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Position Title: Gender and Youth Specialist (Re Announced) (Re Announced)
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Gender and Youth Specialist (Re Announced) (Re Announced)


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Position Title: Gender and Youth Specialist (Re Announced) (Re Announced)

2021-12-13        Bamian       Full Time        23

Job Location: Bamian
Nationality: National
Category: Agriculture
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per NTA Scale Salary
Vacancy Number: DAI/AVCL/2021-009
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Bamian
Organization: DAI/AVC-Livestock
Years of Experience: 4 years
Contract Duration: Long Term
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Close date: 2021-12-13

About DAI/AVC-Livestock:

Afghanistan Value Chain (AVC)-Livestock Project will work with various anchor firms throughout the livestock sector to improve value chains to increase productivity in key livestock value chains, improve the commercial viability of agribusiness, and strengthen public private agriculture service delivery. AVC – Livestock will seek to engage women and youth owned business in these livestock value chains. The Project will contribute positive and measurable impacts on the livestock sector as a whole and will ensure that local market actors are involved at every stage of the value chain.

Job Descriptions:

The Gender and Youth Specialist will implement gender mainstreaming in the work program. He/ She will work closely with Gender and Youth Director to promote equal opportunities, a gender sensitive work environment (where culturally appropriate) and to reduce gender or age-based discrimination. He/ She will seek to identify firms led by women or young people and work closely with the Portfolio Managers to tailor support programs specific to their unique needs.


  1. Objectives and Duties
  • Provide advice on gender perspectives in all aspects of the work program.
  • Enhance gender equality in the value chain through gender equitable market system facilitation.
  • Provide training and advice to selected anchor firms on issues of equal opportunities, gender sensitive work environments (where culturally appropriate), and gender or age based discrimination
  • Identify opportunities for women and youth to participate in the work program. In particular, firms led by women or youth.
  • Diagnose constraints on business growth for women and youth in both enterprise development and participation in the workforce.
  • Together with other team members, implement, supervise, measure and report on the agreed mix of gender and youth support activities.
  • Provide the necessary support to value chain and other technical specialists and where necessary continue their recommended activities in their absence.
  • Engage with a broad range of Project stakeholders, including anchor firms, Sector Clusters, District Officers, Community Development Committees, Supply Chain Entities, and other Development Agencies as required.
  • Contribute to project activities, planning, reports, and deliverables.
  • Able to travel to provinces as per need.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as agreed to by Gender and Youth Director.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with Four years of relevant experience in implementing donor projects, preferably in a gender and youth support in business or private sector and training support experience.
  • Previous experience working with SME’s in support role, preferably in the livestock sector.
  • Knowledge of and/or willingness to learn more about gender and youth inclusion best practices.
  • Fluency in English and relevant regional languages.
  • Priority will be given to the local residence.

Submission Guidelines:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter, with the position name and the Job Location ( Gender and Youth Specialist-Province Name) in the subject line, by email to

To apply for any AVCL vacancies, please make sure you put the title and the Job Location on the subject of your email, or your application will be disregarded by the system.

Please note that applications received after the closing date and without Subject line will not be given considerations. Only shortlisted candidates whose applications responds to the above criteria will be contacted for test/interview.

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