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Jawana Participants Recruitment Assistant-JALALABAD


About Tetra Tech -Women's Leadership Development

The PROMOTE program is USAID’s largest ever investment in women’s empowerment. The Women’s Leadership Development (WLD) project is a PROMOTE component that provides capacity building, coaching, and mentoring to two groups of Afghan women:

1) The Primary Target Group includes women between the ages of 18–30 who possess at least a high school diploma, though many will also have undertaken some college, university, or technical vocational and educational training (TVET) study or possess a university degree.
2) The Secondary Target Group includes Afghan women between the ages of 15-24 who have completed primary school and perhaps some secondary schooling or TVET but who have not graduated from high school.

WLD will provide opportunities for the Primary Target Group to develop advanced management and leadership skills that will enable entry and advancement into decision-making positions in mainstream social, political, and economic sectors at national or sub-national levels in Afghanistan. The Secondary Target Group will be provided with opportunities to acquire a high level of life and work skills through continued education and activities designed to promote social and economic development.

Participants in each group come from diverse sectors of society and possess the aptitude, aspiration, and ambition to serve as leaders in their communities and country. Over a five-year period, more than 25,000 women will participate in WLD. As they assume leadership and decision-making positions, they are expected to enact new policies that will provide services and opportunities to benefit many more girls and women throughout the country.

Job Summary

Jawana Participants Recruitment Assistant will be responsible for ensuring that the selection process of participants in JAWANA classes occur in accordance with WLD processes. This will involve the establishment of Participant Selection Committee from different entities, developing processes that enable ongoing communication and collaboration among Participant Selection Committee, each of which have separate but essential roles to play in selection of eligible participants. While working with the WLD staff and management, the Recruitment Assistant will contribute also to M&E, communications, operations, and programming functions and assume responsibility for the following activities:

Job Details

Date Posted: 12 Nov 2017 Reference: WLD-0106
Closing Date: 22 Nov 2017 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Education Open Ended: Yes
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy10000.0
Contract Type: Long-term Years of Experience: 4 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

• Support the design, organize, and facilitates the Participants recruitment program;
• Establish and manage the Participants Selection Committee in the relevant province;
• Assist in the implementation of the annual work plan and conduct awareness sessions regarding JAWANA programs in the relevant Province;
• Mange the application collection process and the applicant’s database;
• Manage the application filing system;
• Coordinate the application process with all WLD stakeholders including, the Department of Women’s Affairs, Department of Education, and the Afghan Women’s Education Center (AWEC) in the relevant Province.
• Submit weekly reports of program activities, accomplishments, and challenges encountered and overcome to the provincial Focal Point;
• In collaboration with WLD partners, identify the best project participants from each grantee;
• Evaluate student/participants’ capacity after each training through random selection of students and through trainers;
• Any other reasonable activity assigned by the supervisor related to the project activities.

The current job description will be periodically revisited as needed to reflect current realities and project needs. Amendments can be added to that effect.

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces


• Ability to visualize the WLD program as a whole as well as its separate, specific parts, knowing what each partner is responsible for contributing to the program’s overall success and facilitating linkages;
• Demonstrated experience working in a capacity building position with an NGO, training provider institution, university, or international organizations;
• Experience with USG project implementation and USG rules and regulations, especially USAID.
• Similar working experience;
• Experience with women’s rights, empowerment, and gender integration programs in Afghanistan.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team, accept responsibility, and be extremely discrete with sensitive information. Must also be able to foster supportive working relationships among all staff.
• Proficient Microsoft Office package, especially Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Word
• Language proficiency in spoken and written Dari, Pashto, and English.
• Must have the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment. In addition, must be flexible and willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours.
• Require Travels to Provinces

Women are highly encouraged to apply


• Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) education, public administration, gender, or related field, or similar field (relevant experience and/or another university degree may substitute for degrees mentioned).
• Minimum of 4 years of experience in a similar position. Experience working in a similar position for an NGO or an international organization is preferred.

Job Location

Afghanistan - Nangarhar
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree, Education

Submission Guideline

Subject line must be: Jawana Participants Recruitment Assistant - JALALABAD- 0106

Note: Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. Please ensure that only necessary documents are sent, as incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration.

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