|Date Posted:||Sep 7, 2010|
|Closing Date:||Sep 22, 2010|
|Number of Vacancies:||2|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||false|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
Duties & Responsibilities:
Summary of Key Functions:
Liaison, Capacity Building, and Coordination
â€¢ Assist the International TA and the Cluster Coordinator
to effectively work with ministerial working groups to
develop elaborate operational plans, reform agenda and
capacity enhancement activities.
â€¢ Follow-up with the working groups on tasks assigned and
ensure that the deadlines are met and tasks fulfilled.
â€¢ Assist in coordinating across HRD ministries to ensure
realization of the joint initiatives (e.g., Reform of the
Monitoring and Evaluation systems; reform of the
curricula, reform of financial management systems) as
well as collaborative projects such as reform of Islamic
Education (MoE-MoHE), school health (MoE-MoPH).
â€¢ Assist the international and national TAs in writing up
and development of documents and conducting other
â€¢ Liaise between the HRD Cluster Secretariat and the MoF-
based Cluster Coordinating Committee.
â€¢ Coordinate and liaise with other clusters as well as
civil society and private sector organizations.
â€¢ Assist the International TA, Cluster Coordinator in
establishing partnership and working closely with the
private sector and civil society organizations.
Administration and Management
â€¢ Organize and keep files, folders (both hard and soft) and
other HRD Cluster-related documents and assist working
groups in assigned ministries to do the same.
â€¢ Work in two to three ministries as assigned by the HRD
Cluster Coordinator, but will be based at the HRD Cluster
Secretariat the Ministry of Education.
â€¢ Serve in key roles for note taking, editing, and
formulating draft and final planning products for the
â€¢ Act as a Secretariat for Cluster team meetings, and
facilitate communication and information sharing among
â€¢ Organizing meetings, workshops, conferences,
consultations, information sharing and presentation
events including preparation of the agenda, presentations
and organizing of the minutes and reports.
â€¢ Organize meetings and working sessions for the Cluster,
liaising with other ministries as appropriate to ensure
proper coordination at the working level.
â€¢ Serve as the lead logistical organizer for the Cluster
Secretariat in organizing meetings of the Cluster, in
coordination with the Cluster Manager.
â€¢ Undertake any other activities as assigned by the Cluster
Coordinator or the Cluster Lead
The HRD Cluster Coordinator and ANDP Project Manager.
â€¢ Professionalism: Demonstrated competence in program
management, policy making, planning and monitoring.
Conscientious and efficient in observing deadlines,
achieving results. Takes accountability for goals and
â€¢ Communication: Effective and distinct communication
ability with excellent written and verbal communications
skills. Ability to defend, explain with tact and
diplomacy difficult positions addressing key policy
â€¢ Teamwork: Demonstrated team building and team leadership
skills; Ability to work collaboratively with and to
establish and maintain effective working relationships
with colleagues of different nationalities and cultural
backgrounds, in order to achieve organizational goals.
â€¢ Planning and Organizing: Ability to identify priority
activities and assignments within the areas of
responsibility consistent with agreed strategies and
organizational goals; Track record of excellent time
management and ability to meet tight deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to plan, budget, coordinate and
manage complex projects.
â€¢ Leadership: Ability to develop strategies and empower
others to accomplish objectives and solve problems,
ability to evaluate performance and mentor; Ability to
take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives
into substantive work and commitment to the goal of
achieving gender balance in staffing.
â€¢ Judgment/Decision-making: Good judgment initiative,
imagination and resourcefulness; ability to identify key
issues in a complex situation, and come to the heart of
the problem quickly; Gathers relevant information before
making a decision, makes tough decision when necessary;
proposes a course of action or makes recommendations
based an all available information.
â€¢ A university degree in organizational structure, program
and project design, business administration, economics,
or public administration
â€¢ Experience in the design of large-scale programs and
â€¢ Experience in the implementation of-large scale programs
â€¢ Fluency in written and oral English is a must and
proficiency in Dari and Pashto.