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

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Gross Salary: 450USD/Month
Vacancy Number: GNI-AFG-KBLCDP015
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Barchi, district 13, Sharak-e-Etifaq Kabul, Afghanistan
Organization: Good Neighbors International Afghanistan
Years of Experience: • Experience- five years’ experience in project/pr
Contract Duration: One year (two months probationary). Starting from July 2021
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor’s degree in program management, or related field master degree will be preferred.
Close date: 19 Jun, 2021

About Good Neighbors International Afghanistan:

GNI-A Background:

Good Neighbors International (GNI) is an international humanitarian and development organization, working in more than 35 countries. We are a non-profit, non-governmental organization and in General Consultative Status with the United Nations, Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC).



Job Description:

Program Summary:

As an INGO, since 2002, Good Neighbors International-Afghanistan (GNI-A) has been actively working in Afghanistan as a humanitarian and development aid agency, mainly targeting women and children who are deprived of their basic rights, especially the poor (rights-holders), through programs in several sectors, in order to enhance their capacities and to achieve major improvements in their lives. GNI-A is registered with the Ministry of Economy (NGO Department) under registration number 38.


GNI-A’s Kabul CDP-Women and Youth Development Program (Kabul CDP/WYDP), covering rural Kabul (west and east) district 13 and 12, is focused on the following outcomes:


1). Education, Computer Skills and Literacy for Women and Youth

2). Technical and Vocational Training, and Local Leadership

3). Girls Scholarship/Mentoring Program (SIM Scholarship)

4). Social Enterprise and Economic Empowerment

5). Community Health and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene-WASH

6). Policy and Advocacy on Youth and Child Rights/Protection and EVAW


Another aspect of the CDP is the SIM Fellowship Program for young girls coming from poor families and looking for financial resources to continue their higher education. GNI-A has provided the opportunity to continue and broaden their education and experiences through the fellowship program where these girls not only continue their education, but also get practical workplace experience by working in one of GNI-Afghanistan’s offices. This way, the center has become partially self-sustaining, with less dependency on outside resources.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Responsible for overall project planning, implementation, management, asset management, budget monitoring, and reporting as per the approved proposal/POA, and national and international standards
Lead the project team/trainers and staff to carry out their activities as per the project proposal, plan time frame and scope, and GNI-A’s areas of intervention
Communicate with GNI-A senior management team in Kabul, the target groups, and other relevant households
Establish agreements with relevant parties, ensuring clear communication of the project, its purpose, and stakeholder responsibilities
Organize procurement documents with GNI-A’s procurement department for needed materials and services
Work with GNI-A’s finance and logistics departments in a timely and efficient manner
Take responsibility of materials once left the warehouse to field locations, monitor correct storage and use of materials at sites
Provide continual expertise throughout implementation till completion of all planned CDP activities
Build strong relationships with target communities and stakeholders
Document lessons learned from each activity
Provide contextually relevant and cost-effective recommendations for future programming
Establish worksheets to update records and monitor activities
Ensure organized and updated records
Be prepared to present information or reports on project activities upon request to higher levels 

Job Requirements:

The Head of Project reports to Program Dev. Manager and Executive Director, and works collaboratively with the managerial level in GNI-A HO.
Strong working knowledge of written and spoken English and Dari/Pashto
Ability to use Microsoft office programming and Outlook
Passionate about serving the poor, Self-motivated, Enthusiastic, Desire to learn
Team-player with good inter-personal skills, willing to support others and share workloads
Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels
Ability to adapt communication strategies for different situations
Problem solver and positive attitude, Flexibility, Motivator, Ability to plan and follow activities through 


Qualification required

Experience- five years’ experience in project/program management
University Degree
Languages: Fluent English and Dari/Pashto

Submission Guideline:

Submission Information

Contact information
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +93 (0)202501168 (10am – 4 pm)
Submission guidelines: Please submit your CV and a Cover letter/email to the email address provided by 19 June 2021. Please state the job title in the subject line of the email.

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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