Bachelor's Degree   Herat, Afghanistan Full Time 1063
Date Posted:Jul 2, 2019
Closing Date:Aug 2, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Programme
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Coordination of Rehabilitation and Development Services for Afghanistan:

Coordination of Rehabilitation and Development Services for Afghanistan (CRDSA) is a non-governmental and non-political humanitarian organization working in sectors of Sustainable Livelihood, Human Rights Promotion, Civil Society Strengthening, Returnees/IDPs Protection and Re-Integration in Afghanistan. CRDSA was established in 2002 and presently is operating in Herat, Farah,Ghor , Nimroz and Badghis provinces.

Job Summary:

The Program Manager applies professional principles, practices, and techniques to lead project teams and control project schedule, cost, and performance risks to ensure satisfied achievement of projects’ objectives. 

Skills Required:

Strong Communication Skills Proposal WrittingOffice Packages (MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint)

Provinces to travel:


Skills Description:

  •         Excellent communication Skills
  •         Excellent fund-raisin (proposal writing, budget making) skills
  •       Excellent English language skills
  •         Proficiency in MS Office
  •         Manage multiple conflicting priorities.
  •         Be flexible and available to interact with employees at all levels.
  •         Be self-directed and motivated.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  •         Participate in organization’s strategic planning activities.
  •        Apply project management theory to real-world business challenges.
  •         Manage projects from planning and development to closing
  •         Actively follow and undertake functions related to the organization’s fund raising opportunity.
  •         Use a process-based approach to achieve organizational goals.
  •         Leverage advanced knowledge and skills to succeed as a s program manager.
  •         Responsible to thoroughly understand and communicate stakeholder requirements to appropriate team members, and manage all requirements accordingly to realize each for the stakeholder.
  •         Establish clear ownership for project tasks, ensure that team members have the tools needed, and provide timely feedback.
  •         Coordinate and facilitate delivery of project objectives.
  •         Track progress and review project tasks to make certain deadlines are met appropriately.
  •         Assess program issues and identify solutions to meet productivity, quality and projects’ objectives.
  •         Proactively communicate projects’ status, issues & risks to Board of Directors.
  •         Follow CRDSA’s policies, and procedures.
  •         Conduct regular status meetings with all stakeholders, keeping the stakeholder’s needs and requirements continuously in view.
  •         Arrange capacity building training to projects’ staff as needed.
  •         Troubleshoot technical issues when the need arises, and escalating appropriately as needed
  •         Maintain timelines and target dates in accordance to the projects’ milestones.
  •         Organize and facilitate regular projects’ planning, meetings
  •         Facilitate productivity by ensuring that the team has tools to succeed.
  •         Find and work to remove development and project roadblocks; motivates the development team and keep them excited to move forward; protects the team from outside distractions
  •         Develop project plans, manage and coordinate projects’ activities, communicate changes and progress, complete projects on time and budget.
  •         Delegate work assignments, matching the responsibility to the person, set expectation, monitor delegated activities, and provide recognition for results.
  •         Develop workable implementation plans, communicate changes effectively.
  •         Exhibits confidence in self and others, inspires and motivates others to perform well.
  •         Identify and resolves problems in a timely manner, gather and analyze information skillfully, develop alternative solutions, work well in group problem solving situations.
  •         Apply feedback to improve performance
  •         Undertake any additional administrative task when and as required. 

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat


  • Bachelor degree in business administration and/or any related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experiences of working in similar role with international and/or national NGOs.

Job Keywords:

CRDSA - Program Manager
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