|Date Posted:||Sep 27, 2010|
|Closing Date:||Oct 6, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||No|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
About Actionaid International:
ActionAid is an international non-governmental organization (INGO), headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. Working in over 42 countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, ActionAid works with over 13 million of the worldâ€™s poorest people. ActionAid works for a world without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys their right to life with dignity. For the purpose ActionAid engaged in a range of development programs in different areas including Governance, Human security, HIV and AIDS, Child rights protection, Food rights and Women rights. Empowering communities and helping local governments to formulate pro-poor policies and implement development programmes are other key areas of ActionAidâ€™s work. In Afghanistan, ActionAid has initiated an integrated programme of community development and policy research in 4 provinces namely Balkh, Jawzjan, Bamyan and Kabul. ActionAid's mandate is to work alongside marginalized groups in an effort to eradicate poverty. The Afghanistan programme strategy focuses on four interwoven levels of involvement: â€¢ Grass roots community mobilization activities; â€¢ Local level capacity building; â€¢ Policy analysis and influencing; â€¢ Net-working and international advocacy. Action Aid furthers its mission in Afghanistan through long term development projects with sponsorship funding as well as short and medium term donor funded projects aligned to the overall mission, principles and values of ActionAid.
Provide overall leadership to the organization in the development of monitoring and evaluation systems and processes for programs and projects in line with the thematic strategy/areas.
Duties & Responsibilities:
â€¢Ensure quality assurance during documentation and reporting in all projects and selected case stories and models and integration of lessons learnt into future programming
â€¢Prepare annual program report in line with Accountability Learning and Planning System (ALPS) and other organizational policies
â€¢Build the capacity of staff and partners in development and implementation of M and E systems in line with the organizational strategy and policies.
â€¢ALPS, Participatory Reflection and Review Process (PRRP) roll-out and implementation in ActionAid Afghanistan.
â€¢Developing monitoring and evaluation tools and training the project teams on methods and approaches for monitoring and impact assessment.
â€¢Carrying monitoring and evaluation visits in ActionAid Afghanistan Projects/ programs.
â€¢Providing and circulation of all assessment reports to relevant function and management along with feedbacks and recommendations,
â€¢Coordination of projects final impact assessment/ evaluation and sharing the lessons learnt.
â€¢Coordination and Management of ActionAid Afghanistan projects/ programs data base.
â€¢To undertake any other reasonable task as and when requested by the line manger or/and ActionAid Afghanistan management.
â€¢Dealing with Statuary reporting requirements to Asia Regional office, Government of Afghanistan (All Ministries).
â€¢Any other responsibility assigned by the line manager as and when required
â€¢Degree in Social Science or related field.
â€¢Fluency in writing and speaking English and local language Dari/Pashto.
â€¢At least three yeas accumulated skills and experience in Impact Assessment or Monitoring and Evaluation works.
â€¢Planning and budgeting.
â€¢Documentation, and Information management.
â€¢Training and development.
â€¢Understanding of gender rights based issues and approaches.
â€¢Strong analytical skills.
â€¢Flexible, forward looking, open, willingness to learn new things.
â€¢Demonstrated ability to deliver quality reports within deadline.
â€¢Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.
â€¢Being friendly with the colleagues and works best in a team.
â€¢Willingness to travel outside the city or sometimes out of the country as and when needed.