FSL Project Assistant

High School   Faryab, Afghanistan Full Time 516
Date Posted:May 16, 2019
Closing Date:May 22, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Social Science
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Save the Children:

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

•            No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

•            All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

•            Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

SCI - Afghanistan

 Save the Children has worked in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.

We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers

Job Summary:

Job Purpose:


The purpose of creating this position is to supporting the planning, implementation, and monitoring of FSL - RRM livelihood project implementation in Faryab province. In addition the Community Mobilization assistant will be responsible for effective community mobilization to support implementation of FSL - RRM funded project. The applicant will ensure that project activities are well understood and accepted by the target communities that developed through proper on Community Mobilization.

Skills Required:

Social Networking

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

§  Good communication skills

§  Problem solving, analytical and negotiation skills

§  Representation skills

§  Computer literate

Duties & Responsibilities:

Key Areas of Accountabilities:


§ Community Mobilization assistant is responsible for organizing, motivating and mobilizing target beneficiaries in support of all activities planned under FSL- RRM project for improvement of disaster affected community reintegration through livelihood intervention.

§ Responsible for organize, motivate and mobilize target beneficiaries in support all activities planned for them to make sustainable improvement.

§ Collaborate with Project Coordinator, FSL officers, FSL Assistants, and MEAL staff to design successful community mobilization strategy.

§ Support and work with other project staffs to build capacity at the community level correlated through training, workshops, follow-up and linkages.

§ Support to conduct base line, midterm, project-end participatory community assessments and evaluation in project coverage area.

§ Support project and provincial team to implement project activities in the community with innovative ideas.

§ Assist to facilitate training of Provincial Partners including Gov’t, and CBO’s according to the project plan.

§ Provide support in selection of project implementation sites and beneficiaries in target districts of Faryab province.

§ Community Mobilization assistant will be responsible for daily and weekly reporting to the project officer regarding community mobilization related activities.

§ Coordinate any project relevant issue with respective community members.

§ Establish positive working relationships with local communities.


Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning

§ Prepare and implement action plan for quality monitoring 

§ Mobilizing and Making communities aware on project objectives, outputs and activities and MEAL systems and SCI Child Safeguarding Policies.

§ Facilitate project and activities information at all events such as training and workshops



§ Ensure personal commitment in building constructive working relationship with partners based on SCI partnership principles spelled out in Theory of Change

§ Support project coordinator/ Officer on day to day handling of department tasks related to partners


Skills and Behaviours: SCI Values in Practice



§  Ensure that you work to the best of your ability and demonstrate high levels of commitment to SC Afghanistan in order to ensure the objectives of your role and the country programme are met.



§  Ensure the effective and efficient use of all Save the Children resources in order to keep costs low and ensure safety in the workplace.



§  Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy to ensure maximum protection for children.



§ Lead, manage and motivate a team, ensuring that they have clear objectives and receive meaningful feedback on their performance.



§ Other duties as directed. (Obviously this needs to only include duties that could be reasonably expected to be carried out by someone with the skills, experience and seniority associated with the job in question).

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Faryab


Educational Qualification

At least graduated from 12 class or above.


Experience and skills


§  Good communication skills

§  Problem solving, analytical and negotiation skills

§  Representation skills

§  Computer literate

§  English proficiency in both speaking and writing

§  2 years of experience in the relevant fields

Job Keywords:

FSL Project Assistant
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