Communication Specialist (Re-announced)
Vacancy Number:KVID20170221-35639
Title: Communication Specialist (Re-announced)
Duration:One Year
Exp.:2017-02-21-(8 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Organization:MAIL - CCAP/CBARD-West |About MAIL - CCAP/CBARD-West
Work Experience:5 Years


Experience and Skills Required:

·         Having at least bachelor or its equivalent degree with 5 years working experience.

·         Excellent proficiency in English language

·         Excellent language proficiency in spoken and written in Pashto and Dari.

·         Good computer skills in (office package, CorelDraw and Photoshop)

·         Must be capable of working both individually and as part of a team to undertake tasks in a fast-paced environment.

·         Ability to communicate effectively and be organized.

·         Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diligence, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for colleagues.

·         Management and team leadership ability

·         Having required skills in general management

·         Writing and communication ability in professional and related area


Qualifications required:


Bachelor’s degree with 5-year experience  in journalism or social science, Master’s degree is an advantage  


Language Requirement:

Fluency in Pashto, Dari and English is required for the post.

Duties & Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the incumbent will perform the following tasks:


Support to formulation and implementation of communications and advocacy strategies.

·         Prepare and implement annual integrated communication plans


·          Develop adequate and effective internal information management systems to promote internal and external communication objectives


·          Develop a media outreach plan to identify and build relations with a network of traditional and specialized media and maintain these relations


·          Develop case studies and case stories of the project


·         Produce media briefs, kits and timely press releases and build internal capacity to work with media effectively


·         Work with communication staff in UNDP Country office and MAIL to agree on annual communication plans and how the offices will work together to achieve communication objectives

Develop clear and concise reports and power-point presentations for various meetings, workshops, conferences, including the Project Board meeting and donor briefings

Validate of the information and indicators that contribute to the plan and achieve project objectives.

 Seek ways to streamline the process and increase efficiency in gathering and using performance information

Support to ensure that information and data from the field is captured, documented, analyzed and reported in a results-based and timely manner.

Under the overall guidance of the Project Manager, report  against the annual work plan and log frame matrix on agreed formats, and ensure that Field Offices prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual reports;

Prepare PR documents for project including fact sheets, press releases, newsletters and pamphlets etc.

Undertake field visits as appropriate, to document implementation of project activities with the ‘communications lens’ to ensure visibility and sharing of best practices;

Provide comprehensive editorial support including copy-editing and proof-reading;

Maintain and update project website, social media pages and the project information emails.

Any other tasks assigned by the Project Manager

Submission Guideline

Interested Afghan nationals should submit their application comprises your CV and a one-page cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the post in writing (marked “Confidential”), clearly indicate the vacancy number on the envelope to the:

HR Section, ACRLIP, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), Kabul, Afghanistan; But all applicants are also strongly encouraged to apply online to the below email address:

[email protected]

Please don’t forget to type the Vacancy Announcement Number (VA# ACRLIP/CCAP/CBARD – 46) in Subject while applying online.


Please note that Applications after the deadline will not be considered

Qualified Female Candidates are highly encouraged to apply