Project coordinator Assistant

High School   Herat, Afghanistan Full Time 2526
Date Posted:Aug 29, 2018
Closing Date:Sep 23, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Operation
Salary Range:51200 AFG monthly
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF):

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Doctors Without Borders) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural or man-made disasters to populations in danger in more than 70 countries.

Job Summary:

In this context, MSF is recruiting one Project coordinator Assistant

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Provide support to the Project Coordinator in the administrative part of coordination tasks, ensuring a smooth relation with local and national authorities, contributing to the context analysis and follow-up, providing translations and interpreting in order to ensure the smooth running of the project


- Monitor and report on key issues (security, risk, etc.) to the Project Coordinator and provide support in analyzing contextual information, through a sound knowledge of counterparts, in different administrations in order to improve decision making processes
- File and update field contacts and correspondence (with other NGOs, UN agencies, local authorities, media, etc.) in order to ensure information sources accuracy and its availability on regular basis
- Assist the Project Coordinator in the drafting of correspondences with authorities and counterparts (government officials, UN agencies, NGOs, etc.) in order to ensure fluent and accurate communication flows
- Assist the Project Coordinator in Internal and External Communication sessions and events about MSF (for National staff, the Ministry of Health staff, as well as local authorities) in order to improve awareness and public opinion adhesion
- Ensures the continuity of relations with local actors and keeps updated the list of contacts
- Organize advocacy contacts and appointments for the Project Coordinator with local authorities and partners to ensure the continuity of relations with local actors and involved counterparts
- Execute clerk-related activities as well as prepare and conduct briefings on the project context to new employees in order to facilitate their integration on board and within the project environment
- Translate documents and act as an interpreter when needed
- Support the Project Coordinator on the preparation and implementation of field assessments in Herat Province
- Support the Project Coordinator and if required the Project Medical Referent in mapping of humanitarian actors and main influential actors in Herat Province in particular and Western Regional in general

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat


- Secondary school diploma (12th class) essential
- University degree desirable
- Proficient user of MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) essential
- Other experience in similar position desirable
- MSF experience desirable
- Have a sound knowledge of Herat province dynamics in particular and of Western region in general


- Dari/Pashtu: oral and written essential
- English: oral and written essential

Full Time: 176 hrs a month, day shifts Sat-Wed.
The Gross salary for this position is 51 200 AFN per month (non-negotiable)

Job Keywords:

Project coordinator Assistant
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