Capacity Building Officer

Vacancy Number:KFZ-129
Title: Capacity Building Officer
Category:Education Teaching & Training
Duration:Long Term
Exp.: 2016-08-23-(3 Yearss Ago)
Jobs no:1


Organization: Kandahar Food Zone Program | About Kandahar Food Zone Program
City: Kandahar
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor degree in Social Science or any other related field. Master’s degree preferred
Work Experience:4 Years


Bachelor degree in Social Science or any other related field. Master’s degree preferred.

4+years of technical expertise & experience in related field

Excellent computer skills

Fluency in written and verbal English is required

Experience of working with USAID funded projects  


Has knowledge of Capacity building and training

Has identified and implemented activities to address issues of equity and equality

Has ability to work well in a cross-cultural environment

Proven organizational and administrative management skills

Time management and prioritization skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills; fluent written and spoken English, Dari and Pashto.

Ability to coach, mentor, delegate appropriately & provide departmental guidance to staff

Good adaptability and ability to work under extreme pressure

Duties & Responsibilities

The Training Officer will report to the Capacity Building and Gender Manager in Kandahar. The Training Officer will provide administrative and operations support to the Kandahar Capacity Building and Gender team in designing, implementation, and controlling of capacity building activities and in the performance of related administrative and operations duties.

The Training Officer will undertake a wide range of administrative, operations and programmatic tasks, including but not limited to those stipulated below:


Control subcontractors capacity building action plans and detailed scheduling and content of training programs

Contribute to develop curricula and contents of capacity building training materials

Facilitate training, events, workshops and conferences implemented by subcontractors to assure training effectiveness

Ability to take initiative and pursue work proactively with little supervision.

Organize, develop and administrate pre and post – test for training programs.

Coach and mentor the training facilitators of the subcontractors as well as KFZ staff as needed.

Control training agendas, training sessions plans, manuals, photos, videos and materials submitted by the subcontractors based on their contracts

Coordinate administrative and logistical support for all training activities performed directly by KFZ.

Develop and maintain an electronic and hard-copy filling system of technical capacity building of training agendas, training sessions, plans, manuals, photos, videos and materials submitted by the subcontractors based on their contracts, as well of those directly implemented by KFZ.  

Review the sub –contract documents to ensure that all required documents are provided.

Participate in the design of ODKs as needed.

Enter the data of surveyed results and provide data base inputs to M&E and analysis to the CBG Manager for the reporting process

Assists Kabul CBG Team in coordination, administration, finance, procurement,grants and operations activities.

Travel to training venues as needed to assist CBG Manager in coordination and implementation of capacity building activities.

Conduct Program orientation for newly hired staff.

Facilitate and Coordinate the orientation for sub – contractor to ensure that all activities are in compliance with KFZ, IRD and USAID regulations and guidance.

Perform other duties as required by supervisor.

Planning and Control:

Visit the field to ensure that all training activities are according to the plan and in compliance with KFZ, IRD and USAID rules and regulations and write monitoring reports

Visit training events for Q/A  and Q/C

Conduct training evaluations

Provide accurate information to M&E on training activities to be uploaded in the Shamal System.

Control the status of data recorded in Shamal and report incongruences to his/her supervisor 

Verify the training beneficiaries selected by KFZ receiving capacity building program through subcontractors and make quality control of the processes.

Serve as interpreter as needed.

Ensure timely translation of capacity building and technical documents (English-to- Pashto and Pashto-to-English) and coordinate translations efforts with Capacity Building and Gender Directorate to process it in Kabul by the Translation unit

Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports in a timely manner and with due care to quality, accuracy, relevance, and completeness.


Submission Guideline

Interested Afghan National Candidates should submit their applications via e-mail, indicating on the SUBJECT line the title and vacancy number of the position applied for, to [email protected]
Please note that applications received after the closing date will not be given consideration. Only short-listed candidates whose applications respond to the above criteria will be contacted for an interview.

Note: This position will be closed on July 23,2016 at Midnight

Email: [email protected]