Bachelor's Degree   Herat, Afghanistan Full Time 941
Date Posted:Sep 12, 2018
Closing Date:Sep 24, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Business Administration
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:5 months
Required Languages:90

About Coordination of Rehabilitation and Development Services for Afghanistan:

Coordination of Rehabilitation and Development Services for Afghanistan (CRDSA) is a non-governmental and non-political humanitarian organization working in sectors of health, education, community development, infrastructure and agriculture in Afghanistan. CRDSA was established in 2002 and presently is operating in Herat, Farah and Badghis provinces. CRDSA needs a Training Officer who conduct trainings to the targeted CSOs of Farah and Badghis Provinces, follow up all the trainings of CRDSA staff to cascade for other staff, update supervise and assist the other project trainers of CRDSA in curriculum development and training materials.

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of Project Manager, the capacity building/Advocacy Officer will be responsible to lead and manage the capacity building team, contribute to the organizational development process of CRDSSA and its target CSOs to ensure that both the organization and its target CSOs achieve their organizational development goal and objectives.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

The candidate should be a multi- skilled and multi- disciplined person, having had the past work experiences of several organizational functions and technical areas.

Demonstrated proficiency in English language, both spoken and written, in addition to two main local languages, Dari and Pashto.

Excellent cross-cultural skills, ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural NGO environment, with respect, professionalism and gender sensitivity.

Good computer skills to include Internet, Word, Excel, database.

Ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.

Ability to work under pressure.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Capacity Building/Advocacy Officer leads a team in the implementation of the capacity building initiatives within the organization, and is expected to achieve the following objectives:

To strengthen CRDSA’s internal functional capacity through implementation of OD Assessment recommendations, and other OD interventions in terms of each six functional areas and technical capacity .

To build the technical capacity of CRDSA through receiving and implementation of OD interventions in terms of technical development.

To develop the capacity of 10 CSOs by delivering tailored capacity building interventions and timely technical assistance

To increase the awareness of local communities on their civic and political rights as well as monitoring the local government services through organizing community dialogue sessions and civic education campaigns.

Specific Responsibilities:

Conduct regular visits and provide technical support and assistances to target civil society organizations.

Assist in conducting internal trainings to PCSOPs staff members.

Provide ongoing supervision, guidance and mentoring to the PCSOPs.

Facilitate the capacity building and certification program of target PCSOPs.

Lead the rapid response issues raised by the target PCSOPs.

Assist in training and supporting/mentoring to PCSOPs.

Provide direct technical assistance to organization and target PCSOPs as practical and according to areas of expertise.

Ensure that project reporting requirements are met. Oversee data collection and prepare periodic narrative and bi-weekly reports on project activities.

Establish and strengthen effective relationships and communication with organization different department, Counterpart International, PCSOPs and communities.

Ensure that gender sensitization and awareness have been incorporated in various kinds of services, trainings and activities provided to target PCSOPs.

As requested, contribute to overall ACEP project planning and development.

Assist in addressing issues rose by the PCSOPs and suggest program changes or enhancements as appropriate.

Participate in promoting the exchange of project information and expertise across the country.

As requested, assist in planning for, facilitate and/or participate fully in meetings and ad hoc working groups.

Keep informed of Civil Society issues and developments in Afghanistan.

Assist the PCSOPs in advocacy issues and establish regional advocacy group.

Any other duties as required by the project manager and CRDSA management

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat


The candidate should possess at least a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or Public Administration from a recognized university, and the Master Degree in the mentioned disciplines will be preferred.

At least 3 years of progressively work experiences with NGOs in the field of capacity building or organizational development.

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