FSL Project Officer

Bachelor's Degree   Kunduz, Afghanistan Full Time 389
Date Posted:May 16, 2019
Reference:19-117
Closing Date:May 22, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Economic Growth
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 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: Protection Assistants are responsibility to provide supports to the Protection Officer to ensure that the DRR- FSL and protection activities related to OFDA programming is implementing in the province. Protection Assistant is responsible for conducting baseline & end line survey by the support MEAL Unit and technical project staff for the IDPs, returnees sites affected communities The main purpose of this job is to finally bring a positive behaviour changes in CP and GBV of the targeted populations / beneficiaries and design and implement the all protection activities to this grant in collaboration with the SC senior officers and project staff.

Skills Required:

Business Management Skills

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

Desirable

§ Ability to work independently in the field.

§ A good team player & problem solver. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Provide support in selection of project implementation sites and beneficiaries in target districts.
  • 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.
  • Collaborate with Project Coordinator, officers (community mobilizers) and MEAL staff to design community mobilization strategy and project implementation plans - including all technical specifications.
  • 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).
  • Support the development of Income Generation Activities (IGA) Plans and market linkages for target communities, ensuring youth (women and men), children and vulnerable groups contribute fully to each plan.
  • Food Security and Livelihoods officer will be responsible for daily and weekly reporting to the project coordinator.
  • 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.



  • 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)

Accountability:

§ 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.

Ambition:

§ 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.

Collaboration:

§ 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.

Creativity:

§ Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

§ Willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

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


Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kunduz

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:

§ 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

§ 3 years of experience in the relevant fields

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:Essential

§ Problem solving, analytical and negotiation skills

§ Representation skills

§ Computer literate

§ English proficiency in both speaking and writing

Desirable

§ Ability to work independently in the field.

§ A good team player & problem solver.

 


Job Keywords:

FSL Project Officer
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Attachments:

SCI Application form.docx