|Date Posted:||May 4, 2017|
|Closing Date:||May 10, 2017|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||170|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableNone|
|Years of Experience:||2 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
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.
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.
Ghor Lal wa sarjanga and Shahrak District Herat Obey District Logar Khushi and Pul-e-Alam District
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.
Any other task as requested
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 environment.
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.