Senior Program Specialist(Citizen Charted Unit)

  MBAW/MoF
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 2442
Date Posted:May 10, 2017
Reference:MBAW- 164-17
Closing Date:May 30, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Programme
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Service Contract
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About MBAW/MoF:

 

The Budget Department within the Ministry of Finance (MoF) is responsible for the preparation of the national budget and for monitoring and reporting on its implementation. The national budget activities, at present, are largely donor/aid co-ordination function with considerable liaison and involvement of international partners. The budget is used as a major co-ordination mechanism of the Government through which it consults, agrees and articulates to all national and international stakeholders the expenditure programmes and priorities of the Government for the year ahead. The National Budget is also the primary instrument for the Government to allocate and manage its financial resources (both internal and external revenues) in a balanced, transparent and accountable manner within a short to medium term framework. The Budget Team is composed of Directorate General Budget, Budget Execution Sectors, Budget Policy, Coordination & Reporting Unit, Provincial Budgeting Unit and Program Budgeting Unit. In addition, the Project Management, Office Management and IT Units provide administrative support to the Budget Department including plan development trainings and office and logistics management. The Project Management, Office Management and IT Unit also coordinate and implement a public information strategy on the National Budget and develop mechanisms to measure and monitor the effectiveness of the delivery of Budget Department’s products and services to key stakeholders and clients.

Job Summary:


Support CC Unit to ensure implementation of CC program as per grants requirements and compliance, and reporting of projects on time, on budget and to the required standard.

To coordinate CC activities across all the CC ministries (MRRD. IDLG, MAIL, MoE, MoPH, MoF and the OoP), including budget, operational planning, learning activities, and communication.

To carry out an institutional needs assessment of CC ministries to enable them to discharge services efficiently and effectively in regard to identifying equipment needs, procurement planning, staff training development, development of municipal inventory databases.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting:

Support in the production of monthly and quarterly reports on a timely basis to government authorities and donor community.

Support CC Unit to ensure implementation of CC program as per grants requirements and compliance, and reporting of projects on time, on budget and to the required standard.

Work with the Finance and Operation Officers to develop accurate and realistic financial reports, budget allocation and reconciliations.

Conduct presentation and organize information sharing sessions with government authorities and international community.
Coordination:

To coordinate CC activities across all the CC ministries (MRRD. IDLG, MAIL, MoE, MoPH, MoF and the OoP), including budget, operational planning, learning activities, and communication.

Development of coordination and capacity building initiatives in support with CC ministries for local partner organizations to ensure learning and best practice is shared and developed. This will evolve to include partnership management and transferred learning.

Provide program support such as administrative, project monitoring, project management, budget preparation, and support to consultant missions, in provincial locations and Kabul as required.
Technical support to line Ministries:

To carry out an institutional needs assessment of CC ministries to enable them to discharge services efficiently and effectively in regard to identifying equipment needs, procurement planning, staff training development, development of municipal inventory databases.

Make sure accurate data is collected from CC ministries, analyzed and financial reports demonstrating, expenditure, existing budget and gaps.

Make sure the implementation of government HR policies and procedures in CC ministries and the staffing guideline developed by the CC team.


Perform any other tasks as needed and directed by unit head.

Job Requirement:


Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy and Administration, Governance, Development Studies, Economics, MBA and other related fields is required. With Master Degree 5 Years and with Bachelor Degree 7 years relevant work experience. (Master’s degree is preferred)

Ability to deal with difficult, often challenging work situations.

Behavioural role model for peers and fellow team members

Competent to work with significant levels of autonomy and able to meet tight deadlines.

Creative and innovative in conceptual and analytical thinking

Thinking strategically and understanding business practices, approaches, organization, politics, and culture

Sensitivity to gender issues.

Rigorous budget expenditure management

Sound knowledge of participatory approaches

Development and management of partnerships with state and non-state actors

Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in operating systems and application software including, MS Office etc.

Fluent in Dari/Pashto and English (written and oral).

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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