Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1560
Date Posted:Apr 8, 2017
Closing Date:Apr 15, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Adviser
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP):

The Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP) is a multi-pronged effort to develop and strengthen the capacity of the Afghan criminal justice sector institutions and justice professionals. JSSP is funded by the United States Department of State/Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). PAE is INL’s prime contractor responsible for implementing JSSP. Through capacity building, technical advice and direct assistance, JSSP helps the justice institutions and the justice professionals perform their respective roles in delivering fair and effective justice services to the citizens of Afghanistan. In addition to working with justice institutions, JSSP participates in a variety of projects designed to promote access to a fair and effective justice system.

Job Summary:

Project Management Advisor with OCB-MOJ Section

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with staff and leadership at all organizational levels.

Excellent verbal and written English, Pashto and Dari skills.

Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Windows and MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Excellent curriculum/lesson plan development, writing, coordination and implementation skills.

Ability to quickly build effective working relationships with fellow advisors and teammates and Afghan government officials.

Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and identify and implement effective solutions.

Ability to multi-task and meet multiple challenging and competing deadlines.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Team building, management and supervisory skills.

Ability to manage conflicting priorities and balance a heavy workload.


Knowledge of current best international practices for training and mentoring.

Knowledge of organizational development.

Knowledge of the government and ministries of Afghanistan.

Knowledge of capacity building and transition for Afghan justice institutions.

Knowledge and understanding of training and mentoring programs in the international development sector.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Assist the ministry in improving the management skills of the civil servants in the Ministry

Assist the civil servants in putting an improvement plan to improve the management skills, organizational skills

Help the Ministry conceptualize project management essentials

Develop training materials on project management, organizational development, public administration and management skills

Assist the Ministry in enhancing the skills needed to increase donor co-ordination

Build capacity by providing day-to-day mentoring in the ministry on improving the management skills of the civil servants

Conduct training and mentoring in the Ministry and provinces

Provide regular reporting on work activities.

Maintain current knowledge of the project accepted, Budget, Human Resource, National

Priority Program (NPP), Ministry Strategy and other significant documents related to ministry that will be helpful in managing the projects and administration of the Ministry

Liaise with the Afghan Civil Service Institute, Donors and other agencies as needed

Translate written and spoken English and Dari as requested

Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Minimum Bachelor’s degree required in Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, or in any other field.

Master’s degree in relevant field is preferred.

Knowledge on organizational development is required.

5 years of work experience in project management with national or international organization.

Experience working with the government organizations would be an asset.

Good administrative and communication skills.

Ability to work independently, and as part of a team, to build relationships with partners and clients.

Project Proposal writing skills desirable.

Good understanding of capacity building in the Ministry.

Experience in conducting training for the government officials will be an asset.

Experience working in cross-cultural environments.

Deadline oriented.

Degree or diploma done in Project Management will be an asset.

Excellent computer skills with excellent ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.

Proficiency in writing and speaking both English and Dari. Pashto speaking ability is desired.

Job Keywords:

Project Management Advisor
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