Traditional Justice CSO Support Team Leader

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 776
Date Posted:Feb 5, 2019
Closing Date:Feb 14, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Law
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:

About Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc.:

Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc. (Checchi) was established in 1973 by Vincent V. Checchi to promote social and economic development in developing and transitional countries around the world. Since its inception, the company has completed more than 300 long-term contracts in a wide range of program areas in Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe, including projects in many fragile and post-conflict states. Today the company specializes in rule of law, anti-corruption, and monitoring, evaluation and learning. The company’s principal client is the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). While the company’s practice areas have changed over the years, Vincent Checchi’s original vision continues to inspire and inform our work. We utilize a practical, results-oriented approach that emphasizes sustainable development, guided by our core values of integrity and commitment to excellence. Checchi staff members combine the technical expertise, depth of experience, cultural sensitivity and dedication needed to work effectively in some of the world’s most challenging development environments. Ultimately, we strive to improve people’s lives through outcomes that result in more just, stable and democratic societies.

Job Summary:

The Traditional Justice CSO Support Team Leader is the top position of a team of five (5) people. The Team awards contracts to Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Afghanistan. The CSOs teach Traditional Dispute Resolution to communities throughout Afghanistan. The Team oversees the CSOs, implements quality control, engages in a lot of event management, and ensures program design, management, and evaluation. The Team also coordinates TDR efforts with various Afghan Government institutions, such as Huquq of the Ministry of Justice.

Your Background:
The Team Leader is a senior position. You MUST be able to travel and should have SIGNIFICANT experience in AT LEAST two the following:

Traditional Dispute Resolution (TDR).

Working with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).

Working with and coordinating multiple institutions at the same time.

Managerial/oversight experience of small projects.

Experience managing/overseeing multiple employees.

Report writing.

Working with Afghan Government institutions such as Huquq.

Overseeing/managing contracts and/or grants and/or small events.

Experience in law training and/or training materials development.

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Supervise Traditional Justice CSO Support components, subcontractor, and grantees.

Provide technical expertise on traditional justice and program model to management, Traditional Justice CSO Support team members, subcontractor, and grantees.

Prepare draft annual work plan in consultation with expat consultants and senior management of the project.

Implement department work plan in consultation with DCOP.

Work with potential grantees to assist them in crafting grant proposal that build on the RLS-I model.

Establish excellent working relationships and strategic engagement with a wide range of senior figures within ADALAT project and Subcontracts.

Provide regular reports, summarize progress, achievements and identifying gaps and challenges covering all activities concerning communications with affected counterpart.

Provide weekly, monthly and quarterly report.

Oversee the implementation of training for trainers.

Perform any other related tasks assigned by COP/DCOP.

Travel to the provinces based on requirement.

Report to DCOP.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


ADALAT does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, or many other characteristics. We encourage all people that have the appropriate background (listed at top) and qualifications (listed immediately below) to apply.

Master degree (in a relevant field) or equivalent with 5 years relevant experience or bachelor degree (in a relevant field) with 7 years relevant experience.

Outstanding leadership/management, strategic planning, and program coordination skills.

Proven leadership and team building skills, especially in dynamic, multicultural environments.

Demonstrated commitment to mentor, enable and empower staff.

Solid analytical capabilities and excellent presentation skills.

Solid computer skills in Word, Excel and other Microsoft Office tools.

Strong written and spoken English required.

Fluency in Dari and/or Pashtu languages.

Ability to work collegially within a high-performing team.

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