Knowledge Management and Support Senior Officer, Education

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Knowledge Management and Support Senior Officer, Education

  • Post Date:December 9, 2022
  • Views 29
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  • Career Level Manager
    Experience 3 Years
    Gender Both
  • Industry Education
    Qualification Bachelor Degree
    Salary As per Organization Salary Scale
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number NR/KBL/12/22/101
    Location Kabul
Job Description

About Agha Khan Foundation:


The Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan (AKF (Afg)) is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of international, private, non-denominational development agencies working to improve living conditions and opportunities for people in some of the poorest parts of the developing world. The Network’s organizations have individual mandates that range from the fields of health and education to architecture, rural development and promotion of private-sector enterprise and institutions that seek to empower communities and individuals, usually in disadvantaged circumstances, to improve living conditions and opportunities.

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a non-denominational international development agency established in 1967 by His Highness the Aga Khan. Its mission is to develop and promote creative solutions to problems that impede social development, primarily in Asia and East Africa. Created as a private, non-profit foundation under Swiss law, it has branches and independent affiliates in 19 countries.

AKF seeks to provide sustainable solutions to long-term problems of poverty, hunger, illiteracy, and ill health. In Afghanistan, AKF works with rural communities in mountainous, remote or resource poor areas to improve quality of life in the areas of natural resource management, market development, governance, education, and health.

Job Summary:


The Knowledge Management and Support Senior Officer, Education is a member of the Education Program Team, will report to the National Knowledge Management Manager, and will work closely with the National / Regional Education Program Teams and Implementing Partners. Will be responsible for organizing and improving project Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems to ensure a rigorous and comprehensive M&E framework is in place which meets the requirements and needs of the project. Knowledge Management and Support Senior Officer, Education will be mainly responsible for data management of the projects, including (not limiting to) supervision of data collection, data cleaning and data verification, data analysis and reporting of data. He/she will also be responsible for monitoring of the projects in field against the project targets based on the progress indicators.

The scope of work includes:

• Improvement of data management system both at regional and national level that is responsive to data need for each project.

• In close collaboration with the Education Team, develop systems and tools to review and strengthen the quality of data collection and analysis for different Education projects.















• Support the M&E team with data cleaning, generating donor reports, and providing recommendations to improve data collection tools.• Support analysis, validation, and verification of project data.

• Monitor the progress of project activities as per targets and milestones.

• Assist National Knowledge Management Manager, Education in developing research and evaluation frameworks and creation of knowledge and learning materials.

Duties & Responsibilities:


• Support regional knowledge management teams with collecting M&E data in accordance with project requirements in a timely manner.

• Ensure the accuracy and validity of data provided by Regional Education Teams, including data cleaning, and providing feedback.

• Support the development of quality M&E reports, as per donor/M&E requirements, based on data received from the Regions.

• Ensure that the data management provide accurate and quality information for monitoring activities.

• Support the National Knowledge Management Manager with developing M&E tools, approaches, and systems to enhance learning and capture lessons from the project.

• Share research studies, reports, and lessons learned with relevant stakeholders.

• Participate in and support the M&E team during M&E capacity building training for staff / enumerators / interviewers.

• Track and update project Logical Frameworks and ensure they are aligned with project M&E frameworks, indicators, and requirements.

• Support National Knowledge Management Manger with conducting baseline / midline / endline evaluation, and lesson learned studies.

• Maintain comprehensive records of M&E reports, tools, plans, and assessments produced and submitted to internal and external stakeholders.

• Conduct field visit travels to support regional team with data management and monitoring of the projects.

• To carry out responsibilities of the role in a way which reflects AKF’s commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults in accordance with the Safeguarding Policy and Child Safeguarding Policy.

• To report any suspicions or actual violations of the Safeguarding Policy and and/or Child Safeguarding Policy as per the given training.


• Any other tasks as assigned by the National Knowledge Management Manager.

Job Requirement:


• Bachelor’s in education, Evaluation, Social Sciences or Statistics with significant experience in project Monitoring and Evaluation.

• Ability to communicate key messages effectively, both in writing and in spoken language.

• At least 3 years’ work experience in Monitoring and Evaluation.

• Female candidates with 2 years of experience are encouraged to apply.

• Strong writing and speaking skills in English, Dari and Pashto, and report writing skills (statistical and analytical).

• Self-motivated, pro-active, detail-oriented, reliable, creative, and able to work with limited supervision.

• Excellent command of MS Office (Word, and Excel, and ACCESS). And working knowledge of data collection applications e.g., Kobo, ODK and Survey CTO.


• Demonstrates commitment to AKF (Afg)’s mission and to the wider AKDN system; demonstrates the values of AKF (Afg) in daily activities and behaviors; seeks out new challenges; assignments and responsibilities; promotes AKF (Afg)’s cause.

• Maintains high ethical standards, addresses untrustworthy or dishonest behavior, and does not abuse power or authority.

• Treats all people with dignity and respect; shows respect and sensitivity towards gender, cultural and religious differences; challenges prejudice, biases, and intolerance in the workplace; encourages diversity wherever possible.











• Deals with co-workers and supervisor as per the predefined manner and takes no illogical actions that offend the team.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:


Interested applicants should submit their CV along with a cover letter to [email protected] no later than 13th December 2022.

Important Notes:

• Please quote the Vacancy Number as the Subject of the e-mail when applying.

• No supporting documents (e.g., diplomas, recommendation letters, identification card(s) etc.) are required at this stage.

• Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further assessment.

• Salary scale: Grade D based on NTA Salary scale.

Aga Khan Foundation Afghanistan recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to equal opportunity and safeguarding of children, beneficiaries, partners, community members and employees in accordance with AKF(Afg)’s safeguarding policy.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Submission Email:

  [email protected]


Job Announcement, KM and Support Senior Officer, Education.pdf