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As a federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ operates throughout Germany and in more than 120 countries worldwide. Our registered offices are in Bonn and Eschborn. We have more than 19,500 staff members around the globe, some 70% of whom are employed locally as national personnel.


With an international remit and a multicultural working atmosphere, we are successful because we share knowledge across disciplinary frontiers. Your professional and personal development is important to us. Whether it is the multifacetted day-to-day challenges or the considerable scope for applying creativity in your work – there are plenty of good reasons to join our motivated team.

Job Description:


Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and overall supervision of Head of Component, the Literacy Advisor is responsible for implementation of literacy program in the concern provinces of Afghanistan. The Literacy Advisor will be in regular communication with Literacy Departments of Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Deputy Ministry of Literacy (DMoL) of Ministry of Education (MoE) at Kabul level, as well as Literacy Departments of MoD and Provincial Literacy Departments of MoE at the provincial levels to ensure smooth implementation of ALP literacy program. In addition, the Literacy Advisor supervises provincial implementation team members, track their day to day tasks and provide them with required guidance and instructions. The Literacy Advisor coordinates with other units of the GIZ ALP concerning their fields of tasks such as Capacity Development, Monitoring & Evaluation as well as Contracts and Administration.


Tasks in detail – I

The Literacy Advisor:

Maintains regular cooperation and communication with the Literacy Departments of MoD and Literacy Departments of MoE at central and provincial levels when required in order to

Consult issues related to the implementation of literacy courses
Assist the preparation of reports concerning literacy program
Assist and supervise the establishment of literacy courses
Provide regular updates of the program implementation
Ensure mutual efforts are practiced and responsibilities are observed for smooth program implementation


Tasks in detail – II

The Literacy Advisor:

Supervises daily activities of the provincial advisors in accordance with their ToRs and monthly implementation and monitoring plans that includes

Coordination and communication with MoD and MoE provincial partners
Survey of literacy learner at their concerned ANA units
Coordination in surveys, assessments and site visits of GIZ personnel and its subcontractors


Coordinates in assessment and recruitment processes, collection of necessary documents required for personnel file, and contract adjustments of literacy facilitators through provincial advisors
Coordinates in testing and certification processes of literacy learners with the related team members at the central level
Develops new implementation tools and guidelines when required
Ensures that stationary, books, furniture and other requirements of the literacy courses are requested, delivered, and distributed on timely manner


Tasks in detail – III

The Literacy Advisor:

Assists the Course Management team in facilitation of methodology and periodic capacity development workshops for facilitators and advisors
Coordinates with the contract department in preparation of monthly payroll, collection of data for contract modifications and salary deductions of facilitators and advisors
Provides inputs of program implementation progress to Monitoring and Evaluation unit for monthly, quarterly and yearly reports


Tasks in detail – IV

The Literacy Advisor:

Represents ALP literacy program towards other stakeholders when required
Prepares implementation and security reports on monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis
Keeps record of all documentations related to the program implementation
Any other tasks assigned by superiors

Job Requirements:


University degree in a relevant discipline such as in Economics, Business Administration, Education, and Management

Professional Experience (field and minimum duration):

Minimum of three years of professional experience in preferably with international organizations in security and military sectors
Approved competences in program concept development and design
Fully proficient computer and communication skills


Other experiences and skills (e.g. language, IT-skills, social and personal skills, etc.)

Excellent communication skills in English and local official languages
Analytical, organisational and management skills
Interpersonal and team-working skills

Ability to travel to afghan provinces

Submission Guideline:

You are kindly requested to fill in GIZ-Afghanistan’s job application form and send it along with your CV and letter of motivation with complete contact details to our office through the following email address:




You can download our job application form from the ACBAR website ( through the link below. We will not consider and review the applications without GIZ’s job application form (for internal candidates, filling the form is not applicable).



The subject line of your email must contain the vacancy number and job title of the position.

Please do not send us your working certificates, educational certificates or any other additional documents while you are applying for the post. We will ask you for these documents if you are selected for the next steps of recruitment.


Only those candidates will be invited for written test or interview who meets the qualifications and requirements for the mentioned job vacancy.

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