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Job Opportunity: Project Manager

Updated: Apr 26, 2023

Hazara Committee in the UK (HCUK) is looking to hire an experienced project manager (PM) to support a project on developing an advocacy strategy document on Hazara women in Afghanistan

Temporary Position: Part time (April - 31st July)

About HCUK

Hazara Committee in the UK (HCUK) is a registered non-profit organization working for the rights of Hazaras and religious minorities in Afghanistan and Pakistan. HCUK works with people on the ground to report on the actual situation of the people to the UK government, other governments, and international organizations. HCUK is committed to defend the rights of persecuted groups in those countries and are working with many other non-profit and human rights organizations nationally as well as at international levels.

About the job

HCUK is undertaking the activity “Advocacy Workshop to Develop Advocacy Strategy Document on Hazara Women” which relatively is short project of four months. The aim of the project is “to provide a series of workshops for the existing and new advocates on addressing issues affecting Hazara women; and coming out with a strategy document to be used as a resource and coordination tool for future activities”.

The Project Manager (PM) will be hired part time (10%) for the project’s duration. There will be a Project Consultant (PC) and an Admin Officer (AO) in place to undertake the entire technical and support activities. The project manager will supervise the PC and AO for the on-time conduct, delivery and reporting of the project. More specifically, followings tasks are expected from the PM:

1. Communicating with and reporting to the donor as well as supervising the entire technical and support activities related to the project.

2. Overall coordination and supervising the series of four online workshops of 2 hours each, to discuss and develop the advocacy strategy development.

3. Alongside the workshops, the PC will document the discussions, including, classifying, and summarising the group works, trends and ideas from all workshops at all stages. The process will be supervised and approved by the PM.

4. A round table will be facilitated in Geneva on the strategy document with the relevant parties by the PC. The PM will supervise and take active part in the event.

Candidate requirements:

- Master’s degree in human rights, law, administration, and other relevant social science fields

- At least 3 years of professional experience in the fields of human rights, socio-economic development and at-risk population

- Excellent experience of working in Afghanistan and Afghan diaspora (at least 3 years)

- Excellent English skills, written and oral;

- Fluency in Dari/Pashto language

We offer

The position is part time (10%), 50-65 business hours spread to the project’s duration (April – June 2023). The position holder can undertake the entire tasks online except the event in Geneve (2 days) tentatively happening in the first week of June 2023. The boarding and lodging costs will be covered.

Application process: All applicants should send a cover letter and an updated CV in English and send it to

Closing date for application: 27 April 2023, 16:00 Central European time. We expect to conduct interviews between week commencing 28th April 2023 online.

Further information: For questions regarding the vacancy, please contact Homira Rezai,

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