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Position Title: Project Manager

Job Summary

If you are looking for a professional and friendly work environment where employees are valued, supported, and recognized for their accomplishments and if you are a passionate, energetic and a results-oriented individual with strong communication skills and solid knowledge, this opportunity is for you. Kardan University is seeking experienced and self-motivated Project Manager to plan, oversee and lead the Training project from start to completion for one of the US Embassy funded projects.

Working with the University leadership and leading the project management team, you will lead the training mobilization, scheduling, stakeholder management, and operations support to the project. You will also be responsible for providing overall leadership to the project members to ensure the quality of service and prompt reporting to the client. We are looking for a creative and dedicated individual who will fit with our collaborative organizational culture.

We offer an exciting work environment conducive to academic and professional development of our people. Kardan University offers a competitive salary in the higher education industry plus a complete benefits package that includes sponsorship of international training, workshops and research conferences. We also provide well-furnished accommodation for international faculty and facilitate processing of their work permits and visas.


Duties and Responsibilities

You will be expected to perform the following duties:

  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual plans in accordance to the project plan.
  • Implement approved project plans (including the establishment of milestones) within tolerances set by the project initial proposal.
  • Receive list of Media Outlets and Business Institutions from U.S. Embassy.
  • Coordinate English Language Courses among both audiences.
  • Select, recruit and orient project team including instructors.
  • Lead and motivate the project team.
  • Lead the registration process in the program, administer placement test and assign students in appropriate course levels
  • Schedule and conduct training sessions in coordination and consultation with the trainers and project team.
  • Assign instructors/trainers for each and every training session.
  • Customize curriculum based on results from placement test.
  • Provide training orientations to instructors and conduct TOT’s
  • Provide instructions as per the schedule
  • Develop and submit S-425 reports to the donor agency as indicated in the project plan.
  • Prepare and communicate project progressive reports to the donor agency on quarter basis.
  • Finalize and submit project financial reports as required.
  • Manage the information flows between the Project Team, Donor agency and the project beneficiaries
  • Establish solid working relationship by proper coordination and communication with the project stakeholders including donor agency, project team, and beneficiaries.
  • Prepare and submit the project completion report to the donor agency.
  • Any other task as assigned by the management of Kardan University.


Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor in Project Management, Business Administration, Economics, Education and/or any other relevant field. Having Master’s degree will be a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years of Project management related experience.
  • Familiarity with USAID reporting and documentation requirements
  • Excellent command of English and national languages
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team building skills
  • Excellent written communication including report writing skills


Submission Guidelines

Interested candidates are requested to submit their resume and cover letter via email to jobs@kardan.edu.af

 

Kindly include the position title in the email subject line.

Kardan University is an equal opportunity employer and invites application from people of all backgrounds. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply. 

 

We thank all the applicants for their interest; however, only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


Job Details


Date Posted 14-11-2019
Closing Date 27-11-2019
No. of Jobs 1
Nationality National
Contract Type Fixed-Term
Contract Duration 2 Years
Probation Period 3 Months Months
Vacancy No KARDAN/USEmbassy-PM-9-19
Work Type Full-Time
Gender Male and Female
Salary Range Competitive Salary
Yeas (s) of Experience 5 Years
Extension Posibility Yes
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