Position details

Vacancy id VAC-10216
Job title VAC-10216 Project Management Support - Senior Associate (Community Liaison)
Location Kunduz with travel to other provinces
Apply by 16-Aug-2023
Start date 20-Aug-2023
Duration 4 months
Number of vacancies 1
Qualification Bachelor's in Sociology, Development Studies or other related areas, is desirable but not required (essential).
Sector experience Minimum of 7 years of experience in communication and liaison, community mobilization or other relevant fields is required year/s of demonstrable relevant Business Adminstration experience (essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 2 Years year/s of experience in Asia (essential).
Languages Fluent in English (essential).

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

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Overview of position

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects. Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.

Project Information:

Following the political events in Afghanistan in August 2021, the subsequent economic collapse has led to an unprecedented humanitarian crisis putting over 24 million people in immediate need of aid. To provide immediate short-term livelihood opportunities and deliver urgent essential services in rural and urban areas, UNOPS is working with funders to implement a large-scale community resilience program. The initiative aims to reach an estimated 1.1 million households, or 7.5 million Afghans,with livelihoods and income support. In addition, 9 million Afghans in some 6,200 rural communities and 8 cities will benefit from improved access to essential social services through strengthening the capacity of community institutions in inclusive service delivery.

Job-Specific Information:

Under the direct supervision of the Lead Construction Management Engineer and guidance of the Team Lead - Urban Component, the Project Management Support - Senior Associate (Community Liaison) coordinates the day-to-day community liaison activities across all projects under the engagement, in coordination with relevant team members. The Project Management Support - Senior Associate (Community Liaison) will support the Lead Construction Management Engineer and Head of Project in liaising with the local community and local contracting and labor associations to ensure the project can be implemented in line with the agreement and as per schedule and scope, addressing the day-to-day concerns of the community, updating on project’s progress, project’s plans, etc. The Project Management Support - Senior Associate (Community Liaison) will be based in Kabul and is expected to travel across all project sites, as required.

Role objectives


Project reporting


Key competencies


Team management


Further information


· At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
· CTG has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) which is outlined in its Code of Conduct. Protection from SEA is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to CTG’s Code of Conduct at all times.