Monday, June 16, 2008

JOBS- Performance Assessment/Management, Ministry of Education/IOM Afghanistan

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JOBS- Performance Assessment/Management, Ministry of Education/IOM Afghanistan

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Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Ministry of Education
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Ministry of Education
Reform Implementation Management Unit
Technical Assistance Project

Vacancy Announcement

The Afghan Ministry of education is looking for National and/or
International experts to fill the following position.

Vacancy No: RIMU 07/005_R3
Duty Station: Ministry of Education, Kabul
Position: Performance Assessment/Management Specialists
Duration: 8 months
Starting Date: As soon as possible

General: The Performance Assessment/Management Specialist's main
objective is to establish procedures for: continuing implementation of
the Priority Reform and Restructuring (PRR), developing a performance
assessment system (PAS), design and implementation of systems for the
recruitment and testing of teachers, and roll out of these systems to
provincial and district levels.

Post Supervision: The Performance Assessment/Management Specialist is
under the indirect supervision of MOE PAR/HRM Advisor and the
day-to-day supervision of the Public Administration Specialist of the
Reform Implementation Management Unit (RIMU)/MoE.

Counterparts: The specific counterparts of Performance
Assessment/Management Specialist are the HRD staff of the ministry and
the RIMU Performance Officer.

Tasks: The Performance Assessment/Management Specialist will be a
member of the RIMU team based at the MOE. He/she will work to set up
working procedures for developing the HR component, the performance
assessment system, and a system of classification/grading of teachers
and administratorsThe specific duties of the Performance
Assessment/Management Specialist are as follows:
* Serving as a technical specialist and helping to set up procedures
for the design of a performance assessment system at the MOE;
* Coordinating the MOE PAS procedures with the Independent
Administration Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) procedures;
* Designing and introducing the PAS to administrators and teachers
employed by MOE
* Assisting in training staff to carry out the above tasks for the
performance assessment system; coordinate and support national level
training and workshops as required and requested.
* Assisting in establishing a reporting and monitoring system for RIMU
* Producing regular work-plans for area of responsibility
* Providing reports on progress of area of responsibility
* Other work as needed and requested by the MOE.

The Performance Assessment/Management Specialist will provide
procedures to introduce performance assessment system for
administrators and teachers, principals at the MOE. He/she will
prepare the introduction of a performance assessment system will help
the pay and grading (P&G) conversion process

Qualities required
A public administration specialist with experience in the education
sector at high level. A PhD or Master Degree in public administration
and/or education management with 10 years of experience. Ability to
work as an effective team member of a challenging reform programme.
High level of oral and written communication skills and good command
of English. Flexibility of approach to issues as they arise while
providing clear advice to counterparts. Preferably some experience
from transitional economies.

Closing date: 22 June 2008 (local Afghan time)

Method of Application:
Interested Experts with the required qualifications should forward
their Cover letter, CV and supporting documents to:
Please quote above stated Vacancy Number and Position Title in the
subject line.
Note: Only short listed applicants would be contacted.

Applications from qualified Afghan nationals are encouraged.

Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply.

For additional information you can contact the RIMU-TAP Support Centre
(Kabul) at:

The Support Centre can also answer your queries from 8:00 to 17:00
(Kabul time) from Sunday to Thursday at:
+93 (0)700 28 24 92 +93 (0)700 49 71 62.

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