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Activation Date: 24 Mar, 2021   Announced Date: 24 Mar, 2021   Expire Date: 06 Apr, 2021

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Based on CARE Salary Scale
Vacancy Number: Ex_20_2021
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: CARE AFGHANISTAN
Years of Experience: At least 5 years’ experience with progressively in
Contract Duration: 11 Months
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Graduate from a recognized medical faculty, having Master in Public Health will be a plus point
Close date: 06 Apr, 2021

About CARE AFGHANISTAN:

CARE is a non-governmental, non political, non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian humanitarian organization, extending its relief and development assistance to those in need.

CARE invites applications from Qualified Afghan Male/Female candidates for its Kabul Main Office  based position of Technical Advisor for its  HERP/GAC Project, Those with Internet access can email their completed CARE Standard Job Application forms (CARE application form is attached) along with their update CVs and a letter of interest to [email protected]

Job Description:

SUMMARY OF KEY FUNCTIONS

He/ She is primarily responsible for providing technical support to ensure that all the health projects are implemented in compliance to RMNCAH and gender strategies of the MoPH of Afghanistan as well as the relevant guidelines of CARE International 

Support project manager in designs of the health projects through her/his contribution to the technical design, project log frame and M& plan

Develop M&E tools, guidelines for the health projects
Ensure the program and project MEL requirements are timely addressed;
Collect and report results at the health projects level
Conduct regular monitoring of the health projects and generate reports.
Regular technical visit from filed at least 50%

                                                     KEY RELATIONS

Reports to: Project manager
Collaborates with:  Health Equity and Right program and other health projects
Actively contributes to Gender Sensitive Health and Protection Assistance for Crisis Affected Populations in the Paktia, Ghazni and Khost Provinces to ensure that the project interventions are implemented in effective and efficient manner and the project goal and objectives are met.

                                                          KEY RESULT EXPECTED

·Collaborates with Gender Sensitive Health and Protection Assistance for Crisis Affected Populations in the Paktia, Ghazni and Khost Provinces Project Team and Program Quality Unit. S/he will have close contact with MEL Supervisor in PQ Unit
He/ She is responsible to extend coordination with partners, communities, NGOs and government relevant sectors at national and provincial level. 
Technical support to all health projects, especially SRH, gender, Maternal and Child Health Projects:
Develop and revise the projects technical tools such as guidelines, procedures, protocols, and etc. to ensure that the projects interventions follow the RMNCAH Strategy of the MoPH Build capacity of the GAC Project Team on the technical tools to enable them to effectively implement the projects
Assists Project Manager in new project design:
Contribute to development of the projects’ proposals

Assists in development of the projects’ technical design and approaches
Develop projects’ logical framework
Develop M&E plan of the project

Support and conduct training to project staff at field level

Conduct training needs assessment and to identify the training gaps

Develop capacity development plan based on the need assessment
Development of the training packages for filling the gaps in staff capacity
Deliver training on the developed package

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Functions
Contribute and develop MEL tools for the health projects
Conduct data entry, analysis, HMIS and reporting of health projects
Regularly monitor the implementation of maternal, new-born and child health projects and activities including improvement in quality of services & attainment of planned results.
Documentation & sharing of best practices, program innovations, etc.
Coordinate with relevant departments (HIS, HMIS, M&E and surveillance unit) of MoPH for regular updating and follow-ups of maternal and new-born indicators and progress of programs.
Identify and support the conduct of research on maternal, new-born, Gender and health related assessments, mappings, etc.
Closely work with MEL Supervisor under PQ Unit and ensure all the health projects are aligned with MEAL requirements/standards.

Job Requirements:

Core Competencies:

Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
Highest standards of integrity, discretion and loyalty
Detail-oriented and self-motivated.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with a range of individuals and groups
Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Honest, encourages openness and transparency
Work enthusiastically and with patient

Skills:

Sets ambitious and challenging goals for her/himself to ensure on time completion of the tasks as per the assigned role and responsibilities
Builds and maintains effective relationships with her/his colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
Able to listen well, accurately communicate ideas, and to work well in a team
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with a range of individuals and groups
Deep knowledge of the Afghanistan Health Care System the MoPH
Excellent facilitation and community mobilization skills
Having a deep knowledge of Afghan traditions and cultural norms
Ability to work independently, be self- driven and proactive as well as creative in engaging with communities
Culturally flexibility and respect multi-cultural environment
M&E concepts, Project design, M&E system set-up and operationalization

Work Experience

At least 5 years’ experience with progressively increasing responsibility for designing, managing and implementing health project in Afghanistan
Demonstrated experience of training and mentoring facility level technical staff on high impact RMNCH interventions
Work experience in HMIS, MEL, Data Management, MIS or other relevant fields

Education: 

Graduate from a recognized medical faculty, having Master in Public Health will be a plus point

Languages Skills:

Fluency in spoken and written English and one of the national languages (Pashto or Dari) is a requirement.

Submission Guideline:

Interested candidates should submit their completed CARE standard job application forms (CARE application form is attached) along with the updated resumes and letters of interest to CARE HRD department in its Kabul Main Office no later than April 06, 2021 candidates who have access to the Internet can send their applications to [email protected] mentioning the exact job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

You are requested to send your application form along with the updated resume and letters of interest in Word or PDF file. Please do not email us heavy sized files such as your certificates, recommendation letters and etc. THOSE WHO DO NOT FULFILL THE APPLYING REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORTLIST. Only short listed candidates will be contacted with, and called for the interview. The interview dates, time and place will be determined and communicated with the short listed candidates sooner after the deadline of vacancy announcement.

NOTE:

APPLYING WITHOUT CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM OR NOT FILLING THE APPLICATION FORM PROPERLY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORT-LISTING,

PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES AND FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

CARE STANDARD JOB APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE ON http://www.acbar.org/applicationform.

CARE IS COMMITTED TO CHILD PROTECTION POLICY

CHILD PROTECTION POLICY LINK:  http://bit.ly/CAREAFG_Child_Protection_Policy

Please mention the province (Location of Position) that you want to apply with the Job Title in your application form, otherwise your application will not be considered.

Submission Email:

[email protected]g

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