Project Manager

  Internews – Afghanistan
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 923
Date Posted:Jul 21, 2020
Closing Date:Aug 1, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Media
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 - 10 Years
Contract Duration:5 month(s)
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Pashto,English,Dari

About Internews – Afghanistan:


Internews Network is an international media development organization whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect, and the means to make their voices heard. Internews has worked in Afghanistan since 2002 to further the development of independent media and access to the information

Job Summary:

Internews is seeking an Afghan Project Manager to lead the implementation of a five-month media capacity building project to address rumour and misinformation during COVID-19. Under this project, Internews will work with local partners to collect, analyse and respond to community perspectives related to the pandemic as well as connecting humanitarian actors with community perspectives to improve communication efforts. The project also aims to provide training to journalists to improve the standard of health and science reporting. 

The Project Manager position requires an energetic individual with extensive experience managing programs in Afghanistan. Previous experience in the media sector and experience in derlivering humanitarian or development projects is an advantage. The Project Manager will be expected to oversee the roll out and implementation of the project, and work with Internews partners to ensure the effective delivery of project activities. He/She must have strong communication and time management skills, as well as the ability to work independently and with initiative. Qualified women are encouraged to apply for this position

Duties & Responsibilities:

Work closely with the Internews team to implement the activities.

Manage the implementation of all aspects of the project, including coordinating the delivery of activities and program reports.

Monitor project progress, identify and address any potential problems.

Develop and maintain a close relationship with media and other stakeholders to further project goals.

Document project successes and learning to contribute to the organizational knowledge base

Job Requirement:

o Minimum 5 years project management experience

o University degree or diploma

o Management and team building skills and experience

o Understanding of gender issues

o Good understanding of the media environment in Afghanistan

o Good English writing and speaking skills

o Fluency in Dari (Pashto an advantage)

o Experience managing remote teams an advantage 

o Computer, internet and social media literacy

o Good communication skills

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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