Gender Support Specialist (Kabul, Afghanistan) 305 views

Job Description

Job Description:

The Gender Support Specialist will work on gender-related aspects of the professionalization of the ANP, specifically:


Support the Senior Advisor on Gender and Human Rights, in activities related to gender in the MOI and ANP, including but not limited to: implementation of the Women in Police Roadmap (2020-2024), human resources, training and education, recruitment and sustainable retention, equal employment opportunities in conjunction with the Human, Child and Women Rights Directorate, gender-responsive police in conjunction with Family Response Units and Police Women Councils, career development and merit-based promotion system, implementation of safe complaint mechanisms for sexual harassment and abuse cases, and improvements of physical and psychological wellbeing of female employees.


Assisting the EU TAIPA advisors in meetings with local or international counterparts whenever required.
Support EU TAIPA colleagues with their work and tasks within the MOI and ANP.
Undertake any other related tasks/function as required.




The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a service enterprise for development cooperation with international operations and global experience. Owned by the Federal Republic of Germany, the organisation operates as a private-sector enterprise with a development policy mandate: to make sustainable improvements to the living conditions of people in the countries we operate in. The organisation’s business area – GIZ International Services – is the vehicle for offering GIZ’s services to international clients.In Afghanistan GIZ has been commissioned by the European Union to implement several projects with the overall objective to support and enable government ministries to perform their tasks more effectively and efficiently. To support the project team, we are looking to recruit a project manager for one of our projects in the area of rule of law/Security Sector Reform (SSR).

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

This position is for a NKE with local experience.

Selection Criteria


Successful completion of university studies in Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Police Sciences, Law (Humanitarian or Judicial – with emphasis on policing, law enforcement and international law), Business, Public Administration, or other relevant Subject Matter area.
Excellent communication skills and experience in working in a team.
Full working knowledge of Dari and English and excellent drafting skills.
Excellent inter-personal skills.
At least 5 years of relevant and proven fulltime professional experience relating to the implementation of gender and/or advancement of women programs.


Experience with gender-based violence programs.
Strong research, evaluation and analytical capabilities in legal and gender related matter.

Vacancy Number


No. Of Jobs




Years of Experience

5 years


2 year


According to GIZ salary scale

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

You are kindly requested to fill in GIZ-Afghanistan’s job application form and send it along with your CV and letter of motivation with complete contact details to our office through the following email address:




You can download our job application form from the ACBAR website ( through the link below. We will not consider and review the applications without GIZ’s job application form (for internal candidates, filling the form is not applicable).


The subject line of your email must contain the vacancy number and job title of the position.

Please do not send us your working certificates, educational certificates or any other additional documents while you are applying for the post. We will ask you for these documents if you are selected for the next steps of recruitment.


Only those candidates will be invited for written test or interview who meets the qualifications and requirements for the mentioned job vacancy.


For more information about German Cooperation with Afghanistan and GIZ Afghanistan Projects, please visit our websites:

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