About Afghan Women’s Skill development center (AWSDC):
The Afghan Women Skills Development Center (AWSDC) is a national non-governmental organization (NGO), based in Kabul and dedicated to the promotion and protection of Afghan Women’s rights in Afghanistan. The organization founded in 1999 in Pakistan with a mission to provide Afghan women refugees with training and support for their skills development and economic empowerment and participation of women in peace building process.
Over the years, protection of women who are victims of domestic and gender-based violence has become an important additional focus of AWSDC’s work. AWSDC has its field offices in Parwan, Baghlan, Bamyan & Faryab Provinces. AWSDC implementing projects on Promotion & protection of women’s rights, Economic empowerment, Safety of WHRDs, Peacebuilding & conflict resolution projects and etc.
In order to promote the enhancement of the status of women in social, political and economic life in Afghanistan, AWSDC employs a human rights-based approach that aims to build the capacities of women to claim their rights, while also raising the awareness of duty bearers at all levels of society of their legal and moral obligations towards the protection and promotion of women and their rights. In doing this, AWSDC works at the community level, forming partnerships and working relationships with local communities and their predominantly male elders, religious leaders, political personalities, and government officials, in order to raise community-wide acceptance and support for gender equality and the broader participation of women in all areas of society.
• Implement all decisions by the AWSDC board members.
• To ensure appropriate execution of administrative financial and project relative activities.
• To ensure proper working environment with the organization.
• To represent the organization in seminars, workshops at the national and international levels.
• To raise her voice and expand lobbying for the elimination of violence against women in private and government sectors.
• To prepare operational reports and submit to the board of directors as when required.
• To hire staff based on provisions of the Articles of Association.
• To monitor and supervise staff.
• The Executive Director may appoint the deputy director or other management board member to act in his or her stead as required.
• Work with donors and other stakeholders to develop and strengthen outreach programs to the provinces
• Executive Director twice a month should do fundraising in international sectors.
• Oversight of project management and reporting
• Oversight of the financial management and administration.
• Building strong network with the AWSDC stakeholders and donors.
• Overall responsibility for media work of AWSDC
• Networking and representation of AWSDC and of women’s rights in Afghanistan issues.
• To prepare action plans and implement them within the timeframe
• Be able to travel extensively both inside and outside Afghanistan.
• Initiates and investigates new program opportunities; identifies organizations that share and/or overlap with AWSDC priorities;
• Maintains current knowledge of women and human rights issues in Afghanistan.
- Has completed higher education
- At least 8 to 10 years of working experience in the related filed is required
- Has great knowledge of advocacy & lobbying for women issues
- The candidate should have experience working with Microsoft office computer packages with Microsoft excel, world and access as a must. Experience working with database or management information systems
- Fluent verbal and written knowledge of English, Pashto and Dari languages
- Has enough experience of fundraising
- Has strong commitment for promotion & protection of women rights
- Has great communication & presentation skills to present the organization on national & international level
Knowledge of programme and budget, project administration and evaluation concepts and procedures, Knowledge of organization’s financial rules and regulations, Knowledge of organization’s-wide activities and objectives, Ability to interpret project information and to identify and analyse problems with implementation, Good drafting skills. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, Ability to clarify information, Good computer applications skills, Organizational skills. Ability to work on her own initiative, Ability to deal with people with tact and diplomacy and Ability to supervise staff.
Qualified candidates are requested to send their updated CV to the attention of the AWSDC HR Department (clearly indicate the position title and vacancy number in the subject line) via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Only those candidates will be called for interview t who meets the qualification and requirements for the mentioned position.