|Date Posted:||Jun 23, 2010|
|Closing Date:||Jul 2, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Functional Area:||Private Sector Dev|
|Salary Range:||20000 - 40000 USD undefinedUSD|
|Years of Experience:||2 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||false|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
Peace Dividend Trust (PDT) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to making peace and humanitarian operations more effective, efficient and equitable. Since January 2006, PDT has operated the Peace Dividend Marketplace-Afghanistan (PDM-A) project to streamline the local procurement activities of the international community in order to strengthen the Afghan private sector. PDM-Aâ€™s efforts support the Afghanistan National Development Strategy and the Afghanistan Compact (2006).
Linking demand to local supply is an effective, necessary, and sustainable pillar of private sector growth and job creation. PDM-A has facilitated the award of over 400 contracts worth more than 20 billion AFN (400 million USD) to Afghan-owned businesses.
In order to increase the impact of its 4-year program in Afghanistan, PDT has opened sub-offices in Jalalabad, Mazar-e-Sharif, Kandahar and Helmand.
Duties & Responsibilities:
â€¢ In-depth knowledge of Afghan businesses in Paktika and Ghazi provinces ; particularly construction and logistics and manufacturering sectors
â€¢ High school graduated/enrolled in advanced degree program
â€¢ Fluent in Pashto and good command of Dari and English both oral and written
â€¢ Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team;
â€¢ Ability to work independently and within a team
â€¢ Strong organization and data management skills
â€¢ Excellent communication and networking skills;
â€¢ Energetic and efficient, results oriented