Social Organizer (SSED)

Bachelor's Degree   Kandahar, Afghanistan Full Time 1042
Date Posted:Nov 27, 2018
Closing Date:Dec 7, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:693 - 693 USD monthly
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66


We are a non-political, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian and developmental organization working to improve the lives of the Afghan people since 1984. We address the acute needs of the most vulnerable and support early recovery and sustainable development for all Afghans. We align our work to the specific needs and priorities of the Afghan communities.

Job Summary:

The SSED social Organizer will play an active role in the targeted communities to build understanding and support for the SSED project intervention, working in close collaboration with SSED team in Kabul.

The primary responsibility is to mobilize the target communities, build capacity through regular counseling, collection of community mobilization and training data, and most particularly to facilitate a broader appreciation of Enterprise activities in the job market. The Social Organizer will support SSED Supervisor in trainee selection, data collection/analysis, quality of training and reports. Support in linking the producer Associations and enterprise groups with markets and other institutions , support them in improving their household food security , cash income and overall well being status of the family and communities.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Good Interpersonal Skills, Good Social Organizational Skills

Duties & Responsibilities:


1. Mobilize the target communities to project intervention, procedures and policy and to inspire them to actively play their role in the promotion of project aims.

In close collaboration and coordination with field officer:

Mobilize the community, using participatory and developmental approaches in understanding enterprise and marketing concept.

Conduct orientation meetings in respective villages about the project including enterprise development and preparation of Producer Associations and Enterprise groups’ formation in the region.

Inspires the sense of contribution (community mobilization), participation and self-reliance in the target communities, development and implementation of community mobilization plan.

Establishing and developing good mutual understanding, cooperation and trust between government authorities, DACAAR, other agencies , private entities and the target communities;

Be part of baseline surveys on community, market survey, tracer study and any other survey that requires their contribution and support.

Working directly with trainees or community groups to continue to change their attitudes towards enterprise.

Working with the community to identify existing and potential Income Generating/marketable Activities including establishment of markets for micro /small scale enterprise products. Involving the communities in the choice and designing of income generating activities

Work with stakeholders, family and community for acceptance of women in vocational and technical trade, to increased freedom of movement and greater access to the job market

In close collaboration with field office team, Women empowerment and NRM team, support in the implementation of enterprise activities related activities.

2. Ensure quality of SSED interventions with trainees, and builds capacity in Associations and other enterprise groups.

In close collaboration and coordination with field officer:

Support the field office/Regional office team, in review and assess the existing Business Development Services with Associations and other enterprise groups including developing appropriate market interventions.

Facilitating Small scale enterprise development skills and developmental trainings on leadership, coordination, group dynamics, basic marketing, Business plan, Basic accounting on book keeping, cash flow and financial statements.

Select the beneficiaries for the project together with the communities, based on vulnerabilities and needs especially for vocational skills trainings. Regular follow up of the vocational skills beneficiaries and the trainers in order to improve the quality delivery systems in the vocational skills program.

In close collaboration with field officer - Supervise SSED activities , facilitate formation of Associations and other enterprises in targeted communities; Training the potential and existing micro/small entrepreneurs in business management skills including Business plan development

Participate in reviews and evaluations.
3. Collect community mobilization and training data and assists in data analysis and interpretation and report development

In close collaboration and coordination with field officer:

Monitor progress of the project in the field and report to the SSED supervisor and regional manager on progress

Create recording system at community level, encouraging community ownership and sustainability- Producer Associations, Vocational skills beneficiaries and other enterprise activities in the region

Capacity building and supervision of Vocational Trainers. Collect all information sheets (beneficiary lists, registration forms, distribution lists, and others) and submit them on a timely basis, in order to ensure prompt data entry

Assist field office team in project operations data analysis and interpretation including report preparation

Maintain a good relationship with the other members of the team including performing any other tasks/duties as required

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kandahar


Duty station: South – Regional Office / Kandahar –with Travelling to other districts and Provinces
Required number: One (1)
Gender: Male
Contract: Project Based till end of Jun 2019 (Extendable)
Salary: PB-B1, USD (693) including food allowance & Government Tax

Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits
Education: Bachelor in economics and Social Sciences or other Relevant Education.
Experience: At least three years of experience in relevant field is required.
Other qualifications’ an advantage: Good Interpersonal Skills, Good Social Organizational Skills

Languages: Pashto, Dari and English.

Employment benefits:

Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills

Eid bonus on both Eids (after the completion of three months service)

36 days of paid annual leave per year

10 days of paid sick leave per year

30 days of paid Hajj leave (after the completion of one year service)

90 days of paid maternity leave for female employees(after the completion of three months service)

5 days of paid paternity leave for male employees(after the completion of three months service)

15 days of public holidays per year

Job Keywords:

Social Organizer (SSED)
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