Strategic Project Manager

Strategic Project Manager Opportunity with Social and Humanitarian Assistance Organization (SHAO)

Job Location:KandaharCity:Kandahar City
Nationality:AfghanOrganization:Social and Humanitarian Assistance Organization
Category:Business DevelopmentYears of Experience:Related field with 7 years’ experience.
Employment Type:Full TimeContract Duration:6 Months
Salary:As per organization salary scaleGender:Male
Vacancy Number:SHAO-031-2023Education:• The applicant must have Bachelor Degree is required; Master is preferred. • It is required to have a minimum of seven years general work experience. • Minimum three years of Project Management experience. Knowledge and experience of M&E tools, methodol
No. Of Jobs:1Close date:2023-12-11
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About Social and Humanitarian Assistance Organization: Social & Humanitarian Assistance Organization (SHAO) is a distinguished non-governmental and non-profit humanitarian social welfare organization registered as an Afghan NGO with the Ministry of Economy (MoEc), Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Founded on January 22, 2009, SHAO operates from Kandahar and has successfully executed projects across the Southern, Central, and Northern regions of Afghanistan. Our initiatives span diverse areas, including child protection, community education, gender equity, WASH, health/hygiene, capacity building, livelihood, and advocacy. Currently, SHAO is committed to addressing the challenges posed by COVID-19, internal displacement, and cross-border illegal immigration, with a particular focus on vulnerable communities, child protection, gender mainstreaming, and youth participation.

Job Description: As the Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the Livelihood Support to Vulnerable Households (LSVH) project, funded by UNDP NCCSP. Reporting directly to the Head of Programs (HOP) through the Programs Coordinator (PC), you will be responsible for project planning, implementation, reporting, and monitoring and evaluation of activities. Your role involves collaboration with the HOP, donor agencies, and government-related ministries and directorates. Key responsibilities include building upon the current project, ensuring its success, and contributing to SHAO’s mission of making a positive impact in vulnerable communities.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum seven years of general work experience.
  • Minimum three years of Project Management experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in M&E tools, methodologies, and approaches (quantitative, qualitative, and participatory).
  • Medium-level proficiency in spoken and written English; advanced knowledge highly preferred.
  • Excellent language proficiency in spoken and written Dari and Pashto.
  • Strong computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Office and Internet usage.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, and respect for colleagues.
  • Self-disciplined, motivated critical thinker comfortable working under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel to field regions as required.

Submission Guideline: Interested applicants must submit their applications to, mentioning their name and VA number SHAO-031-2023 in the subject line (e.g., acb, VA SHAO-031-2023). Alternatively, applications can be submitted to the SHAO main office in Kandahar at House #3, in front of Al-Mubarak Petrol Station, Dand Chawk, Kandahar, Afghanistan.

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This job opportunity promises a rewarding experience with a dynamic organization dedicated to making a meaningful difference in the lives of vulnerable communities. Join SHAO in our commitment to social welfare and humanitarian assistance.

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