Procurement Assistant

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Job Location: Kabul City:  
Nationality: Afghan Organization: LITACA/MRRD
Category: Purchasing-Procurement Years of Experience: Bachelor degree 2 years and High School certificate
Employment Type: Full Time Contract Duration: One Year with possibility of extension
Salary: As per NTA Salary Scale Gender: Female/Male
Vacancy Number: 1041/019/HRCSD/LITACA/MRRD Education: Bachelor degree 2 years and High School certificate with 4 years relevant experience.
No. Of Jobs: 1 Close date: 19 Mar, 2019


The project Livelihood Improvement in Tajik—Afghan Cross Border Areas (LITACA) is the first socio-economic development project between the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Republic of Tajikistan executed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) —Tajikistan Office in Tajik side and the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) of the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Afghan side. The project is funded by the Government of Japan through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

LITACA II a 3 year initiative (2018 – 2020) to improve living standards and promote stability and security in the bordering provinces of Tajikistan and Afghanistan. This will be achieved by reducing poverty, supporting economic development and cross-border collaboration among the communities along the Tajik-Afghan border. More than 130,072people will directly benefit from LITACA project while the livelihoods of more than 1,823,828) people living in target bordering communities will be strengthened. The project will offer capacity development opportunities for the local governments, civil society and private sector organizations to sustainably manage local socio-economic development. As well, the project will offer investments for rehabilitating priority infrastructure initiatives and business development as a means of improving livelihoods of the target population, and thereby promoting stability and security in the region.

Job Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

The specific duties and responsibilities of procurement assistant are as follows;

The procurement assistant will report and work under the direct supervision of Sr. Admin officer He/she will be fully responsible for all Admin/financial management activities of the project, assist in the management of the project budget, management of project budget account,

Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs

Research potential vendors

Track orders and ensure timely delivery

Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)

Conduct market research to identify pricing trends

Evaluate offers from vendors and negotiate better prices

Prepare cost analyses

Maintain updated records of invoices and contracts

Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders

Liaise with warehouse staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition

Job Requirements:

Job Requirements: Qualification and Experience:

Bachelor degree with 2 years relevant experience or Baccalaureate degree with 4 years relevant experience.
Skills in computer operating and data base development
Excellent translation skills (at least English to Dari/ Pushto; preferably English to Dari and

Advanced knowledge of MS Excel

Knowledge of market research

Pushto and Dari/ Pushto to English)
Good organizational skills and ability to work in a team
Ability to lead and motivate the team, and work with multiple stakeholders
 Good interpersonal abilities

Language Requirement:

Fluency in Dari, Pashtu and English is required for the post

Submission Guideline:

Interested Afghans with the required qualifications and experience should submit their applications electronically through
While submitting your applications please mention the Title of the position plus Vacancy Number in the subject of the e-mail; please do NOT submit any other supporting documentation or educational certificates with your application. If you are short listed you will be asked to submit electronic copies of your educational certificates and if you are invited to written test you will be required to present the original certificates. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date of the position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test Note: In the interests of open and fair competition and a merit based selection process applicants are advised that lobbying for a position , whether by the applicant or by any person acting on his or her behalf, shall result in the immediate disqualification of the candidate from further consideration. Applicants are strongly advised to inform potential supporters of this restriction which shall be strictly enforced.

Please don’t forget to type the Vacancy Announcement Number (1041/019/HRCSD/LITACA/MRRD) in Subject while applying online. Application without vacancy number will not be accepted.

The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is highly committed to increase women’s participation in government sector therefore women are highly encouraged to apply.

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