|VACANCY NO:||Ex_49_2020||ORGANIZATION:||CARE AFGHANISTAN|
|TYPE OF JOB:||full time||DURATION:||3 years with possibility of extension|
|NO OF JOBS:||1||EDUCATION:||Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, community development, Engineering, Agribusiness,|
|PROVINCE:||herat||EXPERIENCE:||At least 4 -5 years of work experiences in livelih|
Position title: Field Supervisor
About CARE AFGHANISTAN
CARE is a non-governmental, non political, non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian humanitarian organization, extending its relief and development assistance to those in need.
CARE invites applications from Qualified Afghan Male/Female candidates for its Herat Province based position of Field Supervisor for its R3-Project Those with Internet access can email their completed CARE Standard Job Application forms (CARE application form is attached) along with their update CVs and a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
SUMMARY OF KEY FUNCTIONS
The field supervisor responsible for supervision of CARE, overall field activities of Recovery, Reintegration and Resilience (R3) Project) with provision of technical and operational support to them in any area related to the project scope and organizational. S/He should ensure on project planning, implementing, supervision and reporting of project field activities in accordance to CARE, Donor and program (R3 Project) quality standards and all contractual obligations to the donors are met. S/He ensure adequate project monitoring, achievement of agreed milestones, data collection, documentation and reporting, through weekly/monthly planning meetings using agreed work-plans and provide periodic updates to the project manager. The field supervisor is expected to maintain close cooperation with the targeted local communities, project stakeholders and to be able to coordinate and supervise everything related to the field level. S/ He will be requested to work with other project consortium members in their target areas, if required.
Project officer, project manager, humanitarian program coordinator, Gender Advisor, project technical advisors, Program Quality Unit, R3 project consortium members, project beneficiaries, CMP, government relevant counterparts/ partners, NGOs (local and national), forums, CARE internal departments/ teams, private sectors and business institutions.
KEY RESULTS EXPECTED
The field supervisor is expected to ensure him/herself about smooth implementation of all R3 project activities on the ground but in accordance to project budget, work plan and standards. Overall results expected include but not limited to:
To supervise all project components’ activities in the field and ensures effective technical and logistical support and ensures timely implementation of project activities. Conduct regular supervision visits and discussions with staff on improvement of the project activities qualities and results. Maintain professional relationships with team members, promote a strong spirit amongst the team and provide oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their roles. Exchange experience and lessons learnt among the field staffs Establish close relationships with different stakeholders within and outside of the project to improve the project activities results. Provide technical guidance on Policies related to livelihood, cash component activities, GBVs and Business and Market manuals and Guidelines, during the consultations and partnerships engagements with government bodies and other stakeholders. Coordination and consultations with the targeted local communicates and relevant Government and Non-Government organizations for better implementation of project work plan. Provide technical capacity building programs for project field staff and partners. Represent the project in meetings with donors and stakeholders, as assigned by R3 project Manager. Contribute to the writing of the monthly, quarterly, intermediary and final reports to the donor in collaboration with Project Manager. Closely monitor project financial activities/ expenses in line with budget allocations for individual line items Ensure project interventions are in line with government strategy and policy. Contribute in proposal and budget development related to CARE’s livelihood and GBV strategy with CARE’s programs team and in close consultation with PQDL staff. Participate to plan and conduct pre-assessment activities to assess feasibility of potential project sites. Working and providing support to the project implementing partner. Monitor project action plans and ensure interventions are implemented as designed, Ensures liaison with targeted communities, maintaining links with CDCs and elders, engaging consistently with beneficiaries and other relevant stakeholders in the field. Support operation colleagues in provision, distribution and monitoring of project goods, services and etc. in the project areas and for beneficiaries. Provide reporting inputs for project activities results, success stories and other quantitative and qualitative outcomes, required by MEL or M&R officer. Able to supervise the project team in terms of livestock project activities (poultry, animal husbandry and goat/sheep) agricultural project (kitchen gardening, mushroom, greenhouse, low tunnel and seed distribution) cash management works and GBV component. Assist the Project Manager in development of project implementation plans, strategies, concept papers and proposals; Make sure that various sorts of reports are timely prepared and submitted; Establish working relations and coordination and cooperation mechanism with communities, other organizations and authorities at sub office level as well as with stakeholders; Understanding of the basic principle of humanitarian work, human rights, protection and the needs of IPDs and returnees. Perform of any other tasks as assigned.
COMPETENCE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Excellent supervision skills from project humanitarian and financial resources, analytical skills for proposing and designing suitable livelihoods opportunities for vulnerable IDPs, returnees, and host communities in the target areas. Good understanding of community development, Conflict resolution skills. Excellent human relation, Very good technical training skills. Effective communication, inter-personal and reporting skill. Good planning and delivering the best results. Team working, trust building and empowering skills. ability to present ideas effectively. Able to facilitate change and demonstrate innovation. negotiation; gender sensitivity and cultural sensitivity. Excellent knowledge and skill to facilitate meetings effectively and efficiently; participate as org representative, self-starter, has ability to work under minimum supervision and maintain good relationships with all project internal and external stakeholders. presentation skills and working in diverse team, adapt to changing context and to respond to tight deadlines Gender sensitivity. CARE emphasizes on the appointment of suitably qualified, skilled staff that have the right value, attitudes and approaches to the protection of children and safety and any contact should be positive and appropriate to keeps children safe.
Skills and Experience:
Minimum of 4 years of experience required in supervision of livelihood and food security project, GBV or community development intervention in local or international organizations. Demonstrated experience to provide support on agricultural, livestock, business development, women economic empowerment, entrepreneurship activities. Human relation, managerial/ supervision, monitoring, Evaluation, reporting and budgeting skills and good command of written and spoken English, Dari and Pashto. Experience in project management, monitoring, Evaluation, reporting and other same or similar trades, preferably with international organizations. Demonstrate a strong understanding of livelihood programs in Afghanistan context Demonstrated coordination and effective communication skills. Experience in a non-governmental organization or in the United Nations (desirable);
Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, community development, Engineering, agribusiness, Agriculture, veterinarian, livelihood development studies, social development, and socio-economic studies and other related fields. Master's degree in related fields is preferred.
At least 4 -5 years of work experiences in livelihood program/project, cash management works, GBV activities with a sustained interest in agricultural, livestock, socio-economy empowerment, community development.
Fluency in written and spoken English, Dari and Pushto languages
Interested candidates should submit their completed CARE standard job application forms (CARE application form is attached) along with the updated resumes and letters of interest to CARE HRD department in its Kabul Main-Office no later than August 05, 2020, candidates who have access to the Internet can send their applications to email@example.com mentioning the exact job title and vacancy number in the subject line.
You are requested to send your application form along with the updated resume and letters of interest in Word or PDF file. Please do not email us heavy sized files such as your certificates, recommendation letters and etc. THOSE WHO DO NOT FULFILL THE APPLYING REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORTLIST. Only short listed candidates will be contacted with, and called for the interview. The interview dates, time and place will be determined and communicated with the short listed candidates sooner after the deadline of vacancy announcement.
APPLYING WITHOUT CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM OR NOT FILLING THE APPLICATION FORM PROPERLY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORT-LISTING,
PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE ON http://www.acbar.org/applicationform.
CARE IS COMMITTED TO CHILD PROTECTION POLICY
CHILD PROTECTION POLICY LINK: http://bit.ly/CAREAFG_Child_Protection_Policy
|TYPE OF JOB:||Full time||DURATION:||1 years|
|NO OF JOBS:||1||EDUCATION:||Bachelor|
Position title: Portfolio Manager
The Afghanistan Value Chains-High Value Crops (AVC-HVC) project works with anchor firms nationwide to reverse market failures, strengthen backward and forward linkages, drive growth, and create jobs for men, women, and youth along the fruit and nuts, high-value horticulture, spices, and medicinal crops value chains. The Project contributes positive and measurable impacts to the sectors and will ensure that local market actors are involved at every stage of the value chain.
The Portfolio Manager is the primary link between anchor firms and the project. He/she will diagnose the constraints on business growth and develop a clear action plan to address these constraints. He/she will monitor the firms’ progress against clear benchmarks and help the Regional Director determine if the businesses are succeeding or failing. Additionally, the Portfolio Manager will work to support the anchor firm in their efforts and provide a conduit for the provision of specialist expertise as required.
Objectives and Duties
Identify possible anchor firms. Engage with the firms’ managers to diagnose constraints on business growth. Negotiate a “Deal Note” spelling out the respective responsibilities of the firms and the project to address those constraints, define milestones, and state outcomes. Maintain a continuing relationship with firms, providing needed business development services and technical assistance. Identify and arrange specialized technical assistance and financial support provided by the project to the firm.
Work with the regional M&E Coordinator and Senior M&E Specialist and Gender & Youth Specialist to determine whether anticipated results are being achieved by the firm and project in collaboration, and if not, how the project and firm should adapt.
Bachelor’s degree with 5 years’ experience in the private sector/business community related to high value crops. Hands-on experience in the private sector/business community related to high value crops. Demonstrated business sense and analytical skills, with the ability to spell out clients’ key problems and how to solve them. Relationship management skills including problem-solving, people skills, commitment to client firms, and business community networks. Bachelor’s in Business, Agriculture, Social Science, or other relevant field; Master’s preferred.
Travel to the provinces in the region is required.
To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter, with the position name (Portfolio Manager) in the subject line, by email to AVCCrops@dai.com.
To apply for any AVC-HVC vacancies, please make sure you put the title on the subject of your email, or your application will be disregarded by the system.
Please note that applications received after the closing date and without Subject line will not be given consideration. Only shortlisted candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for test/interview.
|TYPE OF JOB:||full time||DURATION:||one year extendable|
|NO OF JOBS:||1||EDUCATION:||Bachelor’s Degree in finance, business administration, public policy, or related field|
|PROVINCE:||kabul||EXPERIENCE:||Minimum of five years of progressively responsible|
Position title: Grants Manager
About FHI360/GOLDOZI: FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. The Goldozi Project is designed to upgrade the skills of and increase access to market information for15,000 vulnerable female embroiderers in and around Kabul, thereby increasing the commercial and export potential of their products. This tested approach will also create a class of over 500 trained and certified sales agents who are equipped with new skills and access to market insights, connect them to embroiderers and other actors along the value chain, and build and promote a strong brand that advertises the authenticity and ethical production of its product lines.
The Grants Manager will provide support to the Goldozi DCOP to ensure efficient management of the grants and contracts aspects of the project. S/he will oversee the performance of project grantees, in close coordination with the Goldozi technical, finance, procurement and M&E units, to ensure that all grantees perform within the approved scope, timeframes, and in compliance with USAID rules and regulations.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
Establish grant management policies and procedures for the issuance and management of different types of grants, including developing/adapting templates, procedures, and regulations to be used for formulating, negotiating, obtaining approvals, executing, monitoring, processing funds request, ensuring compliance with the award documents, modifying and closing the grants, all in accordance with FHI 360 Grants Manual and USAID rules and regulations.
Contribute to the management of full award cycle for grants and contracts, including solicitation, review, execution, implementation management, monitoring, communication with recipients, and closeout of grants.
Work with program staff to develop subrecipient Monitoring Plan and Subrecipient Compliance Tracking to conduct monitoring subrecipient’s compliance.
Ensure adherence to the established grant monitoring procedures, conduct scheduled and random site visits to monitor grantee implementation of activities. Ensure that implementation of activities is in accordance with the donor and FHI 360 regulations.
Review and analyze grant budget estimates for allowability, allocability, reasonableness, and consistency.
Develop complete grant packages with the required back-up documentation for each grant (i.e., In-kind Grants, Fixed-Award Amount, and combinations of these grants etc.) and work with DCOP/COP to obtain the required Contracts Management Services (CMS) and USAID approval.
Remain informed on updated guidelines, procedures and tools relating to sub-award procedures and ensure updated guidance is understood and followed by FHI360 and partners.
Identify areas of improvement and schedule capacity building trainings for grantees.
Establish and maintain a proper filing system to maintain a complete record of all grants issued by the project in the field.
Establish and maintain proper contracts tracker, processes, documentation, and monitor and record budget and payment information and contract deliverables.
Review grantee programmatic and financial reports and ensure timely financial disbursements and compliance with grants financial management policies; and to ensure that expenditures were spent accuracy with approved budgets categories and remind them for any unusual potential overspent/underspent or unallowable spending.
Monitor grant expenses and provide regular updates on grant status including developing and maintain grantee activity calendar and providing program staff with activity information for performance reports.
Work with Finance Manage to udate subgrant information (New grant/modification, Sub awardee Financial Report (SFR), Payment) into the web-based agreement tracking system (Sub award Tracking System-SAT) to track and report the financial status of field paid subawards issued to sub-awardees.
Assist in the preparation/modification of sub-grantee budgets, keeping a track record of any changes during the award period.
Provide regular updates on the status of implementation of subcontracts to DCOP and COP.
Coordinate with Finance Departments in FHI360 Projects offices and support contract negotiations as required.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
Broad conceptual judgment, initiative, and ability to deal with a wide range of issues, including confidential and sensitive data, which, if disclosed, might have significant internal and/or external effect.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple concurrent bids
Strong understanding of how financial management, procurements, and grants align with compliance.
Ability to work both independently and in teams; proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, flexible, and team-focused work environment.
Proven ability to handle sensitive and confidential information, meet tight/tough deadline and schedules and create timely, high quality report the DCOP/COP and APRO-Office.
Ability to work closely as a team and network with a wide range of stakeholders
Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and effectively deal with competing pressures, multiple stakeholders, unplanned change and tight timeframes.
Bachelor’s Degree in finance, business administration, public policy, or related field
Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in sub-award management on USAID-funded projects.
Verifiable working experience in preparing, issuing, and administering grants, contracts, subcontracts or award/sub-awards is required.
Knowledge of Federal rules and regulations, and USAID reporting requirements.
Substantive experience in the use of computers and Microsoft Office programs (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) is required.
Fluency in English and local languages, i.e. Pashto and Dari required.
Please kindly apply through below link:
|VACANCY NO:||MCA067-2020||ORGANIZATION:||Mercy Corps|
|TYPE OF JOB:||Full time||DURATION:||12 Months|
|NO OF JOBS:||1||EDUCATION:||University Degree in Business Management or Public Affairs are preferred.|
|PROVINCE:||herat||EXPERIENCE:||10 years of multi-sectored experience (Program)|
Position title: Regional Coordinator
About Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.
Mercy Corps has been present in Afghanistan since 1986. Our work seeks to enable Afghans to improve their quality of life by strengthening their sustainable, equitable and legitimate livelihoods, with the ultimate goal to support Afghanistan to evolve from a fragile to a strong state. We focus our interventions on promotion of sustainable livelihoods, agriculture development, youth vocational training, Renewable Energy and natural resource management; it has helped more than 2.5 million Afghans through these wide-range of community–based agriculture and economic development programs. It is to mentioned that currently Mercy Corps is working in Kabul, Kandahar, Helmand, Herat, Takhar, Badakhshan, Parwan, Baghlan , Nangarhar, Urozgan, Balkh and Samangan.
General Position Summary:
Mercy Corps is seeking to fill senior level positions that will provide leadership and coordination for our field programming and operations. In recent years Mercy Corps has had significant growth in its programming and geographic reach. In response to this growth, the Regional Coordinator positions have been created as part of a wider organizational development initiative designed to provide enhanced leadership across several provinces.
We are looking for experienced humanitarian and development leaders who have experience in both programming and operations support, an ability to lead within a matrix management structure and the capacity for robust external stakeholder management.
The Regional Coordinator is the senior Mercy Corps representative in 3-4 provinces of Afghanistan, with the primary responsibility on senior level stakeholder management and coordination of Mercy Corps programs and operations.
The Regional Coordinator is a member of the Mercy Corps Senior Leadership team and has a key responsibility for representing the interests of field based staff and field implementation of Programs and Operations.
He / She will ensure the coordination of all day-day operational Program delivery and integrated Operations support to ensure high quality and cost efficiency in support to Programs
He/She will also be responsible for Operational Security Management in 3-4 provinces
He / She will provide leadership for Emergency Response (assessment, development and implementation)
He/She has direct line management responsible for the day-to-day Operations support for programs operating from 3-4 provincial Field Offices. The Operations function includes HR, Procurement, and Administration.
The Regional Coordinator will have ‘day-to day’ operational responsibility and oversight for the effective functioning of Finance, Human Resources and Programs staff working at regional level, in very close coordination with the Country level line management of these functions
The Regional Coordinator is expected to visit all project sites on a regular basis and support on-going program activities.
He / She will develop and maintain relationships with governmental, local and international departments and agencies based in his/her region for new funding opportunities and program initiatives, in partnership with the Manager for Government Relations and Communications
He/she will coordinate with the Director of HR in Kabul to support and coordinate ongoing staff development activities in the region.
As a member of the Mercy Corps Senior Leadership Team, the Regional Coordinator will communicate regularly with the Country Office in Kabul and participate in all Management and Strategic Planning activities, to ensure optimal support for Field Office staff and ensure quality support delivery of Program activities
Essential Job Responsibilities STRATEGY & VISION
Provide area specific input on Country and Sector Strategy through contextual analysis and need assessments. Including on synergies between sectors.
Recognize opportunities for innovative action and create an environment where alternative viewpoints and initiatives are welcomed.
Set the direction and follow up on Operations support, by prioritizing and organizing actions & resources to achieve objectives and contribute to countrywide strategy development and program delivery
Develop and organize activities to secure resources for programs, with a focus on Provincial stakeholders support for Mercy Corps.
Accountable for the effective and efficient coordination of Program delivery within all sectors in partnership with each Program Director. Ensuring technical direction is followed and implemented in compliance with contractual donor commitments and SOP´s.
INFLUENCE & REPRESENTATION
Develop and maintain effective relationships with government officials and non-government stakeholders to ensure support for Mercy corps work.
Maintain cooperative relationships with UN agencies, program partners, and relief and development organisations to support on-going program activities, and identify new funding opportunities and program initiatives.
Coordinate regularly with the Deputy Country Director/s, Programme Director/s and other senior Mercy Corps Afghanistan staff to problem solve, ensure effective communication and coordination with different functions and levels, and develop program opportunities.
Liaise with NGO´s, government agencies and officials independently and as directed by Deputy Country Director and/or Country Director;
Representing MCA in the region of responsibilities in Afghanistan.
Advice the Country Director, Deputy Country Director/s, Portfolio Directors and other Project Managers on the government policies and procedures, taxation and on interaction with the government
Communicate with partners to verify their systems and ensure they meet Mercy Corps compliance procedures.
ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT
Oversee and ensure smooth flowing of daily routines and operations of both Operations support and programmatic work.
Ensure adherence to Mercy Corps administrative procedures by all staff.
Oversee daily office and program activities – ensure staff are following work plans; as assigned by respective direct reporting Supervisor
Assist program staff to meet program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and ensure reporting deadlines are met
Report daily on program and administrative activities and the security situation with key staff in the Country Office.
Work closely with Program and Finance staff to ensure proper tracking of program and operations expenditures.
Meet weekly with the Programs and Operations managers and coordinators to receive program updates, coordinate activities, and share information relevant to program activities and operations.
Hold a monthly meeting of all staff to provide updates and share information on program activities and to solicit feedback from staff.
Will work daily with support staff i.e.: Procurement, Logistics, Transport and Administration departments to ensure proper daily support functions and compliance with MC and donor policies.
Liaise with Portfolio Directors and Project Managers to ensure activities are on schedule and following contingency plans.
Conduct daily meetings and receive routine reports from support functions of the Region offices, as per MC policies, including Assets, Procurement, Warehousing, Administration, Security, IT and Human Resources.
Facilitate, when necessary, on all aspects of asset management and asset caretakers including their use, location and return - conduct investigation for any missing assets or items unaccounted for;
Assist HR Director, as required, in the evaluation and organization of training for staff to ensure they are properly trained to complete MC objectives.
Assist HR Director , as required, in identification of personnel needs of national staff, and advise and participate in recruitment, selection, service contracts and remuneration of national personnel.
Oversee database and file management for administration, procurement, logistics and human resources documents.
Oversee Facility Management, including housing and office leases; ensure that security standards are maintained at all premises.
Ensure that Mercy Corps contracts and business transactions/relationships are transparent and in compliance with local law and Mercy Corps/donor policies.
All other duties as assigned
Support and encourage a team approach and work with the MCA HR /Staff Department to ensure all program and operations staff has Development Plans and to support and help coordinate training and staff development activities for Southern Region
Lead and develop the regional Operations support teams
Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence.
Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback via regular performance reviews.
Provide team members with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and reach objectives.
Ensure capacity building and Performance Evaluations is provided to all staff in the provincial areas of responsibility
Contribute to country team-building efforts, help team members identify problem-solving options and ensure the integration of all team members into relevant decision-making processes.
Take ultimate responsibility of performance of program support functions
Ensure all offices and staff in the region fosters transparency, integrity, equality and accountability in their day to day work
Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership
Proactivly ensure that all team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies
Assist as required by the Security Manager in: maintaining and advising on appropriate security systems and procedures.
Facilitate Regional Security Management Team (SMT) meetings and ensure that all other provinces in the south hold the same meeting, and ensure information is disseminated to all staff, with the Deputy Country Director being kept informed
Ensure that all necessary measures are taken to provide MCA employees with a working environment as detailed in existing guidelines, including responsibility of fire regulations and building evacuation procedures.
Assist Deputy Country Director and Operational Security Manager, as required, in developing strategies to continue work in times of heightened security.
Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
University Degree in Business Management or Public Affairs are preferred.
10 years of multi-sectored experience (Program, Operations, Finance, MEL).
Managerial Experience of minimum 5 years
Strong organizational skills and experience working with local and international NGO´s are needed
Able to work under difficult circumstances and display good judgment
Fluency in English (written and spoken)
Reporting skills and advanced reporting skills are required
Must be able to strategically advise staff on program and office activities and security issues.
Must have thorough understanding of office administration systems and ensure they are upheld in absence of international staff.
Must be able to represent Mercy Corps in all areas on behalf of the Country Office.
While sending your CV & Cover letter, please mention the vacancy number and name in the subject line, application received after the closing date and without subject line will not be given consideration. Please include three references from you previous and current supervisors in your CV and make sure that their official email addresses are mentioned in the reference information.
Only short listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for interview. Interested candidates should send their Application To: Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
|VACANCY NO:||HR/0035-19||ORGANIZATION:||Empowerment Center for Women (ECW)|
|TYPE OF JOB:||full time||DURATION:||1 Year|
|NO OF JOBS:||1||EDUCATION:||Bachelors|