Re - Announced Advisor, Policy and Planning (OCB)

  Afghanistan Holding Group
Bachelor's Degree   Multi City Full Time 596
Date Posted:Nov 3, 2019
Reference:0322
Closing Date:Nov 15, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Policy and Planning
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Afghanistan Holding Group:

 

Afghanistan Holding Group (AHG) has been providing an outstanding and satisfactory turn-key business services to over 220 international companies in Afghanistan since 2009. AHG employs over 200 full-time and highly qualified Afghans to produce tailor-made professional services to its clients across the country.


Project Background:


The Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP) utilizes international and Afghan advisors to train and build capacity for Afghan officials within the Ministry of Justice, Attorney General’s Office, Supreme Court, Ministry of Women’s Affairs, and other justice sector organizations. The project has over 341 local national positions, many of which are advisor positions located in Kabul and throughout the 34 provinces of Afghanistan. Afghanistan Holding Group (AHG), has extensive experience working with justice sector institutions. AHG can call on a pool of 800 short-term consultants across all 34 provinces, which is critical to quickly filling vacancies and meeting technical and training needs that arise in JSSP. 

Job Summary:

Nationality: Local National (LN)

Base of Operations: Kabul, Afghanistan

Required Clearance: VSS-A or other INL-approved vetting

DIRECTLY REPORTS TO: Section Lead (OCB)

Skills Required:

General

Provinces to travel:

Kabul
Wardak
Parwan
Kapisa
Logar
Bamyan
Nangarhar
Panjshir
Ghazni
Paktya
Konarha
Nooristan
Takhar
Samangan
Balkh
Ghor
Urozgan
Zabul
Jawzjan
Helmand
Badghis
Farah
Baghlan
Laghman
Paktika
Khost
Badakhshan
Kunduz
Sar-e-Pul
Daykundi
Kandahar
Herat
Faryab
Nimroz

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties: The OCB Advisor, Policy and Planning shall:

  • Assist justice institutions to develop policies, strategies and planning systems
  • Coordinate with JSSP M&E team to measure the policy and planning capacity of justice institutions and draft capacity development plans to target needs
  • With support from OCB trainers, revise training plans and strategy on an ongoing basis as indicated by M&E assessments
  • Conduct training and mentoring programs on policy and planning functions for Afghan justice institutions
  • In consultation and coordination with Component Lead, Section Lead, and Deputy Section Lead, support justice institutions to devise effective mechanisms for implementation of their long-term strategies
  • In coordination with other JSSP OCB functional advisors, support the Afghan justice institutions to improve interdepartmental communication and coordination regarding policy and planning functions
  • Help build Afghan justice institution capacity by establishing mentoring relationships with key Afghan officials involved in policy development and planning
  • Develop and maintain expertise in policy development and planning within each justice institution
  • With support from JSSP OCB-CMS integration advisors, promote the use of CMS to inform policy and planning activities both annually and on an ongoing basis
  • Conduct trainings in provinces to the government staff of related department or field
  • Conduct meetings to further JSSP programmatic delivery at both the U.S. Embassy/INL-Kabul and GIRoA ministries and departments
  • Prepare timely information for JSSP reports, deliverables and success stories for activities and accomplishments on a bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, or as otherwise assigned
  • Identify needs and propose recommendations for better OCB implementation
  • Rapidly respond to requests for information from JSSP Management, INL, and Tetra Tech
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Konarha, Kabul, Kapisa, Parwan, Wardak, Logar, Nangarhar, Laghman, Panjshir, Baghlan, Bamyan, Ghazni, Paktika, Paktya, Khost, Nooristan, Badakhshan, Takhar, Kunduz, Samangan, Balkh, Sar-e-Pul, Ghor, Daykundi, Urozgan, Zabul, Kandahar, Jawzjan, Faryab, Helmand, Badghis, Herat, Farah, Nimroz

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Experience collaborating with Afghan government ministries and institutions
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with cross-sectoral key stakeholders to ensure collaboration to meet project goals
  • Past experience developing and implementing relevant training courses preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of Afghan legal system
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel to provinces
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, stressful environment  

Job Keywords:

Advisor, Policy and Planning (OCB)

Submission Guideline:

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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. AHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.