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Project Coordinator

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About OVCSP/DM Social Affairs/MoLSAMD

Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSAMD) is the focal Ministry of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan mandated to work on Labour Affairs, Social Protection and Welfare and providing services for persons with disabilities and families of Martyrs.
As such, the work and mandate of the Ministry is very crucial particularly for contributing in achieving the third critical goal of the Afghanistan Compact. To fulfill its Mission, the MoLSAMD has further divided into four Programs.
• Labor Welfare & Skill Development Program
• Program for the Welfare of the Families of Martyrs & Disabled
• Social Welfare Program
• Administration & Finance Capacity Development Program
MoLSAMD is the focal Ministry in the field of Social Protection and child protection in Afghanistan. Moreover, the Government of Afghanistan ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), and is in the process of legalizing the Child Act to reinforce the child protection system in Afghanistan. Additionally, the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSAMD) with the support of UNICEF established directorate of CPS (Child Protection Secretariat) under the Social Affairs division in 2014.

The concept of a Child Protection Secretariat (CPS) has been incorporated by the Government of Afghanistan as a means of reshuffling the delivery of protection services to children by providing institutional leadership regarding the identification of, and policy response to, national child protection priorities.

MoLSAMD is in the process to develop National Child Protection Program to protect the rights of all children especially children at risk. Provide a platform to all actors (governmental and non-governmental organizations) to work together, strengthen the coordination and bring transparency and accountability in service delivery for children in Afghanistan.

Objectives:
- Protection of children and establish facilities to solve the problems of vulnerable children and children at risk.
- Access to a comprehensive child protection system and raise awareness of public to reduce the risk children are facing and
- Promoting accountability and paving the way to change the behaviour of society for decreasing risks against children…

Job Summary

Project Coordinator will be working under supervision of CPS (Child Protection Secretariat) Director and will be closely working with project team to develop the National Child Protection Program-NCPP, project plan, coordinate the project activities within the ministry and out of ministry with relevant stakeholders, keep the record of the project documents.

Job Details

Date Posted: 07 May 2018 Reference: DMS/PC/MoLSAMD
Closing Date: 21 May 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Programme Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy10000.0
Contract Type: Consultant Years of Experience: 7 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 6 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

- Develop project work plan and implementation plan
- Coordinate project activities, resources, equipments and information
- Coordinate with CSO (Central Statistic Office) to get update data on children situation in the country
- Mapping of all relevant stakeholders working in child protection
- Coordination with other organization (Government, NGOs/ INGOs) on child protection issues
- Communication with relevant departments, NGOs/ INGOs regarding seeking technical support for child protection issues, concerns
- Manage and oversee project performance and Responsible for the overall and timely delivery of weekly, monthly and final activity report to CPS Directorate
- Contribute and support specialists in National Child Protection Program-NCPP designing
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- Prepare presentation and briefings for meetings, workshop and seminars
- Build the capacity of staff on different issue or based on the needs of the staff
- Perform any other task requested by CPS Director

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces

Qualifications

 Should be an Afghan National
 Having at least Master’s degree or its equivalent with 5 years relevant experience or having Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Business Administration, Law, Social Science or any related field with 7 years of relevant experience.
 Excellent facilitation skills to work with a wide range of stakeholders and to manage different working group sessions
 Be familiar with Afghanistan administration, regulations, strategies and polices, and child protection systems and standards
 Have good skills and/or experience of strategy and program development
 Have a good knowledge of project management
 Should have the capacity to oversee, manage and control the progress of working performance of specialists’ and other staff
 Should have the capacity work under pressure and
 Be familiar with using All MS Office Programs and internet surfing
 Should have good analytical and reporting skills
 Knowledge of project management and have proper project management skills
 Good working knowledge of Pashto, Dari and (English is compulsory)
 Exceptional interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills
 Good decision-making and problem solving skills
 Strong organizational skills; accurate and detail-oriented
Reporting to: Director of CPS (Child Protection Secretariat)
Duration: 6 months

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul: PROVINCIAL CENTER (KABUL)
AF AF 12

Education:

Bachelors Degree,

Submission Guideline

Interested candidates should submit their applications, in writing, to the National Skills Development Program (NSDP) HR-Department at Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled located in first Macroryan, Kabul, or e-mail their application (indicating in the subject line the VA number and the title of the post applied for) to:

Submission Email

haroonprestonian@gmail.com/nsdp.job@gmail.com must have in CC:cps@molsamd.gov.af

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