Intern

  Integrity Watch Afghanistan
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1010
Date Posted:Apr 15, 2019
Reference:016/19
Closing Date:Apr 22, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Female
Functional Area:Civil Engineering
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Integrity Watch Afghanistan:

Founded:  

Integrity Watch is an Afghan civil society organization committed to increase transparency, accountability, and integrity in Afghanistan.


The mission of Integrity Watch is to put corruption under the spotlight through community monitoring, research, and advocacy. We mobilize and train communities to monitor infrastructure projects, public services, courts, and extractives industries. We develop community monitoring tools, provide policy-oriented research, facilitate policy dialogue, and advocate for integrity, transparency, and accountability in Afghanistan.


Integrity Watch was created in October 2005 and established itself as an independent civil society organization in 2006. It has approximately 90 staff members and 381 Local Monitors. The head office of Integrity Watch is in Kabul with provincial programmatic outreach in Balkh, Bamyan, Herat, Kabul, Kapisa, Nangarhar, Parwan, Baghlan, and Kunduz, Paktia.


Integrity Watch’s work has three major components: (1) Community Monitoring, (2) Research, and (3) Advocacy. Integrity Watch tries to encourage active citizenship and community mobilization through its programs. Our community monitoring work includes development of community monitoring tools, mobilizing and training communities to monitor infrastructure projects, public services, courts, and extractives industries.


Our research work is focused on policy-oriented research measuring trends, perceptions and experiences of corruption and covering wide range of corruption related issues including security and justice sectors, extractive industries, budget and public finance management, and aid effectiveness. The objective is to develop new, ground-breaking empirical research in order to set the agenda, influence decision-makers, and bring to the public attention non-documented and non-explored issues.


The aim of our advocacy work is to enhance Integrity Watch’s pioneering role in advocating for knowledgeable decision-making and informed public debate on corruption and integrity. Our advocacy work includes facilitation of policy dialogue on issues related to integrity, transparency, and accountability. We advocate for access to information; budget transparency, accountability, and participation; aid transparency and effectiveness; social accountability; and other issues related to anti-corruption. 

Job Summary:

The intern will provide a wide range of support to one of the programs or units of Integrity Watch Afghanistan. The intern has to be exceedingly open to new learning, well organized, flexible and enjoy the challenges of supporting an office of diverse people and programs. The intern is expected to possess the ability to interact with staff (at all levels) in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient. Holding a high level of professionalism and confidentiality is crucial to this role. Satisfactory level of written and verbal communication skills, good decision making ability and attention to detail are equally important.

Skills Required:

General

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

Organizational and planning skills

•       Information gathering and information monitoring skills

•       Communication skill

•       Conflict management

•       Problem analysis and problem solving skills

Duties & Responsibilities:

ü   File and retrieve documents and reference materials.

ü   Arrange and coordinate meetings.

ü   Attend and take internal and external meetings and take minutes.

ü   Disseminate advocacy, communication or community monitoring materials to civil society, government agencies and citizen groups

ü   Answer and manage incoming calls.

ü   Support the team in event management

ü   Provide preliminary assistance in report writing

ü   Prepare invoices or other procurement and administrative documents as instructed by the supervisor, if required.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

•       Minimum Bachelor degree in Computer science, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Engineering or Natural Sciences.

•       Knowledge of community monitoring, advocacy or civil society activities

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