Capacity Development Facilitator


Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) invites all qualified candidates to apply for the following position. SCA actively promotes and encourages Women and People with Disabilities to apply

Title of Position:

Capacity Development Facilitator

Job Number:

HRM/MRMO 34-19

Duty Station:

Mazar Regional Management Office (MRMO)

Number of Positions:

One (Men)


The position is Open- Ended


Salary and Benefits are according to Internal SCA salary scale                                         

Non-monetary Benefits for Women:

Transportation close to residence and work, child nursery at workplace, safe travel facilities and companion to field trips, female association membership, trainings and capacity building

Announcement Date:

05-September 2019  

Closing Date:

18-September 2019

SCA Background

The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) has been working in Afghanistan since 1982, presently managing development Programmes concerning Health, Education, Rural Livelihoods and Community Governance, with a total annual budget of roughly USD 40 million. The total number of staff is around 5,500. During the last 10 years SCA has undertaken a change process moving from a primarily humanitarian service delivery approach towards more of a developmental role, putting increasing emphasis on capacity development, rights-based programming and outcome orientation. The mission of SCA is to empower individuals, communities and local organizations, primarily in rural areas and with particular focus on women, girls, boys and vulnerable groups such as people with disabilities, so that they may participate fully in society and influence their own development. SCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment based on their skills, abilities and experience without regard to age (18-65 years), ethnicity, religion, marital status, gender, or physical disability.

Scope of work:

The Capacity Development Facilitator is responsible for contributing to capacity development of all SCA’s target groups   among civil society and local authorities in Afghanistan. The Capacity Development Facilitator will also work with administration of grants to civil society partners. The post holder works in close collaboration with relevant Programme staff at RMOs and the Civil Society and Capacity Development Unit staff at KMO.  

he will report operationally to CDMU Coordinator.

Qualifications & Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree Social science or related field,
2 years’ relevant experience especially in capacity development of civil society and /or local government authorities in as international NGOs or similar organisation, Experience from administration of sub –grants an asset.
Experience from facilitation of trainings and coach partner’s organisations as assets.
Computer skill at operator level, especially with MS Office packages.
Fluency in Pashto, Dari working knowledge of English,
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
A team worker and troubleshooting skills.
Honest, proactive and well mannered.
Open to Afghan nationals only.

Main Responsibilities:

Facilitate effective capacity development of all SCA’s target groups, with specific focus on organizational development (vision and mission, leadership and management, financial management, human resource management, stakeholder relations, communications and advocacy, mobilization, technology utilization and others). 
Adhere to SCA’s guidelines for capacity development of target groups.
Support and mentor Programme staff at RMO that works with capacity development of target groups.
Ensure that SCA’s methods and tools for organizational development of target groups are used correctly by Programme staff at RMOs that work with the target groups.

Administration, including financial, in relation to capacity development of target groups. 

Monitor progress of capacity development interventions with target groups, following RBM.
Organize and conduct organizational assessments and capacity development interventions with target groups (CBOs/CSOs/LGAs).
Contribute to learning and internal and external reporting related to capacity development.
Promote gender equality and non-discrimination in SCA’s work with capacity development of target groups.
Administration of grants to civil society partners, including assessment of proposals and reports.
Monitoring of granted projects to civil society partners.
Other tasks as assigned by the Coordinator.

Application Procedures:

Interested qualified candidates should submit a full CV (maximum four pages) with a cover letter explaining their motivation in applying for the job and highlighting their relevant skills and experience;
To apply online please send your application / CV to               
Subject line must be: (Capacity Development Facilitator, HRM / MRMO 34-19) otherwise your application may not have considered.      
Candidates may also submit applications by letter (hard copy) directly to the SCA HRM Unit in either Kabul, Ghazni, Kunduz, Wardak, Taloqan, Mazar-e-Sharif, Laghman or Jalalabad;
Academic certificates or references need not to be submitted at this time. These will be requested if called for interview.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for written test and interview.

Job number:

HRM/MRMO 34-19

Duty station:

Mazar Regional Management Office ( Mazar-e-Sharif )

Application deadline:

18 September 2019