MHCP Program Manager /Focal Point

  ACTIN AGAINST HUNGER (AAH)
Bachelor's Degree   Helmand, Afghanistan Full Time 428
Date Posted:Nov 18, 2019
Reference:AAH_PG03
Closing Date:Dec 28, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 - 4 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About ACTIN AGAINST HUNGER (AAH):

Founded:  

Action Against Hunger is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was created in France in 1979. AAH has been active in Afghanistan in the medical, nutrition, food security, and water and sanitation fields since 1995.

Job Summary:

1: Ensure context analysis to contribute on the deliberation of strategy and positioning of MHCP-GP in Helmand province.

2: Ensure program implementation with a strong focus on technical support to MHCP-GP components of all AAH ongoing programmes in Helmand.

3: Ensure Human Resource, Logistics and budget management – with a strong focus on internal capacity building on MHCP-GP related topics.

4: Represent AAH in internal/external coordination with local authorities and partners

Skills Required:

Project ManagementManagementCommunication Health Care

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

-         Strong experience in project cycle management is a must

-         Strong experience as a manager is a must

-         Strong experience in and familiarity with protection and related issues in Afghanistan and/or emergency   

-         Strong experience in and familiarity with psycho-social methodology

-         Good organization, planning and reporting skills

-         Strong interpersonal and communication skill  

-         Good team interaction and positive attitude

-         Fluent English in speaking and writing as well as local language

Familiar with word, excel, Skype and email 

Duties & Responsibilities:

Objective 1: Ensure context analysis to contribute on the deliberation of strategy and positioning of MHCP-GP in Helmand province

§ Undertake systematic and thorough analysis of the humanitarian situation (needs, gaps and barriers) in Helmand; and participate in the planning of assessments in the new/existing intervention areas

§ Take notice of the sectorial orientations of national strategy and understand the implications for field of activities

§ Identify the presence and the strategic orientations of other partners in the field with a view to improving coordination and effective working.

§ Contribute to proposals for intervention (Context analysis, logical framework, budget, time scales and logistics) in collaboration with the departments concerned.

§ Ensure capitalization /data management system on MHCP-GP related information to strengthen analysis of the evolution of the situation.

 

Objective 2: Ensure program implementation with a strong focus on technical support to MHCP-GP components of all AAH ongoing programmes in Helmand

§ Coordination of MHCP GP’s mainstreaming and integration within other projects and sectors; and conduct regular field supervision and on the job visits to the ongoing projects;

  • In collaboration with HoD, DHoD, FM, and PMs/DPMs analyze and control the technical performance of all projects;

 

§ Contribute to the coordination between all departments, whether technical (WaSH, Nutrition, Health, FSL, ERM), support (logistics, HR, finance) or transversal (MEAL, ACEM and security).

§ Contribute to regular updates of the SoP, tools, gender analysis and care plans for each project implementation that includes components of MHCP GP

§ Provide guidance and advice to the program teams so that emergency interventions are always justified and based on sound needs assessment and gap analysis.

  • Ensures that the technical protocols, manuals, guidelines and forms used in the field are in line; with AAH validated technical tools and when available and possible, with national guidelines;

·        Prepare internal and external reports for clusters, authorities, AAH and donors, including case studies and success stories.

 

Objective 3: Ensure Human Resource, Logistics and budget management – with a strong focus on internal capacity building on MHCP-GP related topics

  • Determine staffing needs and carry out recruitment process as per established HR policies.
  • Ensure that performance appraisals for all staff are done in a timeline manner, in line with ACF performance management policy

§ Identify training needs of AAH staff, prepare and facilitate/ execute the trainings – in close collaboration with AAH HoD, DHoD and PSS MT.

§ Ensure all staffs are aware and abide by security and safety guidelines of AAH

§ In collaboration with Admin/Finance manager, ensure that finance tools are updated, respected, and that procedures are followed.

§ In collaboration with Logistics manager, ensure that logistics tools are updated, respected and that procedures are followed.

Objective 4: Represent AAH in internal/external coordination with local authorities and partners

·        Represent AAH at internal and external forums/ networks; establishing and maintaining contact with a range of organizations and individuals who can support the programme in the provincial level.

  • Contribution and follow-up on administrative documents (MOU, handover…) jointly with governmental authorities, communities or partners

·        Setting up and regularly updating the MHCP-GP actors mapping in Helmand province; ensuring regular meetings with them and physical visits to their office/activities.

·        Work closely with project team, partners and relevant government departments (Education, DoWA, etc)

·        Participate in sub-cluster level meetings in regional and provincial 

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Helmand

Qualifications:

Bachelor`s degree in psychology, psycho-social services or related field (Medical Degree, Social science, Public health) from reputed university

Minimum 3 years of experience in NGOs including at least 2 years in mental health or GBV related program

Job Keywords:

program

Submission Guideline:

Please send your CV and application letter to Human Resources Department, 

8 Street of Qale Fatullah, KABUL

Please mention the position title in your email subject line otherwise it will be rejected 

We thank all the applicants for their interest, however; only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview

Submission Email:

  vacancies-hl@af-actionagainsthunger.org