Provincial Manager in Balkh

Job Location: Balkh
Nationality: National
Employment Type: Full Time
Category: Other
Salary: As per organization salary scale
No. Of Jobs: 1
Experience: 5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor Deg
Contract Duration: One year
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Project Management, Business Administration, Public Administration,
Closing Date: 2022-05-31


CARE is a non-governmental, non-political, non-profit, non-partisan and non-sectarian humanitarian organization, extending its relief and development assistance to those in need. CARE, as an International Confederation of 13 member organizations is one of the world's largest private humanitarian organizations working in more than 90 plus, countries committed to helping communities in the developing world achieve lasting victories over poverty. 

Job Description:

Summary of Key Functions:


The purpose of the Provincial Manager position is to ensure high quality and cost effective programme implementation 

  • Line management for senior program staff and support functions (Financial and Human Resources, Procurement and logistical services) in the Province
  • Builds unified program and program support teams and promotes “CARE family” unity
  • Ensure effective, timely, high quality implementation of projects and program support functions in the provincial and site office
  • Active member of the Senior Management Team (SMT)
  • Ensure optimal use of resources and value for money within the allocated project budgets
  • Compliance with and adherence to CARE, Donor policies, contractual commitments process and procedures, including budget expenditure compliance and donor reporting
  • Represent CARE and organize other staff to, with the Government, UN, I/NGOs and other stake holders at Provincial level
  • Takes every possible step to ensure appropriate working conditions as well as adequate safety & security arrangements for CARE staff in all the provincial offices
  • Actively promotes gender equality and women’s empowerment
  • Work closely with program teams in implementation of projects (including coordinating input for donor proposals and reports) in the province, in compliance with contractual commitments (i.e. quality, synergies, timeliness, use of resources).
  1. Key relations           
  • Supervises provincial support staff and project supervisors on all matters related to the delivery of CARE mission in the province
  • Collaborates and coordinates with program, finance, program support, internal audit and project managers in both province and Kabul offices.
  • Actively contributes to meetings to create an awareness on CARE programs in the relevant province


Key Results Expected:

  • As a member of the management team, the Provincial Manager ensures the strategic direction of the provincial program and operations, and plans and manages the day-to-day operations of the PO, focusing on achievement of the following results:


Overall Management:

Effective and efficient project delivery is ensured by supervising the team in the province and by putting in place the requisite support functions and implementing agreed business processes:


  • Compliance of operations with CARE rules, regulations and policies is ensured.
  • Analyze and ensure that existing program and program support functions are running effectively and efficiently or could be further improved, i.e., security, transport and travel services, building maintenance, ICT and IT-support, procurement;
  • Provide contextual input for the preparation of all appropriate procurement documentation (e.g. RFQ, RFP) on all common premises and facilities-related vendor contracts. Non-program technical inputs are to be provided in a timely cost effective and ethical manner within the CARE financial and administrative regulations and rules in order to ensure continuity of business and value for money.
  • Targets are set and regularly monitored for operational efficiency. Operating environment is consistently monitored and analyzed, leading to recommendations and quick readjustments of the operations, including seek advice on legal considerations and risk assessments;
  • Risks (financial, legal, physical, etc.) are adequately anticipated, managed and mitigated, through the implementation of internal control policies, and the design and implementation of Business Continuity Plans, and Emergency preparedness measures;
  • Provide support to ensure knowledge is built and shared with regards to management and operations in the PO, including organization of the operations staff trainings, ensuring compliance with CARE corporate mandatory certification levels, synthesis of lessons learnt/best practices, and sound contributions to CARE knowledge networks and communities of practices.


Program M

Job Requirements:

Education:   Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Project Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance combined with 5 years of relevant experience;



  • 5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor Degree, in gender responsive operations management, providing management advisory services and/or managing staff and operational systems of an office/operation of similar scale and complexity;
  • Solid experience and knowledge in financial planning and tracking and human resources management, contracts, asset and procurement, information and communication technology, as well as general administration;
  • Specific experience in leading business processes re-engineering, implementation of new systems (business side), and affect staff behavioral/ attitudinal change, leading strategic planning, results-based management and reporting, as well as leading the formulation and monitoring of management projects, is an asset;
  • Specific experience in budgets development and expenditure tracking and the ability to design projects including proposal writing;
  • Experience in the use of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems;


Fluency in spoken and written English, Pashtu and Dari is a requirement.

Submission Guideline:

Please submit your completed CARE Standard Job application form ( to before the closing date, applications without Care Standard Job application form will be considered for shortlisting.
Applications after closing date will not be accepted.
Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number and Location in the Subject Line (Provincial Manager BLK-02-2022) otherwise your application will not be considered.

Note: Qualified Female candidates are highly encourage to apply
Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted with and call for Interview.
The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Security check, Bridger check & Reference check and be compliant and sign up to Care Afghanistan’s Code of Conduct, PSHA (Prevention from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) and other Care Afghanistan policies prior to a final offer being made.
Qualified People with Physical Disabilities and Female candidate are highly encourage to apply.

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