Regional Project Manager job at WASSA in Herat

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 17543
  • Salary Based on WASSA's salary scale
  • No. of Opportunity 1
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
  • Hour full-time
  • Opportunity type Job
  • Duration 2 Years
  • Vacancy No. W-HRT-023
  • Organization Women's Activities & Social Services Association (WASSA)
  • Location Herat

Job Description

Job Description:

The Women and Girls Empowerment Project is funded by UNICEF and implemented in The Western Region (Herat, Farah, Ghor, and Badqhis provinces). The primary purpose of the program in Afghanistan is to reduce the violence and harmful practices against women and girls.

It aims at targeting the most at-risk groups, to accelerate efforts toward the elimination of violence and harmful practices. the WGE in Afghanistan will bring women and girls, including those with intersecting forms of discrimination and marginalization, to the center of the interventions, recognizing that the empowerment of women and girls, and their unique experiences and solutions they bring based on their intersectional identities, is the key to design and implement a program that responds to the needs and priorities of women and girls of Afghanistan in all their diversity.


The project needs to recruit a regional project manager working full–time coordination and completing the project on time within budget and within scope. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize the progress of the project. Prepare reports for upper management regarding the status of the project. and overall implementation of the WGE project in 4 provinces.


Under the overall supervision of the Program Manager, the Regional Project manager will work on the following tasks to coordinate the implementation of the project:

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within the scope, and within budget
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure performance using appropriate project management tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and relevant stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize potential risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members’ strengths, skill sets, and experience levels
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills
  • Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


The Regional Project Manager will be supervised by the Program Manager to coordinate the implementation of the project. The Project manager will work on a full-time basis and be located in the office of the Herat main office. She/he is expected to travel to the field and related places of the project.


  • Bachelor’s degree in  business, or a related field, master’s degree preferred
  • 5-8 years of project management and related experience
  • Proven ability to coordinate and manage complex project work with a focus on population, empowerment of women, gender programming
  • Experience in implementing and managing GVB project
  • Experience in program planning, design, follow-up, report writing, monitoring, and evaluation of the projects
  • Experience in working with various partners, working with international and national experts to implement project activities
  • Experience in conducting project reports in English
  • Able to work independently or in a team
  • Education on a bachelor’s or master’s level in the area of development studies, social science – Strong communication skills
  • Good ability to communicate in English

How to Apply:

  • Interested qualified candidates should submit a full CV with a cover letter explaining their motivation in applying for the job and highlighting their relevant skills and experience.
  • Academic certificates or references not need to be submitted at this time. These will be requested if called for interview.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be invited for written test and interview upon project approval.

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