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Policy and Planning Advisor


About Afghanistan Holding Group

Afghanistan Holding Group (AHG) has been providing an outstanding and satisfactory turn-key business services to over 220 international companies in Afghanistan since 2009. AHG employs over 200 full-time and highly qualified Afghans to produce tailor-made professional services to its clients across the country.

Job Summary

Project Background:

The Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP) utilizes international and Afghan advisors to train and build capacity for Afghan officials within the Ministry of Justice, Attorney General’s Office, Supreme Court, Ministry of Women’s Affairs, and other justice sector organizations. The project has over 341 local national positions, many of which are advisor positions located in Kabul and throughout the 34 provinces of Afghanistan. Afghanistan Holding Group (AHG), has extensive experience working with justice sector institutions. AHG can call on a pool of 800 short-term consultants across all 34 provinces, which is critical to quickly filling vacancies and meeting technical and training needs that arise in JSSP.

Job Summary :
Nationality: Local National (LN)
Base of Operations: Kabul, Afghanistan
Required Clearance: RSO Vetting
Directly Reports To: Section Lead

Policy and Planning Advisor will be responsible to assist counterpart Afghan government officials to develop policies, strategies and planning systems. She/He should also supervise, plan and conduct initial assessments of policy and planning functions in Afghan justice institutions.

Job Details

Date Posted: 26 Feb 2018 Reference: 0274
Closing Date: 31 Mar 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Law Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy10000.0
Contract Type: Long-term Years of Experience: 4 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist counterpart Afghan government officials to develop policies, strategies and planning systems
Supervise, plan and conduct initial assessments of policy and planning functions in Afghan justice institutions
Help develop training and mentoring programs on policy and planning functions for Afghan justice institution officials
Conduct training and mentoring programs on policy and planning functions for Afghan justice institutions
Help the Afghan justice institutions to devise effective mechanisms for implementation of their long term strategies
Assist the Afghan justice institutions to conduct interdepartmental communication and coordination regarding policy and planning functions
Help build Afghan justice institution capacity by establishing mentoring relationships with key Afghan officials involved in policy development and planning
Develop and maintain expertise in policy development and planning within the Afghan Attorney General’s Office, the Ministries of Justice and Women’s Affairs, and the Supreme Court of Afghanistan
Conduct necessary liaison with other relevant US Government, international and intergovernmental rule of law programs
Help develop the professional skills of JSSP Afghan teammates
Ensure the policy and planning departments of each Afghan justice institution is fully engaged in transition activities and building capacity and achieving self-sufficiency.
Provide regular required reports on work activities and all other reports as required by JSSP leadership
Perform any and all other duties as assigned by the OCB SL
Conduct needs assessment on training needs
Prepare and develop training curricula
Conduct trainings in provinces to the government staff of related department or field


Minimum of four years of professional experience, preferably working with Afghan justice institutions on strategic planning and capacity building issues
Must have a bachelor’s degree in law or in relevant field
Demonstrated understanding of Afghan legal system
Experience working with government ministries and justice institutions, including cultivating and maintaining relationships with key officials to facilitate collaboration and coordination
Preferred experience developing and implementing training courses for government officials
Experience working with and drafting reports for international donor projects
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Fluent in Dari/Pashto and English

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree, Law

Submission Guideline

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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. AHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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