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Technical Director (TD)

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About Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Committee(MEC)

MEC (www.mec.af) was created after the need for independent monitoring and evaluation of anti-corruption efforts was identified at a series of international conferences. MEC is wholly independent of the Government of Afghanistan, and receives financial support from the international community. This independence ensures that MEC is capable of carrying out its mandate in a transparent manner without undue influence. The governing Committee, which is made up of 3 Afghan and 3 international anti-corruption experts, meets in Afghanistan quarterly, normally resulting in the setting of recommendations and benchmarks. MEC issues regular reports every three months, with interim reports being issued regularly. The Committee is supported by a technical secretariat of national and international staff led by an Executive Director, and this position would oversee our technical staff in research, in Vulnerability to Corruption Assessments (VCAs), Follow-up of Anti-Corruption benchmarks and M&E. The TD will report to the Executive Director.

Job Summary

Lead the technical work of MEC, uphold high professional standards, lead MEC’s innovation in monitoring and evaluating corruption in Afghanistan, lead the production and scheduling of MEC’s technical reports. Extensive report writing and editing.

Job Details

Date Posted: 19 Nov 2016 Reference: 002MEC
Closing Date: 05 Dec 2016 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Technical Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Any, Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Long-term Years of Experience: 15 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period:

Duties and Responsibilities

• The TD will provide hands-on support and direction to the technical teams notably in terms of design and implementation.
• The TD will plan and prioritize the work of the technical teams
• The TD will ensure quality control of all products by the technical teams
• The TD will manage a technical staff of 40 divided into teams under his/her direct supervision
• The TD will represent MEC to embassy officials and the Afghan government.
• The TD will supervise the monitoring and verification of MEC’s recommendations.
• The TD will perform any other relevant tasks assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications

At least a master degree in a political science, public administration, public policy, law, economics or other such technical fields
At least 15 years of professional experience.
At least 6 years of experience in managing technical teams of 20 people or more.
Proven strong analytical ability either as an academic, a policy analyst or in similar positions
Proven expertise in anti-corruption
Previous experience in Afghanistan or knowledge of Afghan political, administrative and legal environment desired.
Language:
Fluent written and oral English skills mandatory; Dari/Pashto skills desired.
Professional Skills:
Proficient use of Excel, Microsoft Office, superior report-writing ability, multi-tasking skills, top-flight editing skills, extensive M&E experience, and the ability to consistently meet deadlines.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul

Education:

Masters Degree,

Submission Guideline

Candidates can apply for the position by sending their cover letter and CV in one PDF or Microsoft Word document, named in the following way:

"LAST_NAME_first_name.pdf" or "LAST_NAME_first_name.doc." Supplementary documents - degrees, certificates, etc. - should not be sent at this stage.
The single PDF or Word file should be emailed to
with the subject line "Technical Director (TD)" by December 5, 2016.

MEC is an equal opportunity employer. Female are highly encourage to apply

Submission Email

jobs@mec.af

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