Job Location: Country Office – Kabul, Afghanistan
Employment type: Contractual
Application deadline: October 16, 2014
Coordination / Representation
- Serve as BRAC Afghanistan’s primary contact with the DFID GEC (Girls’ Education Challenge) consortium in Kabul for inter-agency communication and coordination.
- Coordinate effectively with other NGOs and UN agencies that are working in education and GEC implementers in Afghanistan.
- Build a productive working relationship with relevant Afghan government bodies at national level; this will include liaison with the senior line-ministry officials from the Ministry of Education (MoEd).
- Leading on effective liaison with a range of staff at PwC (a consultant agency of DFID) for the GEC project and DFATD project management team.
- Clear understanding of the Log-frame of DFID GEC project and Logic Model of DFATD GEP project
- Clear understanding of the Performance measurement Framework (PMF) of DFATD funded GEP project and analysis with achievements of the indicators
- Work with the finance department in order to ensure the effective management of the DFID GEC and DFATD GEP project budget in line with set project activities.
- Cost analysis and ensure the Value for Money (VfM) and matrix for DFID GEC and Result Based Management (RBM) for DFATD GEP projects
Reporting and Documentation
- Collate incoming data from field activities, analysis, and other assessments.
- Writing of donor progress reports on a monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual basis, as well as in documenting case studies of successes, challenges, lessons learned, and other project-related feedback.
- Assist organisational learning for education best practices that can be used in manuals, booklets, and brochures.
- Master’s degree in any discipline is essential;
- Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in education project management and programme development, with management and supervisory experience, including skills in multi-million-dollar financial and budget management;
- Ability to act and maintain coordination with senior government, donor, and diplomatic officials, both at the provincial and national levels;
- High level of understanding with donors representatives and ability to build strong rapport
- Knowledge of current education trends, programme activities, and best practices in Afghanistan;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, including report writing in English;
- Superior interpersonal and team-building skills;
- Experience in developing and supporting the capacity-building of national staff through training sessions, performance-management reviews, and development plans;
- Computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, email, and internet;
- Commitment to and understanding of BRAC’s mission, vision, and values.
If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please email your CV with a letter of interest mentioning your educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mention the name of the position and AD# 32/14 in the subject bar.
Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.
Career with BRAC International
With over 100,000 employees reaching an estimated 135 million people, BRAC is the world’s largest non-governmental organisation.
BRAC is a development success story, spreading anti poverty solutions born in Bangladesh to 10 other developing countries in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, making it a global leader in providing opportunities for the world’s poor.
With a holistic approach that uses a wide array of tools including microfinance, education, healthcare, legal services and more, BRAC invests in communities’ own human and material resources, catalysing lasting change and creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. Of the world’s top development and humanitarian relief organisations, BRAC is one of the few based in the global South. BRAC International is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill up the new position.