Senior Projects Coordinator

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1637
Date Posted:Jul 2, 2018
Closing Date:Jul 15, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Engineering
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About DABS:

Founded: 2002

د افغانستان برشنا شرکت یک شرکت خود کفا و مستقل است که طبق قانون شرکت های سهامی و محدود المسولیت جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان ایجاد گردیده است. د افغانستان برشنا شرکت با تمام اسهام سرمایه خود یک شرکت محدود المسئولیت بوده که به دولت افغانستان تعلق دارد. شرکت مذکور به تاریخ 15 ثور 1387 مطابق 4 می 2008 به د افغانستان برشنا شرکت تغییر شخصیت نمود و بحیث یک شرکت ملی برق جایگزین د افغانستان برشنا موسسه گردید. د افغانستان برشنا شرکت تولید، تورید، انتقال و توزیع برق را بگونه تجارتی در سراسر افغانستان تنظیم و اداره می نماید.

Job Summary:

Senior Project Coordinator, PIU World Bank Projects will assist Project Director (Head World Bank Projects) in managing the PIU and shall be responsible for coordination of all World Bank funded Projects in DABS but not limited to current ongoing projects:
1. Naghlu Hydropower Rehabilitation Project (NHRP)
2. Herat Electrification Project (HEP)
3. DABS Planning and capacity Support Project (DPCSP)
4. Afghanistan Power Sector Development Project (APSDP)
5. CASA-1000 Project
6. Daronta Hydropower Plant Rehabilitation Project (DHPRP)

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Analytical ability, practical problem-solving skills and resourcefulness in performing varied tasks in the area;
Sound organizational skills and ability to prioritize and deliver assignments in a timely manner often under severe time pressures;
Demonstrated initiative in developing practical approaches that improve efficiency and effectiveness of the project;
Strong inter-personnel skills and commitment to work in a team-oriented, multi-cultural environment. The candidate needs to be able to work under pressure and when demanding deadlines are required;
Must have the highest levels of personal integrity, and a reputation for a transparent and systematic work style.
Language skills: Fluent oral and written skills in English;
Computer skills (Ms. Office, outlook, Auto CAD, Primavera and Microsoft Project).

Duties & Responsibilities:

Senior Project Coordinator will coordinate all the projects, directly report and assist Project Director (Head, World Bank Projects) in his day to day activities in following tasks but not limited to:
 Overall project management of all World Bank funded Projects both Technical and Financial aspects.
 Responsible for overall project organization and staffing.
 To have full understanding of all WB funded Projects history and objectives and make all necessary efforts to achieve objective of projects to its higher level and as set in PAD
 Supervision of all International and National consultants from their day to day activities and deliverables.
 Support all Project Managers and Projects staff by giving necessary advises while required during project implementation.
 To have good coordination with Donor all stake holders and to provide required information on time.
 Preparing a proper plan for future projects under each grant with all justification and need of the project.
 Brief management for major challenges of the project and be proactive for these challenges to avoid any unexpected delay in project implementation.
 Making a good environment of team work within PIU for all staff to avoid any unwanted situation from technical and financial point of view.
 Assessment of project needs on regular basis and taking necessary measurements.
 Support PMs in selection of appropriate staff for a project as required.
 To make all efforts making team motivated and enthusiastic.
 Make all efforts keep the team work transparently and have professional behavior with contractors.
 Conduct weekly and monthly meetings within PIU team and with all contractors and regular progress.
 Track all cash flow of the projects with Finance team and provide necessary advises and instructions.
 Planning for trainings of PIU staff making their capacity in project management skills as well as technical skills.
 Track with Monitoring and Evaluation team for providing regular Project progress reports to DABS Management and other stakeholders.
 Make sure that all WB funded Projects are audited by Internal Audit specialist on timely basis.
 Track and coordinate with Procurement Director and CFO for all bidding processes of World Bank projects if they cross the given time for bidding process.
 To assess and identify all project risks and share likely risks with management for proper solution before the even occur.
 Review the overall budget and the budget for each deliverable.
 To regularly monitor Safeguard team for World Bank funded Projects to make sure projects don’t face LARP or any other environmental issue during implementation stage.
 Clarify process structure (for example, life cycle sub phases, milestones, and decision gates) for the implementation phase of the project life cycle.
 Senior project coordinator will report to PIU Project Director.

The Senior Project Coordinator in absence of the Project Director shall also be responsible for:

 Leading the PIU-WB team for smooth implementation of projects on its given deadline and required qualify.
 Preparing and maintaining the project plan and future disbursement plans.
 Provide necessary instruction during project appraisal phase and project RFP stage to avoid unwanted situation causing delay in project implementation stage.
 Make sure required transparency is maintained in implementation of all WB funded Projects.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Minimum Bachelor Degree in Power engineering/Electrical engineering with 5 years of experience in project management of energy project; or master’s degree in these field and 3 years of experience in project management of energy project.
Work experience with International Donors such as World Bank, USAID, and ADB are preferred.
Experience in high voltage transmission line is an asset.

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