Joint Electoral Management Body Secretariat
Secretariat implements election operations
from HQ in Kabul, eight regional offices, and 34
provincial offices (plus two sub-offices).
The Chief and Deputy
Chief Electoral Officers head the JEMB Secretariat
organizational structure. The Management Office,
consisting of the Chief of Operations and the
Chief of Staff underneath the Chief Electoral
Officer, assume responsibility for the day-to-day
management and coordination of a flat structure
of Departments. The Chief of Operations ensures
that all departments and offices implement the
operational plan according to the budget and timeline.
The Chief of Staff ensures that the resources
necessary to conduct the operation are in place
and that the organization runs efficiently to
implement the operation.
The JEMB Secretariat
Departments are External Relations, Legal Services
and JEMB Support, Public Outreach, Support, Program
Management, Communications and IT, Security, Training
and Capacity Building, and Field Operations. Heads
of Department report to the Management Office.
All operational issues are managed by the Chief
of Operations, while all resource issues are managed
by Chief of Staff.