Strategic Communication and Donor Relations Advisor

  General Directorate of Programs and Design
  Afghanistan Unspecified 442
Date Posted:Oct 24, 2010
Reference:VA# 0166
Closing Date:Oct 27, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Programme
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About General Directorate of Programs and Design:


Job Summary:

Establish and coordinate relations, strategic communications with donors, supporters and clients of the IARCSC/GDPDM and raising necessary funds for development projects
Duties and Responsibilities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Develop proper system of communication and relations to assist in acquiring data from the various constituents, to seek donors and budget funding for specific projects.
2. Determine methods to establish and maintain a professional relationship with relevant ministries and donors to monitor and assist in implementation of decisions which affect I A R CSC s’ Projects.
3. Ensuring successful relation and coordination for fund raising through close collaboration with various agencies, their program and operation teams, Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society.

4. Analysis and research of information on donors, preparation of substantive briefs on donor strategies and IARCSC/GDPDM strategies and provision of advice ensuring synchronicity, and alignment between these strategies and GDPDM activities

5. Prepare and maintain contract/grant documentation of projects. Consult applicable references concerning technical and administrative issues of development projects.
6. Take a lead role in the strategic communications planning process, including regular reporting to the Director and Director-General PDM
7. Ensure effective internal and external communications within GDPDM, oversee web management regularly in effective manner
8. Ensure that he/she transfers knowledge and skills to other individuals and working teams in an effective regular manner in order to improve managerial ability, motivation and confidence

Result Expected:
1. Proper mechanism for donor relations exists.
2. Document of analysis and research on donors strategies exist
3. No of donors support different areas of capacity building increased.
4. Effective communication system is in place

Job Requirement:

Work experience:
• Minimum Requirements:
1. A Master degree in international relations, Business Administration, Public Administration, Project Management any other related fields with 3 years of relevant experience in Sr. positions at national and international organizations.
2. A Bachelor degree in the mentioned subjects with 5 years of relevant experience.
3. Written and spoken in Dari, Pashto and English languages.
4. Computer skills, MS office packages, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Desirable attributes:
-Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure;
Experience of leading and motivating teams of people towards the achievement of agreed ends;
- Excellent analytical, report writing and presentation skills
- Experience of contract development and monitoring.
-Must have the knowledge to demonstrate fairness, encourage -innovation, achieve results, and demonstrate awareness of the -demands and sensitivities of working within a public organization.
-Must be reliable, honest, objective and smart working

ACSS offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a safe working environment and an opportunity for professional and career advancement.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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