Program Manager

  Coordination of Rehabilitation and Development Services for Afghanistan
Bachelor's Degree   Herat, Afghanistan Full Time 1102
Date Posted:Mar 10, 2020
Reference:CRDSA-Program Manager
Closing Date:Apr 10, 2020
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:No
Contract Type:Fixed-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 writingMs.Office ProgramsReport writing

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

Submission Guideline:

Applicants are kindly requested to submit their applications and CVs in English below Email and also they may submit it to CRDSA-Herat office to the following address:

Mukhabirat Street, 4th district ,Charahi Aab Bakhsh-e-Badmorghan,

Herat, Afghanistan.

Further information please contact us on +93- (0) 40 220040. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered

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