Senior Project Manager

  Afghanistan Holding Group
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1704
Date Posted:May 2, 2017
Reference:004
Closing Date:May 15, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Management
Nationality:Any
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

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.

Job Summary:

Project Manager Based at Project Location, the FSSP Manager provides senior-level managerial services and advice on project matters to the Development Assistance Section of the Embassy of Canada to Afghanistan (Representative Office of Canada), DFATD Headquarters, stakeholders and FSS Personnel.

Special Conditions Strong preference will be given to Afghan Nationals.
Some out-of-hours work will be required.

Duties & Responsibilities:

JOB SPECIFICATION

He/she is responsible for the overall management of the FSSP including:

Ensuring overall quality and management of all services offered by the FSSP;

Leading the development and ensuring quality of all key FSSP documents, including the Procurement

Plan, Operating Procedures Manual, annual reports and workplans;

Approving the technical deliverables recommended by the Quality Control Officer;

Reviewing and approving FSSP budgets and financial reports;

Supervising procurement, administrative, logistics, and financial management services provided under the

project;

Coordinating Support to Local Development Initiatives as required;

Managing and supervising FSSP Personnel;

Contracting and management of Technical Specialists, including but not limited to ensuring quality control over the deliverables produced by the Technical Specialists;

Supervising the management and quality of the reporting and invoicing for Services rendered;

Regularly liaising with the Development Assistance Section of the Embassy of Canada to Afghanistan (Representative Office of Canada), DFATD HQ, the Recipient Government Authorities or representatives, and other relevant project stakeholders;

Developing and maintaining networks of key stakeholders (government, civil society, other donors, private sector);

Overseeing procurement services, including but not limited to procurement of Technical Specialists through local and international competitive processes; and

Ensuring the effective management and internal monitoring of project progress and results, including dealing with project issues and problems as they arise.

Job Requirement:

Desired Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred)

Previous work experience in the field of educational development

Excellent knowledge of MIS systems and research concepts

Minimum of 7 years of professional experience

Demonstrated background in managing large programs

Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work both as an independent self-starter and as a member of a dynamic and fast-moving team

Previous experience in staff supervision

Detail-oriented with good organization and prioritization skills

Fluency in Dari/Pashto and English

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Familiar with mobile operating platforms i.e. iOS and Android

Familiarity with research and evaluation

Professionalism in all aspects of work and life.

Ability to think clearly and logically.

Skills in problem identification and solution.

Exceptional interpersonal skills.

Ability to meet deadlines, ability to allocate and review priorities.

High degree of flexibility in work and personal life.

Demonstrated ability to communicate with persons of various cultures and disciplines.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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