Deputy EDP Coordinator

  Aga Khan Foundation
  Afghanistan Unspecified 471
Date Posted:May 25, 2010
Reference:KBL/2010/0 43
Closing Date:Jun 9, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:General
Nationality:International
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Aga Khan Foundation:

 

Job Summary:

Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private international, nonprofit, and non-denominational development agency. It seeks sustainable solutions to long term problems of poverty, with special emphasis on the needs of rural communities in mountainous, coastal and other resource poor areas across the world. Concentrating its efforts in health, education, rural development and strengthening civil society sectors, AKF’s approach is based on long-term commitment that is maintained through political and social uncertainty.
Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan is part of a dynamic network of development agencies currently operating in over 30 countries across Central and South Asia and East and West Africa. AKF,A currently manages and implements the largest, multi-sectoral development programme within the network and has built a strong reputation with the Government of Afghanistan, donors and local partners in a number of technical fields. At present, it is seeking an exceptional individual to fill the position of Deputy EDP Coordinator at its National Program Office Kabul – Afghanistan

Job Summary:
To support Market Development Programme’s operational activities at the NPO

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Lead research and scoping studies for various Market Development (MD) initiatives undertaken by Kabul and the provincial MD team
• Lead market potential analysis and facilitate to link products of AKF supported entrepreneurs between Kabul and regional markets
• Coordinate the sector’s gender component activities
• Coordinate the sector’s office administration activities at the NPO
• Coordinate collection of baseline information and data activities for the development of formal business plans
• Assess the quality and ensure that internal and community / beneficiaries capacity building activities in the regions are conducted accordingly
• Provide technical supervision of provincial women enterprise development officers/facilitators
• Support the sector management in liaising and maintaining good relationship with potential funders, donors and banks.
• Support the senior MD program team in Kabul in organising workshops, training events etc, providing logistics and translation support for the events
• Ensure timely collection and compilation of periodic sector report from the regions.
• Travel to the Provinces to meet with Enterprise teams
• Contributions and presentations to workshops
• Travel for R and D purposes
• Any other tasks relevant to the core responsibilities and duties of this position as assigned by the supervisor

Job Requirement:

• excellent communication skills
• experience in business planning in an enterprise context
• experience excel with financial models
• ability to work unsupervised
• excellent language skills
• good standard of education

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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