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Deputy Project Manager (Re Announced)


Position Title: Deputy Project Manager (Re Announced)

2024-07-15        Kabul       Full Time        164

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Based on Organization Salary Scale
Vacancy Number: CARE-AF-0924
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul with Travel to the provinces
Years of Experience: Minimum of 8 years of experience in project management, with a focus on development projects, including TEVET, MSMEs, infrastructure, and agricultural initiatives
Contract Duration: March 31, 2025
Gender: Female
Education: Bachelor’s degree in project management, Development Studies, Business Administration, or a related field. A master’s degree is preferred
Close date: 2024-07-15


CARE is a non-governmental, non-political, non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian humanitarian organization, extending its relief and development assistance to those in need. CARE, as an International Confederation of 13 member organizations is one of the world's largest private humanitarian organizations working in more than 90 plus, countries committed to helping communities in the developing world achieve lasting victories over poverty.

Job Descriptions:


The Deputy Project Manager will oversee and coordinate all project activities, including cash for work, infrastructure construction, watershed management, TEVET (Technical, Entrepreneurial, Vocational Education and Training), MSMEs (Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises), Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR), poultry, livestock, and greenhouse projects. The role involves managing the project team, preparing quality reports, coordinating with the UNDP regional office, managing stakeholders, and overseeing procurement and finance management.


Key Responsibilities


        1.      Project Management and Coordination

        •       Oversee the planning, implementation, and monitoring of all project activities.

        •       Ensure alignment of project activities with overall project goals and objectives.

        •       Develop detailed project plans, including timelines, budgets, and resource allocation.

        •       Coordinate with the UNDP regional office to ensure smooth project execution.

        2.      Team Management

        •       Lead and manage the project team, providing guidance and support.

        •       Assign tasks and responsibilities to team members.

        •       Conduct regular team meetings to track progress and address any issues.

        •       Facilitate training and capacity building for team members.

        3.      Stakeholder Management

        •       Identify and engage with key stakeholders, including local communities, government agencies, NGOs, and private sector partners.

        •       Maintain regular communication with stakeholders to ensure their involvement and support.

        •       Address stakeholder concerns and feedback promptly and effectively.

        4.      Cash for Work and Infrastructure Construction

        •       Oversee the implementation of cash for work programs, ensuring fair and transparent processes.

        •       Manage the construction of infrastructure projects, ensuring quality and adherence to timelines.

        •       Coordinate with contractors and suppliers for timely delivery of materials and services.

        5.      Watershed Management and Agricultural Projects

        •       Lead watershed management initiatives to promote sustainable land use and water conservation.

        •       Oversee agricultural projects, including poultry, livestock, and greenhouse operations.

        •       Ensure the provision of necessary training and resources to beneficiaries.

        6.      TEVET and MSMEs Development

        •       Support the implementation of TEVET programs to enhance vocational skills.

        •       Promote the development of MSMEs through training, mentorship, and access to resources.

        •       Monitor the progress and success of TEVET and MSMEs initiatives.

        7.      Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR)

        •       Oversee DDR activities, ensuring the effective reintegration of ex-combatants.

        •       Coordinate with relevant agencies and stakeholders to provide necessary support and resources.

        8.      Reporting and Documentation

        •       Prepare and submit high-quality reports on project activities, progress, and outcomes.

        •       Ensure accurate and timely documentation of all project activities and expenditures.

        •       Maintain comprehensive project records for monitoring and evaluation purposes.

        9.      Procurement and Finance Management

        •       Oversee the procurement of goods and services, ensuring compliance with organizational policies.

        •       Manage project finances, including budgeting, expenditure tracking, and financial reporting.

        •       Ensure transparent and accountable financial management practices.


Safeguarding Responsibilities:


Safety and Security Responsibility:

We all have a responsibility to promote a safe and secure work environment, foster a safety and security culture, and ensure consistent application of, and compliance with, CARE Afghanistan safety and security policies and procedures.

Job Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in project management, Development Studies, Business Administration, or a related field. A master’s degree is preferred.

Experience: Minimum of 8 years of experience in project management, with a focus on development projects, including TEVET, MSMEs, infrastructure, and agricultural initiatives.


        •       Strong leadership and team management skills.

        •       Excellent project planning and coordination abilities.

        •       Proficiency in stakeholder engagement and relationship management.

        •       Strong financial and procurement management skills.

        •       Excellent communication and report-writing skills in English.

        •       Knowledge of development issues and best practices in the relevant sectors.

        •       Personal Attributes:

        •       Highly organized and detail oriented.

        •       Adaptable and able to work in dynamic and challenging environments.

        •       Committed to community development and empowerment.

Languages Skills:

Excellent written and oral communication in English and fluency in Dari and/or Pashtu languages.



CARE places human dignity at the center of its relief and development work. At the heart of CARE’s efforts to impact poverty and social justice is its engagement with marginalized communities, and vulnerable adults and children. Vulnerable adults and children are particularly at risk of sexual exploitation and abuse. CARE commits to the protection from sexual harassment, exploitation, and abuse and of vulnerable adults and children, involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel. CARE has a zero tolerance toward sexual exploitation and abuse and child abuse. CARE takes seriously all concerns and complaints about sexual exploitation, harassment and abuse and child abuse involving CARE Employees and Related Personnel

CARE Afghanistan  participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we hereby request information from candidate’s previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the candidate left employment. All CARE Afghanistan’s offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks. By submitting an application, the applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Please submit your completed CARE Standard Job application form (ACBAR: Application Form) along with updated CV to afg.vacancies@care.org.
  • Applications after the closing date (12:00 AM) and without CARE Application form will not be accepted.
  • Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number in the Subject Line (Deputy Project Manager CARE-AF-0924 Kabul) otherwise your application will not be considered.
  • Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted with and call for Interview.
  • The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Background Check, Bridger check & Reference check and be compliant and sign up to Care Afghanistan’s Code of Conduct, PSHA (Prevention from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) and other Care Afghanistan policies prior to a final offer being made.
  • People with Physical Disabilities and Women are highly encourage to apply.
  • CARE IS COMMITTED TO CODE OF CONDUCT (Available at: CARE Afg Code of Conduct (updated).pdf)

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