|Date Posted:||Jul 22, 2017|
|Closing Date:||Jul 30, 2017|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Functional Area:||Government Advisory|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableNone|
|Years of Experience:||4 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
About National Security Council:
Office of National Security Council (ONSC) is a strategic coordinating entity of national defense and national security organizations of the country that operates in the following working sectors; • Leading and managing the secretariat of national security; • Strategically coordinating the national defensive and security sectors; • Arranging the affairs related to the office of Chief Commander of Security Forces; • Investigating the information and strategic threats for the purpose of national security interests (from one until five years); • Solidifying relations with media from national security perspective; • Supporting the peace and reconciliation process; • Consolidating and coordinating security of the President; • Monitoring proper implementation of policies, presidential decrees, and minutes of National Security Council.
The objective of Advisor for Inter-Agency Coordination for Peace Efforts is to establish and solidify coordination between peace and reconciliation related governmental agencies to exacerbate peace process.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The individual would be responsible for the following activities:
1. Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual work plan in order to achieve organizational goals.
2. Support planning and coordination of the activities related to peace process between relevant peace process stakeholders including public, civil society, and community elders;
3. Ensure relationship and communicate with influential elders including members of High Peace Council of Afghanistan, House of Elders, provincial councils, and community influential leaders in both normal and emergency situations;
4. Assist strategic relations department, directorate of peace and reconciliation, as well as other line departments of National Security Council to reflect over activities related to peace efforts and when needed through local media and debate programs;
5. Schedule and organize meetings, events, conferences, and workshops for the purpose of peace efforts between relevant stakeholders and governmental entities;
6. Provide professional consultation to the management of National Security Council in regards to draft strategic policies and mechanisms aiming to achieve national peace process priorities and objectives;
7. Solidify coordination among National Security Council, High Peace Council, and community influential elders to properly implement government policies in regards to peace process, conflict resolution, counter violent extremism, and reconciliation of opposite militants into peaceful life under the applied laws of Afghanistan;
8. Conduct research in regards to identify threats and obstacles towards peace process and peace efforts with opposite militants, report them to the management of National Security Council, provide recommendations for its eradication, assist line departments to overcome such obstacles for the purpose of smooth peace and reconciliation process;
9. Design and implement capacity building programs to enhance negotiation skills of employees aiming at delivering quality services of employees in peace process and exacerbating peace efforts;
10. Identify budget requirements, according to work plan of related department for advancement of programs.
11. Prepare monthly, quarterly, annually reports and if required, briefs the activities and achievements of the related directorates to the senior officials.
12. Manage staff under control to ensure that they are effectively, motivated, developed, disciplined and trained in order that they can carry out their tasks to the required standard.
13. Conduct any duty as required by higher authorities in accordance with laws, regulations and objectives of the office.
The Advisor for Inter-Agency Coordination for Peace Efforts would have the following qualification and experience:
Shall have at-least a bachelor degree from a reputed institution or master degree in Business Administration is a plus;
Shall have 4 years work experience in peace and reconciliation and or with governmental peace or security entities;
Shall be fluent in communicating in Pashto, Dari, and English languages;
Shall be proficient in computer applications;
Shall be able to plan, organize, lead and monitor a large section;
Shall be competent and have aptitude in managing operations;
Shall have excellent inter-personal skills;
Shall have ability to deal with a variety of people and situations;
Shall have flexibility and ability to work under stress and within limited time frames