A bachelor graduate from Social Science Journalism Literature Law & Politics with work experience in relevant field.
Effective oral communications skills and the some basic understanding of research methods and techniques.
Effective written communication skills (Report Writing) including copywriting editing proofreading and attention to detail.
Effective inter-personal skills and experience of building relationships with people at all levels with the confidence to challenge and persuade where appropriate
Desirable: a degree in communications or a related subject
Should not have any affiliation with any political groups;
Has to be politically updated overall situation but more importantly has some sort of knowledge on parliament its structures and the whole idea of Democratic Governance;
The monitor should have the ability to analysis political comments;
S/he must have Dari Pashtu language skills specially listening and writing skills
At least 2 Year experience with relevant job preferably with international donor-funded projects UN agencies or INGO’s on programs in Afghanistan.
Duties & Responsibilities
The parliamentary monitoring officer will have to regularly attend the parliament general assembly and other meetings to get the data outlined under project documents. The monitoring officer will also be responsible to monitor Afghan and international media for reports broadcasted and published on the parliament achievements and challenges. All the collected data needs to be recorded and reported to the parliamentary expert on weekly bases.
Detail of Duties:
To attend the parliamentary general sessions and specific commissions to gather the following data:
The number of general assembly sessions held
Total number of motions/issues put forward by MPs
Average of MPs present in each sessions
No of Motions/issues passed to be followed by parliament
No of Bills by MPs presented
No of Bills by MPs passed
Which bills were rejected & which were passed
What papers (documents) placed on the table of MPs during general assembly
Media monitoring (how many and what topics are fore coming through media on parliament).
In addition the parliamentary publications (the four books of Wolesi-jirga ) need to be reviewed to respond the above mentioned issues.
Organize meetings and briefings with the media where the Parliamentary Watch Expert can provide update briefings on the initiative to media journalists civil society organizations and international organizations (donors) around parliamentary support initiatives.
Provide management support to any other activity related to the initiative & assigned by the Supervisor.
Providing support to other project team in the coordination of activities to ensure their efficient and effective contribution to program outcomes;
Coordinate the implementation of a comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation system for the project and regular monitoring of activities;
Sharing information regularly on the progress of project implementation and any relevant issues including the updating of project monitoring and issue logs;
Preparation of final and quarterly progress reports detailing progress against the output targets and the activities undertaken in support of these; Ensure financial reports are shared with the donors accordingly in a timely manner.
At the end of each year prepare and provide a comprehensive Annual research report on parliament activities
Provide technical and program inputs to the senior leadership for new concept around Women Peace & Security to promote WPSO vision & mission and develop concept notes and proposals in coordination with the senior leadership.
Coordinate and manage new program team recruitment in close coordination with the Operations team in accordance to WPSO policies and regulation of Human Resources Policy.
Represent the organization nationally regionally and internationally in close coordination with senior leadership.
Interested applicants should send their CVs to the below email address no later than 26th August 2018 indicating on the SUBJECT line the title and vacancy number of the position applied (Parliamentary Monitoring Officer - WPSO-AFG 010)