|Date Posted:||Apr 22, 2017|
|Closing Date:||Apr 27, 2017|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyNone|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Probation Period:||3 months|
The Comprehensive Agriculture and Rural Development Facility (CARD-F) works on behalf of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GOIRA) to deliver sustainable economic development in the rural economy at the district level. CARD-F seeks to provide a means of designing, coordinating, funding and implementing high-impact interventions through an integrated Economic Development Package (EDP) for targeted districts. EDPs address issues of markets, agricultural production, processing and infrastructure in an integrated manner to promote growth and build on- as far as possible- existing programs and projects. CARD-F functions under the auspices of an Inter-Ministerial Committee comprising: Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) and the Ministry of Finance (MOF) under the chairmanship of the Ministry of Counter Narcotics (MCN). CARD-F has successfully completed its Phase 1 and its Phase 2 will last until the end of 2018 and during this time CARD-F plans to cover all Provinces in Afghanistan. CARD-F is also a sub-component of the National Priority Program 2 (NPP2). While presently externally funded by the Government of United Kingdom (DFID) and the Government of Denmark (DANIDA), other donors such as USAID, European Union and JICA have shown keen interest in funding CARD-F beyond its Phase 2.
The Corporate Services Director will be based in Kabul at HQ office which is the main body of CARD-F and will work under direct supervision of Executive Director and or his deputy. The incumbent responsibilities include but not limited to the followings:
Duties & Responsibilities:
Providing leadership for and undertaking overall responsibility for staff undertaking financial planning, accounting, reporting, financial control, auditing, and disbursement of funding CARD-F activities;
Leading and managing staff and responsibilities relating to HR, administration, logistics and ICT throughout the organization,
Ensuring the development and implementation of all internal policies of CARD-F, and their compliance;
Ensuring all financial reporting and returns are carried out in a timely manner, including monthly, quarterly and annual budgets, month-end and year-end closures and expenditure reports, in accordance with GOIRA policies and operational needs;
Managing the physical assets and internal resources of CARD-F (including staff, ICT and office equipment), including providing effective planning and procurement of resource requirements needed to support operations;
Providing tax management advice, ensuring that all taxes requirements are met and taxes paid in accordance with Afghan tax laws;
Ensuring compliance with the relevant aspects of GOIRA and CARD-F donors’ financial responsibility and accountability policies.
Maintain and improving CARD-F's current data management system by ensuring that shared folder is updated at minimum on weekly and accordingly instruct staff for timely uploading and back up of all CARD-F data
Holding Section weekly meeting with team members from HR, Finance, Administration and IT to discuss weekly work plan
Attend senior management meeting to discuss overall departmental plan with senior management
Conduct training need assessment for CARD-F and arrange work related training for CARD-F staff
Develop procedure for CARD-F staff and ensure the approved policies, procedures, rules and regulation agreed by senior management are applied and adhered to by all staff
Periodically revising HR, Administration, Finance and travel manuals to reflect best and agreed practices.
Leading the preparation of annual CARD-F budget.
Having at least Masters or equivalent degree in relevant field with 5 years working experience or having Bachelor’s degree with 7 years relevant experience. Candidates with ACCA qualification as additional to the Minimum degree and experience requirement will be preferred.
Must be fluent in Dari, Pashto and English;
Excellent leadership, analytical and interpersonal skills;
Strong team orientation and staff development;
Performance management and improvement skills;
Good written and oral communication