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Project Coordinator

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About OVCSP/DM Social Affairs/MoLSA

Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MoLSA) is the focal Ministry of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan mandated to work on Labour Affairs, Social Protection and Welfare. As such, the work and mandate of the Ministry is very crucial. To fulfill its Mission, the MoLSA has further divided into four Programs.
- Labor Welfare & Skill Development Program
- Social Welfare Program
- Administration & Finance Capacity Development Program
MoLSA 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 and Social Affairs(MoLSA) 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.

MoLSA is in the process to develop the 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 the public to reduce the risk children are facing and
- Promoting accountability and paving the way to change the behavior of society for decreasing risks against children

Job Summary

Project Coordinator will be working under the 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 and the contract will continue till the end of 1398 fiscal year and will be renewed subject to satisfactory performance, availability of fund and needs of project and will involve the following activities:

Job Details

Date Posted: 02 Feb 2019 Reference: MoLSA-DMS/IC/01- Project Coordinator/1398
Closing Date: 15 Feb 2019 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) & 10 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

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

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces

Skills

1. Excellent facilitation skills to work with a wide range of stakeholders and to manage different working group sessions.
2. Be familiar with Afghanistan administration, regulations, strategies and polices, and child protection systems and standards.
3. Have good skills and/or experience of strategy and program development.
4. Have a good knowledge of project management.
5. Should have the capacity to oversee, manage and control the progress of working performance of specialists’ and other staff.
6. Should have the capacity work under pressure and be familiar with using All MS Office Programs and internet surfing.
7. Should have good analytical and reporting skills.
8. Knowledge of project management and have proper project management skills.
9. Good working knowledge of Pashto, Dari and (English is compulsory).
10. Exceptional interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills.
11. Good decision-making and problem solving skills.
12. Strong organizational skills; accurate and detail-oriented.
13. Reporting to: Director of CPS (Child Protection Secretariat)

Qualifications

Having at least Master’s or its equivalent degree with 5 years working experience or having a Bachelor’s degree with 7 years’ relevant experience.

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), Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, 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

nsdp.hr2@gmail.com

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