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Program Manager South

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Position Title: Program Manager South

2023-02-12        Kandahar       Full Time        69

Job Location: Kandahar
Nationality: National/International (any)
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per the salary scale
Vacancy Number: 003-2023
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kandahar
Organization: Intersos
Years of Experience: At least 5 years of direct professional experience working as project manager on humanitarian project/program, including financial management responsibilities
Contract Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Hold an advanced degree in social science or any related field
Close date: 2023-02-12

About Intersos:

INTERSOS is an Italian non-profit humanitarian aid organization that works to bring assistance to people in danger, victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts. Established in 1992, its actions are based on the values of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equal rights and opportunities for all people and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying particular attention to the most vulnerable and the unprotected. INTERSOS is an independent association which, through its own humanitarian operators, intervenes to effectively answer the needs of people in serious crises situations, mainly in the world's poorest regions, who are suffering, deprived of rights, dignity and essentials goods. It maintains a flexible operating structure.

Job Descriptions:

The general purpose of the position is to ensure the implementation of the INTERSOS programme in Kandahar Province and the coordination of the projects in the region South. The Programme Manager Multisector  will be responsible of the activities planning and monitoring; ensuring the quality of implemented activities in compliance with donor's rules, relevant Standard Operating Procedures, Sphere Standards, International Principles and Guidelines, INTERSOS Charter of Values and Code of Ethics.

He/she will also be in charge of staff supervision and evaluation, of ensuring a proper management of the allocated budget to achieve the planned objectives as per work-plan, of maintaining the relations with donor's representatives and relevant local stakeholders.

Main responsibilities:

  • Ensures the planning, implementation and monitoring/evaluation and sets targets as included in the projects description.
  • Guarantee an efficient financial management for the projects in compliance with INTERSOS’ model and donor regulations.
  • Team management and projects integration assurance for teams working at the targeted health facilities targeted, mobile units and centers in order to guarantee project quality as per required standards.
  • Deliver quality reports for donor, authorities and INTERSOS in good quality and timely manner, including the findings in terms of impact/changes at the level of beneficiaries achieved through the projects.


2.B.2 Main responsibilities and tasks

Programme activities planning, implementation and monitoring

1. Preparing regularly update of projects activities work plans and related financial plans with the contribution of the national staff ensuring timely and quality implementation in compliance with the defined projects' strategy, as well as INTERSOS and donor guidelines

2. Guarantee the application of procurement procedures and donors rules for reporting and implementation

3. Periodic field visit to the projects' locations to ensure the quality of the intervention in compliance with the internal and donors' standard

4. Preparation of proper and timely reports to be submitted to the Country Programme Coordinator and to the donor.

5. In collaboration with M&E team, develop tools to assess, analyse and evaluate the impact of the project, the evolution of the crisis and related evolving needs of target populations in the project areas.

6. Work closely with others Programme Managers to ensure the integration of the project with other mission's ones and/or with other sectors of intervention

7. Managing budget properly to achieve the projects' objectives. Supporting eventual budget and programme revision

8. Support the development, implementation and evaluation of the mission strategy and projects, providing updated information, inputs and recommendation for new and on-going interventions in the country

9. Identify capacity gaps in key national staff and support actively their capacity building.10. Train, coordinate and supervise the Project Managers and evaluate their performance.11. Ensure the projects' staff respect INTERSOS rules and regulations, and adheres to INTERSOS Charter of Values and Code of Ethics


Projects reporting

12. Prepare the projects' narrative and support in preparing financial reports according to INTERSOS and donor requirements.

13. Ensuring all support documents (means of verification) and general projects' documents are properly filled in and filed.14. Contributing in preparing and submitting new project proposals

Coordination and representation

15. Along with the Programme Coordinator, establish and maintain collaborative relations with relevant donor officers, local authorities, local institutions, partners, project stakeholders and other organisations working in the project areas16. Participate in meetings with relevant donor's program and finance officers at central or field level following Country Programme Coordinator guidance. Proactively participate in relevant coordination meetings at national, regional, governorate and field level as required17. Ensure regular updates to donor representatives in coordination with the Country Programme Coordinator.

Job Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of direct professional experience working as project manager on humanitarian project/program, including financial management responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate minimum 3 years’ experience in the implementation of multi-sector humanitarian programming in complex emergencies
  • Strong team spirit, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment
  • Very strong interpersonal skills: strong communication and diplomatic skill
  • Practical and problem-solver
  • Ability to deal with heavy work pressure
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Submission Guidelines:

please submit your applications by filling the INTERSOS Standard Job application form (https://www.acbar.org/applicationform) along with an updated CV and Cover letter to jobs.afghanistan@intersos.org or can send the hard copy of the applications to any of the INTERSOS offices. Please note that applying without filling job application form may result in disqualifying the applications to review for shortlisting

Please indicate the position title, Vacancy Number, and Location in the Subject Line of your email otherwise your application will not be considered.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted with and called for a test/Interview.

Qualified People with Physical Disabilities and Female candidate are highly encouraged to apply.


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