Project Manager (PSS)

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Project Manager (PSS)

  • Post Date:October 24, 2022
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  • Career Level Manager
    Experience 7 Years
    Gender Both
  • Industry Management
    Qualification Bachelor Degree
    Salary As per Organization Salary Scale
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number VA# 1187
    Location Kandahar
Job Description

About Women for Afghan Women (WAW):


Women for Afghan Women (WAW) is a grassroots civil society organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls in Afghanistan and New York. In particular, WAW works to help Afghan women and girls exercise their rights to pursue their individual potential to self-determination, and to representation in all areas of life—political, social, cultural, and economic. WAW relentlessly advocates for women’s rights and challenges the norms that underpin gender-based violence to influence attitudes and bring about change.









Job Summary:

The Project Manager will manage, coordinate, and monitor project activities and relationships with partners and other project stakeholders to assist the achievement of the PSS portfolio objectives serving PoCs in the southern region. Your project management skills and knowledge of mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) will ensure that high-quality programming and continuously work towards improving the impact of PSS projects in the southern region.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Effectively manage talent and provide strong, supportive supervision to the project team. Manage team dynamics and staff well-being.

• Cultivate a positive learning environment by providing consistent, constructive coaching.

• Will lead technical, budget management, monitoring, and reporting activities through the project cycle – start-up, implementation, and close-out – in line with WAW program quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and good practices.

• Build trusting relationships within and across project teams, including partners. Manage complex situations with superior communication skills demonstrating maturity, empathy, and consideration of different cultural and individual perspectives.

• Ensure learning properly accompanies project activities throughout the project cycle. Support accountability through coordinating project evaluation activities following MEAL Policy. Proactively identify issues, report them to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules.

• Use superior communication skills to engage and strengthen partnership relationships relevant to all PSS projects, applying the appropriate application of partnership concepts, tools, and approaches.

• Represent the organization with donors, INGO working groups, UN, relevant local partners, and relevant local government and community actors for PSS.

• Coordinate activities required for ensuring the financial, material, and human resources for the quality implementation of the project. Conduct periodic budget reviews and follow-up with partners on timely submission of financial reports to facilitate proper tracking of resource use.

• Identify staff capacity needs and technical assistance needs of partner organizations and contribute to capacity strengthening and required interventions to support quality project implementation.

• Assist with preparation of trends analysis reports and disseminate results. Review project documentation to ensure the project file is complete with all required documentation and is filed per agency and donor requirements.

• Leverage strong writing and analytical skills to contribute to new project design and proposal writing for PSS programming.










Job Requirement:

• Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree strongly preferred, ideally in a field related to MHPSS.

• Minimum of 5 years of work experience in project management required; work experience in the field of MHPSS and/or protection for an international NGO strongly preferred.

• Staff supervision experience required.

• Experience working with stakeholders at various levels and strengthening community partnerships.

• Ability to manage Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning systems (MEAL).

• Experience analyzing data and drafting program reports required.

• Experience using MS Windows, MS Office packages (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) required.

• Additional experience may substitute for some education.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kandahar

Submission Guideline:

Interested Afghan applicants should submit Cover Letter along with their CVs in One PDF file explaining their interest and suitability for the position. Please indicate the vacancy number (VA# 1187 Project Manager PSS/Kandahar) clearly in the cover letter and in the subject line of your email and send it to: [email protected]

Note: Kindly avoid sending your educational and work certificates at this stage of recruitment. Applications received after closing date will not be considered.

Submission Email:

  [email protected]