Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1296
Date Posted:Oct 8, 2018
Closing Date:Oct 15, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Programme
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Center for Civilians in Conflict:


Job Summary:

Support to Country Director in day-to-day program implementation, conducting trainings, and engage with Afghan security forces, government, community leaders, and civil society members.
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Travel: Up to 40% within Afghanistan
Staff Reporting: Provincial Coordinators

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Engage with Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior, Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF);
· Conduct mid-term and or final assessment of trainees’ knowledge and processes for civilian protection, as well as ongoing monitoring and evaluation of program activities against approved plan;
· Develop and provide input on existing training materials as necessary;
· Undertake trainings and facilitation workshops with ANDSF, civil society, and community leaders as outlined in work plan;
· Support the CD in the successful implementation of activities, associated spending, and adherence to donor and CIVIC policies and procedures;
· Work with CD to develop and update detailed work plans aligned with approved program descriptions and donor expectations;
· Participate in the development and day-to-day implementation of CIVIC’s Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Plan, including but not limited to travel to program implementation sites;
· Contribute to the recruitment of consultants and new program team members as required;
· Provide substantive contributions to internal/external program reports, including editing and translation support;
· Identify opportunities for advocacy and trainings;
· Establish and maintain relationship with ANDSF, government officials, and civil society organizations;
· Represent CIVIC with NGO and international organizations and government stakeholders and promote effective collaborations and partnerships; and
· Perform other duties as required to further the organization’s mission and goals in Afghanistan.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


B.A. in international affairs, political science, or related area; MA preferred;
· Minimum 5-7 years relevant full-time staff level work experience;
· Ability and willingness to travel within Afghanistan;
· Experience in security force training and participatory facilitation preferred;
· Knowledge about the ANDSF preferred;
· Knowledge, experience, and understanding of civilian protection issues in armed conflict and understanding of the military/civilian/humanitarian spaces;
· Proven ability to think analytically and plan strategically, including setting objectives and identifying and capitalizing on opportunities for our work;
· Knowledge of research, monitoring, and evaluation tools preferred;
· Experience in representing organizations in sensitive political and security environments;
· Knowledge of MS Word and Excel;
· Poise, flexibility, discretion, and mature judgment to handle and respond appropriately and professionally in a fast-paced, high-pressure atmosphere and as a team member;
· Well organized, self-motivated, and able to conceptualize and implement programs in stressful environments;
· Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
· Passion for CIVIC’s subject matter and willingness to take on the responsibilities and duties as a key member of our team; and
· Fluency in English and Dari/Pashto mandatory.

Job Keywords:

Program Officer
This job is expired