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Job Description

63,783/- AFN
5 Year
Male, Female, Both
Bachelor Degree
Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National
Category: Human Resources
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: 63,783/- AFN
Vacancy Number: KBL_TM_1
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: International Assistance Mission (IAM)
Years of Experience: Undergraduate degree plus 5 years of experience. Masters degree plus 3 years of experience.
Contract Duration: One year with the possibility of extension. A probationary Period is essential.
Gender: Male/Female
Close date: 2024-03-03

About International Assistance Mission (IAM):

.International Assistance Mission (IAM) is a non-profit charitable organisation through which local staff and international volunteers serve in partnership to build capacity in the sectors of health and development, working together in hope, for the welfare of the people of Afghanistan

Job Description:

Job purpose: To identify, co-ordinate, evaluate and manage the response to training needs across the IAM workforce. To ensure the LCP runs efficiently and effectively.

Professional Relationships:

Works with:

  • HR and IAM staff to meet training needs.
  • Regional Office Managers / RTLs
  • Other INGOs or NGOs
  • External training providers
  • Auditors as needed
  • M&E Staff members
  • Staff members and foreign Team Members able to deliver training

Responsible toNational HR Manager

Responsible for: Training coordinator, LCP teachers

Key responsibilities and tasks:

Training Facilitation, Coordination, Monitoring and Evaluation – 40% of time

  • Develops and implements the strategic plan for training within IAM
  • Develops a systemic approach to the monitoring and evaluation of training across IAM and oversees the implementation of it
  • Oversees the scheduling for training across the organisation.
  • Oversees IAMs Management training Scheme
  • Designs and ensures the maintenance of an internal database of staff able to deliver training on various subjects
  • Facilitates the matching of staff training needs with internal trainers as needed
  • Oversees the fulfilment of training agreements between IAM and staff who have attended external training ensuring that knowledge and skills are passed on effectively.

Management of LCP – 20% of time

  • Designs, implements and monitors the annual business plan for Kabul, Mazar and Lal’s LCPs
  • Development of LCP budgets and checks monthly pivot reports
  • Oversees procurement for LCP
  • Ensures that there are enough teachers and that all teachers are adequately trained and resourced
  • Responsible for overseeing the development of new resources in consultation with any LCP consultant

Identification of training needs – 20% of time

•  Works with HR to assess training needs across IAM staff.

•  Feeds the needs assessment into the strategic planning process.

Delivery of training – 10% of time

•  Delivers specialist, mandatory training to relevant staff as needed.

Administration – 10% of time

  • Prepares budgets and submits expenses, cross charges, and financial reports in a timely way. Reports against the LCP business plan quarterly
  • Responsible for HR for LCP teachers: appraisals, contracts, disciplinary procedures, monitoring of leave etc
  • Creates and ensures a centralized database of external training providers available to deliver training is updated
  • Attends relevant trainings, seminars, or courses to enhance abilities and knowledge
  • Ensures selection committees for training opportunities apply criteria consistently and undertaken in a fair and transparent manner.

Core Competencies:


  • IAM Administrative Knowledge: Knowledge about IAM (vision, mission, purpose, programs, projects, administrative policies, practices, procedures, rules, and regulations to manage the work accordingly.
  • Knowledgeable about budgets and basic financial reporting.
  • Business management
  • Evaluating of training
  • Excel and database management
  • Good report-writing skills in Dari.
  • Able to read, write, speak in English reasonably well.
  • Passionate about building capacity within IAM.
  • Able to work well with others

Personality profile and other Characteristics:

  • Professionalism and Respectfulness
  • Commitment to role
  • Hardworking, resilient and assertive
  • Approachable and able to multi-task
  • Detail-oriented

Job Requirements:

Undergraduate degree plus 5 years of experience.

Masters degree plus 3 years of experience.

Skills and experience:  

  • Planning and prioritizing: the skill to manage several tasks at once and assess the relative importance of activities and assignments; to be able to adjust priorities when appropriate.
  • Data Management: Knowledge of the process of ingesting, storing, organizing and maintaining the data created and collected by the organization.
  • Networking: Comprising personal communication, relationship management, and professionalism, as a means of building connections with others to help organizational development.
  •  Conflict Resolution: able to quickly, respectfully, and effectively resolve conflict.
  • Judgment and Decision-Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Presentation: how to present ideas and intentions in the workplace using presentation tools and platforms.
  • Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office and email.
  • 5 years of experience administering  projects within an NGO.
  • Experience of managing a business

Submission Guideline:

Applications will be by application form only. No applications will be considered without a fully completed form. Please access the JD and application form through this weblink: https://iam-afghanistan.org/what-you-can-do/job-vacancies/.

This is a readvertisement, if you applied for this position last year at IAM then please do not apply again. Thank you

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