Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1099
Date Posted:May 16, 2020
Closing Date:May 28, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Management,Research/Survey
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:1 year(s)
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About AELSO (Afghanistan Economic & Legal Studies Organization):


The Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) is an independent think-tank based in Afghanistan and registered as a non-profit and non-political non-governmental organization with the Ministry of Economy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on December 10, 2009 (Registration Number 1532). The mission of AELSO is to promote the values of individual freedom and of the responsibility of civil society for the creation and sustenance of the institutions of limited government, the rule of law, and the other institutional foundations of the free society. That includes strengthening the institutions of the free-market economy, such as clear definition of, and respect, for property, and promotion of freedom of expression, toleration, human rights, and civil peace.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a competent Research Associate to undertake a variety of researches and educational management tasks. The Research Associate will help in different researches projects, writing of articles for our newsletter and website, as well as carry out important duties in our all educational and training programs. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Collect and analyze Afghanistan’s youth ideas for bringing of peace, tolerance, liberty and how to oppose radicalism

• Ability to run the video & radio programs of the organization with national and international scholars 

• Prepare 

• Conduct literature reviews

• Collect and analyze data

• Prepare materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations

• Prepare interview questions and methods 

• Recruit and/or interview subjects

• Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary

• Summarize interviews and all meetings and events

• Provide ready access to all experimental data for the faculty researcher and/or supervisor

• Request or acquire equipment or supplies necessary for the project

• Manage and respond to project related email

• Prepare, maintain, and update website materials

• Supervise interns’ students working on the research and other educational projects 

• Attend project meetings

• Attend in national and international seminars, conferences and other meetings of the organization 

• Summarize project results

• Prepare progress reports for the funding agency

• Prepare other articles, reports, and presentations

• Monitor the project budget

• Prepare materials for updating website and social media of the organization 

• Prepare materials for our radio programs 

• Ability to edit and check grammatically and linguistically all the publications of organization 

• Familiar or learn the concepts of facilitation, training and coaching roles

• Any other official tasks as assigned by the CEO or board members

Job Requirement:

• Bachelor’s degree in Law & Political Science or BBA/DBA (Master’s degree is not required but it will be an added advantage)

• Excellent English and Dari/Pashto written and spoken skills

• Must have computer skills

• Experience in working with NGOs at least for more than one year

• Good Monitoring skill

• Good organizational, diplomatic and reporting skills

• Ability to work under pressure

• Excellent cross-cultural skills; prior experience working in a multi-cultural environment is an added advantage.

• Good capacity building and management skills, including human resource and financial management, communications and intercultural cooperation skills

• Flexible and capable of working in a stressful context

• Ability to travel and participate in our national and international conferences 

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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