Position Title: Partnership Assistant

Activation Date: 18 October, 2021   Announced Date: 18 October, 2021   Expire Date: 31 October, 2021

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As Per Organization Salary scale
Vacancy Number: 210007PE
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: Save the Children
Years of Experience: Having 2 years of working experience
Contract Duration:
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor Degree in Relevant field
Close date: 2021-10-31

About Save the Children:

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

•             No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

•             All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

•             Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

SCI - Afghanistan

 Save the Children has been working in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.

We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers


Job Description:

“Save the Children strongly encourages applications from women. Minimum country requirements for potential female applicants will be followed”

ROLE PURPOSE: Under the direction of the Partnership Manager, the Partnership Asistant will have a key role to ensure that Save the Children Afghanistan makes our aspiration to support SC partners.

Major activities may include documentation, filing system both hard and soft copies, providing logistical support for arranging meetings, trainings and update all the partnership related data and trackers in online and shared data system, conducting field visits and any other tasks as assigned by Partnership Manager.




  • Establish strong coordination with SCI-Afghanistan Implementing Partners (IPs), Stakeholders, SCI Finance Department BHs and provincial management teams.
  • Support Partnership team in preparation of audit documents from partner organization on timely bases.
  • Suport partnership team in partner capacity assessments of new potential Local and National NGOs under various thematic such as Health, Nutrition, child Protection, food Security & livelihood, and education in line with Partnership policy
  • Dissemination of Sub Award agreements, amendments, recording agreements in AMS system and sharing the same with Partners for mutual understanding.
  • Maintain and update partners information sheet and filling (hard/soft) copies
  • Develop and maintain partners reporting schedule
  • Regular follow-up with partners on submission of their reports and identifying challenges, lessons learned and proposed solutions.
  • Ensure that all data trackers are up to date and make sure the data in shared drive are up to date.
  • Ensure that recording of partners agreements, amendments, reports and vetting are taking places in proper way and all support documents are available both soft and hard copies.
  • Active participation in the partners assessment process with support from Partnership Senior Officer.
  • Coordinate all the assessment process with (HR, Finance, Logistic, Administration, Security and Program staff)
  • Conduct field visits and collect first hand data from partners about project progress and challenges on regular basis.
  • Updating of Award Management System (AMS) on monthly bases.
  • Any official duty which are assigned by partnership department

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)


  • holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.



  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • willing to take disciplined risks.


  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity



Job Requirements:



  • Bachelor degree
  • Having over 2 years of working experience in partnership and stakeholder management with  INGOs or NNGOs
  • Knowledge of MS Office, particularly Word, Excel and Power Point while previous experience with database is a privilege
  • Strong organizational skill
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to work out of official working hours and on the weekend



  • Desireable


  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent outreach and public relations skills
  • Multi-tasking/organizing


Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.


Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.


Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.


Submission Guideline:

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by filling in the online application form. In addition to the online application form, they can also attach their CV and cover letter in the online system. Please note that only the applications received through the online portal will be considered for this position.

Applicants can login to the online application system by copying and pasting the following link intro their web browser. Returning users will need to enter their username and password, first time users will need to create a user account.

It is recommended that you save your username and password for future job applications through the online system.



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