Provincial Team Lead

Vacancy Number:012
Title: Provincial Team Lead
Duration:This is a one-year (12 month) contract with the option to renew
Exp.: 2021-03-02-(3 Weeks From now)
Jobs no:4
Salary:Per NTA Salary Scale


Organization: Chemonics | About Chemonics
City: Balkh, Herat, Kandahar, Nangarhar
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.
Work Experience:Master’s with 5 or bachelor’s with 7 Years

  • Master’s or its equivalent with 5 years of relevant experience; Bachelor’s degree with 7 years of relevant experience

  • Ability to establish working relationships with the government and non- government organizations and effective outreach and networking at regional level

  • Ability to travel to other provinces required

  • Ability to build strong lines of communication with stakeholders and within the province

  • Must be of a good and respectful character and be able to conduct business with the whole national and international community regardless of ethnicity gender religion race tribe or culture with respect and professionalism.

  • Ability to work independently meets deadlines prioritize work under pressure coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.

  • Good conceptual thinking skills and an ability to develop diverse and innovative solutions to problems.

  • Demonstrated leadership versatility and integrity  

  • Ability to work as part of team across different cultures

  • Strong knowledge of USAID rules regulations procedures reporting and Afghan Government policies and labor laws preferred

Duties & Responsibilities

The Provincial Team Lead is responsible for the high-quality management of the project Provincial Office and will serve as the key liaison and technical leader of the project in the regions liaising between subnational government officials Civil Society Organizations (CSO) and the Technical team in Kabul. This individual needs to ensure the technical implementation and operations of the program is running smoothly in provincial office. The candidate will support the capacity building of project staff in provinces.

  • Serve as the key liaison and technical leader of the project in the regions and liaise between the subnational government officials Civil Society Organizations (CSO) and the Technical team in Kabul.

  • Oversee partners and monitor progress and status of their activities.

  • Promote women’s equality and empowerment identify the areas for improvements and increase awareness of and support for women’s rights in provinces

  • Coordinate with Civil Society Organizations (CSO) Gender Directorates and other counterparts throughout the region to work with women’s equality and empowerment

  • Work with Technical team to ensure that the programs and policies are favorable to women’s political economic and social empowerment.

  • Overseeing the day to day implementation technical and training activities of the project at the provincial level and ensure the activities are held according to the project work plan and time frame

  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time within budget and at required quality

  • Draft and process letters with governmental stakeholders at provincial level in regard to project implementation

  • Analyze security situation for implementation of the programs

  • Ensure that all project personnel in provincial office receive an appropriate orientation 

  • Provide weekly and monthly reports to project’s management concerning Provincial office all activities

  • Strengthen Civil society groups capacities to analyze shortcomings in legislation

  • Strengthen civil society capability to assess and improve GIROA anti-corruption efforts

  • Carry out provincial-based needs assessments and gap analyses and communicated through proper channel.

  • Identify and evaluate the risks of Covid-19 associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks

  • Provide training and awareness regarding precautionary measurement of Covid-19 and Monitor progress of training and public awareness workshops conducted to staff and beneficiaries.

  • Perform other tasks as assigned by Supervisor

Submission Guideline

Please submit your updated CV and cover letter to [email protected] with a subject line (Provincial Team Lead – 012 – Name of province you are willing to work in) no later than February 27 2021. Correspondents without a subject line will not be entertained.

Important notes:

  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Please specify the province that you are willing to work in
  • CVs received after the above-mentioned deadline will not be considered
  • Only short-listed candidates will be notified.
  • This vacancy is open only to Afghan Nationals
  • No in-person appointments or telephone calls will be entertained
  • Candidates who are applying for this position must fully meet the education requirement as specified
  • At the time of application candidates must also meet in full the experience requirement
  • Short-listed candidates will be requested to provide educational documents such as degrees diplomas certificates and other pertinent documents as needed. Failure to provide the required documentation will result in disqualification of their application from further consideration
Email: [email protected]