|Date Posted:||Nov 25, 2019|
|Closing Date:||Dec 8, 2019|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Functional Area:||Business Administration|
|Salary Range:||As per company salary scaleAF|
|Years of Experience:||9 - 10 Years|
|Probation Period:||3 months|
About Afghan Social Marketing Organization (ASMO):
The Afghan Social Marketing Organization (ASMO) is a social marketing and behavioral change communication organization established in August 2008. ASMO as a free-standing, not-for-profit Afghan organization aims to create positive health outcomes by giving Afghan households the information they need to make informed and healthy choices and expanding access to high quality health products through commercial markets.
From the inception to-date ASMO successfully implemented multimillion Dollar projects in Afghanistan through sub-awards sponsored by USAID focusing to improve health services.
ASMO is currently working as a sub-contractor with Abt Associate Inc under SHOPS Plus/USAID project (The Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector Plus.
Job Location: Kabul
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per the NTA salary scale
Vacancy Number: ASMO-0020-2019
No. Of Jobs: 1
Years of Experience: At least ten years of work experience
Contract Duration: One year with Possibility of extension
Education: MPH in public health or MBA in marketing or other related field
Close date: 08 Dec, 2019
Requires travel to provinces:
Expertise in program management with deep knowledge, understanding and appreciation for application of commercial as well as social marketing techniques and principles in public health
Strong strategic thinking ability, leadership quality and analytical and planning skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, financial reports, legal documents, technical procedures, or governmental regulations;
Strong interpersonal and team building skills, ability to influence and lead internal and external stakeholders
Excellent business communication skills in English and local languages at all levels - one on one, group, organization and public forums
Excellent business writing skills - business concept notes and proposals, report writing, business correspondence
Exhibits professionalism, good judgment and flexibility to work outside normal working hours to meet the needs of the organization
Duties & Responsibilities:
Directs strategy development and implementation for major program areas – Sales and Marketing, New product development and launch, Private sector, commercial and pharmaceutical partnership building, Training and SBCC, Research, Monitoring & Evaluation -- in coordination with the program managers.
Leads sales and marketing planning, warehouse stock holding and replenishment planning, multi-media SBCC activity planning including requirements for merchandising and promotional materials, new product development, sourcing and launch planning, private sector, commercial and pharmaceutical partnership, cost recovery planning for social marketing and social enterprise products
Plans and supervises monitoring and evaluation activities to report on program performance and results for informed decision making
Assesses the effectiveness of program activities and provides feedback to program managers regularly.
Reports and discusses status of program activities with the Executive Director on a weekly basis and ensures program activity schedules are implemented accordingly.
Acts as the technical lead and interface with international and local partners, line ministries and commercial sector stakeholders
Directly supervises and ensures execution of plans and procedures and for implementing program activities.
Oversees program budget development with program managers and monitors program expenditures to ensure activities are within budget parameters.
Recruits, hires and provides training and supervision of program managers in coordination with the HR department, the Operations Director and the Executive Director.
Works with program managers to recruit, hire and ensure program staff.
Provides performance evaluation of program managers and offers recommendations for their professional development.
Maintains open lines of communications among the program managers and staff and the operations staff.
Foster a culture of teamwork and coordination among program staff
Adheres to all ASMO organization administrative and operations policies and procedures.
Lends technical knowledge and expertise to assist the Senior Advisor for Business Development and External communication as well as the Executive Director in resource mobilization, fundraising efforts, and developing organizational communication materials.
Represents ASMO’s technical along with Senior Advisor for Business Development and External communication and the Executive Director at the board meetings, external events, including workshops, conferences, and meetings to promote and advance the organization’s work.
Serves as the Acting Executive Director in the Executive Director’s absence.
Works closely with the Director of Operations and the operations staff to ensure sound program administration.
Assumes any other duties, as directed by the Executive Director
Job Location:Afghanistan, Kabul
Has an MPH in public health or MBA in marketing or other related fields
Has at least ten years of work experience with at least five of which shall have been in senior management capacity
Worked in non-profit or for-profit health organizations
Interested and qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
Further, applications should be prepared and submitted in the manner to meet following conditions, otherwise submissions will result in disqualification.
Proper file name: File name (for this purpose, file name is CV and cover letter) should include the applicant’s first named followed by space then by ‘CV and cover letter’. File name in this case will appears as: Ahmad’s CV and cover letter’.
Format: Application (s) can be in the form of ‘word or PDF’ only.
Attachment: Application should contain both CV and cover letter in one file and should not include any other attachments.
Subject line: Subject line email should contain the job title such as: [Director of Programs]
Due date: Application received after closing date will not be considered for review.