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Activation Date: 20 May, 2021   Announced Date: 20 May, 2021   Expire Date: 26 May, 2021

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Vacancy Number: 168
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: kabul
Organization: AWN
Years of Experience: • Two years’ experience in advocacy or program
Contract Duration: permanent
Gender: Female
Education: Bachelor degree in law , Social science , public administration or any other relevant field of study
Close date: 26 May, 2021

About AWN:

after the United Nation Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, where a group of women from various organizations and agencies of the United Nation participated; the theory to form a network for the Afghan women’s cooperation and integration developed. With inspire from women’s movement in different part of the world; finally, in 1995 participants (women) of the conference decided to establish Afghan Women’s Network (AWN).

Afghan Women’s Network is the foundation for Afghan women’s movement, which serves as a stable network for growth of those women’s organizations they are active in the country.

Afghan Women’s Network has active and considerable presence in Kabul, Herat, Balkh, Kandahar, Bamyan, Paktia, Nangarhar and Kunduz, and is also active through its member in other provinces of Afghanistan. Afghan Women’s Network works as the umbrella for its member organizations. As well as projects related to issues (gender-based violence, strengthening of youth and education for girls) implement with coordination of its member. Afghan Women’s Network has over then 3500 individual members and 140 women’s organizations in its membership. The AWN envisions an Afghanistan in which women & men live in a justice and discrimination free society.

AWN’s Strategic Priorities:

Women, Peace and Security

Women’s Leadership and Political Participation
Social and Legal Protection for women

Job Description:

-Assist the advocacymanager in conducting meeting and conferences.

2- contact with networks members and inviting them to the meeting , conferences, campaigns and coordination gatherings and inviting them via email or phone.

3- Participation in meeting and conferences as and when needed.

4- Maintenance of the advocacy department filing system.

5- Draft reports of internal meetings and submit for advocacy manager for review.

6- Attending external meetings, conference and campaigns.

7- Internal requests for meetings and conferences.

8- Follow up and assist administration department on organizing venues etc for conferences and programs.

9- Update advocacy department PMIS system accordingly.

9- Any other task assigned by head of department necessary for the proper conduction of the work.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor degree in law , Social science , public administration or any other relevant field of study;
Two years’ experience in advocacy or program
Ability to communicate and discuss on communicating and networking and advocacy  issues .

Ability to analysis and understand rules and policies that affect Afghan women networks.
Familiarity of women supporting laws and gender policies .
Knowledge of interpersonal and team working skills with a high commitment to complying conduct and ethical norms.
Able to communicate, both verbal and written, in  (English ,Pashtu and Dari) languages;

Ability to work under pressure

Submission Guideline:

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. · Please mention position title on the subject of email · Applications meeting the above requirement will be entertained only. · Only the short listed candidates will be notified. Contact Information Interested candidates, who meet the above-mentioned requirements, should submit an up-to-date Resume/CV, with a Letter of Interest, via email to the following e-mail address: [email protected] – Late applications won’t be considered

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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