Female Partnerships Officer

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Female Partnerships Officer

  • Post Date:October 7, 2022
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  • Career Level Officer
    Experience 5 Years
    Gender Female
  • Industry Education
    Qualification Bachelor Degree
    Salary As per Organization Salary Scale
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number 29468
    Location Kabul
Job Description

About IRC (International Rescue Committee):

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC opened the country program in Afghanistan in 1988. Our programs span the range from humanitarian relief to early recovery and development activities, focusing on child protection, education, economic wellbeing, health, and power. The IRC works in 10 provinces throughout Afghanistan, among which some of the most security volatile, and employs over 1000 staff.

Job Description:

Promote Effective Partnerships:

  • Collaborate with partnership team and technical coordinators to proactively identify partnerships with local and national organizations, including women-led organizations.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with CSOs and project staff in the field to ensure partnership principles are applied and met.
  • Maintaining relationships with relevant staff from partners and projects through regular meetings and outreach; identifying, co-creating, and implementing opportunities for partnership/collaboration to achieve respective project goals; and measuring and documenting results.
  • Work collaboratively with partners and IRC staff to constructively resolve any issues and be proactive in helping partners overcome any operational challenges.
  • Provide proper representation in clusters and networks meetings at the implementation locations level.
  • Follow up with partners regarding the project implementation reports, ensure that partners are aware of the reporting deadline, and review the reports upon receiving them.
  • In coordination with the Partnership Manager, lead partners’ due diligence process based on IRC PEER’s instructions and update the filling system accordingly.









Partner Support in project implementation:

  • Support the structuring of partnerships to ensure they have clearly defined, mutually beneficial goals aligned with the project’s strategic objectives.
  • Support specific projects in all the implementation phases to meet the project outputs and outcomes and support reviewing the partnership agreement goals and targets.
  • Support documentation of potential and current partnerships, communication, activities, outcomes, results, etc., as needed.
  • Assist partners with understanding IRC required policies and procedures as per the sub-grant agreement for the assigned projects
  • Support monitoring, evaluating, and reporting the effectiveness of IRC partnerships in collaboration with the partnership team
  • Visit partners’ offices and conduct a simple check of project documents (financial and narrative, including the support documents) to ensure consistency in partner report.
  • Based on the visit’s outputs, facilitate timely action by the IRC to address any areas of non-performance as they arise.
  • Coordinate the training for partners on issues related to resource mobilization.
  • Support the overall outputs of the Grant & Partnership department as per requests from their supervisor.

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree holder or equivalent in education, business, or another relevant discipline, with preference for candidates possessing a master’s degree.
  • 3 to 5 years of working experience in partnership management in the development and humanitarian sectors.
  • Good communicator with strong organizational, time management, and analytical skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, Pashto, and Dari
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures but also use own initiative, meet deadlines, and work independently and cooperatively with team members
  • Strong relationship development and consensus building skills with stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and effectively within tight deadlines
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing requirements and circumstances
  • Ability to mentor and build partners’ capacity
  • Willingness to travel
  • Prior knowledge of donor compliance regulations (OFDA, USAID, ECHO, FCDO, SIDA, UNs and etc) is desirable

Submission Guideline:

For IRC- Afghanistan Internal Candidates:

(“ The IRC encourages employees to remain in a position for at least one year and be in good standing before applying for another position within the organization. if an employee is interested in a vacant position within the organization, he/she must inform his/her supervisor in advance before applying for a new position”)

(However, 1 year is a must to complete but to encourage IRCA employees somehow we are flexible who work in the current IRC position for at least 6 months or above and are given chance to compete for an opportunity in the organization)

Application received without exact position title and location will be directly disqualified from the process.

All qualified candidates are requested to open the given link and follow the instructions:


applications received without a given link and/or online system will be disqualified and removed from the entire process.

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and after that for interviews. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date .please know that your application has not been successful for the post. IRC Afghanistan Country Office, Qala-e-Fathullah, Street # 3, District 10, Old UNOCHA Office, Beside Fatemia Mosque.

Submission Email:

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