ENRMN Coordinator (Kabul, Afghanistan) 163 views


Job Description

Job Description:

Purpose of this Position

The main purpose of this short-term post is to actively coordinate and collaborate with ENRMN’s members and provide them all essential facilitation support they need for the organization planned events on a timely manner. The coordinator will be based in TLO’s Kabul office and will closely work with all members. 

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY 

The Coordinator will be in-charge of the ENRMN’s coordination and management of network activities including organization of meetings and events in line with the planned activities under ENR and Public Relation Manager guidance and supervision. The Coordinator will report to ENR and Public Relation Manager.

Major responsibilities include but are limited to:

  • She/He will be responsible for leading the coordination of the ENRMN Network planned activities with members notably organization of the meetings, events, workshops, field trip etc. 
  • Chair and facilitate meetings where appropriate and distribute meeting minutes to all members in advance;
  • Active facilitate the constitution amendment and strategy development proocess;
  • Preparation for the planned meetings and events in collaboration with TLO’s admin/finance team;
  • Regular monitoring and follow up on the network progress towards achieving the planned outputs and expected results; 
  • Keep track of the network budget and related expenditures;
  • Organizing, attending and participating in stakeholders’ meetings.
  • Documentation and follow up on important actions and decisions taken in the ENRMN’s meetings.
  • Ensure that ENRMN’s set deadlines are met and activities are implemented as planned;
  • Providing administrative support when needed.
  • Ensure proper filing of ENRMN’s Network all documentation is maintained and accessible;
  • Any other task assigned by the line manager. 

Background

About The Liaison Office (TLO):Background: The Liaison Office (TLO) is an Afghan non-governmental organization, founded in 2003 as a Swiss peace pilot project (supported by the Heinrich Böll Foundation). TLO’s main areas of interventions are: Research, Peace building, Rule of Law, Access to Justice, Environment and Natural Resource Management, Education and Humanitarian Aid.   The  Environment and Natural Resource Monitoring Network (ENRMN) was established in 2012 with Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung (HBS) financial assistance and the financial supporting continues until now. TLO has been supporting the ENRMN Network over the past 2 years. The main objective is to strengthen the capacity and enhancing the coordination and cooperation between the members to influence relevant policy formation and enforcement.
On annual basis, an organizational member is elected as secretariat of the network after election during a general assembly meeting. The secretariat holds regular Board of Directors and General Assembly meetings. Additionally, the secretariat in close consultation with members has to conduct capacity building workshop for members capacity enhancement, lobby and advocate for policy related changes, hold press conferences on hot environmental and natural resource issues and establishment and operationalization of various committees like independent monitoring and evaluation committee, media committee, monitoring, research and advocacy committee and provincial committees.    It has been observed that the network has lost the momentum to progress in line with the planned activities. Some obvious setbacks notably decision making on key issues, delayed implementation of the planned activities, members losing interest and deviations among the members are evident.  Goal Policies and strategies related to environment and sustainable and equitable use of natural resources are implemented.  Objectives The (non) implementation of environment related policies and strategies (e.g. water) is advocated and influenced by the improved performance of target groups; and
CSOs enable selected communities to claim their rights to sustainable and equitable use of natural resources in the extractive sector. Besides undertaking an internal review of the network in August 2019, as stock taking of progress made against the planned tasks, TLO has also engaged an international consultant to assist with the self-evaluation of the HBS funded portfolio projects, including the ENRMN. The consultant’s report was shared and discussed with ENRMN Board as well as in a general assembly meeting with members in February 2020. All members’ feedbacks and suggestions were taken into account in the final report.  According to the findings of the self-evaluation, the root cause of the current situation is that the present constitution gives a single vote to all members, whether large, reputed agencies or individuals who have just joined the network. This voting structure has apparently allowed a particular group of network members to get enough of their own community in key positions and thus control the network. To make sure that ENRMN can live up to its original vision and mission, regain its legitimacy and be seen to as a national platform, the constitution has to be revised. The essential revision shall help to avoid the possibility that through elections one group can control a majority of positions. Additionally, the governance structure is set to facilitate timely decision-making processes and eventually the network function more smoothly and effectively.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Master degree in natural resources, environment, management or related field of study. Minimum 5 years of experience in related field. Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and Dari typing. Knowledge of event management and other administrative procedures. Ability to work on tight deadlines.

Vacancy Number

TLO-V2020-022

No. Of Jobs

1

Gender

Any

Years of Experience

3-5 Years

Duration

Short Term

Salary

As per organization Salary scale

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

Interested applicants are requested to send their applications along with their updated CVs to hr@tlo-afghanistan.org  Only short-listed candidates (those who meet the above-mentioned requirements) will be contacted for the interview.

Submission Email
hr@tlo-afghanistan.org

Submission Email

hr@tlo-afghanistan.org



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