Pakistan >> CNFA-PATTA Project >> Islamabad

(Short Term Consultant) Admin & Logistics for Program Support

End Date: 12 Nov, 2018

Location :Islamabad
Country :Pakistan
Positions :1
Post Type:Job
Start Date :05 Nov, 2018

Project Background:

The Pakistan Agricultural Technology Transfer Activity (PATTA) funded through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has been working since April 2017 to increase smallholder farmers’ access to markets, alongside their overall development impact and cost-effectiveness. By building on CNFA’s 10-year history of successful implementation in Pakistan, PATTA is galvanizing ongoing private-sector investment to commercialize the types of agricultural technologies that enable smallholders to increase their incomes, improve farm productivity, create jobs, and enhance economic growth and stability. These technologies include seeds, fertilizers, water pumps, improved plant and animal breeds, precision agriculture, and integrated soil fertility management, amongst others.

Position Description:

Working under the direct supervision of the HR/Admin Officer, the Admin & Logistics Associate will provide administrative support to Program Unit as follows.

The main duties of the Admin & Logistics Associate are:

  • Provide day to day administrative support to HR/Administrative Officer & Logistics Officer
  • Assist with filing, organizing, reception, and other administrative duties as requested.
  • Prepare Purchase Request and Purchase Order for Office Supplies
  • Assist in arranging project meetings.
  • Arrangements of meetings & training
  • Provide program & logistics support in project activities related to training, expo, demonstration in the field. 
  • Organize events, arrangements of logistics & admin support for field activities. 
  • Provide assistance to Safety, Security & Logistics Manager for vehicle allocations and vehicle maintenance. 


  • At least 7 years of relevant, professional experience
  • Experience supporting donor-funded projects is required, USAID experience preferred;
  • Experience working in or with relevant public and private sector actors strongly preferred;
  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration, or a related field required; master’s degree preferred;
  • Additional skills in IT will be plus
  • Fluency in English is required.