Gender Officer (Kunduz, Afghanistan) 115 views

Job Description

  • She directly reports to Project Manager of her relevant and assigned activities and operations.    She adapts and complies with the gender-transformative approaches for the agro-business groups, household and community and religious leaders. She shall be conducting gender-related and GBV training to the project staff and project’s beneficiaries within the context of project’s activities and operations. Based on the gender-assessment conducted in the project by the consortium lead and partners, she will be identifying gaps and existing opportunities for women-led agro-businesses. She will be assisting the project team in establishing and formation of new Women Agro-business Collectives (WABCs) and existing women-led agro-businesses.   She will be assisting the project team in designing effective approach to sustain the socio-economic support approaches and mechanisms for WABCs and self-help groups.   She will be facilitating the active engagement and participation of religious leaders and men to promote gender equality from the economic perspective.   She will be providing instructions and guidelines for the project team in incorporation of findings and gender-sensitive market assessment and gender analysis into the project implementation and monitoring. She will be supporting the Life Skills Master Trainer on following up with the Self-help groups in applying their life skills learning and knowledge in their business and social settings.   She will be providing support in identifying barriers for women and their active participation in the project and providing instructions for the project team to address and alleviate those barriers. She will be leading and facilitating the development of positive gender messages from the Islamic perspective tailored to the literacy level of targeted communities. She will be assisting the Project Manager and MEAL Officer in collecting case studies and success stories relevant to achievements in the gender-equality and gender-relevant interventions. She shall be submitting weekly, monthly, quarterly and other scheduled plans and reports to Project Manager on regular basis.   And other duty assigned by Project Manager.



NSDO is a development, advocacy, and humanitarian organization established in 2011 and registered with the Ministry of Economy, Government of Afghanistan. NSDO is based in Kabul, with programming hubs across the north and northeastern provinces of the country. NSDO strives to empower the vulnerable and marginalized communities suffering from the impacts of war, natural calamities, poverty, and injustice. Additionally, NSDO is also working on the idea of integrated development, which encompasses socio-economic, cultural and good governance. Community Empowerment is the core to NSDO’s strategy to engage with grass-root groups and communities to address the root causes of poverty, inequalities and injustice.

Job Requirements

  • Best oral and written communication skills in English and local languages Possessing Bachelor or Master Degrees in Social, Political and Management science, gender studies or other related fields of studies Master degree with 3 years and bachelor degree with 5 years of relevant working experience Be able to visit the project’s targeted districts and villages Having full knowledge of cultural and religious sensitivities and values Compliance and adherence to all the organizational rules and regulations Be morally and disciplinary fit for the job. Having good knowledge and skills in computer particularly MS Word and MS PowerPoint Be able to work under pressure

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3- 5 years of relevant working experience


one year extendable


As per organization salary Scale

Submission Guideline

Applicants are required to submit their Cover Letter and CVs to no later than the closing date mentioned as above and please mention the position title as well as the vacancy number in the subject of their emails. For example, applicant or candidate may write the position title first and the vacancy number subsequently as follows: Gender Officer – Vacancy No. NSDO-19-2022.


NSDO believes that a child or young person should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to work in a way that promotes the welfare and best interests of children and protects them from harm. We have a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to or exploitation of a child by any of our staff, representatives or partners.

Our safer recruitment process in NSDO includes criminal records checks, a self-declaration of criminal or disciplinary background and the collection of relevant references; all roles are subject to strict probationary periods.

We expect those representing NSDO to adhere to our Code of Conduct and Child Safeguarding policy, both in their private and professional lives.

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