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Curriculum Development Expert

Activation Date: 09 Jun, 2021   Announced Date: 09 Jun, 2021   Expire Date: 19 Jun, 2021

Job Location: Kandahar
Nationality: National
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per organization salary scale
Vacancy Number: DHSA/TKG-22-21
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kandahar
Organization: DHSA/TKG
Years of Experience: 4/5 Years
Contract Duration: 8 Month
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor/ Master Degree
Close date: 19 Jun, 2021


DHSA is an Afghan NGO established in 1992.
The mission of DHSA is to promote a dynamic and capable civil society in Afghanistan by connecting local know-how with innovation. DHSA’s key areas of focus are independent media & public communication, education and the celebration of cultural heritage.
DHSA seeks to be self-sustainable, striving to create and manage projects, which generate their own incomes and reduce dependence on donors.
TKG was created by DHSA in 2002 as a public media initiative dedicated to increasing public access to independent information in an effort to improve lives, to foster pluralism and give voices of reason and freedom in Afghanistan greater opportunities for expression. TKG operates ten local radio stations (Radio Killid Network) and publishes and distributes the three most popular magazines in Afghanistan (Mujal-i-Killid, a general interest and news magazine ,Mursal a women’s magazine and Sapida quarterly magazine[B1] ).

Job Description:

The Curriculum Development Expert will work closely with the project team in delevering the following tasks:


Conduct a technical review of the similar curricula developed in the existing domain of DHSA.
The Curriculum Development Expert is to further identify any gaps or any shortcoming which may affect the training courses developed from the curricula and make recommendations for the curriculum to address these.
Review quality of the curricula developed by DHSA/CARE and assess its ability to deliver on the Training Principles proposed in the project scope of work, these training principles include,

Relevance of content,

Ability to engage the all intended eligible beneficiaries both male and female;

Simplicity of material;

Training that can take advantage to all stakeholders;

Demand-driven, allowing the participants to recognize tangible benefits of the training.


Make recommendations about how best to deliver the curricula to the proposed target groups, including recommendations about the most effective training strategies, methodologies and tools.
In line with the R3 project scope of work, it can bring lessons learnt and best practice at the end by completion of the training component.
Meet with proposed service providers if required and provide additional support which will shape effective training for the project intended beneficiaries and key stakeholders in the target locations.
Work closely with CARE, Directorate of IDPs and refugees and other key stakeholders if needed to deliver on the agreed tasks.

Job Requirements:



Proven track record of training curricula (and manual) development and/or working on different training-related programmes including livelihood trainings;
In-depth knowledge and understanding of the following areas:

Humanitarian (Recovery, reintegration and Resilience)

Livelihoods different components

CSOs capacity building and empowerment






Proven ability to demonstrate innovative thinking and stimulate an environment that fosters innovation and
openness to change;
Knowledge of one or more national competency systems and innovative ideas for
curriculum development and training provision;
Excellent written and spoken English skills and sound report writing skills with Pashto and Dari required skills as well.
Proven experience of providing technical advice to teams based in different provinces from a distance;
Ability to contribute to and comfortably work in a multidisciplinary setting;
Able to work independently to strict timelines.


Submission Guideline:

CV of the individual detailing the capability and experience delivering the assignment specified in the Terms of Reference.
Provide contact details of at least 2 referees. Note: Referees may be contacted without prior notice.
A motivation letter highlighting the innovative approaches used.


Submission Guideline:

Please submit your CV and cover letter to [email protected] clearly mention the vacancy number and job title in the subject line (DHSA/TKG 22-021) Application without subject line will not be considered.

Note: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

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