Position Title: Procurement and Contract Manager
Activation Date: 05 May, 2021 Announced Date: 05 May, 2021 Expire Date: 09 May, 2021
About Muslim Hands International:
Muslim Hands International – MHI is an International Relief and Development NGO, established in the United Kingdom in 1993 with the objective of providing relief and emergency services and long term sustainable development projects in a cultural, ethical, effective, efficient and transparent manner. Muslim Hands works both directly and with partners in over 50 countries worldwide carrying out short and long-term projects in emergency relief, Health, WASH, Education, Protection, shelter, safe water, and TVET programing and a particular intervention of Advocacy and Peace in Afghanistan only. Muslim Hands International has been awarded Investor in People (2000, 2004 & 2007) and also been accredited with Quality Management Systems Standard ISO 9001:2000. The organization is also a signatory to the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and various NGOs in Disaster Relief and the main sources of funding of the organization are individual donors, trusts, institutions and DFID.
Muslim Hands International obtained formal registration from the Ministry of Economy in Afghanistan with registration No. 141 in 2005, and is now firmly established with its Headquarters in Kabul, and is fully engaged in relief and development activities in different parts of the country. The work of Muslim Hands in Afghanistan involves; improving the lives of poor and vulnerable through the provision of education, health, WASH, Protection, Livelihood, advocacy, Agriculture and other specialized projects e.g. rehabilitation of the disabled, water purification and sanitation schemes, orphan sponsorship scheme, income generation activities and emergency aid / relief activities in Afghanistan. The Afghanistan head office operates in 21 provinces through head office in Kabul and regional and provincial offices in the respective regions and province of Afghanistan. The organization is running and operating by 25 professional core and full time personal of MHI in its head office in Kabul and each regional office of MHI deals with similar number of paid and volunteer staff member’s entire the country.
As mentioned MHI is working in different sectors but education is one of its most important interventions, in education we specifically focus the following area:
- Literacy, post literacy and out of school education programs
- Income generating program to poor people through skills trainings
- Learning materials development and publication
- Capacity building of local organizations
- Organization of training, seminars, workshops, meetings etc.
- Research and evaluation of development programs
- Accelerated Learning Programs
- Community Based Education programs
- Adult Learning Programs
- Professional Trainings
- Orphan Education Sponsorship Programs
- Seasonal education programs through MHI education centers
- Youth education sponsorship programs
Master or Bachelor degree in Procurement, Project Management, Business Administration or relevant field
At least 5 years of relevant professional experience with a Master Degree and 7 years’ relevant professional experiences with a Bachelor degree in related field , including at least three (3) years of experience managing and supervising a team;
Experience working on International NGOs or similar internationally-funded programs;
Strong knowledge of donor procurement rules and regulations;
Strong ability to use and develop management and tracking systems;
Strong communication skills;
Ability to work under pressure in challenging working and living conditions
Language: Must be fluent in English, Pashtu and Dari.
Muslim Hands is committed to strict child protection and safeguarding principles. Any candidate offered a job with Muslim Hands will be expected to adhere to Muslim Hands policies of child safeguarding and vulnerable adults. We will do everything possible to ensure that staff we recruit adhere to organisation values and code of conduct. Selected candidates may be required to provide addition information to conduct a background check.
Interested Afghan candidates should submit their letter of interest (cover letter) along with the updated resumes to (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than Sunday May 9, 2021
You are requested to send your letter of interest along with the updated resume. Please mention post title and vacancy number in the subject line of your email. However, do not email us heavy sized files such as your certificates, recommendation letters, etc.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted with and called for the test and interview.