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Oxfam’s country strategy vision is a peaceful, prosperous Afghanistan where everyone knows and enjoys their rights. The overall objective of the Action is to enable Civil Society Organisations to engage as independent gender-responsive actors of governance and development in Afghanistan. The project builds on the foundation of a previous Oxfam-led project in which several layers of advocacy structures were established. These advocacy structures facilitate dialogue based on community priorities and provide a two-way feedback loop through which citizens’ priorities and needs can be communicated to the different governance levels.


The Project Officer will support the Program Manager in overseeing the “Civic Space Project for enabling a gender-responsive, sustainable, and inclusive governance and development process in Afghanistan funded by the EU Delegation. She will report to her immediate supervisor.


Project Management

• Overall ssist the Program Manager in delivering projects within the stipulated time and thematic training to project partners and Gr-CSOs
• Support the Program Manager in grants management, including planning, reviewing, and monitoring
• Manage the filing system for the project and ensure documents are accurate and up to date
• Coordinate meetings with partners throughout the project lifetime including preparing the agenda, taking minutes, and follow up
• Facilitate capacity-building support for the project partners and Gr-CSOs based on the findings from Oxfam’s CB assessment and identified needs after the inception of the project
• Support the Program Manager in ensuring report writing, procurement, and branding compliance as per the stipulations of the cooperative agreement with the donor
• Assist the Program Manager to coordinate with the Finance Manager to track the underspending/overspending in the budget
• Identify grant compliance issues and report to the Program Manager to resolve them
• Document learnings of the project to ensure adaptive programming
Reporting and External Relations
• Undertake grants contract management with Gr-CSOs
• Provide support for the timely and quality submission of donor reports, success stories, and other documents as per the contractual requirements and organizational procedures
• Produce components of project outputs based on needs and requests of the Program Manager
• Build/maintain strong relationships with the partners and ensure regular knowledge-sharing
• Represent Oxfam at external meetings with partners and local stakeholders when needed
• Coordinate the organization’s external communications efforts with relevant colleagues in line with the communications plan
• Liaise with relevant colleagues from other Oxfam affiliates when and if necessary
• Undertake MEAL activities to ensure that the project’s M&E data is accurate and relevant and monitoring/ evaluation reports are up-to-date.
• Provide support to the Program Manager to adjust or modify M&E components during the lifetime of the project
• Monitor projects those are implemented by partners and provide constructive feedback for improvements and support
• Support the team in responsible and smooth Oxfam closure process by delivering results as per the closure plan
• Undertake tasks assigned by line manager and CLT members as required

Job Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in social science or related field
• At least three years of work experience in the relevant field
• Fluency in English, Pashto and Dari both writing and speaking is necessary
• Affinity with Oxfam’s core values and principles
• Ability to travel to secure and less secure program covered provinces
• Flexible approach and positive attitude essential.
Key Attributes:
• Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities.
• Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work.
• Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible.
Organisational Values:
• Accountability – Our purpose-driven, results-focused approach means we take responsibility for our actions and hold ourselves accountable. We believe that others should also be held accountable for their actions.
• Empowerment – Our approach means that everyone involved with Oxfam, from our staff and supporters to people living in poverty, should feel they can make change happen.
• Inclusiveness – We are open to everyone and embrace diversity. We believe everyone has a contribution to make, regardless of visible and invisible differences.

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