Head of PIU (Provincial Manager)

Job Location:

Samangan

Nationality:

Afghan

Category:

Program

Employment Type:

Full Time

Salary:

Per Month

Vacancy Number:

291/017/HRCSD/RPCO/MRRD

No. Of Jobs:

1

Organization:

Regional Programs Coordination Office/MRRD

Years of Experience:

4 years of work experience in management role

Contract Duration:

1 year

Gender:

Male/Female

Education:

Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, Agriculture or Rural Development,

Close date:

22 Jan, 2017

 

About Regional Programs Coordination Office/MRRD:

Regional Programs Coordination Office (RPCO) was established in 2007 as a platform for increasing demand for rural development of various diversified activities which created a base for all basic infrastructure amenities emergency activities and community based small scale irrigation rehabilitation and development. RPCO is established as a platform for various diversified activities where all other programs in the Ministry are limited in their scope or mandate. Usually RPCO fulfill the needs of communities on request basis.

Under the portfolio of the Regional Programs Coordination Office, the Northern Flood-Damaged Infrastructure Emergency Rehabilitation Project focuses on emergency rehabilitation of the local infrastructures (rural roads, bridges and small scale irrigation) destroyed or damaged by the flood in 1393. The project will be implemented by MRRD and the Funding is provided by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development has been appointed as the Executing Agency for the project. A central management unit (PMU) based at MRRD headquarters in Kabul will be actually responsible for the implementation, working closely with the provincial departments of rural rehabilitation and development (DRRDs) and the community development councils (CDCs).

Job Description:

Responsibilities Head of PIU (National):

As senior representative for the project in a province / region, the PIU Manager is responsible to manage all daily technical, financial and operational activities of the project. Responsibilities:

 

To develop efficient work plans and processes for engineers to help them deliver their work tasks.
Ensure that a close and mutually beneficial working relationship is maintained and developed with the Provincial Governor, District Governor, the offices of DRRD along with other development agencies, the DDA and CDCs.
Lead and manage Regional Program operations and core activities in the Province, supervising the provincial team.
Ensure that effective budgeting and expenditure arrangements are in place for the provincial civil work contracts and petty cash and that there is proper accountability;
Oversee the preparation of progress reports on all Regional Program activities in the Province and ensure they are submitted to the main Office in accordance with agreed timescales;
Review work plan progress, progress of construction, field achievements, field implementation and develop and implement solutions to any organizational or logistical problems.
Follow up closely on the procurement and construction activities of his/her related office Assist the Technical Specialists In integrating their technical inputs.
Co-ordinate all Regional Program activities in the Province and regularly monitor progress to ensure that its objectives are being met;
Maintain the payments work flow so that beneficiaries are able to receive funds in a timely manner.
Ensure effective communication and networking both within the Regional Program structure and with external stakeholders;
Prepare and submit reports, bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual, mid-term, and any other reports required by the Project Director and the Deputy Project Director.
Participate in meetings with NGOs and other interested parties as requested by the Deputy Project Director. 
Undertake any additional tasks and responsibilities that may be assigned by the Project Director or Deputy Director.

Job Requirements:

Required Education degree:

Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, Agriculture or Rural Development, from well recognized university, managerial work experience is must.

Experience:

4 years of work experience in management role, in agricultural, engineering or rural development programs.

Skills & Abilities Required

Management and team leadership ability
Having the required skills in technical field 
Writing and communication ability in professional and related area
Good leadership, communication and inter-personal skills, with demonstrable ability to motivate others.
Fluent in English and the national languages of Afghanistan.
Computer literate with a working knowledge of MS Office

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

The Provincial Manager will report directly to the Deputy Director and through him to the Project Director.

Submission Guideline:

Interested Afghans with the required qualifications and experience should submit their applications electronically through vacancies.hrcsd@mrrd.gov.af
While submitting your applications please mention the Title of the position plus Vacancy Number in the subject of the e-mail; please do NOT submit any other supporting documentation or educational certificates with your application. If you are short listed you will be asked to submit electronic copies of your educational certificates and if you are invited to written test you will be required to present the original certificates. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date of the position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test Note: In the interests of open and fair competition and a merit based selection process applicants are advised that lobbying for a position , whether by the applicant or by any person acting on his or her behalf, shall result in the immediate disqualification of the candidate from further consideration. Applicants are strongly advised to inform potential supporters of this restriction which shall be strictly enforced.

Please don’t forget to type the Vacancy Announcement Number (291/017/HRCSD/RPCO/MRRD) in Subject while applying online. Application without vacancy number will not be accepted.

Submission Email:

vacancies.hrcsd@mrrd.gov.af