Project Manager

Vacancy Number:KVID20171223-46979
Title: Project Manager
Duration:6 months
Exp.:2017-12-23-(3 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1


Organization:World Vision International |About World Vision International


Education:University degree in the relevant field is required
Work Experience:4 or more Years


University degree in the relevant field is required.
Knowledge & Skills
 • Ability to supervise project staff
• Strong organizational management and coordination skills
• Strong skills in oral and written English and Dari
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Must be sensitive to local culture and be knowledgeable of context and needs of the Afghan population. 
• Ability to work in a cross-cultural and multi-religious environment with multi-national staff.
• Strong capacity building and facilitation skills.
• Knowledge of MS Office (particularly Word and Excel)
• Requires emotional maturity ability to work independently and a good team player. 

• 4 or more years’ experience in the sector of relief or development with some expertise in project management and implementation
• Experience in project monitoring reporting and accounting
• Experience working on projects that include distributions
• Experience in community mobilization and the ability to manage meetings with community leaders government officials NGOs and other stakeholders
• Experience working on Health or WASH projects.Preferred

Duties & Responsibilities


World Vision Afghanistan has been working in Afghanistan for more than14 years addressing health education and livelihood issues. Together with the government and the communities in the target areas World Vision Afghanistan has been working to achieve the goal of WV Afghanistan up to 2020 that is improving survival and wellbeing Afghan girls and boys building the foundations for a better future for Afghan children and their communities.

The P&G Safe Drinking Water for Afghan Facilities Project is a project that seeks to reduce the incidence of waterborne diseases through the provision of water purification packets and hygiene education to target communities in Herat Province.  It is envisioned that these water purification packets will provide communities with a water treatment option until the Citizens’ Charter provides communities with improved water systems.  This position is located in World Vision Afghanistan Herat Office.


The Project Manager will take the lead on ensuring the effective management of the P&G Safe Water for Afghan Families project according to donor and World Vision requirements.  The Project Manager will ensure the project is implemented as per the approved project design.  This means ensuring water treatment packets are distributed and hygiene education is delivered according to the approved timeline.  The Project Manager will also ensure staff have full commitment to their duties for successful implementation as per the project schedule.  The Project Manager will also be responsible for project reporting and documentation.



  • Following the agreed on plan of action manage the implementation of the project to schedule.

  • Report any delay and deviations immediately.  Troubleshoot solutions for project challenges.

  • Supervise and manage staff reporting to this project.


  • Ensure the timely procurement and delivery of project resources.

  • Ensure distribution of water purification packets and hygiene training is done in a timely manner according to the project schedule.

  • Monitor and record distribution activities including beneficiary information.  Ensure appropriate paperwork is provided i.e. distribution plans beneficiary lists distribution reports.

Coordination & Accountability  

  • Liaise with Government and other stakeholders and represent World Vision in the area of project implementation.

  • Ensure effective coordination with project staff and other WV departments (finance technical sectors admin etc.) for successful accomplishment of the P&G project objectives.

  • Monitor control and evaluate budget and actual expenditures on a monthly basis strictly adhering to WVI financial policies and procedures.

  • Prepare monthly update reports.

  • Prepare mid-term and end-term reports with WVA Program Officer.


  • Networking with other projects government UN non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and key agencies in the project area to prevent duplication and to enhance project quality.

Capacity development 

  •  Build the capacity of project staff to deliver on the project objectives in an effective and efficient manner. 

Other roles  

  • Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor.

  • Prepare timely and accurate periodic reports as required by the Program Officer and the WASH team.


Submission Guideline

Applications closing date is 23-Dec-2017. Please submit your resume and one-page cover letter outlining how you meet the job requirements by email to [email protected]

Please write on the subject of your Email the Vacancy Number (WVA703) also Avoid sending attachment of big size (above 1024 KB) if you want your application/CV to be considered.

Only short listed candidates will be invited for an interview.

You can also submit your hard resume and Application to the office by this address:

Kabul Office:                                                                                   

Kabul city district I 0 Qala-eFatullah Wazir Abad Plaza Apartment A

Herat Office:

WV Afghanistan Alley Opposite of Herat Agriculture Department Walayat Main Street Amiriat Boulevard Herat Afghanistan. Phone +93 40224568 | Mobile:+93 797 297 296

Email:[email protected]