Project Manager

Part of Administration    Vacancy No: Prj/M/GDCM
Job Title: Project Manager  
Number of Post: One
Sex: Male/Female
Nationality:  Afghan
Duration: One year (extendable)
Reporting to: General Directorate of Curative Medicine
Announcing Date:2/18/2018
Closing Date:3/2/2018
    The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is tasked with a critical mandate; to deliver and promote sustainable and accessible health care services to the people of Afghanistan. Social and economic advancement can only be realized in a thriving and healthy society.
“To Reduce Maternal and Child Mortality in the Provinces of Kabul & Herat Project” is financed by Italian Agency for Development Cooperation. The purpose of the program is to contribute to sustain the MoPH in the implementation of the Health and Nutrition Sector Strategy (ANDS), through supporting the MoPH General Directorate of Curative Medicine (GDCM), directly implementing activities foreseen within two National Programs such as the “Basic Package of Health Services” (BPHS) and the “Essential Package of Hospital Services” (EPHS). Moreover, the aim of the program is to support the MoPH to achieve Agenda 2030 Goal 3 “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages” and in particular the target 3.2 “By 2030, end preventable deaths of newborns …aiming to reduce neonatal mortality to at least as low as 12 per 1,000 live births…”.

Scope of work:    The Project manager directs and coordinates activities of project components, such as procurement, finance, HR/Admin, or overall the following duties personally or through subordinate managers. Manage and direct overall operations. Measure the success of each parts of project activities .

Objective:    MoPH-GDCM/IADC project main objectives are:
•    Reconstruction of IGICH Cardiac surgery ward and neonatal surgery ward with their components.
•    Provide needed equipments for Cardiac surgery ward and neonatal surgery ward with their components.
•    Strengthening and supporting the IGICH cardiac OPD and tele-medicine section and Ghazanfar Institute of Health Service (IHS ) related parts .
•    Supporting capacity building program for Cardiac surgery ward and neonatal surgery ward with , and Ghazanfar Institute of Health Service(IHS ).
Responsibilities:    •    Develop project operation planning and facilitate achievement by cost-effective operations.
•    Clearly communicate, coordinate and update project status and activities with the GDCM and other project stakeholders
•    Make sure that the quality assessment of project related material, equipment, construction, and capacity building activities are carried out based on the accepted criteria
•    Review updates of project components  including, financial , procurement, and other project performance, project implementation
•    Reviews analyses of activities, project, finance and forecast data to determine project progress toward stated goals and objectives.
•    Oversees key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis.
•    Participate in meeting, seminars and conferences related to the project.
•    Recruiting project staff, oversight their planning implementation process and appraising performance.
•    Read all submitted reports by project staff to reward performance, prevent issues and resolve problems.
•    Perform regular project monitoring, evaluation and financial audit and provide reports to the( IGICH, IHS, GDCM and IADC)
•    Analyze problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure project swift implementation.
•    Generate and present activities reports of each project components quarterly and annual  bases
•    Ensure the project required items and supplies inventory is properly stocked and consistently replenished.
•    Required travels to provinces
•    Perform any other duties related as required or assigned by reporting authorities.

Qualifications and experience:    •    At least Bachelor degree from a recognized University (degree confirmed by MoHE of Afghanistan). Medical Doctors and candidates having master degree will be preferred
•    At least 5 year experience in Hospital Management or Project Management in health sector ,  at the government, or UN agencies or Non-governmental organizations
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English language and fluent in a local language;
•    Demonstrate computer skills (Ms. Office Package).

Submission Guideline
Submission Guide line: (I) Electronic applications will be sent to: sub e-mail which corresponds if any of following 2 items is missing, your application will be considered as ineligible/incomplete.

1. In your emails please specify the title of the position as well as vacancy number for electronic submissions and please do the same in the hardcopy submissions.
2. Updated Curriculum vitae (CV)/Resume (Please attached your recent photo and mention in your CV exact date/periods of your work experience, graduation Day, Month, and Year).

If you are shortlisted and invited for written test/interview you will be required to present the original, the following:

A. Education Documents: Your recent education degree/diploma
 Copy of verified Baccalaureate (12 passed) degree by Ministry of Education
 Copy of verified 14 or 15 passed degree by related Ministries
 Copy of verified Bachelor Degree by Ministry of Higher Education
 Copy of verified Medical Doctor Degree by Ministry of Higher Education
 Copy of verified Master degree by Ministry of Higher Education
B. Copy of National Identity Card (Tazkira: Only the pages that show picture and Tazkira number, pages, place of issue and date of issue)

• Electronic applications will be sent to: sub e-mail
• Hard copies will be sent to: HR Container, Second floor, at the Ministry of Public Health, Great Masoud Square Kabul Afghanistan.
• The Contact Person at Human Resources is: Mr. Mojib Rahimi, HR Officer, MoPH-GD HR. Phone number: 0093- (0)-700991056

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to written test/interview and subsequent process. Please contact the person in charge (Mr. Mojib Rahimi ) for confirmation.
• No CVs will be accepted after the closing date.
• Any persuade will be threat as disqualification.
• Candidate who applies for the same position in last six months and was unsuccessful (Obtained less than 60% marks), will not be short listed.
• Fraudulent documents and or fraudulent claims in CVs and or documents will result in disqualification at any stage of the recruitment process.
Instruction for test and interview:
The test and interview will be taken from the following references:

1.    Main points of  the TOR
2.    Project Management
3.    Hospital Management
4.    Fundamentals of MANAGEMENT
5.    Project Management (Olaf Passenheim)

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