is a security sensitive area and the officer will be expected to comply with, and will be supported to facilitate his/her operations within, the framework of CARE International In Sudan security protocols