Project Coordinator

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Project Coordinator

  • Post Date:August 29, 2022
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  • Career Level Manager
    Experience 4 Years
    Gender Both
  • Industry Computer and Technology
    Qualification Bachelor Degree
    Salary As per company salary scale
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number PIN-HR/02/29-08/2022
    Location Balkh
Job Description

About People In Need:

About People In Need:

  1. People In Need (PIN) Afghanistan

PIN is a Czech, non-governmental, non-profit organization founded on the ideals of humanism, freedom, equality and solidarity. Human dignity and freedom are fundamental values and we believe that people anywhere in the world should have the right to make decisions about their own lives and share the rights expressed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

People in Need’s Afghanistan country program started in November 2001, providing emergency food distribution in mountainous areas of the central highlands. 20 years later, the program has visibly grown and diversified, but continues to promote PIN’s core values: envisioning a world where people are free to make decisions about their lives; a world where people are not restricted by an un-free society, poverty, lack of education or discrimination. Today, we work along the humanitarian and development spectrum, providing immediate aid supporting the most vulnerable in Afghanistan to find long-term solutions to the challenges they face.

  1. Background

PIN Afghanistan’s three strategic objectives for the current planning period (2021-2022) are (1) Agency driven, transformative, humanitarian assistance; (2) Making markets work for crisis affected and marginalized communities; and, (3) Harnessing decent, productive and inclusive livelihoods. Under the current evolving context, the CP is focusing efforts under strategic priority 1 and in particular supporting people to have (1) enough to eat, (2) a safe and secure living space that supports their health and well-being, (3) the basic items needed to stay safe and warm, and (4) access to education when the normal structures are no longer available to them.

Job Description:

The Project Coordinator is responsible for, but not limited to, the following work areas and duties:

  1. Project Start and Preparation
    • Participate in PIN induction to inform quality project delivery in line with CHS and PIN Code of Conduct
    • Ensure full understanding of PIN Community Feedback and Response Mechanism (CFRM) and ensure effective and appropriate roll out across the project
    • Ensure the project team and operations comply with recommended Covid-19 precaution protocols
    • Prepare, review and finalize field plans for beneficiary selection, sensitization campaigns and distribution works including preparation of tools and quality standard checklists
    • Organize and support PM in delivering trainings to the Field Officers and enumerators, ensuring they are fully aware of and capable of undertaking their work in line with all project guidelines, procedures, protocols and implementation plans, in line with CHS and PIN Code of Conduct
  1. Field Management and Project Implementation
    • Day-to-day management of project activities and team at field level ensuring quality and accountability.
    • Development of field action plans which will include also calendar of activates, team roles and responsibilities, and ensuring cohesive and coordinated implementation of activities.
    • Lead community mobilization and be responsible for proactive, transparent, respectful, timely and clear communication with communities ensuring expectation management, accountability and enhanced application of humanitarian principles.
    • Be responsible for participative community beneficiary selection process, ensuring participation of and meaningful access to marginalized and the most vulnerable community members throughout humanitarian project cycle ensuring their voices are heard and needs are met.
    • Be responsible for guarding against perceive or actual transparency issues, and escalating any access or transparency issues immediately to the PM.
    • Ensure the best quality for the data collection using Kobo in line with the predefined criteria and approach
    • Ensure distribution sites are selected and managed in a safe and secure manner, in line with security, Covid and protection standards and protocols, and access controls, as well as humanitarian principles and AAP
    • Manage Field Officers and Enumerators to communicate distribution details to beneficiaries in good time, respectful and appropriately, keeping accurate data records and being responsible for preparation of
    • PIN responsible officer for planning, running and management of distribution days, and focal person for distribution partner on site.
    • Be responsible for checking the quality of items to be distributed to make sure they are in line with the approved standard before they are distributed, raising any issues with the PM immediately.
  1. Representation, Reporting and Compliance
  • Ensure that the line manager is informed in a good time about all issues, problems, developments, and changes related to the project.
  • Provide regular activity plan and progress report to line manager
  • Ensure Field Officers’ data and reporting information is collected and uploaded/recorded daily
  • Ensure relevant documentation is produced and submitted to relevant departments and on time
  • Where feasible and appropriate liaise with other humanitarian actors on the ground to ensure principled and coordinated awareness raising
  • Represent the organization with the project beneficiaries and other stakeholders in line with PIN and Core Humanitarian Standards
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned by the line manager.

Job Requirements:


Essential requirements

  • Minimum 4 years demonstrated experience implementing humanitarian response
  • Demonstrated experience in team management on humanitarian implementation
  • Excellent understanding of humanitarian standard and principles
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating humanitarian access in Afghanistan
  • Demonstrated experience working closely with local communities and where it exists to mitigate tensions
  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking and leading teams in assessments
  • Demonstrated experience in cash-based and NFI interventions
  • Demonstrated ability remain calm under pressure and de-escalate tensions and conflicts
  • Demonstrated in depth understanding of the local context and ability to work within them to ensure access and safe implementation
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience of gender and protection mainstreaming
  • Demonstrated experience, ability and confidence to travel in different parts in the province
  • Good communication and representation skills
  • Experience and full familiarity with data collection using Kobo and solving data quality issues
  • Fluent in Dari, Pashto and strong handle of English (speaking, listening, reading, writing)
  • Strong proven ability in using MicroSoft Excel for data management

Required competencies:

  • Solutions focused, proactive and able to use initiative
  • Strong professional judgement and ability to know when to escalate issues
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to lead filed teams and work with communities with empathy and sensitivity whilst ensuring quality team and project performance
  • Ability to work in high pressure and emotionally stressful environments
  • Ability to communicate difficult messages clearly and sensitively and ensure understanding
  • Accountable and responsible and willingness to take responsibility for team, areas of work and decisions

Submission Guideline:

Please submit CVs and Cover Letter outlining why you are interested in the position and how your skills and experience match the skills, qualifications and competencies required for this position. Applicants who meet the qualification and requirements for the mentioned position will be selected on a rolling basis, with the last date for applications being  10 Sep 2022, midnight.

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