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Program manual development Consultant

Job ID: 48700
Job Views: 10245
Location: Kabul, , Afghanistan
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Job Category: Other
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 06.02.2014

Job Description



Following the United Nations fourth World Conference on women in Beijing-china, which was attended by group of Afghan women from various organizations and UN agencies, the idea of establishing a network to promote unity and cooperation among Afghan women was born.
The Afghan Women’s Network (AWN) founded in 1995 is a cornerstone of Afghanistan’s fledging women’s movement, serving as a well-established network for the growing number of women’s organizations and individual members operating in the country. AWN has had a strong presence in several Afghan provinces through AWN’s secretariat in Kabul, Herat, Jalalabad and other provinces through its members. AWN fulfills the role of a network of organizations, as well as undertaking its own Advocacy function, addressing issues such as gender-based violence, youth empowerment and girl’s education.
The operating environment for women’s organizations in Afghanistan is rapidly evolving, as reconstruction and development efforts continuous with varying rates of success amidst an unstable peace and shifting religious, political and social contexts facing women and girls. AWN sits at the epicenter of this environment, representing the interests of over 117 member organizations




  • The Program Consultant will focus on strengthening the management of projects and the role of the related department within the organization.
  • The Program Consultant will make recommendations on better performance of key related staff and department.
  • The Program Consultant will develop and implement a performance improvement corrective plan or process.
  • The Program Consultant will revise the Partner Selection process in cooperation with the key related staff that carries out the process in the organization.
  • The Program Consultant will review Program Department’s general work procedures and identify areas of improvement.
  • Ensure that the document reads smoothly with logical transitions and focuses on technical aspects
  • Ensure that the document is well prepared and covers all important points and issues especially on how the project plan to address them in the future
  • Ensure that the Program Department in the documents is further elaborated with clearer outcomes and explaining its relevance and linkage
  • Reporting format, requirements, and needs for Program shall be prepared
  • Review critical documentation/literature relate to AWN
  • Finalize the draft manual document incorporating comments from AWN management
  • Complete the document as per AWN standard guidelines and templates for project documents
  • The manual shall be translated in Pashto and Dari language from the original version of manual in English version
  • Finalize and review the manuals
  • Capacity building of AWN staff on implementation of manuals

Job Requirements

 Job Requirements

Post Graduate Degree in a development-related field, e.g. development planning, or a related field in social-sciences, economics, finance, or management.

Public Administration, Management etc


  • At least 5 years relevant working experience with NGOs or international/
  • Multilateral organizations in program, monitoring and evaluation, audit of development projects.
  • Excellent analytical writing skills on similar issues.
  • Has previously developed analytical reports and policy papers.
  • Strong background in report writing.
  • Sector knowledge on Proposal writing, Concept Writing, and other Program related tasks.
  • Understanding of Afghanistan context
  •  Strong proven report writing experiences
  • Language Requirements:
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English, Pashto, & Dari



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:


Additional Considerations:

·       Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

·       Please write job title in the subject of your email

·       Applications meeting the above requirement will be entertained only.

·       Only the short listed candidates will be notified.

·       AWN reserves the right to appoint a selected candidate at a level below the advertised level of the post