- Ensure effective integration of social, and land acquisition considerations into all aspects of identification, consultation, planning and implementation of sub-project activities; Advise the CCNPP – EQRA and Engineering team on the social and land acquisition implications of safeguard policies of the World Bank and indigenous peoples’/ethnic minorities policies of the national government; Coordinate and liaising with, PMUs and FPs to ensure effective mainstreaming of social issues like land acquisition. Ensure that Sub-project activities are consistent in their approaches to environmental social issues, thereby supporting full blending at the operational level; Ensure that environmental and social related modules are incorporated in the training and capacity building programs designed for the CCNPP at all the levels. Manage the implementation of all training and awareness raising related to social and land acquisition issues at PMU and CDC levels; Define, and subsequently monitoring, suitable social indicators for sub-projects; Provide social inputs to monitoring, evaluation, and reporting activities; Ensure regular interaction with the External Consultants and World Bank Mission on social aspects; Any other responsibility assigned by ESS Unit
The Citizens’ Charter is a National Priority Program (NPP) of the National Unity Government (NUG) that was officially launched on September 25, 2016. The Citizens’ Charter is an inter-ministerial, multi-sectorial NPP, where Ministries have collaborated to provide basic services to rural communities. The key service delivery ministries involved are: Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG), Ministry of Education (MoE), Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), with oversight by Ministry of Finance (MoF). MRRD has a key role and will be responsible for infrastructural development and strengthening CDCs and Cluster CDCs. The Community Development Councils (CDCs) will be linked to sub-national government to improve communication and coordination from the community to the district, provincial and national levels – increasing Government visibility and accountability. The Citizens’ Charter is an important foundation for the Government’s reform agenda, contributing to a number of priority areas including: Ensuring Citizens’ Development Rights; Building Better Governance; Reforming Development Planning & Management and Developing Partnerships. The Citizens’ Charter intends to improve service delivery by ensuring minimum service standards, provide greater responsiveness by the Government to the people and increase the level of public satisfaction with services. The Charter commits to deliver the following core services across the country over a 10 year period: • Basic health services • Basic education access • Safe drinking water and sanitation • Improved farming technologies and the delivery of extension services • Rural connectivity with tertiary roads • Rural renewable energy
- Bachelor Degree (must be certified by Ministry of Higher Education) in any discipline of in Environmental Sciences/ Engineering or a related field with suitable professional experience in the NGO and/or the World Bank funded projects with special emphasis on community development. Minimum of 5 years of experience with direct project development and management experience in the social/rural development sector. Experience in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Social Impact Assessment (SIA), preferably in the World Bank-funded projects. Must be fluent in English and Dari/Pashto. Familiar with CCNPP standard procedures and practices. Experience in the use of MS Office applications e.g. word, excel, PowerPoint etc. Should be willing to work in Kabul and occasionally travel to the provinces to monitor progress on environmental, social safeguards screening, planning, and monitoring and to meet and interact with the female community and CDC members.
No. Of Jobs
Years of Experience
5 years related work experience
1 Year (Extendable)
As per NTA Salary Scale Grade C
The MRRD/CCNPP strongly encourages women candidates to apply. It applies a pro-active and positive discrimination policy towards women candidates as follows:
Women candidates with slightly lower than the stated required experience will also be considered.
If offered this position, the woman position holder will be allowed an adult male or female relative as a Mahrram for official travel, if/when required.
The MRRD and its CCNPP will promote a woman-friendly environment with clear anti-harassment policies enforced.
Physical address: The Human Resources Management and Development Division Tashkilat Street, District 6th, Darul Aman Citizens Charter National Priority Program Ministry of Rural and Rehabilitation and Development Kabul, Afghanistan.