Area Social Cohesion Officer Job at BRAC With 35000 AFN Salary Monthly

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  • Post Date : August 15, 2023
  • Apply Before : August 21, 2023
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 116917
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Both
  • Degree Bachelor Degree
  • Salary 35000
  • Province or State Kandahar
  • Vacancy Number AD#AF 417/23

Job Description

About BRAC Afghanistan

BRAC is a nongovernmental development organization originated in Bangladesh and currently working in 10 countries in Asia and Africa. BRAC began its operation in Afghanistan in 2002, has been implementing its development programs in education, health, citizens’ charter Afghanistan programme as well as capacity development in the country.

Job Summary

BRAC is looking for an experienced, skilled, and self-motivated Technical Specialist for the implementation of the activities planned under the social cohesion component of the project. He/she should be able to work under pressure to meet demanding deadlines. The overall objective of this position is to ensure that the planned activities are implanted in line with project objectives and approved action plan. He/she will be the responsible person for all the technical aspects of the Social Cohesion component of the project. S/He will be the main focal point for the development of the technical materials, monthly, weekly and quarterly reports for the Social Cohesion part of the project that will be submitted country office. S/he will be the main focal point for coordination and collaboration with relevant government authorities and communities at the area office level.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Orient/capacitate project stakeholders on the activities planned under Social Cohesion component of the project through technical trainings, workshops and meetings as planned in the project plan.

• Communicate and build close relationship/network with the local government authorities and other project stakeholders for the smooth implementation of the project activities planned under social cohesion component.

• Select the communities and participants in the target areas/districts for the considered under the project plan.

• Continuous follow up, supervision, close monitoring and progress analysis of the implemented interventions/activities throughout the project cycle.

• Provide technical support/inputs to the Technical Specialist Social Cohesion deployed at country office level in designing appropriate and innovative Social Cohesion and Community Development initiatives.

• S/He will be directly responsible for activating and supporting community based organisations (CBOs) and providing them training in peace building, and prevention of violent conflict

• S/He will be responsible for training / capacity building of the CDCs and Community Based Organization to effectively initiate, plan and implement Human Rights Based community development and community security strategies and projects;

• Develop CDCS / CBOs’ competence to monitor the fulfilment of local development projects and strategies in relation to social cohesion and to develop civic activism among young people;

• Train CBOs to report, in a clear and effective manner, to local governance institutions, service providers and community members on their activities, funding levels and results achieved

• Identifying and orienting Mullah Imams in the communities on the project objectives and its activities.

• Facilitate / organize social cohesion fairs by engaging different groups with support from the community based organizations

• Prepare success stories reflecting achievements and impact with regard to the implementation of trainings, conducting of dialogue sessions, implementation of community action plan

• Ensure the safety of team members/participants from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.

• Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members/participants and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action and activity implemented.

• Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

• Perform other functions as deemed essential for effective results and/or assigned by the supervisor

Job Requirements

• Minimum 3 years’ of working in the field related to human rights/access to justice/community security, social cohesion.

• Demonstrated experience in facilitating dialogues, proven ability to work across societal divides, organizing workshops and roundtables and work across societal divides;

• Strong knowledge of local communities of targeted provinces, governing practices and modern approaches in social cohesion (especially in armed conflict and post conflict societies)


• Good knowledge from the geographical context

• Knowledge and experience in conflict analysis, prevention and resolution subject area will be an advantage;

• Good experience of working directly with local communities and local authorities

• Fluency in local languages – Pashto and Dari


• Analytical skills

• Good communication and facilitation skills with different stakeholders

• Problem solving skill

• Documentation and reporting skill

• Basic computer skill



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