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Grants & Communication Manager

Date Posted: Sep 17, 2023
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    Full Time/Permanent
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    Rotating Days
  • Career Level:
    Experienced Professional
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  • Experience:
    10 Year
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  • Apply Before:
    Oct 03, 2023

Job Description

Position Description:

The Grants and Communications Manager is a key position within the Fundraising & Communications Department.  In close collaboration with the Fundraising Adviser the incumbent will support DACAAR in the development of funding proposals, reports to donors, compliance with contractual obligations, donor communication as well as external communication activities in English

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Take part in the quarterly and annual planning for the Department in coordination with the Fundraising Adviser, and other key staff of the department. 
  • Support the Fundraising Adviser in leading and facilitating and coordinating the process of developing project proposals based on DACAAR’s competencies and in line with DACAAR’s programme framework.
  • Support the development and continuous improvement of standard components and off-the-shelf information sets and tools as building blocks for project proposal development.
  • Work closely with the M&E team and support them in ensuring that lessons learnt and knowledge accumulated through M&E of current projects are channeled and integrated into the design of future projects as well as reports for going projects.
  • Support the Fundraising Adviser in ensuring compliance with contractual obligations related to funded projects by donors both in terms of quality of implementation and quality and timeliness of reports.
  • Support the Senior Reporting Officer in developing the project reports in accordance with the required quality and deadlines. 
  • Work closely with and support the Communications Officer and assistant in keeping the DACAAR website up to date with key information including photos, videos, news, press releases, success stories from the field, publications, etc.
  • In close coordination with the M&E team, collecting success stories, case studies, human interest stories, photos and video. Edit and improve these to be used for donor reports, conferences, external annual report, websites and other publications.
  • Undertake the development and oversee the designing and publishing of the DACAAR External Annual Report.
  • The holder of this position must strictly follows the organization existing security policies, procedures and daily instructions of the safety personnel.
  • In addition to the above specific tasks and responsibilities, the Grants & Communications Manager will undertake any other relevant tasks assigned by the Fundraising Adviser

Job Requirements

Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits                                                


Master Degree in development studies, English Literature, Social Science, or another relevant field.


 At least 6-10 years of Fundraising & Communications experience in international humanitarian Organizations.

Other qualifications’ an advantage:

  • Experience with key donors, including USAID, UN Agencies, ECHO, DANIDA, NMFA, or other European donors, as well as private funding sources, and familiarity with institutional donor rules and regulations and compliance
  • Strong proficiency in grants management and reporting.
  • Strong coordination and project management skills, including coordination among the different departments within the DACAAR.
  • Fluency in English, with strong writing, Oral and analytical skills, including ability to communicate technical matters to a range of audiences.
  • Proficient in MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.
  • Excellent diplomacy skills, patience and clear communication skills.
  • Ability to independently organize work and prioritize tasks

Languages: Pashto/Dari & English Fluency in (Written & Spoken) is required.

Employment benefits:

  • Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills
  • Severance pay: one month salary per year of service
  • 24 days of paid annual leave per year
  • 10 days of paid sick leave per year
  • 2 days weekend
  • Eid bonus on both Eids (after the completion of three months service)
  • 30 days of paid Hajj leave (after the completion of one year service)
  • 90 days of paid maternity leave for female employees (after the completion of three months service)
  • 5 days of paid paternity leave for male employees (after the completion of three months service)
  • 10 days of public holidays per year
  • Transportation allowance AFN (2000)/ month.

Skills Required

Submission Guideline:

Procedure for submission of applications:                                                                                      

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a DACAAR Job Application Form along with introduction letter and CV online to or a Hard copy to HR Department in DACAAR main office Kabul.

Important Note:

  • Applications without DACAAR Job Application Form will not be considered.
  • Application without Vacancy Number will not be considered.
  • DACAAR job application form can be obtained from; DACAAR website, acbar website; website / and DACAAR Main Office Kabul.
  • Applications submitted as .RAR file or the size exceeds 2MB, will not be accepted by the system
  • Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted and called for the written test/ interview.
  • The salary would be paid in AFN according to the actual exchange rate.


DACAAR is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the society. While all applicants will be strictly assessed on their individual merit, qualified women, people with disabilities and members of minority communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Kabul Office Address:
DACAAR, Main Office, Paikob-e-Naswar, Wazirabad, Kabul, Afghanistan

Postal address: Central P.O. Box 208, Kabul, Afghanistan
Phone: (+93) 0202230752/ (+93) 0202230753
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