FSL Project Assistant

Bachelor's Degree   Kunduz, Afghanistan Full Time 561
Date Posted:May 16, 2019
Closing Date:May 22, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Business Administration
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
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:

ROLE PURPOSE: The purpose of creating this position is to support implementation of livelihoods component of OFDA grant in one of the designated provinces (one of the following provinces: Balkh, Jawzjan, Sar-i-Pul, or Kunduz). Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) project assistant will work under direct supervision of FSL project officer and will provide FSL project officers with full support in implementation of all activities, which are planned under the livelihood component of OFDA grant.

Skills Required:

Business Management Skills

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:


§ Ability to work independently in the field.

§ A good team player & problem solver. 

Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Provide support in selection of project implementation sites and beneficiaries in target districts.
  • S/he will be responsible for identification and registration of beneficiary households for receiving livelihoods related supports.
  • Support implementation of project baseline and end line data collection.
  • Responsible for all aspects of project implementation at the community level; develop project agreements; ensure that all project activities are completed in a timely, efficient and accurate manner according to schedule and to the highest standards.
  • Provide full support in development and translation of training materials (livelihoods skills development training, community development training, government capacity building training, etc.).
  • Implement and/or provide full contribution to training activities for different beneficiary groups (returnees, IDPs, other vulnerable households).
  • FSL project assistant will assist the team/FSL project officers in filling the purchase requests as per procurement plan for livelihood relevant procurements.
  • FSL project assistant will be responsible for daily and weekly reporting to FSL project officers.
  • Coordinate with respective community members and relevant stakeholders (government departments, UN agencies, and other existing and relevant INGOs) for implementation of project activities.
  • Assist joint monitoring visits with the government officials (Provincial/district relevant authorities) to the project sites.
  • Establish positive working relationships with local communities, provincial/district government officials such as line departments, UNHCR, DACCAR and NGO representatives.
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor that are within the general scope of the described responsibilities. 

  • Child Safeguarding

Ensure that all beneficiaries of your program are receiving ongoing, age-appropriate verbal or written information in relevant languages about Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)


§ Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

§ Holds the team to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


§ Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same

§ widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

§ Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


§ Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external and supporters

§ Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

§ Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


§ Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

§ Willing to take disciplined risks.


§ Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kunduz



§ BBA or relevant degree in social science.

§ 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



§ Problem solving, analytical and negotiation skills

§ Representation skills

§ Computer literate

§ English proficiency in both speaking and writing


§ Ability to work independently in the field.

§ A good team player & problem solver.


Job Keywords:

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