Project Manager (Subject to Donor Approval) (Kabul, Afghanistan) 66 views

Job Description

Project manager will be based in Kabul, this is a national position and the salary is in line with the CiC salary scale. The project manager will report to senior program manager and is responsible for the implementation of this project alone. While on the other hand the Senior Program Manager, is head of programmes and responsible for all the education, child protection, access to justice and food security projects at country level. The Project Manager  is responsible for supervising the field activities,  internal and external communication and responsible for preparation of all monthly and quarterly reporting. Reports to the Senior Program Manager and is subject to regular performance appraisal as per the staff handbook. Key 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. Project and team management. Participate monthly and biweekly meetings conducting by food security cluster and Gov sectorial departments.  Coordination meetings with the community elders. Preparing weekly and monthly reports and report to the project manager. Advice, support and assist the project leadership on program development activities, specifically on setting up the program architecture for the project. Orchestrate and lead strategic food and agriculture domain project implementation. Responsible for preparing cost estimate and budgets for the programs. Build partnership with specific thematic sector resource agencies, academic institutions and research agencies. Render technical assistance and advice to provincial teams on resolving implementation problems. Initiate innovations, curate and disseminate knowledge and best practices (national/ international) related to the domain. Design and facilitate Annual Action Plan development and appraisal. Building networking and partnership with various stakeholders, strategy and implementation plan, working with Government Organizations/NGOs. Ensuring effective convergence among multiple key stakeholders. Play a lead role in cross regional knowledge sharing including learning and exposure visits, workshops and seminars and in producing knowledge products for the domain area. Development and creation of the team for delivering results and outcomes for the theme in the provincial level. Regular monitoring prepares and present regular program progress report to concerned stakeholders. Undertake any other tasks not listed above but required under the project for achievement of project goal or as required by the supervisor. Preparing monthly report and report to the senior program manager.


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 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:

Master/ Bachelor degree in Agriculture, Social Science, law and politics and any other relevant fields.

7 years of experience of Project Management within an international or national NGO.

Skills and Abilities:


Strong track record of developing and inspiring teams to achieve outstanding results.

Sound knowledge and understanding of financial management, including preparation of budgets, financial reports and ongoing monitoring of expenditure.

Proficiency in report writing skills.

Proven knowledge and experience of monitoring and evaluation.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and capacity to deal with different rural communities, ability to take initiatives, and pursue work proactively without being intensively supervised.

A flexible approach to working and willingness to work as part of a team.

Good supervisory, leadership, analytical and troubleshooting skills.

ICT Skills including skills in using the Microsoft Office Package.

Good knowledge of programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation techniques and practices.

Ability to perform a variety of conceptual analyses required for the formulation, administration and evaluation of projects.

Excellent analytical skills.

Ability to work in a team and good interpersonal skills.

Good computer applications skills.

Good organizational skills.

Ability to deal with people with tact and diplomacy.

Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.

Ability to work under time pressure and meet deadlines.

Ability to work in diversified environments.

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Years of Experience

7 Years




1083 USD

Submission Guideline

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV (03 pages maximum) and Cover Letter (01 page maximum) to the following email address 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: 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.


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