Programme Officer

  Afghanistan Unspecified 428
Date Posted:Jan 4, 2012
Closing Date:Jan 9, 2012
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Programme
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About NDI:


NDI – National Democratic Institute for International Affairs is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization that has supported democratic institutions and practices in every region of the world for more than two decades. Since its founding in 1983, NDI and its local partners have worked to establish and strengthen political and civic organizations, safeguard elections, and promote citizen participation, openness and accountability in government. This message has been send for job announcement registration.

Job Summary:

NDI Women in Politics and Governance programme need to hiar a programme officer for the women programme.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Assisting the Director of WIPG in managing all aspects of the program;
• Preparing monthly reports on the program’s activities;
• Engaging members of NDI’s other programs—including Sub National Governance, Political Parties, and Elections—to identify opportunities to enhance women’s participation;
• Assess the state of women’s participation in politics and governance and identify opportunities for NDI to enhance participation;
• Conducting training for women in government, political parties, and civil society on issues related to women’s empowerment and skills enhancement;
• Training and advising candidates for political office, including women candidates;
• Liaising with other groups—international and Afghan—working in the realm of women’s rights and participation, such as Afghan Women’s Network (AWN), Women’s Parliamentary Committee, UNICEF, etc.;
• Liaising with the Independent Electoral Commission, Electoral Complaints Commission UNAMA, and other relevant bodies on election-related issues;
• Engaging women leaders of Afghan political parties, including women’s wings, and training/advising them on enhancing their role in the parties;
• Contributing technical and cultural input and expertise into all program materials, trainings, reports, and other activities;
• Helping manage all program expenses, budget tracking and projections, and accounting/reconciliations’
• Attending training/meetings/workshops organized by other institutions that contribute to the program’s objectives;
• Communicating with NDI’s regional offices on issues related to women’s programming and political developments at the provincial level;
• Basic consecutive translating assistance to expat staff when needed (for meetings).
• Monitor and report on political issues related to women in politics and governance;
• Ensure proper programmatic data collection for NDI’s Performance and Monitoring Plans (PMPs);
• Travel as required to perform duties and responsibilities in accordance with security guidelines;

Job Requirement:

• Minimum 3 years experience in international organizations, internships or research institutes.
• Professional-level written and spoken English, Dari/ Pashto.
• Strong attention to detail and high-level of organizational ability.
• Ability to work within a team and provide the highest possible level of professionalism.
• Advanced or equivalent degree in an applicable field.
• Good computer skills
• Able to work independently in a multi-disciplinary team

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