Senior Social Organizer

Bachelor's Degree   Multi Location Full Time 1840
Date Posted:May 4, 2017
Closing Date:May 10, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:9
Functional Area:Programme
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Afghanaid:


Afghanaid is a British-registered international NGO, which has worked in Afghanistan for over 30 years. We assist community-driven processes that address the rights and fundamental needs of people in some of the most remote areas of Afghanistan, providing basic services, supporting development of rural livelihoods and responding to humanitarian emergencies. We are headquartered in Kabul, and operate 20 provincial and district offices across Badakhshan (north-eastern region), Samangan (northern region) and Ghor (western region), as well as a Marketing and Fundraising office in London. We employ around 160 personnel, 97% of whom are Afghans.

Job Summary:

Under the overall supervision of the Programme Director and the direct management and supervision of the Team Leader the incumbent will provide overall guidance to social mobilization at community, sub-catchments and sub-basin levels harmonizing Afghanistan national/ and or provincial policies for delivering results that are envisaged in Upper Catchments Rehabilitation Project Application. (S)he will focus on developing the strategy, action plan for organizing communities at various levels for registration with effective vertical and horizontal linkages.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Identify policies/ legislations (existing and pipeline) pertinent to facilitate communities to organize at local, sub-catchment and sub-basin level for improving natural resource management system in selected sub-catchments.

Develop strategy and action plan for registration of the communities at various level

Develop capacity of the field staff to enable them effective community organization

Develop learning packages for enabling communities at various levels to manage natural resources and share benefit in equitable manner for long term sustainability.

Train field staff to use train community members using prepared packages

Contribute conducting project results relevant baseline for targeted sub-catchmnets.

Contribute revising logical framework including relevant monitoring indicators

Contribute preparing annual work plans and budget.

Contribute preparing reports as per project requirements.

Train project staff on concept and practices of social mobilization linking with participatory natural resource management relevant to upper catchment rehabilitation and management.

Contribute conducting case studies and best practices for sharing with others and to showcase project results

Liaise with relevant government agencies and partner NGOs to increase programme effectiveness.

Perform any other related duties as required.

II. Others:

Any other task as requested

Job Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in related field

Minimum 3 years prior experience in similar role

Commitment to humanitarian principles.

Familiarity with DRR and livelihood Projects

Familiarity with NSP project cycle, tools and process

Experienced in training DRR related issues

Proven skill of community based DRR Training

Ability to articulate ideas in a clear and concise manner

Familiarity with Nangarhar province

Able to communicate in local languages as well as minimum level of English.

Familiarity with computer is preferred

Team player – ability to work within a team where members depend on each other to get work done.
Self-starter - able to identify work that needs to be done and do it without being instructed to do so.
Afghanaid seeks dependable professionals with a strong initiative, adaptability as well as excellent communication and interpersonal relations skills, applicants for this position should also demonstrate the following:
1) Native fluency in local languages and demonstrated ability to write and read.
2) Excellent communication skills with the ability to persuasively present ideas.
3) Personal integrity and initiative and drive to get things done and achieve results in a fast-paced and challenging
4) An outgoing and engaging personality, with cultural and gender sensitivity and a strong sense of humour; able to build trust, work and live collaboratively with others and in a diverse multi-cultural environment.
5) Resilience to live, travel and work in isolated and possibly insecure locations.
6) A clear and firm commitment to the rights, equality, role and empowerment of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.
7) Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
8) Commitment to the vision and mission of Afghanaid.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Ghowr, Logar, Herat
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