Project Manager

  FINCA Afghanistan
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1644
Date Posted:May 21, 2017
Closing Date:May 29, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Agriculture
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:90

About FINCA Afghanistan:


The Mission of FINCA Afghanistan is to provide financial services to the lowest-income entrepreneurs, so they can create jobs build assets and improve their standard of living.FINCA International is one of the world's leading micro finance institutions, provides financial services to more than One Million clients through 23 wholly-owned and operated subsidiaries in Africa, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East and South Asia (MESA) FINCA Afghanistan has over 350 employees and among one of the leading Microfinance providers in the country with its Islamic and enterprise friendly products. It is rapidly growing and is currently operating in Kabul, North and West Regions.

Job Summary:

The Project Manager is responsible for overall management of the project and coordination between stakeholders. S/he will be engaged with the consultant in planning, implementation and reporting to the management board of FINCA Afghanistan and donors.

Duties & Responsibilities:

 Develop the scope of the project and communicate with the relevant parties
 In coordination with the consultant, develop the plan and get it approved
 Identifying stakeholders and their roles in the project
 Plan and participate in the recruitment and trainings of agronomist and branch staff in coordination with the relevant departments
 Ensure logistical arrangements are planned and shared with the respective department
 Visits to the field in order collect feedback and share with the consultant
 In coordination with the consultant ensure the plan is developed in line with the budget approved
 Monitoring of the expenditures in coordination with the Finance department
 Ensure periodic meetings are held with the stakeholders and results were shared
 Prepare monthly report of the progress and challenges to the relevant parties
 As a focal point of contact, maintain regular contacts with ACEII and Marketing and Product Development Manager

Job Requirement:

 Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture required, with project management as a major subject preferred
 3-5 years’ experience in project management, agriculture sector is preferred
 Fluency in Dari / Pashto required. Conversant in written and spoken English.
 Outstanding proven time management and organizational skills.
 Candidate should have good reporting and presentation skills
 Keen attention to detail with ability to track multiple projects at one time.
 Ability to work with a minimum of supervision.
 Ability to work under pressure.
 Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
 General computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
 Excellent writing/communication skills.
 The candidate should be able to travel outside Kabul
 Local national candidate is preferred
 Candidate can be male of female
 Proficient in MS Office suite of products

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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