• Bachelors/Masters’ Degree in Social Work Social Science or Development Studies Education
At least 3 years’ experience of Project coordination and field work within an international or national NGO and a strong track record of developing and inspiring teams to achieve outstanding results.
Fluency in English Dari and Pashto written and spoken; proficiency in report writing skills
Proven knowledge on community-based education accelerated learning education in emergencies psychosocial support and life skills and child rights based programming in Afghanistan.
Experience in delivering training to teachers social workers and community mobilisers.
Proven knowledge and experience of monitoring and evaluation.
Experiences attending external meetings e.g. cluster meetings meetings with donors.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and capacity to deal with different rural communities ability to take initiatives and pursue work proactively without being intensively supervised.
A flexible approach to working and willingness to work as part of a team.
Good supervisory leadership analytical and troubleshooting skills.
ICT Skills including skills in using the Microsoft Office Package.
Experience in implementing Education in Emergencies (EiE) projects in conflict affected areas.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Join District Coordinator Lead shall be responsible to ensure that all activities are implemented according to the project work plan and to ensure effective record keeping of all project activities by team members. She/he will support the Education Project Manager and the M&E office to conduct monitoring and evaluation of the project activities and shall play a pivotal role in writing periodic reports for education manager and the progress of the project. It will be required from the Provincial Coordinator Lead to prepare a monthly plan of his/her activities that will clearly lay out what he/she wishes to implement in the following month. This plan will be submitted in hard and soft copy to the Education Manager and provincial coordinator in the last week of every month.
Project Management and Coordination
Project District coordinator: Lead and coordinate and implementation of education and child protection activities in Trinkot Dehrawood and Gizab Districts according to work plan. Ensure the success of the project activities meeting its objectives outcomes and aims as set out in the project proposal.
Training and Team coordination: Supervise and support a team of community mobilisers teachers and district staff prepare work on weekly and monthly work-plans and report on their activities field staff; and ensure the project team is in regular coordination and communication with all project stakeholders. Follow up with team members on staff progression and support team members with professional development.
Monitoring and Evaluation: Plan and supervise the field staff activities in Urozgan to ensure the monitoring and evaluation activities lead to accountability and learning towards the project log frame and indicators. Based on the review of M&E data the join district coordinator lead should be able to provide inputs on adapting the project implementation plan so as to meet project goals.
Internal Reporting: Manage internal reporting deadlines acting as the link between the field staff project coordinator and Education Manager; review the success and challenges of the field activities; and report to Education Project Manager any challenges faced in in achieving the project’s expected results.
Relationship Management: maintain existing positive working relationships with relevant authorities in Urozgan including PED DED and DoLSAMD child protection stakeholders; international donors; and NGOs and local civil society. To ensure continuity of humanitarian access the join district Coordinator Lead shall as and when necessary have to engage with Non State Armed Groups.
Project activities Development
Coordinate with Education Manager and provincial coordinator on project activities and monitoring and evaluation approaches.
Knowledge and full compliance of education activities with government laws policies procedures rules and regulations.
Participate in field assessments as appropriate and provide feedback information to CiC National Office.
Carry out duties entrusted to him/her impartially and in accordance with the best professional practices.
Maintain complete independence in relation to all individuals organisations and government bodies.
To observe strict neutrality with regard to views and opinions particularly in the field of politics religion and ethnicity.
To respect all laws and regulations in force in Afghanistan.
To respect all confidential information and not use it for personal profit or for the profit of a third party while executing the present contract.
To report any fraud abuse safeguarding or protection incident (directly or indirectly related to project implementation) to the Country Director IN WRITING.
To assist in any other areas as identified by the Education Project Manager.
Please submit a CV (3 pages maximum) and a cover letter (1 page maximum) explaining your suitability and availability directly to: [email protected]
Please state the position title in the subject line of the email. Only short listed candidates whose education and experiences correspond to the above criteria will be contacted for further consideration.