Project Manager (Kabul, Afghanistan) 101 views


Job Description

This role reports to the senior program manager. The project manager is responsible to manage, organize, lead, and controlling the whole project team. We expect this role to ensure the success of the project by meeting its objectives/outcomes and goals as set out clearly in the project proposal. The project manager has the responsibility to mentor, motivate and keep the team encouraged. The project manager must focus and pay serious attention to the financial management of the project such as expenditures, and expenses, and keep effective communication with the finance team. He/she should attend all the meetings conducted by the governmental authorities or any other stakeholders at the provincial level. We expect this role to keep all the positions onboard by timely staffing and communicating with the human resource department. At the end of the project, the post holder should conduct a performance evaluation of all project teams and share the result with the HR department.

Roles & Responsibilities

Generic Responsibilities:

A strong commitment to Street Childs vision, mission and values.

Adhere to all Street Child’s policies and procedures.

Able to represent Street Child appropriately both internally and externally.

Carry out all reasonable requests that are within the broad remit of the role.

Ensure the success of the project by meeting its objectives, outcomes, and aims as set out in the project proposal. Managing the office and field office team and support the project staff on better implementation of the project activities. Preparing monthly, quarterly and final report for the head quarter and done of the project. At least 5 years’ experience in a management position (with direct supervision of staff) with NGO. Minimum of 3 years of relevant NGOs’ experience (working in child protection, education, social or community development with a focus on children) especially in emergency responses. Experience in conducting Child protection assessments. Impeccable understanding of Project Cycle Management. Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development. Familiarity with Humanitarian Principles, Protection Principles, and internationally recognized minimum standards in Child Protection, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Strong understanding of the humanitarian coordination mechanisms. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strongly diplomatic and capable of leading on difficult mediation and negotiations. Solid programmatic, organizational planning, and reporting skills. Very creative, proactive, positive, and flexible. Very high mobility required. Strongly motivated by humanitarian work.

Background

Street Child believes that every child deserves the chance to go to school and learn. Our projects focus on a combination of education, child protection and livelihood support to address the social, economic, and structural issues that underpin today’s education crisis. We partner with local organisations and communities to deliver our locally rooted programmes, using evidence to drive learning and the refinement and scale up of programmes to create maximum impact for the most children at the lowest cost. We pride ourselves on being willing to go to the world’s toughest places where others won’t, including remote, hard-to-reach areas and fragile, disaster-affected states across sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Since 2008 we have helped over 500,000 children to go to school and learn and supported over 33,000 caregivers to set up businesses so they can afford the cost of educating their children.

Street Child’s commitment to Safeguarding:

Street Child is committed to the safeguarding and protection of the communities we serve, our partners, our volunteers, and our staff.

As part of this commitment to safeguarding, all offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate background checks.  Street Child also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

Job Requirements

Experience and Knowledge:

Bachelor/ Master Degree in Social Science and Business Administration.

5 Years of relevant experience in humanitarian and development projects.

Skills and Abilities:

Practical experience in the implementation of the child protection project. Excellent knowledge in the field of project management. Knowledge of developing the progress technical report, quality quarter and final report to the donor. Excellent team working and communication skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Report writing skills. Representational skills. Ability to work with different people having different natures. Budget management skills. Team control skills. Team organizing skills. Able to handle multiple tasks at the same time. Able to work under hard circumstances. Ability to meet the deadlines. Fluency both in verbal and written English. Fluency in one of the local languages is a strong asset. Experience in a crisis context such as Afghanistan is a strong asset.

Vacancy Number

2022-049

No. Of Jobs

1

Nationality

National

Gender

Any

Years of Experience

5 Years

Duration

Nov 31, 2022

Salary

As per CIC Salary Scale

Submission Guideline

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV (03 pages maximum) and Cover Letter (01 page maximum) to the following email address hr.afg@street-child.org not later than the deadline. Please indicate the position title and Vacancy Number in the e-mail subject line. Any application without position title and vacancy number will not be considered. Also, please do not send additional documents.

Interested and qualified candidates should also fill Children in Crisis Recruitment Form (MANDATORY) through below link:

https://forms.gle/Vwm8XhfYkQSMMRB49

Only short-listed candidates whose education and experiences correspond to the above criteria will be contacted for further consideration and in case you did not hear from us after 3 weeks of deadline, please consider that as a rejection.

NOTE: CANDIDATE’S APPLICATION SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF THE CHILDREN IN CRISIS/STREET CHILD RECRUITMENT FORM OR CV IS NOT SUBMITTED.

Submission Email
hr.afg@street-child.org

Submission Email

hr.afg@street-child.org



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