Senior National Advisor for Cluster Secretariat

  Afghanistan National Development Program
  Afghanistan Unspecified 471
Date Posted:Oct 4, 2010
Reference:ANDP/MoF/10/030
Closing Date:Oct 9, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Administrative
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Afghanistan National Development Program:

 

Job Summary:

Described bellow

Duties & Responsibilities:


Summary of Key Functions:

• Provide technical support to the strategy and planning
work of the Clusters, with particular support provided to
H.E. the Deputy Minister of Finance for Policy.
• Assist in developing programs that have been outlined by
the Cluster, including costing portions of the programs,
developing budgets, indicator, etc.
• Ensure consistency of Cluster concepts and planning
approach among Clusters by helping to identify linkages
between Cluster objectives, and facilitating technical
coordination within and across the Clusters.
• Assist the Cluster Secretariat in analyzing ministry
plans and sector strategies, preparing products in both
English and Dari for planning sessions.
• Provide facilitation for Cluster strategy and planning
sessions, when appropriate.
• Support the Cluster Focal Point in ensuring the proper
and efficient flow of information between the CCC
Secretariat and the Cluster.
• Assist in proposing a detailed implementation mechanism
for programs.
• Support the establishment of organizational structure for
the Deputy Minister Office and implementation of programs.
• Support coordination with donors and assist in finding
fund for the proposed programs.
• Support the process of finalizing and selecting the
consultancy firms for the implementation of the programs.


Reporting to:

Senior National Advisor for Cluster Secretariat , will be reporting to ANDP Project Manager and Deputy Minister of Finance for Policy, MoF.


Deliverables:

• Ensure that the Cluster’s National Priority Programs are
implemented in an integrated manner with the larger
national plan and the plans of other Clusters.
• Provide technical assistance to the Cluster secretariat
and ministry focal points to facilitate planning and
implementation of the Clusters process and identified
national programs in support of the envisioned objectives.


Competencies:

• Professionalism: Demonstrated competence in program
management, policy making, planning and monitoring.
Conscientious and efficient in observing deadlines,
achieving results. Takes accountability for goals and
challenges.
• Communication: Effective and distinct communication
ability with excellent written and verbal communications
skills. Ability to defend, explain with tact and
diplomacy difficult positions addressing key policy
issues.
• Teamwork: Demonstrated team building and team leadership
skills; Ability to work collaboratively with and to
establish and maintain effective working relationships
with colleagues of different nationalities and cultural
backgrounds, in order to achieve organizational goals.
• Planning and Organizing: Ability to identify priority
activities and assignments within the areas of
responsibility consistent with agreed strategies and
organizational goals; Track record of excellent time
management and ability to meet tight deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to plan, budget, coordinate and
manage complex projects.
• Leadership: Ability to develop strategies and empower
others to accomplish objectives and solve problems,
ability to evaluate performance and mentor; Ability to
take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives
into substantive work and commitment to the goal of
achieving gender balance in staffing.
• Judgment/Decision-making: Good judgment initiative,
imagination and resourcefulness; ability to identify key
issues in a complex situation, and come to the heart of
the problem quickly; Gathers relevant information before
making a decision, makes tough decision when necessary;
proposes a course of action or makes recommendations
based an all available information.

Job Requirement:

Education:

• Master's Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Public
Administration or any other related filed

Experience:

• 4 to 6 years of relevant experience in Programme
management, program design, project management,
• Direct senior-level experience in Afghanistan interacting
with GoA officials and ministries.
• Skill in translating policy directives into practical
application through ministry national priority programs.
• Possess linkages to donor governments and organizations
and be knowledgeable of non-GoA aid programs and
activities related to the Cluster.
• Experience in the usage of computers and office software
packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.);

Language Requirements:

• Fluency in written and oral English is a must and
proficiency in Dari and Pashto.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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