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Media advisor at Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disables

Vacancy Number: 002

Location: Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan

Organization / Company Name: Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disables (MOLSAMD)

Job Category: Media-Journalism

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: as per NTA salary scale per month

Posted: 01.28.2015

Position Title: Media Adviser

Contract Duration: 6 months

Nationality: Afghan

No.of Jobs: One

Shift: 08:00am - 04:00pm

Experience: • At least Three years of relevant experience

Start Date: 01.28.2015

Expiration Date: 02.10.2015

Gender: Female / Male

Education: (Bachelors) in Communications

 

 


 

Background

The Ministry of Labour, Social  Affairs,  Martyrs  and  Disabled  (MOLSAMD)  is  the Afghan Government’s   mandated responsible body to manage Labour Affairs; Social Protection, Social Welfare and policy development and service delivery for Persons with Disabilities, and families of Martyrs.
The General Directorate of Policy, Planning, External Relations and Monitoring & Evaluation’s mission is to identify, formulate, and monitor strategies, policies, plans, and programs throughout the ministry’s technical sectors. The General Directorate also manages and coordinates the Ministry’s relations with regional and international organizations, including donor coordination. 
The MoLSAMD is the leading Government institution in the area of social protection, currently providing several social protection services to the vulnerable population.
Project to support extreme vulnerability and social protection national awareness raising campaign & creating a data base for vulnerable
MOLSAMD has received funds to implement, establish and launch an extreme vulnerability and social protection national awareness raising campaign; aimed at providing advocacy, and raising social awareness on the rights, condition and challenges of excluded segments of the Afghan society, namely children, women and persons with disabilities.  Generating a positive change in social attitudes towards extremely vulnerable groups and individuals remains the overarching objective.

 

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities:


The role of the Media Advisor will be to support the Programme Manager in the implementation of the project through developing internal and external relationships with stakeholders including the DoLSAMD offices in the 8 identified provinces.

She/he is expected to undertake the following tasks:

  1. To support the Programme Manager in liaising with the selected Media Agency.
  2. To provide technical support to the Programme Manager in overseeing the project.
  3. Ensuring the active engagement of MOLSAMD at all relevant meetings/forums related to the campaign.
  4. Follow-up on key outputs, including those listed above, to ensure that they are produced in a timely and participatory manner.
  5. Support the Programme Manager in overseeing the project in close collaboration with the selected Media Agency by providing information and coverage to social protection services undertaken by MoLSAMD, MoWA and other GIRoA agencies.
  6. Utilization of  media interventions to facilitate  linkages with existing mechanisms such as CPAN and other relevant organizations/CSOs etc. who have specific mandates  related to child protection, women’s rights/and disabled members of the community.
  7. Identify and liaise with beneficiaries at community level of Humanitarian and Development project/programmes implemented by NGOs/CSOs; all relevant parties to the issue/key policy decision makers (Government (Central/Provincial/District), village leaders/Shuras/CDC representatives/Schools/Mosques…)

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • University Degree (Bachelors) in Communications.
  • At least Three years of relevant experience in the area of policy development and implementation (preferably social protection) or 8 years working experience.
  • Relevant experience in communications/advocacy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work responsively and proactively in a wide-ranging consultative manner, including civil society, NGOs, as well as Government.
  • Fluency in local languages (Dari/Pashto) and sound knowledge of both written and verbal English.

 

Contact Information

Submission Guideline:
Applications should be sent Via e-mail to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it CC: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or in hard copies to Abdul Saleem Ayoubi, Admin/ Procurement Officer for the projects, General Directorate of Social Protection, Office of Deputy Minister for Social Protection, Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled, Kabul, Afghanistan.
Contact: 0093 (0) 0796 23 45 47
Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled MoLSAMD
1st Macroryan opposite 1st Macroryan Market
Kabul, Afghanistan