Project Assistant (Reintegration & Development)

Vacancy Number:CTG-UNHAB-PARD 16/05/2018
Title: Project Assistant (Reintegration & Development)
Duration:6 months with possibility of extension
Exp.: 2018-05-31-(7 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Salary:As per Org salary scale


Organization: CTG-IOM | About CTG-IOM
City: Nangarhar
Country: AF


Education:Bachelors in economics business administration international development or other relevant studies
Work Experience:3 of experience in implementing projects in Years

  • University degree in economics business administration international development or other relevant studies in the field commerce or social science with at least 3 years of experience in implementing projects in the areas of return reintegration and community development and engagement

  • Proven ability to establish and maintain strong working relations and lead motivate and cooperate with relevant Government counterparts international organizations implementing partners and private sector entities.

  • Experience with international organizations UN agencies (international) non-governmental organizations is preferred

VI. Languages:

  • English

  •  Pashto 

  • Working knowledge of Dari is an advantage.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in the overall implementation of the IOM Afghanistan managed EU (DEVCO) funded project “Reintegration Assistance and Development for Afghanistan” (RADA) in a timely and effective manner in Nangharhar province and in line with IOM and donor administrative rules regulations and procedures during implementation;

  • Manage the delivery of project activities including: Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET); support to small and medium size enterprises (SMEs); and community infrastructure/community development activities in Nangharhar province;

  • Liaise and cooperate closely with government entities; civil society groups; Community Development Councils; UN agencies; international organizations; and the private sector in Nangharhar province;

  • Coordinate with different units within the Kabul office and Sub-Office in Nangarhar to ensure efficient delivery of project activities including procurement logistics ICT security; as well as with project staff in Nangharhar;

  • Monitor analyse interpret and report on trends and information on returns and reintegration in Nangarhar province collect data and information related ensure proper updating and maintenance of databases and folders;

  • Assist in the arrangement of meetings; staff travel; and other logistical issues; prepare purchase requests payment requests vouchers and other necessary documents concerning the project in a timely and accurate manner;

  • Provide inputs to the drafting of contracts budgets and other related documentation in coordination other Kabul officer or Nangarhar Sub-Office staff;

  • Where required support assessment and research initiatives within RADA;

  • Undertake site visits and duty travel as required.

  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

IV. Competencies:

  • The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioral competencies. 


    Client Orientation:

  • Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with clients

  • Identifies and Monitors changes in the needs of clients including donors governments and project beneficiaries

  • Keeps clients informed of developments and setbacks


  • Meets deadline cost and quality requirements for outputs

  • Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings

  • Monitors own work to correct errors

  • Accepts and gives constructive criticism

  • Creates a respectful office environment free of harassment and retaliation

  • Promotes the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA)

Continuous Learning:

  • Contributes to colleagues learning

  • Demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills

  • Demonstrates interest in acquiring skills relevant to other functional areas

  • Keeps abreast of developments in own professional area


  • Actively shares relevant information

  • Clearly communicates and listens to feedback on changing priorities and procedures

  • Writes clearly and effectively adapting wording and style to the intended audience

  • Listens effectively and communicates clearly adapting delivery to the audience

Creativity & Imitative:

  • Actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services

  • Expands responsibilities while maintaining existing ones

  • Persuades others to consider new ideas

  • Proactively develops new ways to resolve problems

Leadership and Negotiation:

  • Convinces others to share resources

  • Presents goals as shared interests

Performance Management:

  • Provides constructive feedback to colleagues

  • Identifies ways for their staff to develop their abilities and careers

  • Provides fair accurate timely and constructive staff evaluations

  • Uses staff evaluations appropriately in recruitment and other relevant HR procedures

Planning and Organizing:

  • Sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and others

  • Identifies priority activities and assignments for self and others

  • Identifies risks and makes contingency plans

  • Organizes and documents work for planned and unplanned handovers

  • Adjusts priorities and plans to achieve goals

  • Allocates appropriate times and resources for own work and that of team members


  • Knowledgeable about and promotes core IOM mandate and migration solutions

  • Identifies issues opportunities and risks central to responsibilities

  • Incorporates gender-related needs perspectives and concerns and promotes equal gender participation

  • Treats all colleagues with respect and dignity

  • Works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts


  • Actively contributes to an effective collegial and agreeable team environment

  • Contributes to and follows team objectives

  • Gives credit where credit is due

  • Seeks input and feedback from others

  • Delegates tasks and responsibilities as appropriate

  • Actively supports and implements final group decisions

  • Takes joint responsibility for teams work

Technological Awareness:

  • Learns about developments in available technology

  • Proactively identifies and advocates for cost-efficient technology solutions

  • Understands applicability and limitation of technology and seeks to apply it to appropriate work


  • Delivers on set objectives in hardship situations

  • Effectively coordinates actions with other implementing partners

  • Works effectively with local authorities stakeholders beneficiaries and the broader community to advance country office or regional objectives


  • Has thorough knowledge of building codes civil engineering structural and enclosure systems planning life-safety design considerations.

  • Demonstrates good understanding of the cost estimation for raw materials labour and other relevant construction activities.

  • Demonstrates hands-on track record of managing/overseeing project estimates from start to finish.

  • Good general understanding of Cost Management Estimating and Change Control.

Submission Guideline

Interested applicants are invited to send curriculum vitae by the following e-mail address:

[email protected] [email protected]  and by 31 May 2018 latest referring to this advertisement quoting the above vacancy notice number.  Candidates holding IOM contract should submit the internal application form. Sending curriculum vitae to both e-mail addresses are mandatory applicants who failed to do so will not be considered. We do not accept hard copies and also your Subject line must be: (CTG-UNHAB-PARD 16/05/2018) or your application may not be considered.

Note: Due to the high volume of applications received only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please ensure that the e-mail address that you will indicate in your application is accurate.

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